“Checo” Pérez won the Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

the Mexican sergi Czech perez (Red Bull) overwhelmingly won the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix of the Formula 1second competition of the annual calendar of the category that was carried out in the street circuit of the city of Jeddah.

The 33-year-old native of Guadalajara dominated during almost the entire development of the race, he held 50 laps, except for the start where the Spanish Fernando Alonso (Aston Martin) moved better and took the lead by the space of two laps.

The Mexican obtained his fifth victory in the highest automobile category, after registering an accumulated time of one hour 21 minutes 14 seconds 894 thousandths. perez beat by 5s. 355/1000 to his teammate, the Dutchman max verstappen (Red Bull), current champion and current leader of the 2023 contest, who came back from fifteenth place at the start and finished as an escort.

The third position corresponds to the Asturian alonso, who reached more than 20 seconds. However, the sports commissioners of the FIA they applied to the pilot of Aston Martin a 10-second penalty, because when he stopped at the boxes to refuel his tires, some of his mechanics touched the machine before he served a 5s penalty. that he had previously been flagged for not “arranging correctly” in the starting box. Thus, the British george russell (Mercedes) who had finished fourth, 25s behind. 866/1000, inherited the last step of the podium.

The drivers’ championship standings were as follows: Verstappen 44 points; perez 43; alonso 27; Russell 21; Sainz and hamilton twenty; Walk 8; leclerc 6; gaseous, Or with and Valtteri Bottas (Alfa Romeo) 4; magnussen and Alejandro Albon (Williams) 1. The Constructors’ World Championship is like this: Red Bull 87 points; Mercedes 41; Aston Martin 35; ferrari 26; Alpine 8; alfa romeo 4; williams and haas 1.