Sergio Perez

Sergio Perez’s struggles could help Red Bull win F1 2023 title

While Perez may attribute his lackluster performance in the Canadian Grand Prix to the team’s decision to miss the dry tyre window in qualifying, his struggles in the race were concerning. Finishing in sixth place, 30 seconds behind Carlos Sainz’s Ferrari despite starting just one place behind him, raises questions about Perez’s recent drop in performance.

Monger finds it perplexing, stating, “At the start of the season, it looked like Perez was going to be in the fight for the championship with Max. He was really up for it, and now he’s nowhere near Verstappen. Max has reached another level, while Perez has fallen behind. Not making it to Q3 with the best car on the grid is frustrating for him. He must be confused about where it has all gone wrong recently.”