“Our best partner ever”
Christian Horner, boss Red Bull Racingpraised the performance Czech Perez in a Mexican GP And his commitment to the Austrian national team. The Red Bull boss has confirmed that the Mexican driver is his best teammate in many years.
“Checo is in very good shape in the last races and he gives us many options. He is very focused on what he can do with the car, he always asks and I must say he is our best teammate on the team.” Christian Horner At the end of the race.
Similarly, Horner highlighted the Mexican’s final laps as he approached the pass Lewis Hamilton It takes second place in Mexican GP. Between laughter and humor, he confirmed that he really liked the guy’s walk from Guadalajara.
“We had good places today. Checo was very close in the last 10 laps and ran really well. (Lewis) found the traffic and Checo was very close in the last 10 laps. It was a good race for him,” he said in an interview with Sky Sports F1.
In addition, director Red Bull He also praised the work Max VerstabiN, who finished first and took the lead in the drivers’ championship, is poised to win the world championship with four races remaining in the season.
“Today was a very good day. It was a good job from Max. We worked really well and he was very fast. Max dominated the race and he was very good. We weren’t expecting this because of yesterday. Yesterday we were surprised by the results, but it was a blessing because if we were in the front row, Maybe something will happen to us in Turn 1.”
He even highlighted Verstappen’s pass in the first corner and felt the Dutchman had already planned it out, executing the pass perfectly from the outside to rise as race leader.
“They covered on the inside, but Daniel hit Valtteri and Checo got out, but Max did really well. Max braked really well and I think in his mind he knows what he’s going to do.”
Finally, Horner didn’t take anything for granted and despite being a point behind in the constructors’ championship, indicated that they must continue with the strategy outlined if they want to beat Mercedes, which runs first.
“There is a long way to go, there are many points left and we have to do what we are doing, attacking every week. You can see what that means for the whole team. Being one point behind in the championship is very good.”