DECEMBER 18, 2020
Perez signs with Red Bull
The Red Bull-Honda confirmed the signing of Sergio Perez to partner Max Verstappen in the team for the 2021 season. Alex Albon will continue with the team in a role as test and reserve driver.
Team Principal Christian Horner said, "Alex is a valued member of the Team and we thought long and hard about this decision. Having taken our time to evaluate all the relevant data and performances we have decided that Sergio is the right driver to partner Max for 2021 and look forward to welcoming him to Red Bull Racing. Alex remains an important part of our Team as Test and Reserve Driver with a key focus on 2022 development and we would like to thank him for his hard work and contribution.”