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Perez’s bodyguard shot during an attempted car robbery in Mexico – Motorsports

Early Saturday morning, a robbery attempted to seize a car in Guadalajara, Perez’s hometown, according to local Mexican media.

Sergio’s brother Antonio Perez’s bodyguard was injured in a bullet after responding to an attempted robbery by Jeep Wrangler. It has not been confirmed if Perez’s brother was in the car.

“One of the two bodyguards was driving behind the vehicle, unaware of the robbery attempt, unnoticed by the thief,” a Mexican newspaper said. El Informador..

“A bodyguard pulled a weapon from him, a bullet was exchanged between the robber and the guards, one of whom injured his face. Criminals boarded a black Chevrolet car and fled the scene. . “

Asked about the post-qualifying case at the Monaco Grand Prix, Perez confirmed the details of the story and revealed that his bodyguards were in good shape.

“Basically they tried to steal my guard’s car, and they hurt one of my guards in one shot,” Perez said.

“But they basically tried to steal the car, but nothing else happened. He’s in good shape. The police got a robbery.

Sergio Perez, Red Bull Racing RB16B

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“My family is fine, thank you.”

Police in Guadalajara managed to find a black Chevrolet car that the thief used to escape the scene and arrest them.

Perez finished ninth in Monaco on Saturday, finishing a difficult final session of hitting traffic on the final lap.

“It was a disaster,” Perez said.

“We changed our approach and made good progress through qualifying and took a good step in the second quarter.

“But the truck was cooling down, so I changed the approach to Q3 and ran one that had no front end at all. They were very cold, tires.

“Then, on my second attempt, the lap went well until I hit a lot of traffic, and basically I lost a lot of lap time after that.”

– Motorsports

Perez’s bodyguard shot during an attempted car robbery in Mexico

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