Perez provides replace on future plans: It will not be troublesome to depart F1 behind

Sergio Perez believes that he will not discover it troublesome to stroll away from Method 1 when the time comes, as a result of fulfilment he will get from different areas of his life.

The Mexican has sealed his future within the sport till a minimum of the top of 2024, having signed a contract extension with Purple Bull earlier within the yr.

As issues stand, Perez – who will probably be 34 by the point that his present deal ends – doesn’t see himself quitting F1 at that time.

“I nonetheless have a contract till 2024, however I am unable to think about that I’ll finish my profession then,” Perez advised German publication Sport Bild.

“I am too younger for that and nonetheless have an excessive amount of enjoyable. Even when the game takes up plenty of time. However that is how it’s.

“Method 1 turns into your life. And you may’t simply depart that behind. And but, ultimately, it will not be troublesome for me.”

Perez displays on “lovely moments” exterior of F1

When it comes to why leaving the game shouldn’t be one thing that he expects to wrestle with, Perez admits that a few of his happiest moments have taken place away from the race observe, along with his household life proving significantly particular.

“Probably the most lovely moments of my life don’t have anything to do with racing,” the father-of-three mentioned.

“The beginning of my kids, for instance. However even the straightforward issues imply so much to me.

“After I get a taco for 20 pesos [0.95 euros] in Mexico and spend time with my household, these are moments that you do not expertise like that in Method 1.”

How 2022 is shaping up for Perez

With ideas of retirement far-off, Perez’s present focus is on the 2022 season, the place he sits third within the World Championship standings on 173 factors, solely 5 factors behind second-placed Charles Leclerc.

Purple Bull teammate Max Verstappen stays on the high with an 80-point benefit over Leclerc.

Perez’s greatest results of the marketing campaign to date has been a win in Monaco, and he has additionally achieved an extra 5 podium finishes.

This has contributed in the direction of Purple Bull’s sturdy tally of 431 on the head of the Constructors’ Championship, giving them an fringe of 97 factors over nearest rivals Ferrari.

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