Verstappen denies pushing for Perez axe

Max Verstappen has hit back at rumours he might be pushing Sergio Perez out of the sister Red Bull cockpit. For the team, it hurt them a lot to have not achieved the 1-2.”. Publicly, all sides now insist that there are no problems between Verstappen and Perez, despite the conspicuously timely arrival of Daniel Ricciardo as third driver. “Daniel’s contract is very specific for a reason,” team boss Christian Horner said this week. However, the German specialist source Sport1 this week suggested Verstappen, 25, is actively lobbying to have Perez replaced by Ricciardo. People think I’m not a team player but I’m very open.”. “Nothing is said but that’s ok in a team, both cars must be good.

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