Sergio Perez has rejected the latest rumour that McLaren made a contact with Mexican to replace Lewis Hamilton for next Formula 1 season.
The Sauber guy today rejected the reports and he saying it was just rumours. Sergio Perez has shown great quantity of guarantee in his second season at the privileged level with his second-place finish in Italy fueling speculation that a move to a bigger team was forthcoming.
Ferrari think over the current driver Felipe Massa’s future, many believe Perez is in prime position to join championship leader Fernando Alonso at the Italian team for the start of the 2013 F1 season.
“Regarding the McLaren rumour, as I said, there are so many rumours around. Before it was Ferrari, and now it’s McLaren.” Perez said during Thursday’s FIA press conference
“Always, when I have a good race, they put me in a different team. The most important thing is to keep doing a good job and try to maximize the car potential for the next races.”
Daily Telegraph’s Tom Cary ask during press conference – Sergio, given the rumour with McLaren, is there anything in your association with Ferrari that you think would not help you there, that could prevent such a move from happening?
No, not really. I have a nice connection to Ferrari through the Ferrari Academy, but I am just part of the Ferrari Academy, not part of the Ferrari team, so it doesn’t affect… As I said, still a long way to go in the season and I’m fully focused on the next races. The Mexican replied.