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Checo Pérez accepted that he owed the fans of the Mexican Grand Prix

Checo Pérez considered that he could have given a better show at the 2022 Mexican Grand Prix (Photo: REUTERS/Edgard Garrido)
Checo Pérez considered that he could have given a better show at the 2022 Mexican Grand Prix (Photo: REUTERS/Edgard Garrido)

Finish the 2022 Mexican Grand Prix and the pilot Sergio Czech Perez stood on the podium in Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez after a performance that drew applause from the public. However, from the perspective of Guadalajara, he could have given a better show and reciprocated the affection shown by the fans at Foro Sol.

At the end of the race, Czech Perez offered a few words about his performance in the Mexican Grand Prix and he regretted not having been able to give more to all his followers who gathered at the sports venue to see the 71 laps of the race because he had to resign with a third place, which he obtained in 2021.

Throughout the competition, Pérez was chasing Lewis Hamilton, of Mercedes, to be able to surpass it. But his efforts were in vain as couldn’t reach it and he even had a difference of up to five seconds between his car and Hamilton’s, so the man from Guadalajara assured that he failed in that aspect.

The fans of the Mexican Grand Prix gave themselves to Checo Pérez (Photo: REUTERS / Henry Romero)
The fans of the Mexican Grand Prix gave themselves to Checo Pérez (Photo: REUTERS / Henry Romero)

He regretted the track conditions because in the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguezdue to the curves, it is difficult to overtake, so the track offers few spaces on the straight, therefore Czech Perez I consider that left to owe the fans a better result.

“With how difficult it was to overtake here, we knew we were going to be close, but I was able. Unfortunately she did not work for us. Well, I wanted to give something more to all this public that is in front of us”

And it is that previously the Jalisco runner added that he had to “push” to stay within the first three places of the competition since a stop at pits harmed them and they lost important seconds to fight for second place in the race, which was their goal since in 2021 they were third, so the next thing was to break that record and finish in first or second place in the competition, but not was achieved.

“It was difficult, I had to push very hard. We had a very bad stop and overtaking here is very difficult, very difficult to follow when I was behind him and well I had to keep that third place”, she added.

Finally, Czech Perez personally addressed his audience for all the support they expressed throughout the weekend that the Formula 1 in Mexico City and described as “incredible” all the euphoria that took place from Friday, October 28 to Sunday, October 30, and also stated that they are the best fans.

“It has been incredible, thank you very much for all the support you have given me this weekend. They are incredible, without a doubt the best fans”

Checo Pérez is in second place in the drivers' championship (Photo: REUTERS/Carlos Pérez Gallardo)
Checo Pérez is in second place in the drivers’ championship (Photo: REUTERS/Carlos Pérez Gallardo)

With the podium of Czech Perez In Mexico, the man from Guadalajara overtook Charles Leclerc, from Ferrari, in the competition for the runner-up of drivers of the season, as he reached 280 units, five more than the Monegasque, so the following races will be final for Red Bull if you want Pérez take second place in the championship.

For the 2022 edition of the Mexican Grand Prix, the fans packed the stands of the event and in the three days that Formula 1 was in the capital of the country, it registered a great reception from fans since in total the sporting event had a capacity of 395 thousand 902 people who came to see the engines of the pilots’ single-seaters roar, which represented a new attendance record.

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