Sergio Perez “hasn’t been able to play the role of helping teammate Max Verstappen win the title at Red Bull Honda F1 in 2021,” claims former Bridgestone engineer Keith van de Glint. do.
In the Mercedes F1, Valtteri Bottas is openly playing the obedient role of Lewis Hamilton, but what the Red Bull Honda F1 lacks is a similar service by Sergio Perez, Keith van de Glint. Tells.
“If Max wins the pole and Sergio is second, it will be difficult for Hamilton to attack Max,” Keith van de Glint told RTL.
“That’s the purpose of the second driver, but he hasn’t responded yet.”
According to Dutchman Van de Glind, Sergio Perez’s first step is to actually “accept” what he can’t expect to match Max Verstappen.
“If you have a talented teammate like Verstappen, you have to accept it. If you think you’re not that different from him, that’s a bit overrated.”
“Sergio needs to improve his performance, especially in qualifying, he has to get closer.”
“He’s doing a very good job, but if he can compete with Bottas and put more pressure on Hamilton, it’s good for Red Bull. Then Mercedes will do it in a strategy. Must be taken into account “
“But this is all easy to say, because Sergio is doing better than his predecessors.”
Keith van de Glint believes Max Verstappen is likely to win the F1 Hungarian Grand Prix at Hungaroring this weekend.
“I don’t see any reason why Verstappen couldn’t win there. Given the advantages of high downforce and short wheelbase, he has a better machine for this circuit.”
“I think Max is a better driver, but I think this first lap will be a little quieter, and if Max can escape, he’ll really be invisible. Let’s
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