Sergio Perez Claims First-Ever Sprint Victory in Baku Circuit

Red Bull driver Sergio Perez of Mexico claimed victory in the Formula One Sprint at the Baku circuit in Baku, Azerbaijan, on Saturday, April 29, 2023 [1][2]. This marked Perez’s first-ever Sprint victory in his career [4].

During the Sprint, Perez showcased his expertise in street circuit racing, overtaking pole-sitter Charles Leclerc and securing the win [3]. The Red Bull car demonstrated superior race pace, making it difficult for the Ferrari star, Leclerc, to maintain his position [3].

This achievement follows Perez’s win in Monaco and the 2021 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, where he emerged victorious after Max Verstappen crashed out and Lewis Hamilton locked up on the penultimate lap [8][11].

The Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday, April 30, 2023, at the Baku circuit in Azerbaijan [1]. With Perez’s recent accomplishments and strong performance in the Sprint, anticipation for the main race is high.

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