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Perez wary over committing F1 future

Sergio Perez is wary of saying he will stay with Force India in 2015 following his experience with McLaren last year
Sergio Perez is wary of saying he will stay with Force India in 2015 following his experience with McLaren last year.

Team principal Vijay Mallya has stated that he is keen to retain the current driver line-up of Perez and Hulkenberg, with it understood that Force India has options on both drivers. While Perez says he is looking to stay with the team, he also said he would not be making any assumptions until he has signed a contract for next season having been dropped late in 2013 by McLaren.

“Nothing confirmed yet,” Perez said. “We should be sorted for next year in the next couple of weeks. Let's see. I think on my side it's a bit early to confirm anything but I expect things are going to move on very quickly.

“You've seen in the past that anything can happen. I don't want to confirm anything before we sign, so let's see.”

Asked if it was his experience with McLaren which has made him wary, Perez replied: “Exactly.

“Everything was pretty much done and then it changed pretty quickly. And nothing is confirmed yet.”



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sprulz

August 30, 2014 2:47 AM

To be honest, I'm surprised they're even discussing this. There's nowhere else Perez can go and clearly Mallya wants him on the team. I'd be more concerned in bringing much needed updates to their car, as they're back where they were last year. Wallowing around in 6th place after all that hard work at the beginning of the season? It would really be a shame to see that.



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