The warning bells from Russell and Perez's Sakhir brilliance
Star Sakhir showings for Sergio Perez and George Russell showed how deep the talent pool in F1 is. But it also highlighted a problem, in the fact Perez is without a 2021 seat and Russell will return to the back of the pack with Williams
Formula 1's bosses have long championed that one of the key aims of the future is to make drivers the stars again. However much fans love the battle between teams, and the rampant technology development that makes F1 cars so sophisticated and fascinating, it's the gladiatorial moments of wheel-to-wheel action that really get people talking.
In years to come, we will remember Sergio Perez's brilliant charge from the back of the field to take his maiden win at the Sakhir Grand Prix, and we will recall that defining moment when George Russell pulled a decisive overtaking move on Valtteri Bottas at the Sakhir chicane. These are the moments where the drivers surpass the quality of their cars, and that's always been a fundamental thing in driving forward the sport's popularity.
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A testing return to the Singapore Grand Prix in tricky conditions created plenty of hazards and mistakes for the Formula 1 drivers to fall into. That partly explains a number of low scores, including from a handful of high profile runners, allowing others to take a starring role under the floodlights
In a marathon Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix, Sergio Perez’s victory was only assured hours after the race due to a stewards investigation. Throughout the contest the Red Bull driver impressively held off Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc in changing conditions to see the Mexican pull out enough of an advantage to negate his post-race penalty
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