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GP Racing Podcast: Our exclusive Sergio Perez interview for the June issue

An exclusive interview with Perez is the centrepiece of this month’s GP Racing magazine. In the latest edition of the Flat Chat podcast, GP Racing editor Ben Anderson and columnist Mark Gallagher join host Stuart Codling to discuss the scale of Perez’s achievement. Before winning last weekend's Azerbaijan Grand Prix, he admitted that there was no point in expecting Red Bull to adapt its ‘difficult’ car to suit him; he would have to adapt himself to it.
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Sergio Perez joins the illustrious — but tragic — 2-time GP winners' club

It’s easy to imagine a big grin spreading across the face of Sergio Perez as Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes-AMG sailed straight on up the Turn 1 escape road at the restart in Baku. In a few seconds, the Mexican’s victory hopes slipped away thanks to Hamilton’s superior bolt from the grid – then immediately slopped back into his lap thanks to the seven-time world champion’s uncharacteristic finger trouble with his brake-bias ‘magic button’.

Honda's Sergio Perez Wins F1 Azerbaijan GP

• Honda wins first back-to-back F1 races since 1992. •Season-best results for both AlphaTauri drivers. •Max Verstappen holds lead in driver's championship. On a sunny Azerbaijan Sunday that had more peaks and valleys than the world's most daunting rollercoaster, Sergio Perez was in the lead car when the ride stopped, scoring his first win of the season in the Red Bull Racing Honda.

Red Bull's Sergio Perez drives to victory at 2021 Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix

The 2021 Formula One World Championship saw another thrilling race with the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday at the Baku City Circuit. Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen looked set to win but it was his teammate, Sergio Perez, who ended up crossing the finish line first, followed by Aston Martin's Sebastian Vettel in second and AlphaTauri's Pierre Gasly in third.

Talking points: Sergio Perez wins eventful Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Red Bull driver benefits from a rare Lewis Hamilton mistake to grab his second Formula 1 victory. Sergio Pérez emerged the winner from a chaotic end to the Azerbaijan Grand Prix after Max Verstappen suffered a late, high-speed tyre blow-out and Sir Lewis Hamilton made a rare error, finishing 15th.

F1 Review: Sergio Perez Prevails in Bizarre Azerbaijan Grand Prix

The Azerbaijan Grand Prix looked like it might be another Lewis Hamilton romp after he took the lead on lap 3. For a few circuits, that narrative stayed true and it would have been easy to consider finding something else to do rather than watch Hamilton add to his ridiculous win total.
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Mercedes boss Toto Wolff taunted by Red Bull after dramatic Sergio Perez win

Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes boss Toto Wolff was taunted by Red Bull in the wake of Sergio Perez’s dramatic win in Azerbaijan. Hamilton and team-mate Valtteri Bottas both finished outside of the points following a performance Wolff branded as “unacceptable”. Seven-time world champion Hamilton ran off at the opening bend in...
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Sergio Perez Wins A Thriller In Baku

Sergio Perez has taken his first win for Red Bull Racing, winning a thriller around the streets of Baku on a day of mixed emotions for his team. While Perez was celebrating, there was heartbreak for his teammate Max Verstappen who had been cruising to victory until a tyre failure put him into the wall and out of the race, costing the Dutchman certain victory.
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Sergio Pérez wins dramatic Azerbaijan GP after Verstappen crashes: F1 – as it happened

And lastly, here’s our report from a day of high drama in Baku:. And here’s Sebastian Vettel: “[The first ever podium] is a big deal for the team. We had a good start, made some positions and looked after our tyres. We had really good pace at the [first] restart, which was brilliant for me, giving me another two positions. We preserved the tyres well and that was the secret to the pace we had. It was a great day overall. I’m over the moon for myself and for the team, it was great. A podium - we really didn’t expect that.”