Carlos Slim, key in the continuity of Sergio Pérez in Formula 1

Although Sergio Perez he is sixth in the World Cup; Racing Point (Aston Martin next season) has bet on Throw Stroll, which is eleventh, as a companion of Vettel in 2021. While this decision may be surprising, it is not considering that the father of the latter is the owner of Racing Point. Another reason why the continuity of Sergio Pérez in Formula 1 is in the air is because of the little money he contributes in terms of sponsorship despite having as a godfather Carlos Slim, the 21st richest man in the world according to Forbes.

If you subtract Pérez’s salary, you have three million left. And you’ve covered your whole car with Mexican sponsors”, Revealed in Auto Motor und Sport a Formula 1 team boss who has chosen not to reveal his identity. However, this medium has also revealed how both negotiate. The first step is that Sergio Perez reach an agreement with a team, then it is Carlos Slim who decides how much to contribute in terms of sponsorship.

Sergio Pérez has been linked to Williams, although on October 30 he confirmed that Russell Y Latifi They would continue to be its pilots in 2021. The team that will completely change its line-up, although it has not yet announced who will make it up, is Haas. However, it seems an open secret that one of its pilots will be Mick schumacher and that Nikita Mazepin you have many options to be your partner.

Sergio Pérez could continue in Formula 1 with Red Bull

Thus, the options of Sergio Perez to continue in Formula 1, according to how we tell in OKDIARIO, they go through Red Bull deciding to do without Alex albon the next season. If so, the Mexican would dispute his seat with Nico Hülkenberg as Helmut Marko, team advisor, recently recognized: “We can call the names that are available in the market. These are Hülkenberg and Pérez”. It will therefore be necessary to see if the contribution of Carlos Slim she is generous enough to tip the balance in favor of her compatriot.