Sergio Pérez is a Mexican Formula One racing driver currently racing for the Red Bull Racing team. He is the first Mexican driver since Héctor Rebaque in 1981 to compete in Formula One and is the only Mexican driver to have scored a podium finish in the sport. Pérez started his career in karting and moved up the ranks to Formula BMW and GP2 before making the jump to Formula One in 2011 with Sauber. In 2012, he moved to McLaren, where he scored two podium finishes, before joining Force India in 2014. He won his first Formula One race in the 2021 Sakhir Grand Prix while racing for Red Bull Racing. He currently has three career wins, ten podiums, and four pole positions in Formula One.