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Sergio Perez began his career in Go-Kart at the age of six but he was born into the world of motorsport. In 2004, at the age of 14, he competed in the US-based Skip Barber National Championship with the backing of Mexican business magnate Carlos Slim’s Escuderia Telmex. Then, in 2005 he moves to
In 2007, Perez switched to the British Formula 3 Championship where he won the title in the National class and finished fourth in the International Class. In 2008-2009, he starts racing in the GP2 Asia championship where he finishes second in the final driver standing.
In 2010, Sauber announced that Perez would be joining the team in 2011, replacing Nick Heidfeld and joining Kamui Kobayashi. To this day, Perez became the fifth Mexican to compete in Formula One and the first Mexican to compete since Héctor Rebaque in 1981.
His career in F1 started roughly as he was disqualified at his first Australian Grand Prix because of infringing technical regulations. Then he got injured at the Monaco Grand Prix during qualifying session which prevent him from racing the following Grand Prix. 2013 mark his first year with McLaren team as he takes Lewis Hamilton’s seat who moved to Mercedes.
Driver standings1 Sebastian Vettel 89 2 Kimi Räikkönen 85 3 Fernando Alonso 72 4 Lewis Hamilton 50 5 Felipe Massa 45 6 Mark Webber 42 7 Paul Di Resta 26 8 Romain Grosjean 26 9 Nico Rosberg 22 10 Jenson Button 17 11 Sergio Perez 12 12 Daniel Ricciardo 7 13 Adrian Sutil 6 14 Nico Hulkenberg 5 15 Jean-Eric Vergne 1 16 Jules Bianchi 0 17 Valtteri Bottas 0 18 Max Chilton 0 19 Esteban Gutierrez 0 20 Pastor Maldonado 0 21 Charles Pic 0 22 Giedo Van Der Garde 0
|1||Australia||Mar. 17||Vodafone McLaren Mercedes||15||11||0||0|
|2||Malaysia||Kuala Lumpur||Mar. 24||Vodafone McLaren Mercedes||9||9||2||2|
|3||China||Shanghai||Apr. 14||Vodafone McLaren Mercedes||12||11||0||2|
|4||Bahreïn||Sakhir||Apr. 21||Vodafone McLaren Mercedes||12||6||8||10|
|5||Spain||Catalunya||May 12||Vodafone McLaren Mercedes||8||9||2||12|