Reviews After shakedown: This is how Sergio Perez raves about the Red Bull Honda RB16B

16:42  25 february  2021
16:42  25 february  2021 Source:   motorsport-total.com

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Sergio Perez legte im Rahmen eines Filmtages erstmals Hand an den RB16B © Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool Sergio Perez put his hand on the RB16B

for the first time during a film day On Tuesday, Red Bull parked his car for the Formula One 1 season 2021, officially presented the RB16B . The next day, newcomer Sergio Perez was allowed to test the new racer for the first time, having previously driven an RB15 from the 2019 on the Silverstone Grand Prix track.

The Mexican's conclusion after his first drive in the current car is positive. "I can see the potential," he says happily. "I was very happy to come from the RB15 and already have a reference of how a Red Bull car feels."

Jumping into the car with which he will contest this Formula 1 season was incredible for him, enthuses Perez . "I can feel a step in terms of grip at all speeds. I could already feel that. I haven't driven much yet, but I can already see that the car has good potential."

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Max Verstappen also got his first taste of the RB16B at Silverstone. In doing so, he noticed some differences compared to last year's car: "The big change is of course the underbody, which they have significantly shortened at the rear. So the car will always behave a little differently."

"But it's not about set-up work or anything," says Verstappen. "It's just about getting used to the car and getting a basic understanding of the car. And then all the work has to be done in Bahrain anyway."

With testing options limited, Perez reckons it will take him a few more races to get used to the car. "It takes a lot of time to feel 100 percent comfortable and I expect to make changes in the first five races to be comfortable with that," he says.

Perez wants to "kick some bums" in Bahrain "

" But I have to say we have made a lot of progress in this regard. We have changed the seat. We have adjusted the seat belts. Each time we have done something different. So that's the priority to be comfortable with it so that when we go to Bahrain we are ready to kick some butts. "

Three days are planned for the only official Formula 1 winter test this year in Bahrain (March 12-14). Each team is only allowed to drive one racing car at a time, so the drivers have to share the time on the track.

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