Checo Pérez goes out to the Spanish Grand Prix in sixth place in the world drivers’ championship with 22 units
SPAIN – To overcome positions to silence mouths.
The disappointment of the classification was that of the pilot Sergio ‘Checo’ Pérez, who came to this Spanish Grand Prix in order to achieve his first podium with Red Bull and for the moment he had to settle for a discreet eighth place on the starting grid.
His Q3 was damaged by a spin caused by stepping on the gravel with the left rear wheel that invalidated his first fastest lap and forced him to risk his position at the start to all or nothing.
Czech Pérez He was critical of his weekend towards the Spanish Grand Prix, the fourth date of the season of the Formula 1, and assured that beyond the physical discomfort he experienced, he performed poorly.
“Today, it has not been a good weekend in general. It has been a poor one of me,” he said. Czech Pérez, who will start from eighth position this Sunday at the Montmeló circuit, where his teammate Max Verstappen will start in second place.
After the Saturday he lived and the physical discomfort he presented, the Austrian team member stated that “now wanting to rest and return on Sunday. It is a momentary problem and will not affect tomorrow. I was not 100 percent at all and especially in qualifying. As I progressed, it became increasingly difficult ”.
Czech Pérez He marches in sixth place in the world drivers’ championship with 22 units and is 10 units away from tying Valtteri Bottas, who is in fourth place, while Lando Norris is third with 37 units.