Final weekend at a chaotic Turkish Grand Prix, Sergio Perez equaled his best-ever race end by seeing the chequered flag in P2.
Nonetheless, regardless of such beautiful performances from the Mexican, Crimson Bull appear to be unmoved and need to follow Alex Albon for the following season. Therefore, Max Chilton felt that Perez won’t see himself round within the paddock in 2021.
Talking to GQ Magazine, the previous F1 driver weighed his ideas on the opportunity of witnessing Perez contained in the Crimson Bull’s cockpit. “The unhappy factor is what will occur with Pérez,” Chilton stated.
“He’s a incredible driver, as he confirmed on the weekend. However I can not see him staying in F1.”
Perez has loved one in every of his greatest seasons in Components 1 this 12 months. Regardless of being out of two race weekends because of the COVID-19, he’s nonetheless main the mid-field battle within the driver’s standings. Perez is at present holding the P4, with 100 factors within the bag.
Chilton believes choosing Sergio Perez isn’t Crimson Bull’s approach
Though Crimson Bull hinted that they had been occupied with giving one in every of their seats to Perez, the group are but to declare their ultimate choice. If it was some other group, Perez would have all the time been the precedence over Albon.
Nonetheless, since Crimson Bull depends totally on their academy for drivers, it might resist the group from going after the Racing Level driver. Chilton, too, talked about the identical.
“The place that will take advantage of sense could be changing Alex Albon at Crimson Bull, nevertheless it’s simply not the Crimson Bull approach. They like to advertise their growth drivers. So I simply can’t see it occurring,” he stated.
Nonetheless, it’s nonetheless not throughout for Perez. With the upcoming race weekends more likely to favor the pacy Racing Level, the podium-sitter of the Turkish GP will certainly push his automotive to the boundaries in an try to alter Crimson Bull’s focus in direction of him.
Therefore, it wouldn’t be a lot of a shock if the paddock manages to witness extra podiums from Perez within the subsequent three races. Will Perez use the upcoming weekends to his fullest benefit and safe a seat within the Crimson Bull?