“It is nonetheless a problem for him to maintain up with Verstappen and Hamilton”
Throughout the Speaking Bull podcast, former Purple Bull Racing drivers David Coulthard and Mark Webber talk about the shape Perez is at the moment in. “Sergio is a Pirelli man, in many alternative methods. He is magic on the rear tyres the place the technique permits, like throughout an extended stint at a one-stop,” mentioned Webber. “Additionally in Baku he’s phenomenal, as now we have seen once more now.”
Perez simply must work on his qualifying tempo
“The Saturdays are nonetheless a problem for him although,” continued the 44-year-old Australian. “Particularly to go along with the depth of the observe and to maintain up with Hamilton and Verstappen. However on Sunday he’s very constant. He simply wants to seek out that additional little bit of pace on Saturday so he begins from a great place to drive a great first stint on Sunday.”
If Perez improves his leads to qualifying, Webber due to this fact sees extra robust races forward for him. “That means he can put additional stress on Mercedes and do what Purple Bull wants from him. He definitely did that in Baku, it simply must be a bit extra constant,” the previous Purple Bull driver concludes.