Red Bull Racing
Date of birth: 26 January 1990
|Grand Prix Entries
|261 (257 starts)
Sergio Perez, born on 26 January 1990 in Guadalajara, Mexico, is a Mexican racing driver who competes in Formula One for Red Bull Racing. He is known for his tenacious driving style and has achieved considerable success in Formula One, including multiple race wins and podium finishes.
Perez's racing career began in karting at the age of six. He quickly made a name for himself in various national and international karting series. His talent was recognized early, and he progressed through the ranks of single-seater racing, participating in series like the British Formula 3 and GP2.
Making his Formula One debut in 2011 with Sauber, Perez impressed with his pace and ability to manage tires effectively. He achieved his first podium in the 2012 Malaysian Grand Prix. After a brief stint with McLaren in 2013, he moved to Force India, where he consistently delivered strong performances. In 2020, Perez won his first Grand Prix at the Sakhir Grand Prix, driving for Racing Point, and subsequently joined Red Bull Racing.
Known for his skill in overtaking and tire management, Perez has been a consistent and competitive force in Formula One. Off the track, he is recognized for his charitable work, including the establishment of the Checo Perez Foundation, which supports orphans and children with cancer.
As of 2021, Sergio Perez's net worth is estimated to net worth of $50 million. His earnings include his salary from Red Bull Racing, as well as endorsements from various brands. Despite not being among the highest earners in Formula One, Perez is highly respected for his dedication and achievements in the sport.