Sports-Column Repost #4
On the Mark: Checo Gives Way to Verstappen in Spanish Grand Prix
By Mark Lorenzana
(Originally posted on MAY 23, 2022, in PNM)
The importance of a team strategy cannot be overstated in motorsports, especially in Formula 1.
“I think it was close (between me and Max Verstappen), but I think it’s a great team result and I’m happy for that,” said Mexican F1 driver Sergio “Checo” Pérez in a post-race interview, after he finished second behind Red Bull Racing teammate Verstappen, whose first-place finish in the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday, May 22, gave him his 24th overall in his career.
“I’m extremely happy to be on the podium for the first time in the Spanish Grand Prix,” Pérez added.
It was a great team result indeed, as Pérez’s second-place finish and Verstappen’s win completed an excellent one-two punch for Red Bull in Barcelona. Red Bull is currently leading in the Constructors’...
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