The pilot Force India Sergio Perez was voted the best racer of 2016 during the annual prize of the FIA American Awards, held in Mexico city.
The ceremony took place on the Circuit behalf of the brothers Rodriguez.
Perez, who completed the season-2016 in seventh place in the overall standings, admitted that this year was the most important in his career, and added that the recognition in their own country, it has special value.
“This award means a lot to me, said the 26-year-old driver. — I am proud that in my country that perform this kind of ceremony, and especially appreciate the fact that I was recognized as the best racer in Latin America in 2016. In the coming season I shall try to be even better.”
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