Crimson Bull completes showrun with Perez in Madrid
Crimson Bull Racing staged a showrun in Madrid, the capital and most populous metropolis of Spain with Sergio Perez finishing three demo runs behind the wheel of title-winning Crimson Bull F1 automobiles.
Reigning world champion group Crimson Bull used the “free” weekend between the British and the Hungarian Grands Prix to beat the streets of Madrid to showcase two of their earlier title-winning F1 machines. Sergio Perez was behind the wheel of the RB7 and RB8, driving round a number of of Madrid’s well-known landmarks.
Operating two of Sebastian Vettel’s championship successful automobiles, the showrun ended with the Mexican pulling out donuts in entrance of the well-known Cibeles Fountain, as over 85,000 followers attended the occasion.
Madrid is the fifth metropolis through which Perez drove earlier Crimson Bull automobiles in a showun. In 2021, he burnt rubber within the streets of Mexico Metropolis whereas final 12 months noticed the Mexican drive in his hometown of Guadalajara. He’s additionally taken to the tarmac of Milton Keynes, residence to Crimson Bull and Dallas, Texas.
Commenting on his day, Perez stated: “It was wonderful to see the group right here at present and the way passionate the folks of Madrid are about Oracle Crimson Bull Racing and Method One. Individuals are tremendous pleased to see us, we’re the one group who could make occasions like this doable, solely Crimson Bull can shut down the busiest streets of Spain’s capital metropolis on a Saturday night time! Not many individuals know however Madrid is a second residence to me, the vibe right here could be very distinctive and particular, though I’m not at residence, I actually really feel like I’m right here.
“This was such a enjoyable night and now I’m wanting ahead to being again behind the wheel of the RB19 to get my season again on observe, I wish to get again to successful and rating as many factors as doable earlier than the summer season break, we’ve some necessary races arising.”
Alongside the showrun accomplished by Perez, followers had the chance to get pleasure from an exhibition from Elias Hountondji, a member of the Crimson Bull Driftbrothers, and Cristina Gutiérrez, the 2021 World Rally Cross Raids champion and the primary girl to realize a victory within the Dakar Rally since Jutta Kleinschmidt.
Madrid has served as the primary location of the F1 Exhibition which opened its doorways again in March. Though the exhibition was set to shut in mid-July, it has been prolonged till 20 August.
The Spanish capital has additionally expressed its will to stage a Method One race within the close to future. At present, the Spanish Grand Prix takes place in Barcelona with the contract working till 2026.
Jose Vicente de los Mozos, President of Madrid’s occasion committee, has just lately acknowledged that he is aware of “when the settlement for the arrival of F1 in Madrid goes to be signed.”
It isn’t identified whether or not Madrid will take over the place of Barcelona or it is going to run as Madrid GP with Barcelona persevering with to host the Spanish Grand Prix.