“Checo” Pérez resigned to Ferrari in the Monaco Grand Prix: “They are unattainable” – La Opinion

“Checo” Pérez resigned to Ferrari in the Monaco Grand Prix: “They are unattainable” – La Opinion


The free practices of Monaco Grand Prix that took place this Friday left a very complicated outlook for Red Bull heading into the weekend, according to Sergio “Checo” Pérez who had no problem recognizing that the big favorite this time is Ferrari.

With Charles Leclerc as a great figure, the Italian team left a very good impression in the first tests ahead of Sunday and the Mexican driver, like his teammate Max Verstappenthey will have a tough task to try to hunt down the Monegasque who wants to shine at home.

“The long run pace seems to be in better condition, but it’s too late, so we just have to wait and see. “I think Ferrari is unattainable at this moment, I think they are very strong.”“Checo” Pérez commented this Friday after the first two practice sessions.

Fans take advantage of a closed curve on the Monte Carlo street circuit to appreciate Sergio's car "Czech" Pérez on the track.
Fans take advantage of a closed curve on the Monte Carlo street circuit to see the car of the Mexican Red Bull driver, Sergio “Checo” Pérez, moving on the track.
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The one from Guadalajara who obtained the eighth best time in the second training session where Verstappen was fourth, highlighted that one of the Italians’ strong points is the classification so they are ready to have a good performance this Saturday and make things difficult for them. things to Red Bull.

“Whenever they need a lap it seems like they do it very easily and quickly and that is a big benefit in this place (Monte Carlo), being able to do a quick lap when you need it and not suffering so much with the tires and that kind of thing, so they seem very strong right now”commented the Mexican.

Sergio “Checo” Pérez comes from a weekend to forget in Imola where he finished in eighth place and also lost his second place in the drivers’ classification. However, the outlook in Monaco does not look the best for the man from Guadalajara as he has two races in a row without getting on the podium.

Sergio "Czech" Pérez needs to have a good classification to be able to face Sunday's race with a better feeling after the first free practice sessions.
Sergio “Checo” Pérez needs to have a good classification to be able to face Sunday’s race with better feelings after the first free practice sessions.
Credit: Luca Bruno | AP

The Mexican, who never managed to find the rhythm during Friday’s sessions, also acknowledged that within the energy drink team they have a lot of work ahead of them this weekend in their attempt to get the team’s two cars in tune. Austrian

“I think we still have some things to improve and, with a little luck, we can get back into the fight and be closer to the top, although I think it is difficult at the moment”“Checo” Pérez commented honestly, who also did not want to delve into his teammate’s performance.

“We have driven two slightly different cars. “I don’t know what the problems were for Max Verstappen, so there are many things to improve.”closed the Mexican who is currently in third place in the drivers’ standings behind Charles Leclerc.

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