Checo Pérez continues his downward spiral and points the finger at Red Bull after his disaster at the British GP

EThe Mexican Sergio Perez He added a new failure by finishing in 17th place and lapping two laps, in a disastrous British GPin which he rounded off a weekend to forget, after abandoning the classification in Q1, to start from the pits this Sunday due to a change in a component.

In the first laps it seemed that Czech He had found a good rhythm with the hard tyres and was in 15th position, but then the threat of rain came and with it the haste in the strategy of Red Bull Racingwho called him into the pits early to change to intermediates, causing him to lose valuable seconds and what he had gained in the initial laps.

“We tried, we tried to take the risk and at that moment it started to rain and we had information that more rain was coming. Unfortunately it never came and everything got complicated, in the end we tried to stay out waiting for the rain, but when we were riding with intermediate tyres in those conditions I totally destroyed it and when it started to rain I no longer had any tyre and I had to come back in,” he said. Czech Perez about his performance in Silverstone.

Czech washes his hands of strategy at Silverstone

The driver from Guadalajara narrated how the race became more complicated with each decision, from the first stop that was around six seconds long, to the error in the choice of tires that conditioned the rest of the race, to the point that he finished in 17th place thanks to the retirements of Pierre Gasly y George Russell.

“It wasn’t my decision, it was the team’s decision. I think it was a bit of a risk to the position we were in. They tried it, they risked it and it didn’t work at all,” he said. Czech Perez.

The next stop is the Hungarian GPwhere Pérez will have to compete again, because despite having signed a two-year contract extension, in Red Bull will give you a test Liam Lawsonhis reserve driver, which increases the pressure on the Mexican, who was already displaced by Oscar Plates to sixth place in the ChampionshipWhile in the Constructors’ World Championship, Red Bull remains at the top with 373 points, with Ferrari (302) y McLaren (295) are in pursuit.

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