Abu Dhabi

Last Race: 23rd Nov Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi GP Results
Pos Driver
1 Lewis Hamilton
2 Felipe Massa
3 Valtteri Bottas

Perez: We'll fight for big things

Thursday 7th March 2013

 RSS

Share:

Perez: We'll fight for big things

Perez: We'll fight for big things

Sergio Perez is confident McLaren will be in the hunt this season after doing an "extremely good job" in pre-season testing.

Joining McLaren from Sauber, Perez has entered Formula One's top echelons where much is expected of the 23-year-old.

Perez, though, believes he can fulfill those expectations as he prepares to battle it out for this season's top prizes.

"I enjoy every single day I spend at the factory with my team and I'm enjoying life a lot," he told Autosport.

"First of all I'm really enjoying my work and I'm very motivated. I think if we keep doing the same, we will be fighting for big things this year.

"The atmosphere in the team is great. Everything is so united. From the outside it might look a very cold team but it's a great team, very happy and I'm enjoying every day."

The Mexican driver is now awaiting his first grand prix as a McLaren driver after a solid showing in pre-season testing.

Perez finished the final test at Barcelona tenth overall while his team-mate Jenson Button was fifth.

"It's just a bit disappointing not to get everything, but it's normal, you will not get everything done for the first race," said Perez.

"The most important thing is taking every opportunity you have to maximise work with the team, and that's what we've been doing.

"We have done an extremely good job in this pre-season."

Vettel's Maiden Ferrari Run

Editor's Picks

Looking Forward To 2015

Looking Forward To 2015

There's only 87 days to the next grand prix in Melbourne, and already PF1 is looking forward to the season ahead...

McLaren Made Right Choice

McLaren Made Right Choice

McLaren have finally announced they are retaining Jenson Button for 2015. Here are ten reasons why they made the right choice...

PF1 Prediction Results

PF1 Prediction Results

The results are in and Frank Hopkinson turns into an oracle with his scary prediction about safety in F1...

Ten Best Drives Of 2014

Ten Best Drives Of 2014

Andrew Davies looks at the outstanding race performances this season, not always by drivers who made it onto the podium...

Ten Stupid Moments

Ten Stupid Moments

We've had our fair share of stupid moments in F1 this year and Andrew Davies has rounded up some of the best (or worst)...