Red Bull re-signed Perez to get better Checo

Red Bull extended Sergio Perez’s contract into 2022 in order to get “a better Checo” for the championship battle. While Mercedes may have the edge with its car for the final two races of the intense 2021 title fight, Red Bull arguably has a better ‘number 2’ in the form of Mexican Perez. “Max wins all his time in the slow and medium-speed corners,” he said. “The rear of our cars has always been nervous under braking, but Max doesn’t mind. Top Red Bull official Dr Helmut Marko confirms: “Max is fast in any car. The 78-year-old Austrian says it’s a different story for Perez, especially when car setup changes are necessary.

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