Sergio Pérez. Photo: Force India
Force India has lived in the Monaco Grand Prix-his best race so far this season. Sergio Perez has finished in third position, behind only Lewis Hamilton and Daniel Ricciardo, the third podium in his career in Formula 1 after the achieved in 2012 in Canada and in 2014 in Bahrain. The good day for the team angloindia has been completed with the sixth-placed Nico Hülkenberg, ahead of Nico Rosberg right at the last lap.
Perez beat Sebastian Vettel in a direct fight for the top step of the podium, after you have overtaken Nico Rosberg following the step-by-pit. The mexican praised the work of the team and highlighted the special significance of the podium in Monaco.
I Am tremendously happy with my third podium finish for the team, which has done an amazing job with the strategy and the call to enter the pits. It has been an amazing day; it is very special enjoy it in Monaco and in these conditions of career. For us, having the soft tyre at the end was the most suitable. At first, I tried to control the pace. Vettel was much faster, but I was taking care of my tires and when I needed it, I was able to tighten.
With this result, Perez rises up to the ninth place of the general standings, with 23 points, while Nico Hülkenberg is situated fourteenth, with 14. In the table of constructors, Force India adds 37 points and takes the fifth place to Toro Rosso.