Perez slams Maldonado
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JULY 8, 2012

Perez slams Maldonado

Sergio Perez
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Sergio Perez launched an outspoken attack on Williams driver Pastor Maldonado after the pair made contact in the British GP, putting the Mexican out if the race after 11 laps.

It was not the first time this year that the pair have made contact, an unnecessary incident in Monaco free practice also annoying Perez.

"Pastor doesn't respect other drivers," Perez stormed. "I was already in front and if not he should have given me enough space not to crash. I don't understand the way he is driving.

"It is not the first time he has damaged my weekend. He did the same in Valencia (where Madonado made contact with Hamilton) and they gave him a drive through which, I think, is not enough. This guy will never learn if they don't do something because he is a very dangerous driver and can hurt someone.

"Everybody has concerns about him. He is a driver who doesn't know we are risking our lives and has no respect at all. It is not a matter of close or not. He has no respect at all. The way he is driving I think the stewards really have to do something."

Race stewards are currently investigating the incident.

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