Checo Perez struggles at the Spanish GP 2023, starting from 11th on the grid

From promising practice runs to a sand trap stumble, Perez's journey lands him in 11th for the starting lineup in Barcelona.

After a disastrous Italian Grand Prix, Checo Perez continued his downward trend and had a lousy qualifying in the Spanish GP this Saturday, being out of Q3, so he will start 11th on the grid at the Montmelo circuit in Barcelona.

Checo Perez performed well in the first free practice, finishing fourth in the second session of the Spanish GP.

This Saturday, the Dutch Max Verstappen, leader of the championship, was the fastest in the third practice, followed by Checo Perez in the Spanish GP, which takes place at the Montmelo circuit in Barcelona.

But in Q2, Checo Perez could not be fast enough to get into Q3, so he will have to look for the podium from 11th place on the starting grid of the Spanish GP.

Checo Perez was eliminated from Q3.

Checo Perez finished 11th in Q2, being eliminated from Q3, so his weekend in the Spanish GP is still not promising.

Checo Perez’s mistake at the Spanish GP.

With less than 2 minutes left in Q2, Checo Perez was in eighth position, looking to improve his time, but he lost control of his car and ended up in the sand area of the Spanish GP.

Checo Perez did not improve in Q2.

Checo Perez changes to soft tires looking for a lap that will bring him closer to first place in the qualifying of the Spanish GP.

Checo Perez suffers and, by a miracle, passes to Q2

Mexican Checo Perez managed to get into Q2 by a miracle after finishing in 15th place, a session in which Charles Leclerc was left on the way and will start last in the Spanish GP.

Resultados Q1 GP de España
Results Q1 Spanish GP (Screenshot )

Spanish GP qualifying gets underway

Checo Perez has had a problematic Q1 at the Spanish GP, which does not give him high hopes for Sunday’s race.