Checo Pérez exploded due to Red Bull’s failed strategy at the British GP

The Mexican explained who made the decision to put on intermediate tires when the rain was not yet intense.


This weekend was not the best for Sergio “Checo” Perez in it British Grand Prix after the strategy of Red Bull will not work in qualifying, where he was eliminated from Q1, and in the race where Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) took the victory.

He Mexican He started from 19th position and only recovered two positions, finishing in 17th place without the opportunity to score points. After the race, the tapatio explained what happened in Silverstone after a bad strategy by his team.

Checo Pérez’s anger after the British GP

Even fresh parts for his power unit that forced him to start from the pit lane did not prevent another pit strategy failure. As the rain began to appear, Perez and Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) They decided to go for the intermediate compound, but the reality is that they only lost seconds since the Silverstone asphalt was still ready to continue with the slicks and they degraded the special tyres.

Sergio Perez He lost two laps to the leaders and his sacrifice only served to show that it was not the time to put the intermediate on Verstappen who was in the fight for victory.

“We tried. We tried to take the risk. At that time it was starting to rain and we had information that more rain was coming and unfortunately it never came. “It all got complicated at the end, we stayed out waiting for the rain but when we were riding with the intermediate tyre in those conditions I totally destroyed it and when it started to rain I no longer had a tyre. I had to come back in,” explained the driver.

Finally, Czech Perez He stressed that the main problem was the first pit stop and that despite his efforts he could not even fight for the fastest lap.

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End of the race for Sergio

End of the race for Sergio “Checo” Perez. A disastrous weekend for the Mexican in Great Britain. On Saturday he made a mistake and today the team made a mistake in the strategy when changing tires.


“In the end we tried to go for the fastest lap and I had no grip or temperature. So, it was complicated because we couldn’t have temperature. Nothing worked from that first stop we made, everything was ruined for us.”the Mexican mentioned.

When asked who made the decision and why, given the same information as Max Verstappen, a different risk was taken, Perez responded: “It was the team’s decision. “At that time it was a bit of a risk in the position we were in. They tried, they took risks and nothing we did worked,” concluded the Mexican, who has now been overtaken by Piastri in the drivers’ cup.

Source: Ambito

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