Perez refuses to commit to Force India
Sergio Perez hopes to remain at Force India but admits he has yet to put pen to paper on a new contract and does have options if he chooses to leave. The Mexican has impressed so far this season, gaining 62 points, and has been linked with a possible move to Renault or Williams. However, the former McLaren driver hinted that he will remain at Force India in 2017. “It looks like I will stay, we are just getting to the end of the final negotiations which I really hope doesn’t change,” Perez told Sky Sports. “But in this business I know by experience that things can change very quickly. “When I was at McLaren everything was pretty much done, there was just a little piece of paper to be signed and it never got signed. “But it very much looks like I will be here next year. That is what I want to do but you never know.” Yet if a deal cannot be reached, Perez feels he will have offers from rival teams. “You always see rumours around, not only with Renault, but with Haas and Williams,” he added. “My priority is to secure a deal with my current team, if that cannot happen then we will see what options are on the table.” Perez has secured seven podium finishes since joining the F1 ranks with Sauber in 2011.