Sergio Perez Victorious Under the Floodlights at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit!

Mexican Red Bull driver secures his first win of the season at the FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (19th March) – Red Bull Racing’s Sergio Perez crossed the finish line after 50 thrilling laps around the Jeddah Cornice Circuit to win the FORMULA 1 STC SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX 2023. In front of a packed house, the Mexican put in a dominant display under the floodlights to secure his fifth victory in Formula 1.

Just five seconds behind Perez was his Red Bull team-mate Max Verstappen, who drove superbly after starting a lowly 15th on the grid thanks to a driveshaft issue that scuppered his qualifying session yesterday. The world champion slowly picked off his rivals throughout the race and even took the fastest lap on the very final lap to secure the bonus point and retain his place at the head of the world championship.