F1 Checo Perez after taking pole position It was important

F1: Checo Pérez, after taking pole position: “It was important to maximize the lap”

The Mexican Sergio Perez, of Red Bull Racing, took pole position for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix of F1, held in the urban circuit of Jeddah, where he assured that “it was important to maximize the lap” to start first this Sunday.

Czech, 33 years old, won the second pole of his career as a Formula 1 driver in Jeddahlast year he was also the fastest in the ‘qualification’ of the Saudi GP and finished fourth in the race.

The Mexican said that it was “a shame” what happened to his partner, the Dutchman max verstappenwho broke a bearing and was eliminated this Saturday in Q2, the second round of qualifying.

“It’s a shame, because it has been very strong throughout the weekend”said the driver from Guadalajara, who this Sunday will seek his fifth victory in F1.

Finally, Checo, who has 27 podiums in F1, declared.

We hope to have both cars up tomorrow, however.

(With information from EFE)