In a bumpy race and a circuit with which he seems to be fighting, Sergio Perez He achieved the shoulder at the end of the Australian Grand Prix in fifth place, after having started the competition from the 20th place.
The performance of the man from Guadalajara in Albert Park earned him being chosen by Formula 1 as the best driver of the day, as well as being recognized for having achieved the fastest lap.
The GP in Melbourne was marked by dropouts, a stoppage due to a red flag due to a crash in the final stretch of the competition, however, this was not an impediment for the Mexican to finish among the top five, despite having finished sixth. , but due to a penalty, he was left with fifth place.
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For his part, his partner Max Verstappen he was the champion among the last 12 drivers who stayed after the abandonment of many and failures in the cars of others. Fernando Alonso reached the podium again after finishing third, while the multi-champion Lewis Hamilton reached second position.
al final, Checo Perez He remains with 11 points to reach a total of 54 and continue in second position in the Drivers’ Championship, heading to the race on the Baku street circuit, in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix that will take place on April 30.