After the crossing at the Sao Paulo GP: this is how the relationship between Checo Pérez and Verstappen goes

Written in MORE SPORTS he 18/3/2023 · 14:57 hs

Checo Perez He started this season in Formula One on the right foot after taking second place at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Since then, the driver is anxious about the results he could get this year, since he wants to position himself among the top 3 competitors in the tournament.

During this year’s circuits, the Mexican runner will have to beat his main competition: his teammate, Max Verstappen. Both pilots wanted to take advantage of their meeting with the press to talk about the rumors that have existed about their relationship. In that context, It was the Dutchman who decided to tell how he is dealing with Checo Perez.

Verstappen acknowledged that he has a good relationship with Pérez. Source: (Instagram)

I got to know Checo much better in recent years. We were rivals before, especially when I started at Toro Rosso, and then I got to know him in a slightly more personal way. What I like is that he is a family man and he really cares about his friends.

During an interview with the “Daily Mail”, He commented that, thanks to the teamwork they have developed in recent years, he was able to get to know the Mexican in a different way and establish a friendship that has led them to be a great duo on the track. Despite this, the two-time Formula One champion admitted that he has also had his problems with Checo Pérez.

The pilots have starred in several controversies on the track. Source: (Instagram)

Checo Pérez commented on the problems he had with Red Bull

In the middle of the first practices he had with his team, the driver said that his car suffered some mechanical problems, which prevented him from putting all his strategies into practice on the track. So, the rider had to focus on finishing the circuit and getting a good result.

“We had a small problem with the car on a mechanical level, which we hope we can solve and give us a little more pace, but I can’t give more details,” Pérez commented on the measures he was going to take with his team to improve the performance of your car. In addition, it is expected that the pilot can repeat a podium alongside Verstappen and add more points for his team.