Sergio Perez

  • Force India's Nico Hulkenberg keen to make amends in China 10-04-2014 10:28 PM

    The Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix last weekend was the best-ever race for Force India but it still left their highly rated driver, Nico Hulkenberg, "disappointed". Sergio Perez pipped Hulkenberg to record Force India's second-ever podium finish at a floodlit Sakhir Circuit. Perez, who had scored a point to Hulkenerg's...
  • Force India scale the F1 heights 07-04-2014 09:40 AM

    Manama: Force India reached the giddy heights of second place in the Formula One constructors' championship on Sunday after Mexican Sergio Perez secured only the second podium finish in the team's history. The McLaren discard's third place in the floodlit Bahrain Grand Prix brought the added satisfaction of knocking his...
  • Force India on Bahrain GP podium as Sergio Perez finishes third 06-04-2014 11:32 PM

    Sergio Perez scored Force India's second ever podium in the team's seven-year history after the Mexican driver finished third in the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit on Sunday. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton clinched victory after he overtook team-mate and pole position man Nico Rosberg at...
  • Lewis Hamilton edges Nico Rosberg to win Bahrain Grand Prix 06-04-2014 10:45 PM

    Lewis Hamilton beat Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg after an intense race-long duel to take victory at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday. The two Mercedes were predictably in a different league to their rivals and recorded their second one-two finish in eight days after victory last weekend in Malaysia. With...
  • Force India's Perez to start 5th, Hulkenburg 12th in Bahrain 05-04-2014 10:51 PM

    Sakhir: Sahara Force India continued their impressive run in the 2014 season with Sergio Perez qualifying a superb fifth on the grid even as Nico Hulkenberg's last lap was good enough only for 12th place. Perez though will start from fourth position since third-placed Daniel Ricciardo will go down to...
  • Perez hopes Bahrain can make up for Sepang snooze 03-04-2014 05:00 PM

    Force India's Sergio Perez hoped Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix would mark the real start of his Formula One season after dismissing last weekend's Malaysian race as "boring" on Thursday. The Mexican did not start at Sepang due to a gearbox problem and spent the afternoon watching as a spectator instead....
  • Force India's Hulkenberg finishes fifth in Malaysia 30-03-2014 05:03 PM

    Sepang: Force India's Nico Hulkenberg impressed once again, securing fifth position in the Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit on Sunday. Teammate Sergio Perez failed to start the race due to an engine problem. Hulkenberg had finished sixth at the season opening Australian Grand Prix, earning his team...
  • Force India's Hulkenberg finishes 7th in qualifying, Perez 14th in Sepang 29-03-2014 08:09 PM

    Sepang: Sahara Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg qualified at seventh place while his team-mate Sergio Perez finished 14th in the qualifying session of the Malaysia Grand Prix of the Formula One Championship on Saturday. On a wet afternoon at the Sepang International Circuit, Hulkenberg's VJM07-04 clocked 2:01.712 in Q3 while...
  • Force India wary of warm weather factor in Sepang 25-03-2014 07:48 PM

    Sepang: Force India are wary of a relatively warm weather in Sepang, which the Silverstone-based F1 team says can impact the result of Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix. Nico Hulkenberg says the second race of the season will be a good test for all the teams. "Malaysia is going to be...
  • Force India opens F1 season with double points finish 16-03-2014 11:53 PM

    Melbourne: Sahara Force India made a dream start to Formula One season with Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez ensuring double points finish for the Siverstone-based outfit by securing creditable sixth and 10th positions, respectively at the eventful Australian Grand Prix on Sunday. Hulkenberg marked his return to Sahara Force India...
  • Nico Hulkenberg helps Force India earn 6 points 16-03-2014 07:56 PM

    Melbourne: Force India enjoyed a positive start to the 2014 Formula 1 season as Nico Hulkenberg scored six points with a seventh-place finish at the Australian Grand Prix here Sunday. Teammate Sergio Perez just missed out on points in 11th. Mercedes' driver Nico Rosberg delivered a superlative performance to win...
  • Hulkenberg qualifies 7th but Perez a poor 16th for Aus GP 15-03-2014 03:14 PM

    Melbourne: Comeback man Nico Hulkenberg has put Sahara Force India in contention for points in the season- opening Australian Grand Prix by securing a seventh place on the grid but Sergio Perez could manage only the 16th spot. The 2014 Formula One season will kick off under new regulations as...
  • Force India's Sergio Perez fifth on day two of pre-season testing 30-01-2014 04:20 PM

    Jerez: Sergio Perez set the fifth best time, though the Mexican brought out the second red flag of the day when his Force India VJM07 came to a smoking halt at Turn 1 on the second day of pre-season testing, here. Perez completed 37 laps at the Spanish circuit after...
  • We are eyeing a top five finish next season: Sergio Perez 13-12-2013 07:09 PM

    New Delhi: New Sahara Force India driver Sergio Perez is excited to be a part of a "young and hungry" team and said he along with partner Nico Hulkenburg will look to finish in top 5 next season. "I am really looking forward to next year. We have a strong...
  • Sergio Perez backs F1 double points plan 13-12-2013 08:25 AM

    Sao Paulo: Mexican driver Sergio Perez went against the flow of popular opinion on Thursday by backing a controversial rule change for Formula One to award double points at the final race of the season. Red Bull's quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel has called the change 'absurd' while irate fans...
  • Sergio Perez joins Force India to partner Nico Hulkenberg in 2014 12-12-2013 09:09 PM

    London: Mexican Sergio Perez will race for Force India next season, the British-based Formula One team announced on Thursday. Perez joins the Vijay Mallya-run outfit after being replaced at under-performing McLaren by Danish rookie Kevin Magnussen, 21. The 23-year-old will team up with Germany's Nico Hulkenberg, who competed for Swiss-based...
  • Perez not fully confident of staying in Formula One 22-11-2013 08:48 AM

    Mexican Sergio Perez believes he now has a 95 per cent chance of staying in Formula One next season after being dropped by McLaren. Speaking to reporters ahead of the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos circuit on Thursday, Perez said his prospects of finding another drive for 2014 had...
  • Sergio Perez not about to go quietly from McLaren 17-11-2013 11:47 AM

    Sergio Perez gave McLaren food for thought on Saturday after comfortably outqualifying team mate Jenson Button at the US Grand Prix only days after being told he was being dropped at the end of the season. The Mexican put his car seventh on the grid, equalling his best starting position...
  • Magnussen will sink or swim, says Jenson Button 15-11-2013 08:53 AM

    Texas: Kevin Magnussen will be thrown into the Formula One deep end when he replaces Sergio Perez at McLaren next season and it will be up to the young Dane whether he sinks or swims, future team mate Jenson Button said on Thursday. "It's one of those positions where it...
  • Sergio Perez shocked by McLaren decision to drop him 15-11-2013 08:39 AM

    Austin, Texas: Sergio Perez expressed his shock at McLaren's decision to drop him on Thursday and hoped he would find another Formula One drive for next season despite time being against him. The Mexican, who has two more races with the team including Sunday's U.S. Grand Prix, recognised he was...
  • Rookie Magnussen set to replace Perez at McLaren 12-11-2013 08:48 AM

    McLaren are set to replace Mexican Sergio Perez with Danish rookie Kevin Magnussen for next season, media reports said on Monday. Sources close to the Formula One team indicated the reports were accurate. A McLaren spokesman said no deal had been signed with any driver for 2014, other than 2009...
  • McLaren close to driver announcement 03-11-2013 01:54 PM

    ABU DHABI: Mexican Sergio Perez looks set to stay at McLaren alongside Jenson Button next season after the Formula One team said they were close to confirming their 2014 lineup. "When will we make our driver announcement? I expect we will be making it quite shortly," team principal Martin Whitmarsh...
  • Indian Grand Prix's axing from 2014 calendar is a shame: Sergio Perez 23-10-2013 05:56 PM

    New Delhi: McLaren driver Sergio Perez Wednesday said it's a 'shame' that Indian Grand Prix would not be part of the Formula One calendar next year and hoped the event makes a return to the F1 roster in 2015. "It's a shame, we are not having a race for the...
  • Starsports.com ties up with McLaren for Indian GP 22-10-2013 02:29 PM

    New Delhi: Starsports.com has entered into a partnership with Formula 1 team McLaren for the upcoming Indian Grand Prix (October 25-27). As a part of this, the McLaren cars of 2009 World Champion Jenson Button and Sergio Perez will carry starsports.com logos on their rear wings, the first time an...
  • Sergio Perez has issues, says Nico Rosberg 13-10-2013 08:32 PM

    Suzuka: Nico Rosberg criticised Sergio Perez's driving after a clash with McLaren's Mexican driver on the track at Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix following a near-miss in the pitlane. The German, in the Mercedes, was angered by Perez's defensive tactics when he tried to overtake the Mexican for eighth place. The...
  • McLaren promise 'headline-grabbing' arrivals 05-10-2013 06:58 PM

    Yeongam: McLaren may be heading for their first Formula One season without a win since 2006 but they are moving behind the scenes to bring in top technical talent to help them back to the top next year. Team principal Martin Whitmarsh told reporters at the Korean Grand Prix, where...
  • Pirelli says teams contributed to blowouts 03-07-2013 08:48 AM

    Formula One teams contributed to the dramatic blowouts at Sunday's British Grand Prix by mounting rear tyres the wrong way around and running them with low pressures, supplier Pirelli said on Tuesday. Rejecting any suggestion that its product was dangerous, the Italian company said in a statement it would bring...
  • McLaren already looking to 2014 season 29-06-2013 09:47 AM

    Silverstone: Going into its home race still struggling to overcome the myriad of problems with its Formula One car, McLaren knows that the 2013 season is practically out of reach and is looking ahead to 2014. Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh told The Associated Press on Friday that it has been...
  • McLaren must re-look at their car for the 2014 season: Perez 25-06-2013 01:25 PM

    McLaren must make improvements to their car or else the team stands risk of losing the 2014 season as well, warned the new team driver Sergio Perez. The Mexican joined the team this year to drive the McLaren MP4-28, which many reckon is not competitive enough; however, the team has...