It would be safe to say that so far in the 2021 season, Sergio Perez has not been able to race alongside Max Verstappen in the Red Bull’s current title Challenger. Even in the Spanish GP, he managed to qualify on the 8th spot and was able to clinch the 5th positions.
On the outside, this looks like a good result, but the Red Bull team have different expectations. Therefore, when the Monaco Grand Prix rolls by in a couple of weeks’ time, Perez will be eyeing better results.
Sergio Perez makes lofty expectations with Red Bull as he is keenly awaiting Monaco Grand Prix
“Yes, it was a busy one; flat out from Lap 1 onwards,” Sergio Perez said. “Very difficult to get past Daniel [Ricciardo]. He was extremely quick on the main straight and yes, didn’t have the opportunity to go through him.
“I couldn’t do my own race, I really got stuck behind him, we lost a lot of ground to Mercedes and the Ferrari and that meant that really our race was very compromised.”
“Every circuit is different so what I learn here will be different to what I need in Monaco, but the main thing is that I am still adapting and hopefully soon we can be 100%,” Sergio Perez continued.
“I am excited for Monaco, especially with this car as historically it’s been competitive and I think we have a chance of winning.”
Admittedly, it has been a while since Red Bull have won at a street circuit.