The time is now, Czech! If there is any great opportunity to win a race in Mexico, it is this year, although the driver from Guadalajara does not have an easy task. He starts from the fourth box, behind the two Mercedes and pole position winner Max Verstappen.

Checo needed to start the race aggressively from the start and smart at the same time to avoid contacts, especially in the first round. This has already been achieved, so the aim is to overtake Hamilton as soon as possible.

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The start of the F1esta of the Mexican Grand Prix

The party at the Hermanos Rodríguez Autodrome kicked off with the drivers’ parade and the opening ceremony. Max Verstappen received the certified replicas of the helmets of the Rodríguez brothers, Pedro and Ricardo, after having won pole position.

And what a moment! Checo Pérez got off at Foro Sol and the people received him with applause and chanting his name. The Mexican responded with the same affection and dedicated a few words to the millions of people who support him and want his victory in Mexico.

Is incredible. There is more and more support from all the people, I just want to thank you for so much love and support during the weekend. I’m going to give it all today. Hopefully everything goes well. Beyond the result, I can guarantee that I will give a thousand percent“, said.

Sergio Pérez of Red Bull at Foro Sol
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Checo Pérez started well and is already third

As the time for lights out approaches, the drivers go from the paddock to the pits and from there to the track. Anthony PerezCheco’s father, is one of the great stars of this Mexican Grand Prix and has been talking to everyone.

Once we hit the track, it was the formation lap and the lights coming on. When these went off, everyone went on the attack against Verstappen, but no one could get past him; On the contrary, Checo Pérez managed to leave Russell behind and sneak onto the podium momentarily.


Gasly felt in Periférico and they already penalized him

The duel between Pierre Gasly and Lance Stroll was for fifteenth position, but it became worthy of a battle for the podium or even more. However, the Frenchman from AlphaTauri was tainted with his attempts to hold position and was penalized five seconds.

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