Perez calls first Pink Bull take a look at ‘a dream come true’


New Pink Bull signing Sergio Perez stated his first on-track take a look at with the workforce was “extraordinarily particular”.

Perez, who claimed his first F1 win on the Bahrain Grand Prix final 12 months, drove Pink Bull’s 2019 automobile at Silverstone on Tuesday. The Mexican driver has changed Alex Albon at Pink Bull this 12 months, the place he companions Max Verstappen.

“It has been a tremendous day, my first day with Pink Bull Racing,” Perez stated.

“To have a look at my title on the automobile, it is one thing extraordinarily particular and one thing that’s positively a dream come true.

“I’ve to say that I am happy with the progress we have made when it comes to feeling a bit extra snug. Clearly I have been driving in a automobile for seven years, in a cockpit, in a seat, with sure pedals, so simply positioning your self, it is fairly a problem to get on prime of.

“We’re working arduous. We positively made good steps in that, and I’ve to say that for the primary day, I felt very snug.”

Pink Bull additionally launched pictures of its 2021 automobile on Tuesday. Perez and Verstappen will drive the brand new automobile, the RB16B, at Silverstone on Wednesday.

Perez joined Pink Bull after ending fourth within the championship in 2020.

After Wednesday’s shakedown, Perez and Verstappen will subsequent have the prospect to drive the automobile in preseason testing between March 12 and 14.

The season begins with the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 28.



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