Sergio “Checo” Pérez maintains confidence in being able to soon define his situation with Red Bull – La Opinion

Sergio “Checo” Pérez maintains confidence in being able to soon define his situation with Red Bull – La Opinion


The future of Sergio “Checo” Pérez with Red Bull after this season of the Formula 1 It remains a mystery although the Mexican pilot, who remains the main candidate to extend his contract, remains confident in being able to resolve his situation in the short term.

Although it is true that the energy drink team has addressed the issue of the Mexican’s renewal, an evaluation of his performance throughout the season is expected to be able to define whether he will continue to be Max Verstappen’s teammate from from 2025.

However, his own Sergio “Checo” Pérez He reiterated again that he hopes to be able to define his future soon. After his third place in the Chinese Grand Prix last Sunday, the Mexican pointed out that in a maximum of two races he hopes to have a much clearer picture of his future.

Sergio "Czech" Pérez has been working on improving his performance in qualifying, one of the points that must be improved in 2024, according to Red Bull bosses.
Sergio “Checo” Pérez has been working on improving his performance in the classifications, one of the points that must be improved in 2024, according to Red Bull bosses.
Credit: Andy Wong | AP

“I really value being here and I think that now it will be important to get these races out of our hands and we also have to define the future soon”commented the Mexican who has been on the podium in four of the five tests that have been carried out at this start of the F1 season.

I think it will be one more race or two at most to know.”continued “Checo” Pérez, who has the support of the director of Red Bull, Christian Horner, as well as the advisor of the Austrian team, Helmut Marko, to continue with the energy drink team.

An important point that would remain to be defined in a new contract for the 34-year-old pilot is its duration. According to several reports in the Milton Keynes-based team, they would not completely agree with the aspirations of the current F1 runner-up.

The Dutchman, Max Verstappen, champion of the Chinese Grand Prix accompanied by Lando Norris (McLaren), second and Sergio "Czech" Perez, third.
The Dutchman from the Red Bull team, Max Verstappen, champion of the Chinese Grand Prix, accompanied on the podium by Lando Norris (McLaren), second and Sergio “Checo” Pérez, third.
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And according to some speculations, one of them from the DAZN channel, “Checo” Pérez would be looking for a new agreement that covers the next two seasons, a scenario completely opposite to what the Austrian team would have in mind for the future of the Mexican.

The offer that Red Bull would be willing to offer to the man from Guadalajara would be a one-year contract. This is in accordance with statements made a couple of weeks ago by Helmut Marko, who explained that this decision would be based on the possibility of challenging Sergio “Checo” Pérez to the maximum.

According to the team advisor, the possibility of having a contract for two seasons could generate a feeling of security in the Mexican, while with just one season it would force him not to let his guard down to continue seeking a renewal for an eventual 2026 season. .

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