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Horner: Red Bull made 'grown-up' call to look externally for a driver

Christian Horner believes that Red Bull‘s decision to look externally to find a replacement for the struggling Alex Albon was a 'grown-up' call. For the first time since 2007, the Milton Keynes outfit took a driver from outside their academy in Sergio Perez, who will partner Max Verstappen during the 2021 Formula 1 season. The team consistently restated their belief in Albon throughout last year, but it seems that a seventh-place finish in the constructors' championship did not meet their expectations. Perez has been a very consistent presence in the sport since his debut in 2011, picking up numerous podiums in lesser machinery and finally earning his first win at the 2020 Sakhir...
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