Christian Horner quick to defend Sergio Perez: “I think we extended our lead today?” | F1

Christian Horner was quick to point out that Red Bull extended their lead in the F1 constructors’ championship despite Sergio Perez’s difficult Spanish Grand Prix.Perez could only finish eighth in Sunday’s race at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.Fortunately for Red Bull, Max Verstappen continues to perform at the top of his game, taking his seventh win of the year.On balance, McLaren had the quicker car on race day, but a good start combined with a crucial overtake on George Russell gave Verstappen a buffer at the front.Red Bull extended their points leads to 60 points after Barcelona and that was something…

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