Far was the spectacular second place in the classification of the Imola Grand Prix in order to Czech Pérez. The Mexican had had an unforgettable day, and had very high expectations for the race this Sunday. However, he did not have the career he wanted. Several spins relegated him to 11th place, out of the points and with great regret. «I’m disappointed«Said the Mexican.
The weekend seemed to have a different color, before Sunday’s race. However, the final test was a disaster. Checo had been having a fantastic test until the middle of the race. The red flag caused by the accident between George Russell and Valtteri Bottas It was a before and after in the race and it didn’t help Pérez at all.
Checo had a fundamental chance to be able to seek a victory that puts him ahead of Max verstappen. However, the highlight was a disaster for him. When he tried to overtake Lando norris, who was second, the Mexican had a spin that relegated him to the middle of the peloton. Finally, he did not reach the points, which caused him a great disappointment.
«First of all I want to apologize to the team. There is little to say, I am disappointed in myself. I haven’t been there today. With the difficult conditions, I suffered to put temperature on the wheels and the car was very difficult to drive. With the safety car I got out, I had the sanction, I lost the position with Norris and that complicated everything “, said Checo according to the Spanish media Soymotor.com.
On the other hand, Pérez assured that if he had not had any problems, he would have to have fought for the victory together with his teammate, Max Verstappen. “We should have finished on the podium and I made a mistake. We have to learn from what happened and improve for the next races, “said the native of Guadalajara.