43 Facts About Sergio Perez

1. Sergio Perez dropped to 7th in the championship after finishing 9th in Britain, behind his teammate and Verstappen finished 4th.

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2. Sergio Perez had a moment with his teammate in Canada when he would not allow his teammate through, who thought he could challenge Daniel Ricciardo for 3rd.

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3. Sergio Perez ended his streak of 17 points finishes as he ended up colliding with Daniil Kvyat in Monaco.

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4. Sergio Perez experienced a difficult start to the season for the first four races due to an uncompetitive VJM09—even though he broke into the points with a ninth place in Russia.

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5. Sergio Perez came fifth in Belgium and sixth in Italy.

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6. At the Austrian Grand Prix, Sergio Perez set his third fastest lap of his career whilst giving Force India their third fastest lap in their history.

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7. Sergio Perez failed to start the Malaysian Grand Prix, after his car encountered gearbox issues prior to the start of the race.

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8. On 12 December 2013, Sergio Perez had his drive for Force India in 2014 confirmed.

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9. Sergio Perez confirmed on 13 November 2013 that he would be leaving McLaren at the end of the season to be replaced by Kevin Magnussen.

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10. Sergio Perez recorded a season-best fifth-place finish in India, finishing four seconds shy of the podium, a result that left him "extremely satisfied".

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11. At the 2013 Monaco Grand Prix Sergio Perez performed several aggressive overtaking moves, before retiring after colliding with Kimi Raikkonen.

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12. Sergio Perez achieved the fastest lap of the race, having pitted for fresh tyres.

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13. Sergio Perez started the Malaysian Grand Prix from ninth on the grid, and finished the race in the same position, scoring his first points for McLaren.

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14. Unlike most of the drivers in the field, Sergio Perez started the race on hard tyres and changed to the medium tyres on lap 29, allowing him to lead the Grand Prix for five laps.

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15. Sergio Perez took his third podium at the Italian Grand Prix.

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16. At the Belgian Grand Prix, Sergio Perez made it into Q3 and qualified fifth fastest.

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17. Sergio Perez ruined Hamilton's race, he ruined my race in Monaco by doing stupid things.

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18. Sergio Perez started the season with eighth place at the Australian Grand Prix, losing several places on the final lap due to excessively-worn tyres.

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19. Sergio Perez conducted the test with fellow academy member Jules Bianchi.

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20. On 13 September, Sergio Perez tested for Ferrari as part of the Ferrari Driver Academy in a Ferrari F60, Ferrari's car from the 2009 season.

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21. On 28 July, it was announced that Sergio Perez would remain with Sauber into the 2012 season, alongside teammate Kobayashi.

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22. Sergio Perez finished sixteenth in the Drivers' Championship with fourteen points.

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23. Sergio Perez took a career best seventh at the British Grand Prix and eleventh in Germany.

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24. Sergio Perez returned for the European Grand Prix and finished eleventh after attempting to run the race on a one-stop strategy.

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25. Sergio Perez failed to repeat the result in Malaysia where body parts flew off Sebastien Buemi's Toro Rosso car and into the electrical system of Perez's Sauber, forcing his retirement.

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26. Sergio Perez passed the chequered flag in seventh place in his first race, the Australian Grand Prix, impressing observers by stopping to change tyres only once, becoming the only driver in the field to make fewer than two stops.

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27. Sergio Perez became a member of the Ferrari Driver Academy scheme in October 2010.

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28. Sergio Perez became the fifth Mexican to compete in Formula One, and the first since Hector Rebaque competed between 1977 and 1981.

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29. On 4 October 2010, Sauber announced that Sergio Perez would join the team in 2011, replacing Nick Heidfeld.

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30. Sergio Perez won five races, and finished second in the standings behind Pastor Maldonado.

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31. Sergio Perez finished twelfth in the standings, with a best result of second coming at Valencia.

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32. Sergio Perez moved to Arden International for the main 2009 GP2 Series, driving alongside fellow Formula Three graduate Edoardo Mortara.

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33. Sergio Perez added a second win at Losail, during the sprint race of the night meeting in Qatar.

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34. Sergio Perez won his first GP2 Asia Series race at Sakhir, winning from lights-to-flag in the sprint race having started from pole position.

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35. Sergio Perez was the first Mexican driver to compete at this level of motorsport since Giovanni Aloi took part in International Formula 3000 in 1990.

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36. Sergio Perez switched to the British Formula 3 Championship for 2007.

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37. Sergio Perez became the youngest driver to win a competition in the category, after obtaining special permission from the Federation to participate in the 80 cc Shifter.

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38. Sergio Perez participated in several races in Shifter 125 cc, and competed in Master Kadets, where he finished on the podium.

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39. In 1997, Sergio Perez participated in the karting Youth Class, where he was the youngest driver in the category and earned a win, five podiums and finished fourth in the championship.

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40. Sergio Perez began his career at the age of 6 years in karting in 1996.

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41. In November 2012, Sergio Perez unveiled the Checo Sergio Perez Foundation to support orphans and children with cancer; his sister Paola would be involved with the project, as its president.

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42. Sergio Perez joined McLaren for the 2013 season, but the car failed to deliver the team a single podium finish.

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43. Sergio Perez was a member of the Ferrari Driver Academy until 2012.

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