Sergio Perez will demo the Sauber team's F1 2010 car in Mexico this weekend, it has been confirmed.
The 21-year-old will drive the C29 on a 1.5 kilometre-long street circuit that is located in the centre of Guadalajara, his home city. The action will take place next to the City Hall and the Cathedral.
“Mexico is hugely excited about the coming season and it's great we can offer the people an event like this in the run-up to it,” said Perez, who will line up for his first-ever F1 race in Australia on March 27.
“It will bring the whole thing to life for them by letting them see, feel and hear what F1 is all about. And for me it is a small way to express my thanks to the people for all of their support,” he added.
The event is due to take place from 10.00 to 15.00 hours local time on Saturday, February 26.
In addition to Perez running in the Sauber C29 - which will sport some special logos for the road show - there will also be autograph sessions, the presentation of the mascot for the 2011 Pan American Games and a vintage car parade. Sergio's brother, Antonio, along with German Quiroga, plan to venture out in their NASCAR racers too.