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‘Checo’ Pérez – We just have to keep chipping away | Paddock Magazine
June 11, 2021
Mexican ‘Checo’ Pérez displays on his maiden race win for the Group again on the Crimson Bull Racing Honda manufacturing unit following final week’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
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Sergio Pérez has backed the entire Crimson Bull Racing Honda crew to maximise their vehicles’ potential after his maiden victory for his new outfit helped them lengthen their lead within the 2021 FIA Components One World Championship constructors’ standings. Right here is all it’s essential to know:
After claiming two fourth locations, two fifths and an eleventh in his first 5 races after switching groups within the offseason, the Mexican impressed final Sunday from beginning seventh on the grid.
I really feel very, very proud to begin with. It simply exhibits onerous work all the time pays off so I’m very proud and it’s an amazing enhance for the entire crew to know that we’ve bought two vehicles that we will struggle with.
Driver, Crimson Bull Racing Honda
He slotted in behind teammate Max Verstappen as they seemed heading in the right direction late on for a 1-2 then – after the Dutchman’s blown tyre noticed him exit – noticed Lewis Hamilton make a uncommon restart error to carry on for the victory.
It was his second Grand Prix victory after profitable for Racing Level on the 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix. It means Crimson Bull Racing Honda now lead Mercedes by 26 factors heading to the French Grand Prix.
‘Checo’ Pérez, who additionally lies 36 factors behind Verstappen within the 2021 drivers’ standings, believes that his victory was a end result of a robust crew effort from high to backside out and in of the cockpit.
The 31-year-old, who was fast to reward reserve driver Alex Albon’s enter, revealed: “I really feel very, very proud to begin with. It simply exhibits onerous work all the time pays off. It’s an amazing enhance for the entire crew to know that we bought two vehicles that we will struggle and we actually wish to win this championship.”