In the wake of qualifying 6th on Saturday, Perez had the option to fight through to third place before pitting, where he figured out how to get out in front of Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton.
Pérez was an individual from the Ferrari Driver Academy until 2012. Known as the Mexican Wonderkid, Pérez joined McLaren for the 2013 season. However, the group didn’t score a solitary platform finish. Thusly, for the 2014 season, the group chose to supplant Pérez with Kevin Magnussen.
Power India marked Pérez for the 2014 season with a €15 million contract. He stayed with Force India when the group went into the organization in 2018 and changed to the Racing Point group in 2019. In 2019, Racing Point marked a three-year augmentation with Pérez. In September 2020, Racing Point declared that Pérez would leave the group toward the finish of the period as Sebastian Vettel, a four-time F1 titleholder, had been endorsed to supplant him. Hence, Pérez endorsed Red Bull Racing for the 2021 season, supplanting Alex Albon.
Red Bull looked set for a 1-2 completion before pioneer Verstappen endured a tire disappointment with four laps to go, making the race red-hailed.
It set up a two-lap run get done with a standing restart; however, Perez had the option to keep his cool and hold his lead to score his second F1 triumph and his first since joining Red Bull.
Perez felt “so glad” to have dominated the race, yet communicated his compassion towards Verstappen after his DNF before uncovering that he was near not completing too with an unknown issue.
“As a matter of first importance, I need to say I’m upset for Max since he did a huge race, and he truly merited that the success,” Perez said.
“It would have been unfathomable to get that 1-2 for the group. Yet, toward the end, you realize it is a fabulous day for us.
“We were near resigning the vehicle, yet fortunately we figured out how to complete the race. Furthermore, truly, it was very troublesome right until the end.”
Perez’s race engineer was heard advising the Mexican driver to stop his vehicle at the pit exit after the intersection of the end goal, leaving him to get back to parc ferme by walking.
Red Bull group head Christian Horner uncovered after the race that it was a pressure-driven issue that left Perez in danger of not wrapping up.
“You felt that we could lose when they got the restart, however, fortunately, everything worked out colossally well, and Sergio did an incredible, extraordinary work.
On the standing restart, Perez has repulsed the line by Hamilton, just for the Mercedes driver to go straight on at Turn 1 and drop to the rear of the field, at last completing fifteenth.
“Toward the beginning, I had a helpless beginning and he was close by me yet I resembled, I’m not going to miss it,” Perez said.
“I tried to use my brakes as late as possible and he did likewise. It didn’t work for him. At any rate, it’s a decent day for the group. This is certainly a solid increase in certainty for both myself and the group.”
The outcome sees Perez climb to third place in the drivers’ title, just as without any assistance broadening Red Bull’s lead over Mercedes in the constructors’ standings to 26 focuses.