Max Verstappen ‘Happy’ Making Sergio Perez ‘Uncomfortable’...
Max Verstappen ‘Happy’ Making Sergio Perez ‘Uncomfortable’ in Red Bull’s Second Seat

Max Verstappen ‘Happy’ Making Sergio Perez ‘Uncomfortable’ in Red Bull’s Second Seat

The pressure has been increasing on Sergio Perez as he continues to underperform compared to Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen massively. The Mexican faced the most amount of pressure a few races ago when he failed to qualify for Q3 for five consecutive Grand Prix weekends despite having the most competitive car on the current grid. As the 33-year-old’s struggles continue, F1 expert Johnny Herbert believes it is Verstappen who benefits the most. In a recent interview with OLBG, Herbert how Verstappen feels “ ” in making Perez feel “ “. Advertisement While Perez continues to make headlines for all the wrong reasons, it seems that the same does not bother him. In a recent interview with, the Guadalajara-born driver , “ “. However, he did admit during the interview that he has some concerns with his driving style that has resulted in him falling behind Verstappen. The staggering 125-point lead that Verstappen currently has over Perez is exactly the reason why Herbert believes that the Mexican should feel “ ” and “ “. Advertisement Herbert provides a damning assessment of Perez’s situation at Red Bull In a recent interview with OLBG (as quoted by, Johnny Herbert , “ “. After stating the same, the 59-year-old explained how Perez’s current situation will put his future at Red Bull at risk. Herbert believes that when Red Bull’s rivals will become more competitive, the team will want someone who can deliver results more consistently than what the Mexican has done so far. While Herbert has raised serious concerns about Perez’s current situation, Red Bull team principal Christian Horner does not seem too concerned. The British team principal has explained how the team is behind the in order to help him rediscover his form. Christian Horner believes Sergio Perez needs “ “ Christian Horner believes that Red Bull needs to support Sergio Perez all the more if the former Racing Point driver is to rediscover his form. In a recent interaction with the media (as quoted by, the 49-year-old that Perez needs “ ” at the moment. Advertisement Red Bull has made it clear that they have no plans of replacing Perez until the end of the 2024 season when the Mexican’s contract comes to an end. Following that year, the team will evaluate their options before deciding which driver will get the second seat at the time for the 2025 season. Advertisement

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