Sergio Perez Puts Red Bull Back On Top In Testing

Formula 1 Testing In Bahrain - Sergio Perez
Formula 1 Testing In Bahrain - Sergio Perez

Sergio Perez put Red Bull back on top of the standings with a time of 1:30.305 on the final day of pre-season testing in Bahrain, sending out a warning to the rest of the teams that the defending champions will be hard to stop in 2023.


Sergio Perez

“The last few days have been pretty intense, testing is very short, so it is very important to get the maximum out of it but overall, it worked really well; we got a good understanding of our car. Testing in Bahrain is very difficult because the track is changing every time you go out, the tarmac is very rough and just in general it’s varying conditions. I think we did the most we could today, we did a lot of analysis on set-up and tyre choice. We ran without any big problems, got a lot of laps in, and had good reliability in general. The Team back in Milton Keynes have done a tremendous job, we have a good paced car and certainly think we can work on that more. We will only find out next week where we really are in terms of pace because over testing, we don’t get to see the full picture.”


Gianpiero Lambiase – Head of Race Engineering

“A very successful end to the test with another day of uninterrupted running. Checo was able to complete a variety of test items, including a chance to get a feel for the car under conditions closer to Qualifying and the Race, which was important for his preparation. The start of the season is now upon us, and we have just a handful of days to analyse all of the data collected. It has been a positive three days for the team, but there are always areas for improvement, and the focus will be on trying to extract more performance gains before next week.”

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