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F1 2022: Christian Horner: “Checo could win the Formula 1 championship if Max Verstappen wasn’t there”

CI do Prez had one of his best starts to the season of Formula 1 from the hand of Redbull, where he managed to get into the championship fight with


CI do Prez had one of his best starts to the season of Formula 1 from the hand of Redbull, where he managed to get into the championship fight with Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc results that have been praised by his own squire.

In an interview with Sky Sports, Red Bull boss Christian Horner he said satisfied with the performance of Sergio Prez and that, if it weren’t for Max’s numbersthe Mexican would be the leader of the competition.

“Could I win it without Max? Of course we want to have the best possible drivers, but I think the way the two fit together works amazingly well. And sometimes when you have two alphas it can be very distracting. I think Sergio, at the stage he is in his career, this is the best car he has ever had. And he knows that he has a chance, but he knows that he has to be very cunning to make use of that over the course of a season.”

Could I win it without Max? Of course we want to have the best drivers possible, but I think the way the two fit together works incredibly well.

Horner highlighted the podium in Monaco and pole position in Saudi Arabia What did the Mexican get?

“I think Sergio made his mark on the team this year. The change of regulation has fallen better to him. He is doing a good job. That win in Monaco was fantastic for him, he got his first pole in Jeddah. He has had incredible races. At Silverstone he was on fire too. This year the inner confidence in him is growing.”

The boss of the squire mentioned that the Checo’s arrival was complicated due to the pandemic, but little by little it has been adapting.

“With COVID for much of last year (Prez) I couldn’t even walk the factory and meet the team. It was a very strange introduction for him to a brand new team. And now it is seen that he is more relaxed, has a good relationship with his engineers, and of course the relationship she has with Max is better than we’ve ever hador between any of our combination of pilots.”