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Perez’ tyres pushed to the brink of ‘explosion’ on his way to 2nd

Turkish Grand Prix – Sergio Perez demanded everything from his intermediate tyres on his way to secure his first podium of the season. Starting third, Perez took advantage of Max Verstappen’s slow get away to snatch second right at the start and looked comfortable in the position until he had to fight off Charles Leclerc on the final lap of the race. Like Lewis Hamilton did, Perez only stopped once during the race, to swap from full wets to intermediate tyres. The Mexican then had to look after those tyres for the remaining 48 laps and by the end had to contend with massive vibrations from the tyres. The vibrations though were a small price to pay to avoid a repeat of Imola where a...
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