Perez thinks Mercedes is Russian GP favorite

MONZA, ITALY – SEPTEMBER 11: Sergio Perez of Mexico and Red Bull Racing prepares to drive in the garage during practice ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 11, 2021 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images) // Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool // SI202109110327 // Usage for editorial use only //

Sergio Perez supposes that Mercedes will be the team to chase at this weekend’s Russian GP.


  • The Mexican believes that Mercedes’ winning streak at Sochi Autodrom proves their strong form.
  • Perez enjoys the track layout and looks forward to driving in qualifying.

What he had to say:

  • “Mercedes have won every race at Sochi since 2014 so they’re the favourites this weekend.”
  • “They’re definitely going to be hard to beat but like always we will give it our best.”
  • “Sochi is a track I like because it is very technical, fast and fluid which I think makes qualifying quite exciting.”
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