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Sergio Perez

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Sergio Perez

He is an analytical racer with excellent tire management. He is known for his ability to maximize tire performance and push hard in the latter half of a race.

He started karting in 1996 at the age of 6, and competed in various karting races in Mexico before starting his professional career in 2004. In 2008, he was promoted to the championship class. From 2008 to 2010, he competed in the GP2 Asia Series, the Asian version of GP2 (now the FIA Formula 2 Championship), and finished second in the series ranking with five wins in 2010.

In 2011, he began full participation in F1 with Sauber. In 2013 he moved to McLaren, where he drove for Racing Point (formerly Force India) from 2014 to 2020, finishing in the top 10 in every season since 2014. In 2020, he took his first win in the 16th round of the Sakhir GP and closed out the season with a personal best ranking of 4th.

In 2021, he moved to Red Bull Racing. He finished the season in 4th place in the ranking, tied for his best finish in 2020, with his first front row start in Round 2 and his second win in Round 6. In 2022, he will continue with Red Bull Racing.