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Sergio Perez
Name Sergio Pérez
Country Mexico Mexico
Place of Birth Guadalajara, Jalisco
Date of Birth Jan 26th 1990 - 27 years old
First Race Mar 27th 2011 Australian Grand Prix result
Last Race Sep 17th 2017 Singapore F1 GP result
Best Qualifying 4th - (5 times)
Best Result 2nd - (2 times)
First Podium Mar 25th 2012 Malaysian Grand Prix result
Last Podium Jun 19th 2016 Azerbaijan F1 GP result

Sergio Perez races car number 11 for Force India

Sergio Perez F1 statistics

Races 130
Race Starts 128
Drivers' Titles 0
Victories 0
Poles 0
Podiums 7
Points 434
Fastest Laps 4
Laps 7043

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Biography

 

Sergio Perez Biography

From over-rated pay driver, to Lewis Hamilton’s successor at McLaren, and now back to mid-table obscurity, Sergio Perez has come along way since his debut five years ago.

Sergio Perez

Sergio Perez

The Mexican had a patchy start to life at Force India, but he excelled last season and drove better than ever before. He soundly beat his renowned team-mate, Nico Hulkenberg.

Perez’s F1 career stated at Sauber in 2011 as team-mate to Kamui Kobayashi. Perez is one of many recent additions to the F1 grid who brings his own sponsorship, in this case from a Mexican company, Telmex, who entered an immediate agreement with Sauber.

Due to these circumstances, Perez was welcomed with a lukewarm approach from many inside F1, despite him  finishing 2nd in the GP2 world championship in the previous year.

On his debut Perez, or ‘checo’, revealed his greatest strength, tyre preservation, as he stopped for fresh rubber just once en route to finishing 7th.

Sergio Perez Sauber C31

Sergio Perez and his Sauber C31

Although the cars were disqualified, it didn't take log for Perez to net his first points, with a ninth placed finish in Spain. After a heavy crash in qualifying at Monaco’s infamous tunnel exit, Perez missed two races due to the injuries.

A solid end to the season brought him a career best 7th in Britain to finish overall with 14 points. Despite scoring less than half the points of his team mate, Perez was quickly re-signed for the next season.

The 2012 Sauber car was a clear improvement, and Perez’s tyre skills came to fruition very early again. Only a last lap slide saw him go from 5th to 8th in Australia, before almost claiming victory in Malaysia.

In wet conditions Perez was in superb form as chased Fernando Alonso’s slow Ferrari, a poor attempt at an over take cost him an almost certain victory, but a 2nd place did bring him his first ever podium.

Sergio Perez pitstop McLaren MP4-28

Sergio Perez pitstop McLaren MP4-28

A strong series of points in the middle of the season, culminating in another superb drive to finish 3rd in Monza, prompted McLaren to sign him for the 2013 season.

However, Perez’s form dramatically dipped as he struggled for points in the final 6 races. He finished with a total of 66 points, and only six more than Kobayashi.

Perez had a troubled 2013 season. Regular crashes earned him criticism from some of the sport’s biggest names, while he struggled to control McLaren’s poor car.

There were moments of brilliance from the Mexican, but ultimately it was a doomed year which saw him finish 24 points behind Jenson Button. McLaren acted quickly to replace him, but luckily Force India were waiting in the wings.

Sergio Perez (MEX) Sahara Force India F1 VJM09 waves to the crowd at the end of the race. Mexican Grand Prix 2016

Sergio Perez, Force India F1 VJM09 waves to the crowd at the 2016 Mexican Grand Prix

A podium finish in Bahrain was the highlight of an up and down season in 2014, but he finished 37 points behind Hulkenberg.

However, he was outstanding 2015 season as he collected regular points and a podium in Russia. The driver McLaren thought they were getting has finally arrived. The return of the Mexican Grand Prix is of course very nice for Mexican Perez, who can drive a real home grand prix now.

The 2016 season was a great success for Perez. The Force India VJM09 which is fitted with the very powerful Mercedes power unit could even beat the Williams this season. Perez scored 3 podiums in 2016 and outperformed his high profiled team mate Nico Hulkenberg.

Official Sergio Perez website: http://sergioperez.mx/en/

Helmets

 

Sergio Perez Helmets


Championships

 

Sergio Perez F1 Championship Results

Year Team Engine Races 1st 2nd 3rd Podiums Poles Laps Fastest Avg Pts Points
2017 India Force India Mercedes 14 0 0 0 0 0 816 1 4.86 68
2016 India Force India Mercedes 21 0 0 2 2 0 1261 0 4.81 101
2015 India Force India Mercedes 19 0 0 1 1 0 1125 0 4.11 78
2014 India Force India Mercedes 18 0 0 1 1 0 893 1 3.28 59
2013 United Kingdom McLaren Mercedes 19 0 0 0 0 0 1115 1 2.53 48
2012 Switzerland Sauber Ferrari 20 0 2 1 3 0 931 1 3.30 66
2011 Switzerland BMW Sauber Ferrari 17 0 0 0 0 0 902 0 0.82 14

Results

 

Sergio Perez F1 GP Race Results

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts
130 2017 2017 Singapore F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 12 5 10
129 2017 2017 Italian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 9 9 2
128 2017 2017 Belgian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 8 Ret puncture 0
127 2017 2017 Hungarian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 13 8 4
126 2017 2017 British F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 6 9 2
125 2017 2017 Austrian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 7 7 6
124 2017 2017 Azerbaijan F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 6 Ret 0
123 2017 2017 Canadian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 8 5 10
122 2017 2017 Monaco F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 7 13 0
121 2017 2017 Spanish F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 8 4 12
120 2017 2017 Russian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 9 6 8
119 2017 2017 Bahrain F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 18 7 6
118 2017 2017 Chinese F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 8 9 2
117 2017 2017 Australian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 10 7 6
116 2016 2016 Abu Dhabi F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 8 8 4
115 2016 2016 Brazilian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 9 4 12
114 2016 2016 Mexican F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 12 10 1
113 2016 2016 US F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 11 8 4
112 2016 2016 Japanese F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 5 7 6
111 2016 2016 Malaysian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 7 6 8
110 2016 2016 Singapore F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 18 8 4
109 2016 2016 Italian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 8 8 4
108 2016 2016 Belgian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 4 5 10
107 2016 2016 German F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 9 10 1
106 2016 2016 Hungarian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 13 11 0
105 2016 2016 British F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 10 6 8
104 2016 2016 Austrian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 16 17 0
103 2016 2016 Azerbaijan F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 7 3 15
102 2016 2016 Canadian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 11 10 1
101 2016 2016 Monaco F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 7 3 15
100 2016 2016 Spanish F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 9 7 6
99 2016 2016 Russian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 6 9 2
98 2016 2016 Chinese F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 7 11 0
97 2016 2016 Bahrain F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 18 16 0
96 2016 2016 Australian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 9 13 0
95 2015 2015 Abu Dhabi F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 4 5 10
94 2015 2015 Brazilian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 13 12 0
93 2015 2015 Mexican F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 9 8 4
92 2015 2015 US F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 5 5 10
91 2015 2015 Russian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 7 3 15
90 2015 2015 Japanese F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 9 12 0
89 2015 2015 Singapore F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 13 7 6
88 2015 2015 Italian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 7 6 8
87 2015 2015 Belgian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 4 5 10
86 2015 2015 Hungarian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 13 Ret Collision damage 0
85 2015 2015 British F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 11 9 2
84 2015 2015 Austrian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 13 9 2
83 2015 2015 Canadian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 10 11 0
82 2015 2015 Monaco F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 7 7 6
81 2015 2015 Spanish F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 13 13 0
80 2015 2015 Bahrain F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 11 8 4
79 2015 2015 Chinese F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 15 11 0
78 2015 2015 Malaysian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 14 13 0
77 2015 2015 Australian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 15 10 1
76 2014 2014 Abu Dhabi F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 11 7 12
75 2014 2014 Brazilian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 18 15 0
74 2014 2014 United States F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 11 Ret collision 0
73 2014 2014 Russian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 12 10 1
72 2014 2014 Japanese F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 12 10 1
71 2014 2014 Singapore F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 15 7 6
70 2014 2014 Italian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 10 7 6
69 2014 2014 Belgian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 13 8 4
68 2014 2014 Hungarian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 12 Ret spun off 0
67 2014 2014 German F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 10 10 1
66 2014 2014 British F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 7 11 0
65 2014 2014 Austrian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 15 6 8
64 2014 2014 Canadian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 13 11 Accident 0
63 2014 2014 Monaco F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 10 Ret Crash 0
62 2014 2014 Spanish F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 12 9 2
61 2014 2014 Chinese F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 16 9 2
60 2014 2014 Bahrain F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 4 3 15
59 2014 2014 Malaysian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 14 DNS Gearbox 0
58 2014 2014 Australian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 16 10 1
57 2013 2013 Brazilian F1 GP result 6 McLaren Mercedes 19 6 8
56 2013 2013 United States F1 GP result 6 McLaren Mercedes 7 7 6
55 2013 2013 Abu Dhabi F1 GP result 6 McLaren Mercedes 8 10 1
54 2013 2013 Indian F1 GP result 6 McLaren Mercedes 9 5 10
53 2013 2013 Japanese F1 GP result 6 McLaren Mercedes 11 15 0
52 2013 2013 Korean F1 GP result 6 McLaren Mercedes 10 10 1
51 2013 2013 Singapore F1 GP result 6 McLaren Mercedes 14 8 4
50 2013 2013 Italian F1 GP result 6 McLaren Mercedes 8 12 0
49 2013 2013 Belgian F1 GP result 6 McLaren Mercedes 13 11 0
48 2013 2013 Hungarian F1 GP result 6 McLaren Mercedes 9 9 2
47 2013 2013 German F1 GP result 6 McLaren Mercedes 13 8 4
46 2013 2013 British F1 GP result 6 McLaren Mercedes 13 20 Blown Tyre Damage 0
45 2013 2013 Canadian F1 GP result 6 McLaren Mercedes 12 11 0
44 2013 2013 Monaco F1 GP result 6 McLaren Mercedes 7 16 0
43 2013 2013 Spanish F1 GP result 6 McLaren Mercedes 8 9 2
42 2013 2013 Bahrain F1 GP result 6 McLaren Mercedes 12 6 8
41 2013 2013 Chinese F1 GP result 6 McLaren Mercedes 12 11 0
40 2013 2013 Australian F1 GP result 6 McLaren Mercedes 15 11 0
39 2013 2013 Malaysian F1 GP result 6 McLaren Mercedes 9 9 2
38 2012 2012 Brazilian Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 12 Ret Collision 0
37 2012 2012 United States Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 15 11 0
36 2012 2012 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 11 15 0
35 2012 2012 Indian Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 8 Ret Puncture damage 0
34 2012 2012 Korean Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 12 11 0
33 2012 2012 Japanese Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 5 Ret spun off 0
32 2012 2012 Singapore Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 14 10 1
31 2012 2012 Italian Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 12 2 18
30 2012 2012 Belgian Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 4 Ret Collision 0
29 2012 2012 Hungarian Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 14 14 0
28 2012 2012 German Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 17 6 8
27 2012 2012 British Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 15 Ret collision 0
26 2012 2012 European Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 15 9 2
25 2012 2012 Canadian Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 15 3 15
24 2012 2012 Monaco Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 24 11 0
23 2012 2012 Spanish Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 5 Ret Transmission 0
22 2012 2012 Bahrain Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 8 11 0
21 2012 2012 Chinese Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 8 11 0
20 2012 2012 Malaysian Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 9 2 18
19 2012 2012 Australian Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 22 8 4
18 2011 2011 Brazilian Grand Prix result 17 BMW Sauber Ferrari 17 13 0
17 2011 2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix result 17 BMW Sauber Ferrari 11 11 0
16 2011 2011 Indian Grand Prix result 17 BMW Sauber Ferrari 20 10 1
15 2011 2011 Korean Grand Prix result 17 BMW Sauber Ferrari 17 16 0
14 2011 2011 Japanese Grand Prix result 17 BMW Sauber Ferrari 17 8 4
13 2011 2011 Singapore Grand Prix result 17 BMW Sauber Ferrari 11 10 1
12 2011 2011 Italian Grand Prix result 17 BMW Sauber Ferrari 15 Ret Gearbox 0
11 2011 2011 Belgian Grand Prix result 17 BMW Sauber Ferrari 9 Ret Suspension 0
10 2011 2011 Hungarian Grand Prix result 17 BMW Sauber Ferrari 10 15 0
9 2011 2011 German Grand Prix result 17 BMW Sauber Ferrari 15 11 0
8 2011 2011 British Grand Prix result 17 BMW Sauber Ferrari 12 7 6
7 2011 2011 European Grand Prix result 17 BMW Sauber Ferrari 16 11 0
6 2011 2011 Monaco Grand Prix result 17 BMW Sauber Ferrari 0 DNS Injured 0
5 2011 2011 Spanish Grand Prix result 17 BMW Sauber Ferrari 12 9 2
4 2011 2011 Turkish Grand Prix result 17 BMW Sauber Ferrari 15 14 0
3 2011 2011 Chinese Grand Prix result 17 BMW Sauber Ferrari 12 17 0
2 2011 2011 Malaysian Grand Prix result 17 BMW Sauber Ferrari 16 Ret Electrical 0
1 2011 2011 Australian Grand Prix result 17 BMW Sauber Ferrari 13 DSQ 0

Podiums

 

Sergio Perez F1 Podium Finishes

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts
7 2016 2016 Azerbaijan F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 7 3 15
6 2016 2016 Monaco F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 7 3 15
5 2015 2015 Russian F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 7 3 15
4 2014 2014 Bahrain F1 GP result 11 Force India Mercedes 4 3 15
3 2012 2012 Italian Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 12 2 18
2 2012 2012 Canadian Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 15 3 15
1 2012 2012 Malaysian Grand Prix result 15 Sauber Ferrari 9 2 18

Poles

 

Sergio Perez F1 Pole Positions

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts

Teammate Comparison

 

Sergio Perez Teammate Comparison

SeasonTeamTeam MateBest PosPointsWinsPolesPositionQualifying
2011BMW SauberKamui Kobayashi751424000081099
2012SauberKamui Kobayashi23666000001010119
2013McLarenJenson Button5448730000613910
2014Force IndiaNico Hülkenberg3559960000811811
2015Force IndiaNico Hülkenberg3678580000127910
2016Force IndiaNico Hülkenberg34101720000138912
2017Force IndiaEsteban Ocon456856000095113

News

 

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