The staff Pink Bull has confirmed the hiring of the Mexican Sergio Perez for the 2021 System 1 season. The one from Guadalajara, who has signed for a single yr, returns to a fantastic staff, after his greater than discreet 2013 marketing campaign with McLaren, to be a teammate of one of many nice ‘coconuts’ on the grid : Max Verstappen.
Pérez is thus rewarded for a yr of troubles, akin to the 2 races he misplaced after contracting the coronavirus, through which he was additionally fired from Racing Level to ensure the continuity of the proprietor’s son, Lance Stroll (who has devastated on this 2020), and make room for Sebastian Vettel within the conversion of the staff into Aston Martin.
his Sakhir GP victory was figuring out for his or her aspirations, already when the rumors a few potential hiring in Pink Bull had been within the air. It has been imposed on different candidates, akin to Nico Hulkenberg, who along with being his former accomplice was additionally his substitute within the two appointments that he was absent on this 2020.
Along with his unquestionable worth as a driver (he completed fourth within the 2020 season), Pérez drags an enormous variety of followers from his nation, Mexico, which is a key market not just for Pink Bull however for itself System 1. As well as, it represents a radical change for the philosophy of the staff of vitality drinks: for the primary time they signal an exterior pilot to their pilot program.
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The sufferer of this resolution is Alex Albon. The Anglo-Thai, who was chosen in mid-2019 to interchange Pierre Gasly, has starred in one of the crucial embarrassing campaigns in reminiscence of a Pink Bull driver, particularly in comparison with his teammate Verstappen, who has swept him.
His dangerous 2020 season has been decisive for him to be devalued, not again to AlphaTauri (who has signed the promising Japanese Yuki Tsunoda to make a pair with Gasly), however within the thankless work of tester, which for sensible functions will go away you at residence … at the least till 2022 or except there’s a downside with the beginning drivers.