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Perez: Hamilton straight-line speed 'from another planet'

Sergio Perez witnessed firsthand in the Sao Paulo Grand Prix the full might of Mercedes' straight-line speed which the Red Bull driver described as being "from another planet". Mercedes has showcased in recent races the top speed quality of its W12. But Lewis Hamilton's remarkable performances in Brazil, both in Saturday's sprint event as well as in Sunday's race, has put the Brackley squad's car on different level. Perez who had launched his race from fourth on grid slotted in at the start behind teammate Max Verstappen. But the Mexican was caught and overhauled by Hamilton as soon as lap 18 as the Briton's irresistible charge unfolded. Read also: F1i's Driver Ratings for the...
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