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Szafnauer: Perez was kept aware of 'what was going on'

Racing Point team boss Otmar Szafnauer says Sergio Perez was well aware of the possibility that he could be replaced by Sebastian Vettel for 2021. Perez said on Thursday that he only learned on Wednesday of his team's decision to hire Vettel, having been confident up to then that he would be racing with Aston Martin Racing in 2021. But Szafnauer said Perez's comments were "a bit of a misnomer", insisting that while the definitive decision was indeed taken on Wednesday, the Mexican was kept up to speed on developments through his manager Julian Jakobi. Perez kept in the dark about Vettel, but 'already knew' "He did have an inkling and he did know," Szafnauer told Sky at...
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