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Perez axed due to contract options that "didn't exist" for undroppable Stroll - Szafnauer

Racing Point team principal Otmar Szafnauer has revealed options in Sergio Perez's contract that "didn't exist" in Lance Stroll's deal meant the son of team owner Lawrence was always going to remain on board for 2021. Stroll will be partnered by Sebastian Vettel at Aston Martin next season after the team opted to axe Perez, who now has few options open to him to remain in Formula 1. Article continues under video Pressed on why he had previously reiterated both drivers were under contract before the announcement surrounding Perez's departure on Wednesday, Szafnauer insisted that "what I said in the past was true." He added: "They were contracted at that point. Not...
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