Wasn’t good for the last two races in Monaco and Spain Checo Perez, The Red Bull Racing driver managed to improve from the Principality to Montemelo, but his teammate, Max Verstappen, left no room for error and significantly extended his lead in the drivers’ championship. Also, Mercedes’ improvements paid off in Barcelona and it could hit the ground running in the next few races. In this sense, the Brackley team lets the Mexican motorist down and warns him for the Canadian Grand Prix.
Checo Perez He started the 2023 season with huge chances of taking the title from Max Verstappen as he was the only rider who could compete with him. However, the last few races have not been favorable for the Mexican driver, who will also have to deal with Mercedes’ ever-closer approach. In this sense, the Brackley team’s engineering director was able to beat the man from Guadalajara and was upbeat about the eighth race on the calendar, with Pérez expected to finish in front of the RB19 again.
“The racing in Canada is going to be great, it’s going to be fun and we’re going to do as well as we can there, because that little bit extra could be the difference between P2 and P10. We’re looking forward to another Exciting race. Our good performance is probably due to being better as well as the characteristics of the Barcelona circuit, where there are a lot of high-speed corners. In general, we already see that we are better on fast circuits George Russell It was encouraging to see them start in the same row Checo PerezBut finish ahead of him,” Shovlin had expected ahead of the Canadian GP, according to Marca.
For his part, the driver from Guadalajara will need to score big points in the next few races and Verstappen will hopefully not do that. In the run-up to the GP in Montreal, to be held from June 16 to 18, the Mexican collects a total of 117 units, 53 points behind his compatriot. As such, the man from Guadalajara hopes to return to victory to add 25 points and reduce the gap to 28 points in case the Dutch driver fails to score in the eighth race of the year. Although this scenario seems unimaginable for Red Bull Racing.
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