Lewis Hamilton, seven times world champion in Formula 1, considers that Sergio Pérez does not receive full support within Red Bull, where he sees “there are people who affect him psychologically”, even without naming names.
What did Hamilton say about Checo Pérez?
Hours before the start of the Mexican Grand Prix, the Mercedes driver admitted that he had never been through a situation similar to the one that Checo Pérez is currently facing, although he was clear that if something like this happened the “mental pressure ” very affective. , previously pointed out that part of the blame lies with some Mexican workers.
“I think that his team has never helped him, I know that Red Bull is made up of many members, but there are people, in particular, who affect him psychologically and do not support him. If I hear something negative things about myself every weekend, it’s very difficult, so he’s in a difficult environment for him, but I think he knows how to deal with it.
In the statements shared by the Fox Sports network, he highlighted the change that the driver from Guadalajara has undergone, who at the beginning of the season came to compete closely with Max Verstappen and is now chosen for his management where he is classified as the fastest car.from the grill.
“I was very excited for him at the beginning of the season, because he drove very well, even I think at one point he was leading the Drivers’ Championship and I thought: ‘Finally we see the best Czech, ‘ but it is. a very long year and a very long time.”
Checo Pérez will recover: Hamilton
Finally, the Briton pointed out that Sergio Pérez is characterized by his ability to deal with complex scenarios, so he hopes he will do it again this time.
“Motor racing is a very difficult sport, but what I can highlight the most about Checo Pérez is that he always recovers, gets back up and keeps trying.”
Hamilton and Pérez battled for second place in the Drivers’ Championship; Now the Red Bull team has an advantage of 39 points, with four races remaining, including one in Mexico.