No reason for optimism for Perez: "I have problems with the car".

25-06-2021 15:45
F1 News
No reason for optimism for Perez: I have problems with the car.

Sergio Perez did not have a strong Friday in Austria. Whilst Max Verstappen was the fastest in both sessions, his teammate only managed to finish 13th and ninth. The Mexican let it be known afterwards that he was not happy.

Car problems

In the morning session the Mexican had to concede seven tenths to Verstappen, whilst in the afternoon that was six tenths. Perez appeared somewhat disappointed in front of the Sky Sports cameras after the session. "I am not comfortable in the car" the driver who's currently third in the world championship revealed.

Fine tuning the car

"Track conditions were good and the track was improving as we went through. It will be interesting to see what happens overnight but most importantly from our side we just have to find a bit of fine tuning. To have these issues where I am not comfortable with the car," Perez continued his analysis of Friday's sessions. 

Still, Perez is hopeful that things will still work out this weekend. "We do have good pace. The long run pace seems to be promising if we can find a few tenths we should be in the fight."

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