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With Checo Pérez and Verstappen, Red Bull leads the championship

With Checo Pérez and Verstappen, Red Bull leads the championship

Checo did a great job on the streets of Monaco and gathered with Verstappen enough points to pass Mercedes

The work Sergio Chico Perez did at the Monaco Grand Prix meant that Red Bull achieved a perfect weekend by taking first place in the World Makers Championship.It is one of the main goals of the Austrian national team, for which they signed with the Mexican for the 2021 season.

Checo Pérez finished fourth with 12 points, plus Max Verstappen’s victory, the team reached 149 points. It suffices to fight Mercedes again and put one point above their competitors.

he is It is the first time since 2013 that the Milton Keynes-based team has led the constructors’ championship. The last time they did, Sebastian Vettel was world champion and his teammate was Australian Mark Webber. In these years, the only team that managed to oust Mercedes from the position was Ferrari in 2017.

The German team only scored six points this Sunday in Monte Carlo with seventh place for Lewis Hamilton, plus the extra point for the fastest lap, as Valtteri Bottas was disqualified due to a stuck tire and were unable to change it in the pits.

Checo Pérez also received an individual bonus. Climbing five positions in the profession allowed the 31-year-old player Move to another location in the drivers’ scheduleCharles Leclerc was unable to start the competition due to issues with SF21.

El Tapatio reached 44 points and with these points he is only three points away from Valtteri BottasThe surprise in that battle for third place was for McLaren Lando Norris, who added a second podium this season by keeping Perez out of the last 20 laps.

Now Checo Pérez’s great job will be to stay on lost ground and become a problem for Valtteri Bottas again and put him in trouble to maintain that advantage in the constructors’ championship.

The next Formula 1 race will be held on June 6 in Azerbaijan, The path that Checo Pérez has actually made it onto the podium.