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The Finishing Line - with McLaren's Sergio Perez 09 Nov 2013

Sergio Perez (MEX) McLaren.
Formula One World Championship, Rd17, Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Practice, Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Friday, 1 November 2013 Sergio Perez (MEX) McLaren MP4-28/
Formula One World Championship, Rd17, Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Qualifying, Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Saturday, 2 November 2013 Sergio Perez (MEX) McLaren MP4-28.
Formula One World Championship, Rd17, Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Practice, Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Friday, 1 November 2013 Sergio Perez (MEX) McLaren MP4-28.
Formula One World Championship, Rd14, Korean Grand Prix, Practice, Korea International Circuit, Yeongam, South Korea, Friday, 4 October 2013 Sergio Perez (MEX) McLaren on the drivers parade.
Formula One World Championship, Rd16, Indian Grand Prix, Buddh International Circuit, Greater Noida, New Delhi, India, Race Day, Sunday, 27 October 2013 Sergio Perez (MEX) McLaren MP4-28.
Formula One World Championship, Rd13, Singapore Grand Prix, Practice, Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore, Friday, 20 September 2013 Sergio Perez (MEX) McLaren.
Formula One World Championship, Rd16, Indian Grand Prix, Buddh International Circuit, Greater Noida, New Delhi, India, Qualifying, Saturday, 26 October 2013

Sergio Perez’s no-holds-barred approach to racing has won him plenty of fans, many of who will be cheering him on at next weekend’s 2013 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix. It’s the closest thing to a home race for the 23-year-old Mexican, so what better time for him to tackle our special ‘Finishing Line’ quiz; a set of questions specially designed to help you get to know the world’s greatest drivers a little better…

The sportsperson I most admire is…
Sergio Perez:
Ayrton Senna - by far!

The best actor in the world is…
SP:
Denzel Washington

The most memorable overtaking move of my career was…
SP:
Monza last year when I overtook the two Ferraris to take P2 on the podium. That was a great moment.

My favourite song of all time is…
SP:
Color Esperanza

The best thing about the off-season is…
SP:
To spend time at home. That is highly treasured by all the drivers who come from outside Europe.

The last time I lost my temper was…
SP:
A couple of weekends ago. In fact, pretty much after every weekend this year! (laughs)

My first pet was…
SP:
A dog by the name of Camilla.

The last photo I took was of…
SP:
A man and a woman riding a bike in India. She was perching on the bike - it looked so dangerous - in a colourful saree.

The last time I overslept was…
SP:
I cannot remember, so it must have been a long time ago.

The greatest feeling in the world is…
SP:
Winning

My most treasured possession is …
SP:
My wallet. My life is in there: passport, driver’s licence, cards, money…

The funniest person I know is…
SP:
The main character from the Mexican TV series El Chavo del Ocho.

My favourite drink is…
SP:
Pantera Rosa. It’s a sort of Pina Colada, only with grenadine syrup.

You would never catch me wearing a…
SP:
Never say never, but you would never see me wearing a catsuit.

The best excuse to give your team boss after crashing the car is…
SP:
I never have to find excuses in that respect.

The last time I lost something was…
SP:
My wallet, actually. Luckily I got it back.

My favourite holiday destination is…
SP:
Vallarta, Mexico.

My favourite time of the day is…
SP:
Night.

The strangest rumour I’ve ever read about myself was…
SP:
There have been so many. Probably the most nutty was that McLaren was not going to sign me because Telmex was not paying on time.

The best present I’ve been given by a fan is…
SP:
I have received so many presents from fans. I don’t have a favourite one. They are all fantastic.

The best cure for a hangover is…
SP:
Not having to do anything the next day. You have to let it go and take your time.

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