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Perez shocked by McLaren departure

Sergio Perez says the decision by McLaren to drop him for next season has come as 'a shock', as he was '100%' expecting to stay with the team. The Mexican, 22, is leaving after only one season with the team, who have chosen to partner novice Kevin Magnussen with Jenson Button for 2014. 'It is a bit of a shock,' Perez told BBC Sport. '[I was going to stay there] 100%. I don't know what happened.' He added: 'The contract was signed from my part, I sent it, and then on Friday I had the news [about his departure].' Perez's Formula 1 career started in 2011 with Sauber, where he secured three podium finishes in two seasons. Sergio Perez for McLaren Races: 17 Top 10 finishes: Nine Best qualifying...
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