"Saving the jobs of so many team members" Perez's Racing Point highlight
Outgoing Racing Point driver Sergio Perez revealed the highlight of his time at the Silverstone team was "saving the jobs of so many members."
Perez will leave the team after seven years, making way for Sebastian Vettel ahead of its re-branding to Aston Martin for the 2021 season.
Speaking of his memories from his time during the Force India days, Perez recounted, "When we look back, we had so many podiums with cars that were not capable of achieving podiums, but not just the podiums.
"Two times fourth in the constructors' championship with the budget we had and so on so we were always very good. The main highlight for me that I will take forever is saving the team and saving the jobs of so many team members.
"That will be the most special for me and I will always be very proud of this team. Looking at them, they have a great future in front of them and I wish them the very best."
Lance Stroll will continue with the team, owned by his father Lawrence, into next season and was full of praise for his team-mate but was quick to point out they still have plenty of time to add to their points tally together.
"I was a little emotional," said Stroll.
"We have been through a lot over the last 18 months. It has been incredible to work alongside Checo and I have learnt a lot for him. This year, it has been a lot of fun in a good car to race together and I think there is still a long season ahead of us to look forward to, it is not done yet.
"It is exciting and a good opportunity for us to score good points over the next half of the season and try to finish third in the constructors. That is the goal."
Too bad that stroll' father is an A hole. Seb is a has been his talent has gone with his hair. Why make this change? I can see paying Hamilton a billion to drive for a British team, but he is still good. German customers aren't stupid Seb won't be why they buy an Aston.
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