Red Bull makes the decision to penalize this race but gives Checo a possible new engine for the following competitions
Mexican Sergio “Chico” Perez It will start from the passenger lane of the Dutch Grand PrixAfter the team decided to change the engines and thus pay the penalty they were thinking of in the future.
Red Bull Consultant, Helmut Marko announced that the team would benefit from the poor rating it received when it finished 16th., so they will take advantage of this situation to make improvements to the RB16B.
Sergio Perez failed to meet the expectations that were expected this weekend After finishing fourth during the third free practice
Marko stated that they would assess “Perez’s situation which will replace the parts of his engine that we can replace”, to avoid future penalties.
The guy from Guadalajara finished with a time of 1:10.489, a record that initially put him in sixth place, but with the timer up, the pilots were getting better, while the Mexican had already seen the checkered flag.
Meanwhile, the Red Bull coach, Christian Horner stated that the poor performance of “Checo” can be considered a common mistake.
“I think it’s probably a combination of things, we could have shipped earlier,” Horner said.
“Everyone waited in the pit lane, which they did a lot on this track. So he lost a lot of time getting into the loop. And it was very, very tight when we got to the last sector. So we gave him instructions to push. But he still had two or three cars to get past that one. The last turns.
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