Red Bull manager Christian Horner believes he has no regrets for asking Sergio Perez to allow Max Ferstappen to bypass him during the Spanish Grand Prix.

Red Bull team leader Christian Horner defended the decision Max Ferstappen allow to pass Sergio Perez on the road to victory Spanish Grand Prix.

Ferstappen wins in Barcelona to take the lead in the championship race, assisted by the previous leader Charles Leclerc retired from him Ferrari shortly after his first pit stop.

Initially, Perez had an advantage over Ferstappen, but the Mexican was asked to give up the advantage over his teammate, which later proved to be decisive in the context of the race.

While Perez was unhappy with the decision, Horner claimed after the race that he made the right decision for the team, claiming it helped “bring both cars home”.

Horner said Sky Sports: “They didn’t take part in one race. The strategy was different. We had a problem that we had a high temperature – water, oil, brakes. The last thing you want to risk is DNF, if you can get one- two Max had such an advantage in tires, and Checo tires would not come to an end.

“It’s our responsibility to take both cars home. What Cheka couldn’t see at the time was that he had to work on this tire for so long. There’s no point in taking such a risk. It was right.”

As a result, Ferstappen finished away from Perez by 13 seconds, and the second number Red Bull rider comfortably took second place 19 seconds ahead Mercedes the driver George Russell who completed the pedestal.

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