Despite rumours swirling around all season regarding Perez's position at Red Bull, it's looking highly likely that the Mexican will see out his contract, which runs until the end of 2024.
Red Bull shooting themselves in the foot
Albers, who raced with Minardi, Midland and Spyker during a three-season stint in the sport before taking the role of CEO and team principal with the Caterham team, has said that this could potentially hamper Red Bull, if they find themselves in a championship battle.
“It was going well for Perez at the beginning of the season, when the difference was still about five or six-tenths to Max. Then we saw him just fade away,” the former F1 driver told De Telegraaf’s F1 podcast.
“If Red Bull builds a car that is that good and then you have Perez, it becomes a problem for the team.
“Red Bull might find themselves in a tight spot if they don’t balance their driver equation.
"[If Red Bull’s rivals] build a car that is capable of racing them then they’d have to put all their cards on Max, and that may not be good for the team.”
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