Sergio perez made his debut with the team Red bull this weekend after several months of waiting. The Mexican had not achieved a good result in qualifying on Saturday and left everyone wanting more. However, the start of the GP was not the best for ‘Checo’. Before starting, his engine stopped, causing him to start from pit lane and in last place.
The winner of the 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix he did not start his adventure on the right foot. However, the Mexican is accustoming all his fans to overcome difficulties. Pérez made a spectacular comeback, like the one he achieved in his only victory at this circuit, and from last place he was in fifth place, adding a good amount of points.
This is what I was looking for Christian horner and the entire Red Bull dome. A brave driver who shows that he is up to the most important challenge of his career. That is why the head of the structure was happy to have achieved in Pérez, what he had not seen in other drivers in recent years. “I take my hat off with him,” said Horner.
“I think his driving today has been very mature, he has shown his experience,” said Horner in a conference. Thanks to his comeback, Pérez took the award for the driver of the day. «He had a problem in the warm-up lap. But he kept his head very calm, we lost all communication with the car, and he took control of the situation, “he explained.
His teammate, Max verstappen, fought for victory until the last lap, where a controversial decision made him gave first place to Lewis Hamilton. However, Horner hopes that the next few races, both drivers can fight for a double podium for the team. “There have been some rule changes over the winter that seem to have tightened the grid, at least closer.”
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