The president of Mexico sent his congratulations to Sergio Pérez after the victory achieved in Turkey
Andrés Manuel López Obrador, President of Mexico, congratulated the pilot from Jalisco Sergio Perez for his victory in the Sakhir Grand Prize from Formula One, which was historic for the nation.
“Congratulations to Czech Pérez for obtaining first place in the Sakhir Grand Prize from Formula 1. Whenever a Mexican triumphs in a competition, he exalts our country “, the president published through his social networks.
Sergio Perez finished in the place of honor of the penultimate race of the 2020 season of the maximum motor racing circuit, which meant that after 50 years a Mexican achieved it.
Congratulations to Checo Pérez for obtaining first place in the Sakhir Grand Prix of Formula 1. Whenever a Mexican triumphs in a competition, he praises our country. pic.twitter.com/CTOQZaGF7s
– Andrés Manuel (@lopezobrador_) December 6, 2020
The most recent occasion was in 1970 when Pedro Rodriguez was carried in triumph in Spa, but now Sergio Perez had an outstanding performance in the competition to finish in the place of honor.
For the driver from Jalisco, this result meant finishing for the tenth time on the podium in his career in Formula One and now he only needs to play the last test of the 2020 season, which will be in Abu Dhabi.