Perez crashed out of the Sprint Race in Qatar and the gap between him and Lewis Hamilton is now cut to 29 points.
“Everything is built around Max[Verstappen], he [Perez] has to respect that,” Perez senior told Mexican Esto.
Max Verstappen’s record-breaking race win streak has come to an end after the Dutch driver finished fifth in an entertaining Singapore GP.
Sergio Perez looked set to challenge teammate Verstappen for the title earlier this season but failed to adapt to the car’s upgrades.
Verstappen got the pole but a five-place grid penalty sees him drop down the order with Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc set to start P1.
“Sprint race doesn’t really matter anyway. I’ll just have some fun from the back,” Lewis Hamilton told the media.
Max Verstappen, the runaway leader and defending double world champion, is gearing up for a momentous weekend.
Now sitting 53 points off Verstappen, Perez is well aware that he needs to get his season back on track to challenge for the title.
The street circuit maestro Sergio ‘Checo’ Perez is looking for back to back wins in Monaco having already won two street races this year.
Daniel Ricciardo returned to Red Bull in a supporting role for 2023 after parting ways with McLaren at the end of the 2022 season.
The street circuit maestro Sergio Perez managed to win the Azerbaijan Grands Prix and close in on Max Verstappen’s lead.
Esteban Ocon took evasive action to avoid hitting a swarm of photographers who were in the pit-lane on the penultimate lap of the Azerbaijan GP.
Three things we learned from the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku which was won by Red Bull’s Sergio Perez on Sunday.
Red Bull’s Sergio Perez won a dead-boring Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku on Sunday. Max Verstappen finished in second place.
Red Bull’s Sergio Perez will start from pole position for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix but his team-mate Max Verstappen will only be in 15th.
F1 Championship leader Max Verstappen is delighted to be back in Brazil and on the track at the iconic Interlagos.
World champion Max Verstappen will have his hands full holding off George Russell and Lewis Hamilton in Sunday’s Mexico Grand Prix.
World champion Max Verstappen gave Red Bull reason to smile again when he secured pole position for Sunday’s Mexico Grand Prix.
Red Bull set a new fastest pit stop record during the Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring on Sunday. Watch.