Sergio Perez suffered his second DNF of the 2022 season final weekend on the Canadian Grand Prix, the place had already gotten off to a tough begin with a crash in Saturday’s qualifying. Provided that Pink Bull has had a complete of 4 DNFs within the final 9 races, the Mexican admitted that RB18’s reliability points may very well be a critical trigger for concern in the case of the constructors’ title.
As reported by PlanetF1, Sergio Perez outlined what went improper in Canada, detailing how these troubles may show pricey for the group in the long term. He mentioned:
“It was the gearbox, in reality it was already in its final race, it was very near the restrict and sadly it failed. They’re issues which are tough to forestall, extra so on a monitor like Canada the place there are various bumps, we’re checking on Friday if it didn’t have an issue.”
“These items occur, sadly. You will need to resolve these points which are at all times completely different for us, every reliability problem has been completely different throughout the 12 months, so we now have to proceed working. It’s a level that can resolve the championship, for sure these zeros are very costly at this level of the championship.”
Regardless of not scoring a single championship level final weekend, Sergio Perez stays second within the Driver Standings.
Sergio Perez is recovering from Canadian GP qualifying crash forward of Silverstone
With a one-week break earlier than F1 heads to Silverstone for the 2022 British Grand Prix, Sergio Perez is in restoration mode to bodily put together for the race after crashing out within the Canadian GP qualifying.
Describing the rehab course of, he mentioned:
“The beginning of the week is at all times onerous after such a nasty day however I’m wonderful, recovering from my neck as a result of I’ve a powerful contracture after the crash, which I didn’t really feel. It damage loads however typically, every little thing was wonderful. Every race is completely different, proper now I’m getting ready for the robust contracture I had in my neck and I can’t train, I’m in pure neck remedy to be 100% at Silverstone.”
“Every race works in a different way as a result of your physique is in a unique state on a regular basis, there are occasions that it’s important to push extra cardio, energy or resistance. So that you at all times work various things, in (weeks) ‘again to again’ it’s very regenerative restoration what it does.”
The Mexican has lower than two weeks to endure neck remedy to be again in kind for Silverstone. Catch him subsequent on the British GP on June 26, 2022.