Christian Horner claimed to be horrified after Sergio Perez’s run within the Mexico GP was sadly reduce quick after he drove by the primary nook of the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez and was compelled to depart the Mexican Grand Prix in an anticlimactic exit of the episode the place his house nation hosted the System 1 championship.
Perez wished to take the lead of the race however was touched by Charles Leclerc, his automotive lifted him and he fell off the monitor on the Foro Sol.
For Christian Horner, Purple Bull’s director, witnessing the occasion was horrible after Checo Perez misplaced the higher hand in a crash.
“An incredible win for Max (Verstappen), unlucky for Checo within the first nook…. it was horrible to see the automotive leaping within the air, we tried our greatest to repair the automotive nevertheless it was inconceivable, It was one in every of his finest begins, perhaps the most effective of the season, however you possibly can’t blame Charles,” Purple Bull chief advised Fox Sports activities.
Extra crashes in Mexico GP
Together with Sergio Perez, Haas’ Kevin Magnussen crashed right into a crash barrier on lap 35 of 71, leaving a number of items of his automotive on the monitor.
The Mexican GP authorities determined to use the purple flag and the drivers returned to the pit space as a result of in depth injury to the barrier.
When the race was suspended, Max Verstappen was within the lead after overtaking the Ferraris on the opening lap. It was in that battle that Sergio Perez was compelled off the monitor and out of the race.
Behind Verstappen on the time of the purple flag was Leclerc and Lewis Hamilton who’s in rivalry for second place with Checo within the 2023 F1 season, and was seeking to benefit from Perez scoring no factors in Mexico.