Sergio Perez had a very tough Formula 1 race at Suzuka last weekend. However, Red Bull's advisor Helmut Marko believes that the Mexican driver will recover after the negativities he experienced.
A Race Full of Events
Sergio Perez faced a series of incidents at the Japanese Grand Prix. The primary incident at the beginning of the race resulted in a pit stop requiring the installation of a new front wing. But things didn't end there.
The Mexican pilot was banned for not complying with the Safety Car during the race. zamHe received a penalty. He then suffered another injury after contact with Haas driver Kevin Magnussen. zamAnother punishment has come. These events made Perez's race very challenging.
Red Bull considered withdrawing from the race but received a suspension for contact with Magnussen. zamHe decided to stay on the track for a few more laps to serve his penalty.
Marko's Words of Faith
Helmut Marko did not hesitate to support Sergio Perez after this difficult weekend. “Sergio had misfortunes right from the training sessions,” Marko said in a statement to Viaplay. “He couldn't keep up with Max's pace and everything went wrong today, but we expect a strong comeback from him.”
Despite the negativities experienced by Perez, Red Bull's other driver, Max Verstappen, achieved the victory by displaying one of the best drives of the season and made a great contribution to his team.
Marko had words full of praise for Verstappen, saying, "He drove an incredible race again." “It's true that he didn't have the best start, but he managed to keep the McLarens behind him and then finish the race relatively easily.”
After this difficult race experienced by Sergio Perez, Red Bull had the pleasure of declaring its championship in Japan. Stating that the Honda factory is just a few kilometers away, Marko said, "We are looking forward to the rest of the season."