Perez: “Force India is impressed with Ocon”


From his first year in the Formula 3, Esteban Ocon has grabbed a lot of attention, something in his duel with Max Verstappen had a lot to do. But Force India already knew him well and, after working together on the test, they knew that it would be a pilot to follow in the future.

When Nico Hülkenberg accepted the offer from Renault, the team did not hesitate to try to hire Esteban Ocon and that will be your companion in 2017, Sergio Perez, think of receiving him with open arms for the good of the team. I will Be willing to learn from him, and he depends on thatwant to learn from me. If you want to learn, I will be of use to it as I have done with all of my teammates. Obviously I want to beat him, but also to work together for the team. I think that is very important and it has worked really well the last few years with Nico (Hülkenberg), pressing against us to one another on the track, but outside, she’s always helping the team move forward”, ” said the mexican in statements collected by Motorsport.

Force India has grown tremendously since that Sergio Pérez and Nico Hülkenberg were able to reach the team and an important part of that success has been the collaboration between the two that has allowed the engineers to squeeze the 100% of the possibilities of the car. “I Had three good years with Nico andI learned so much from him and now I wish to continue learning a lot Stephen. It is always good to learn things from different pilots. I have been fortunate to have many pilots talented around me, so that now having to Esteban, it will be a great opportunity to learn new things from a young driver”, he said the mexican, who has grown a lot as a pilot in the Force India.


Sergio recognizes that the references have of Esteban Ocon are very promising and the team has been enthusiastic about the possibility of having him as a companion of the mexican 2017. Everything I hear of him is impresionante. The team is very impressed and excited. I Really like his personality-the way in which interactúa with the computer, the feedback that offers and it seems that is someone that is very easy to work. The team was always excited about when they spoke of him”, said Perez will be his teammate of the season viene.