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Unwell Perez endured 'toughest race ever' in Austin

Sergio Perez clinched his second podium in succession on Sunday, but the Red Bull driver described his US Grand Prix as his "toughest race ever" physically after he was unable to keep himself hydrated in the grueling conditions. Perez followed front-runners Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton at the start of the 56 lap race at the Circuit of the Americas but was unable to hang on to the duo. From the outset, the Mexican, who woke up on Sunday morning feeling a bit under the weather, was deprived of fluid, which weighed on his efforts. But the Red Bull driver still managed to hold his own for the remainder of the afternoon, but at a massive physical cost. "A horrible one,"...
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