Sergio Perez Wiki, Bio, Age, Kids, Wife, Salary, Height, Singapore

Sergio Perez Wiki, Bio, Age, Kids, Wife, Salary, Height, Singapore: Sergio Michel “Checo” Pérez Mendoza or better known as Sergio Perez is a Mexican Formula One racing driver. He was born on 26 January 1990 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. Driver Sergio Perez competes for the Red Bull Racing Formula One team. Perez is well known for breaking the record for the most starts before winning a race by winning his first F1 championship after competing in 190 races. He is one of the most successful Mexican drivers in Formula 1.

Sergio Perez

On 2nd October 2022, Sergio Perez won Singapore Grand Prix. Although despite breaking the safety car rules three times throughout the race and receiving a five-second penalty, Sergio Perez managed to retain his lead and win the Singapore Grand Prix.  Sergio’s apparent violation of the rules governing the safety car was going to be looked into after the race, it was also highlighted during the race. The FIA record states that Sergio and a team official were called before the stewards for “not keeping within ten car lengths of the Safety Car”

Sergio Perez Early Life Childhood

Speed and Racing were in the blood of Sergio Perez as he was born into a family with a racing background. He was the youngest child of Antonio Pérez Garibay and Maril Mendoza, he was born in born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He also has an elder brother Antonio, a former stock car racer who participated in the NASCAR Mexico Series, and an older sister Paola.

Sergio Perez Racing Career

Karting

Sergio Perez started Karting when he was just 6 years old back in 1996. He was very talented since his childhood. He won four victories in the junior division and finished second in the division. He competed in the 1997 karting Youth Class as the youngest driver in the division, earning a victory, five podiums and finishing fourth in the championship.

Slowly Sergio surged his way up to 125cc in the go-kart and even finished as national runner-up. He kept racing go-kart until the year 2003 and participated in the 2004 Skip Barber National Championship held in the United States. He finished eleventh in the championship while driving for a Telmex-sponsored team in Mexico.

In order to race in the German Formula BMW ADAC championship, Pérez relocated to Europe in 2005. For four months, he was permitted to reside in the restaurant managed by his team manager. Driving for 4speed Media, he came in fourteenth place overall in the competition and advanced to sixth place the following year.

He competed in the A1 Grand Prix in 2006 and Formula three in 2007 and the GP2 series in 2008 and 2009

Formula One (2011 and 2012)

In his first Formula One tournament, he finished seventh in his first race, at the Australian Grand Prix. In the 2012 Australian Grand Prix, he finished in the 13th position due to excessively worn tyres. In the same, he got second place in the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Over the years Sergio Perez keep impressing us with his exceptional performances, in Formula one, although he had many rough patches and accidents in these years but he keeps fighting back and keeps winning. In 2014 Perez got the first position at force India beating Daniel Ricciardi. He also got his contract with force India till 2016 and even counties till the 2017 season.

He was also awarded as the best Latin American driver of 2016 & 17 by FIA.

Racing Point

Racing Point Force India changed its name to Racing Point for the 2019 campaign while keeping Pérez as its driver. Lance Stroll, a former Williams driver, joined him on the squad. In the season Perez finished the campaign in the top ten of the standings with 52 points, easily surpassing colleague Stroll. Pérez has extended his contract with Racing Point, and he was expected to compete with them through the end of 2022. However, he announced that he would be leaving the team in 2022.

Red Bull

In 2021, Pérez competed for Red Bull Racing, taking Alex Albon’s place who had been reduced to the position of reserve and test driver, and teaming up with Max Verstappen. He finished at 5th position in the same season.

Pérez continued to work with Red Bull in 2022. He extended his Red Bull contract by two years in May 2022, making him eligible to compete for the team in the 2024 season.

Sergio Perez’s Wife and Personal Life

Sergio Perez’s current wife is Carola Martinez. Their most recent child, Emilio, was born right before the 2022 Spanish GP. The couple has three children in total. Sergio Perez Jr. and Carlota Perez Martinez were born in 2017 and 2019, respectively. The couple wed in 2018, and they even had the Pope’s blessing when they first got engaged. Although Carola is believed to have been born on December 16, the birth year is still unknown. Lupita is the name of her elder sister. Carola is from Guadalajara, like Perez. It is unknown how the couple met because they insisted on living secretive private lives.

Although Carola Martinez’s profession is unknown, it’s possible that she works as a full-time homemaker and mother who takes care of Sergio Perez’s kids when he’s away competing in races around the globe.

Sergio Perez

Sergio Perez Networth

Sergio Perez’s net worth is estimated to be around $75 million, as he is one of the most successful Mexican drivers in Formula 1, he does a lot of endorsements and ads and also gets a whooping salary of $8,000,000 from red bull racing.

 

Here is the full bio of Sergio Perez his family, mother, father, brother, sister, spouse, children, school, education,  hometown, profession, mixed martial artist, body measurements, age, height, weight, eye colour, hair colour, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, cast, birthday, birthplace, hobbies, address,  zodiac sign, date of birth, religion, and net worth.

Name Sergio Michel “Checo” Pérez Mendoza
Nickname Checo
Gender Male
Profession
Mexican motorsports racing driver
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 173 cm

in meters– 1.73 

in feet inches-”5’8

Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 63 Kg

in pounds– 138 Ibs

Figure Measurement (approx.) Not Known
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth
January 26, 1990
Age (as in 2022) 32
Birth Place
Guadalajara, Mexico
Zodiac sign/Sun sign
Aquarius
Nationality Mexican
Hometown
Guadalajara, Jalisco
School Not Known
College/University Not Known
Educational Qualification Graduate
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity
Mexican
Caste Not Known
Address Not Known
Hobbies/Interests Not Known
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Not Known
Sexuality Not Known
Parents Father: Antonio Pérez Garibay

Mother: Marilú Pérez

Siblings Brother: Yoan Pablo Hernandez

Sister: Not Known

 Husband/Wife/Spouse
Carola Martinez
Children
Sergio Pérez Jr.
Net Worth  $75 Million USD as of 2022

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Sergio Perez

  • He was the third-youngest driver to take part in A1 Grand Prix Series
  • He was fifth Mexican to compete in Formula One
  • Sergio Perez is the highest-paid racer from Mexico

FAQ

  • Who is Sergio Perez

He is is a Mexican racing driver who races in Formula One for Red Bull Racing, having previously driven for Sauber, McLaren, Force India, and Racing Point.

He did get penalized but Sergio Perez has kept his Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix victory despite receiving a penalty and a reprimand for two separate safety car rule infringements.

  • What does Checo mean in Mexico?

It is a nickname for Sergio Perez

He has a net worth of $75 Million

He is married to Carola Martinez

 

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