Bahrain GP

Perez pleased with first point and hails one of my best races

Perez pleased with first point and hails one of my best races

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Sergio Perez says he drove one of the best races of his F1 career road to finish eighth in the Bahrain Grand Prix and score his first points of the season.

Force India played a two-stop strategy for Perez and its lift from 11th to eighth during the night race, and scores his first points of the season.

“Eighth place feels very good and I’m very satisfied,” said Pérez.

“It was a great opportunity to score points and this is a nice reward for the whole team.

“Before the race we were not sure a two-stop strategy was possible for us – we thought the tyre degradation would be too high, but the team did an amazing job to make it happen.

“My engineers were giving me good information over the radio and after the first stint we knew that stopping twice was our best chance of scoring points.

“I think this was one of my best races in terms of managing the pace and the tyres.”

Deputy team principal Bob Fernley was also full of praise for Perez’s performance.

“Finishing with some points is always a good result, especially considering the way in which Sergio and the engineers executed the two-stop strategy,” Fernley said.

“We needed Sergio to preserve his tyres to make our strategy work and he did this perfectly. When there was the need to pull a decisive move, he did so without compromising tyres or car and that proved to be the key for the result.”

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