Sergio Perez of Mexico will race for the team in 2021 with Max Verstappen.
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Red Bull Racing can confirm today that Sergio Perez will join the team and race with Max Verstappen at the 2021 FIA Formula One World Championship.
The current driver, Alex Albon, is an important member of the team, playing the role of Red Bull Racing Test and Reserve Driver with a focus on 2022 development, simulator work and tire testing.
Sergio made his Grand Prix debut in 2011 and has since become one of the most consistent performers and tenacious racers in the sport. Due to Sergio’s recent form and victory at the Sakhir Grand Prix, he was initially preferred to participate in Red Bull Racing on a one-year contract.
Christian Horner, Principal of the Red Bull Racing Team, said: After spending time evaluating all relevant data and performance, Sergio has determined that he is the right driver to partner with Max in 2021 and is looking forward to welcoming him to Red Bull Racing. Alex continues to be an important part of the team as a test and reserve driver focused on development in 2022. Thank you for his efforts and contributions. “
About Sergio Perez:
Perez’s reputation in F1 is based on the opposite approach to Grand Prix racing. On the other hand, he is a punchy combatant, working through the puck towards the point. Don’t be afraid to add a little spice to his encounters on the track, even his teammates don’t always escape the heat of the Mexicans.
Perez, on the other hand, is a smooth operator who is good at managing tires to improve performance and give him a strategic advantage.A solid favorite on the grid after his time Sauber Force India, Perez has grown into an analytical racer and team leader.
A proud compatriot, the Guadalajara gunman has scored more points than any other Mexican in F1 history. However, Perez is still inconsistent with his hero Pedro Rodriguez and is the first to receive the checkered flag. After the spells on the links to McLaren, Racing Point and Ferrari, Perez wants the Red Bull team to drive to get a chance to challenge the World Championship title.
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