How much did Sergio “Checo” Pérez make this season?


Sergio ‘Checo’ Pérez has become the sporting reference in Mexico in 2022 and his success on the tracks where he achieved third place in the Formula 1 drivers’ championship has been reflected in his portfolio where he is now one of the four best paid from the highest category of motorsport.

Forbes magazine, which is specialized in business, published its traditional list of highest-paid drivers and Sergio Pérez has been among the best with earnings of 26 million US dollars, of those 10 million correspond to salary from Red Bull Racing and 16 million in bonuses, giving a figure that the man from Guadalajara had never seen in other teams of the Great Circus.

Pérez’s success on the circuits has been related to various personal sponsors that have come to his helmet, such as the direct support of the state of Jalisco, the Kavak company, where he is a shareholder, Tequila Patrón, among other companies that have joined the successful image of the driver who, during the first half of the season, fought for the F1 championship.

Source: Excelsior

Mexico Daily Post