The Mexican Sergio Perez (Racing Point), who finished eleventh Sunday the Grand Prix of Austria, the ninth of the Formula One World Championship, said after the race held at the Spielberg circuit that they did “everything” they could, but that ” scoring was impossible. “
“We did everything we could, but scoring was impossible, the points were out of our reach,” said ‘Checo’ born 29 years ago in Guadalajara, which is still thirteenth in the World Championship, with 13 points and this Sunday came out with tires from medium compound that he used during the first 28 laps, before switching to hard tires, with which he gave the rest of the laps until completing the 71 of the race that the Dutchman Max Verstappen (Red Bull) won.
“My start was good, but I blocked the wheels at the entrance of the third corner when I was trying to pass (Antonio) Giovinazzi (Italian, from Alfa Romeo), and that’s more or less where I stayed until the end of the race: trying take it “; explained ‘Checo’, which faces its ninth season in Formula One, a category in which it has eight podiums.
“There was not much difference between soft and medium tires in the first part of the race, and most of the cars in front of us were going to similar strategies,” he said.
“There was no possibility of doing anything different, it is always frustrating to finish in the eleventh place (the first one that does not award points), but that is the reality about the speed we have at this moment,” said the brave Guadalajara driver. Sunday in Austria.