“Checo” Pérez would have agreed to renew with Red Bull according to a renowned F1 journalist – La Opinion

“Checo” Pérez would have agreed to renew with Red Bull according to a renowned F1 journalist – La Opinion


Sergio “Checo” Pérez would have everything ready to extend his contract with the Red Bull teamat least for one more season, after this Sunday the renowned English journalist Peter Windsor gave the information on his YouTube channel in his analysis of the Australian Grand Prix.

After the Mexican driver finished in fifth place in the race that closed a weekend to be forgotten for the Austrian team, The journalist revealed that he has information about an agreement between “Checo” Pérez and the energy drink team to extend your current contract.

Let us remember that the one from Guadalajara has a contract with Red Bull until the end of this Formula 1 season and since last season there had already been talk about the possibility of the driver not continuing with the powerful team. However, they have only remained rumors.

Max Verstappen, Lando Norris and Sergio "Czech" Pérez greeting fans at the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne prior to the Australian Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen, Lando Norris and Sergio “Checo” Pérez greeting fans at the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne prior to the Australian Grand Prix.
Credit: Scott Barbour | AP

In fact, Christian Horner repeatedly pointed out that he maintained confidence in the Mexican who last season achieved runner-up in F1 for the first time in his career despite the ups and downs he showed for a good part of the season.

The director of Red Bull assured that the renewal was in the hands of “Checo” Pérez himself and what he could do in 2024 which started in a great way for the Mexican with a couple of good results in the first two races in which he finished second behind Max Verstappen.

However, this weekend things did not go as expected at Red Bull with fifth place achieved by Sergio “Checo” Pérez as the best result after the surprise retirement due to mechanical problems of the three-time Formula 1 world champion, Max Verstappen.

Sergio "Czech" Pérez had trouble overtaking the two Ferrari drivers during the race that took place in Australia early this Sunday.
Sergio “Checo” Pérez had problems overtaking the two Ferrari drivers during the race that took place in Australia early this Sunday.
Credit: JOEL CARRETT | EFE

“Checo” Pérez on the sidelines of the Max Verstappen situation

The Mexican Red Bull driver was consulted about the situation of Max Verstappen in the midst of the controversies that arose between his father and the director of the Austrian team Christian Horner and due to which there was speculation about a possible departure of the Dutchman from the team.

“As far as I know, he has a contract with the team and is completely committed to the team. The rest I think is not my place to comment. He has nothing to do with me. “I focus on my decisions and what I have to do”“Checo” Pérez commented a couple of days ago.

The unknown surrounding the future of the three-time F1 world champion, who was linked to the Mercedes team that will lose Lewis Hamilton next season, could have been the trigger for Red Bull to seek to secure the Mexican at least for a while. season more.

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