Never before had a Formula One driver's downfall been celebrated with such unbridled joy.
Little more than a year after McLaren chose him—not Nico Hulkenberg, not Paul Di Resta —to lead them into life after Lewis Hamilton, Sergio Perez was gone, deemed to have less ultimate potential than a driver without a single grand prix appearance to his name.
The confirmation of Kevin Magnussen's promotion alongside Jenson Button in November 2013, a matter of weeks after securing the Formula Renault 3.
Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez will stay with Force India next year, says owner Vijay Mallya.
Sergio Perez has joined Force India F1 in a multi-year deal to partner Nico Hulkenberg. Good news for Perez, bad news for Paul Di Resta and Adrian Sutil. Read more...
Sergio Pérez will join Force India for the 2014 Formula 1 campaign. The Mexican, who was dropped by McLaren after just one term, partners the already confirmed Nico Hülkenberg on a "multi-year" deal.
When Force India team boss announced that Sergio Perez would be joining Nico Hulkenberg to form an all-new driver pairing for the 2014 season I, for one, was excited. Not that I have anything particular against Paul di Resta or Adri...