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F1 2022: Damon Hill warns Max Verstappen: “Checo Prez is going to be fighting for the championship”

Lthe latest results of Sergio Pérez in Formula 1 have given him the opportunity to cut distance with Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen for the dri


Lthe latest results of Sergio Pérez in Formula 1 have given him the opportunity to cut distance with Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen for the drivers’ championship, growth that was praised by the former champion of the maximum circuit Damon Hill.

The former pilot spoke in an interview for Skysports and highlighted that Checo Prez has cut distance with Verstappen and that it will be able to be put to the t for t in the following races.

I think he has been bringing the whole championship closer, in reality. If you look at it now, Sergio said in Spain that he was upset because they had given him team orders and that he wants to fight for the title. But now he is only 15 points behind Max Verstappen, so it’s tight and there are a lot of drivers in the mix.”

Checo just turned it into a hottest title fight for the rest of the season

For Hill, Checo’s presence on the podiums has made the fight for the championship and not only between Leclerc and Max.

“Somehow, it just made it a hottest title fight for the rest of the season. We’ve had changes to form, so it was unusual to see Sergio ahead of Max on the grid. [en Mnaco]”.

Finally, the champion of the F1 1996 warned Verstappen that Checo could fight for the title in the second half of the season.

“Sergio likes Bak, which is the next race. You may find Sergio giving a bit of a mid-season growth spurt and attacking the championship”.