All of the F1 driver helmets for the 2022 Mexican GP

Sergio Perez returns home with a new helmet design and his sights set on victory, but will teammate Max Verstappen agree to play second fiddle?


Formula 1 heads to the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez for the 2022 Mexican Grand Prix this weekend, and while the home fans will no doubt be hoping for a Sergio Perez win, don’t expect teammate Max Verstappen to hand it to him.

Both championships have been decided, with the Dutchman sealing a second consecutive drivers’ title in Japan, while Red Bull claimed their first constructors’ crown since 2013 last time out in Austin, Texas.

No Mexican driver has ever won on home soil, and with Perez just two points back of Charles Leclerc for second in the standings, a win on Sunday would go a long way to helping him finish behind his teammate.

However, Verstappen is chasing history of his own. With 13 victories to his name in 2022, the Dutchman is level with Sebastian Vettel and Michael Schumacher for most wins in a single championship.

Another win would give him 14 and the record, and Verstappen made it clear he’s gunning for top spot.

“Well, he knows what he has to do to finish a second, he has to finish ahead of Charles,” said Verstappen.

“As a team, we always try to be first and second and as a driver, I want to win more races.

“I still want to win the races, so I’m here to do the best I can. It’s a bit more relaxing, but I know that once I sit in the car I always want the best.”

Regardless of what happens on Sunday, we know that Perez will mark his home race with a flashy new helmet design. Here’s a look at all the new designs for the 2022 Mexican Grand Prix.

Sergio Perez

Max Verstappen

Sebastian Vettel

Adriano Boin
Adriano Boin
Motorsport journalist specialising in Formula 1 and Ferrari.
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