Sergio Perez consecrated his name again in the history books of Mexican motorsports, because in the third race of 2022, Czech returned to the top Formula 1 and, in addition to getting his sixteenth podium, he put his name as one of the candidates to compete for the Drivers’ World Cup.
The simple fact of dreaming of the championship is already a success and a victory for Aztec fanswho again showed their unconditional support, because at midnight in Mexico City, more than 200 people gathered at the Courtyard Marriott of Avenida Revolución to see the Australian Grand Prixwhere the Czechomania it rumbled loud again.
A fragment of the thousands of Guadalajara fans gathered under the shelter and organization of the fan club of Czechknown on Facebook as Page that tells you if Checo Pérez won a GPa group that has almost 100,000 members and that highlighted its convening in the country’s capital.
From 9:00 p.m., three hours before the start of the Australian GP, the first faithful of Sergio began to glimpse. While they waited for access to the room, coexistence began to be present and they confirmed the objective of the page: create a community.
Fans from various parts of the city and even from other entities such as Toluca and Puebla They vibrated very high, because the welcome music, adorned with the famous “Cardboard Checos”, blankets and flags, created the perfect prelude to create an atmosphere 100% Racing.
A list of 220 people
The access list expected more than double what was recorded two weeks earlier during the Saudi Arabian GPas the name sheets reached the 220 souls who looked for a place to share their passion for Czech Perez and the Formula 1so the noise, emotion and even nerves grew as the start time approached.
When the transmission began and the endearing voices of Fernando Tornello Y Chacho Lopez, the bustle of the fans gave its first show of power. The batons quickly rang out towards the Jalisco driver and something unusual for motorsports in Mexico manifested itself: two hundred people gathered at midnight to watch a fellow countryman seek victory.
Added to the thousands who watched from home and at other gatherings across the country, the Czechomania took another step forward, but this time with a single goal: to see Czech Perez champion, because his formidable start to the season made his fans dream of the world title.
The anthem of the event could not be other than the song a cappella from “Hey, hey, hey, hey, Czech, Czech!” the one that has been replicated so many times in the Foro Sol during the Mexican GP and that seems to be the new essence of support for Sergio Perez.
@LaMareaSP11as it is known on Twitter, with more than 3 years of support
Lily Perstappenas she is known within the community, is one of the founders of the group and a recalcitrant fan of the duo Perez-Verstappenso he talked to Infobae Mexico about the intentions of the page and the desire to meet Czech Perez in the future.
“We have organized some outings, like the Museography of the Mexican GP or to places of coexistence, but this is the second time that we organize a race”, affirmed Lily, who since Saudi Arabian GP took charge along with other companions of summoning the group to see together Sergio Perez in action.
Checo vs Hamilton starred in the emotion
With respect to Australian GPthe third position Czech got in the quality He excited his followers, who saw a victory possible at the end of the day.
Quickly Lewis Hamilton He put the Mexican in a predicament and the fans reacted with disappointment, because at the start the Mexican fell to fourth place and the fight that gave life to the race began: Czech vs. Hamiltonwhere the man from Guadalajara came out triumphant up to three times.
Two spectacular passes caused the euphoria of the fans present at the Courtyardwho shouted and waved their flags, while cheers and chants of encouragement began.
The fight against the seven-time world champion starred in the moments of greatest excitement in the room, where the fans left satisfied with the performance of the Mexican, because despite not getting the victory and seeing the abandonment of Verstappen, the second place of Czech Perez in Australia confirmed that he will fight for the Drivers Championship.
In the end, the event promoted by Sergio’s new fan club was a resounding success, as they saw Czech beat Hamilton on track againget on the podium and give their fans more reasons to get excited about their season, because the goal is to listen to the Mexican Anthem several times during 2022 and see the tricolor flag at the top.
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