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The return of the Grand Prix of Mexico to the World of Formula 1 could not have come at a better time for Sergio Perez. The pilot of the Force India facing his home race with the moral through the roof after having made the podium at the Grand Prix of Russia, and had crossed the finish line in fifth position in the united States. Results that you have been encouraged to ninth place in the overall standings, to only ten points of Daniel Ricciardo and ahead of his team mate, Nico Hulkenberg, and will imbue confidence to the appointment at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez.
“The races in Russia and the united States have been the best way to prepare the return of my home Grand Prix, something that I thought would never happen and that is going to be one of the highlights of my career. I have a lot of confidence in the face of the rest of the season and I’m looking forward to these last few races because I believe that you can still expect many things from us”, has assured the mexican.
however, Sergio Perez does not want the emotional aspect is infiltrating your work. “of course, running in Mexico is very special to me, but at the same time I should not let it distract me from the fact that it is just another race in which I give one hundred percent to achieve a good result; I am incredibly motivated to work hard with my team and enjoy another career, to celebrate”.
Perez believes that the appointment has what it takes to become “a modern classic Formula 1: Mexico has a lot of history, the fans know the sport, are very enthusiastic and have waited a long time to return to the Formula 1; in addition, the circuit is fantastic, it has lost none of its character despite the changes from the old path, and for me it will be an amazing thrill to pass through the new section of the stadium for the first time with the stands full of people”.
finally, the mexican has expressed its satisfaction with the fact that to the last curve in the Hermanos Rodriguez has been given the name of Nigel Mansell. “Is a hero to the fans mexican and I admire what you got; Nigel won the last race in Mexico in 1992, and was one of the best overtaking moves of all time, so it is only fair that we honor in this way”.