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Sergio Perez Extends Red Bull Racing Contract Through 2026

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Sergio Perez, the Mexican driver, is staying with Red Bull Racing after signing a two-year contract extension that will keep him with the Formula 1 team until the end of the 2026 season. This renewal marks his sixth season with the Milton Keynes-based team.

Perez has been Max Verstappen’s teammate since joining Red Bull in 2021. His contract extension solidifies the continuity and stability of the team. Both Perez and Verstappen form a successful and robust partnership, securing Red Bull’s first-ever one-two finish in the championship last year

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Red Bull Racing has dominated Formula 1 over the past two years, leading both world championships in 2024 despite growing competition from rivals. Sergio Perez’s contribution has been significant, with five of his six career wins achieved while racing for Red Bull. He also played a crucial role in helping the team win the Constructors’ Championship in 2022 and 2023.

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Sergio Perez’s Performance During His Red Bull Career

Sergio Perez’s Performance During His Red Bull Career

Sergio Perez has achieved five race wins for Red Bull Racing. These victories have contributed significantly to the team’s success. Podium Finishes: He has stood on the podium 25 times while racing for Red Bull. His consistency and ability to secure top-three finishes have been crucial.

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Points Accumulation: Perez has scored a total of 780 points during his Red Bull career. His point-scoring ability has been vital for the team’s championship aspirations.

Pole Positions and Fastest Laps: The Mexican driver has secured three pole positions and set seven fastest laps for Red Bull. His speed and qualifying performances have been commendable.

In 2020, Sergio Perez matched his compatriot Pedro Rodriguez by winning the Sakhir Grand Prix, which ultimately earned him a seat with title contender Red Bull. Since then, he has provided crucial support to Max Verstappen’s championship-winning campaigns in 2021, 2022, and 2023.

While his own title challenge remains uncertain, Perez’s hard work, analytical approach, and racing spirit continue to make a difference for Red Bull Racing. Fans can look forward to more exciting battles between Perez and Verstappen on the track!

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I'm Moin Akhunji, a passionate sports writer renowned for my unique storytelling approach. My expertise spans across various sports, notably NASCAR, F1, and IndyCar. I hold a profound admiration for athletes like Chase Elliott and Dale Earnhardt Jr. When I'm not crafting articles, you'll likely find me trekking in the hills, indulging in my favorite hobby.
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