Force India Formula One team sponsor BWT announced on Sunday that they have donated $200,000 to the victims of last months earthquake in Mexico City through Force India driver Sergio Perez’s charity the Checo Perez Foundation.

Speaking about the donation, BWT Head of Group Marketing, Lutz Huber commented by saying:

The people affected by the recent earthquake in Mexico need our support. We are very happy to be able to help them, together with Sergio Perez and the whole team. With our donation to the Checo Pérez Foundation we can be sure that the aid will arrive where it is needed most.

Sergio Perez, who will start his home race from ninth place on the grid commented by saying:

Following the tragic events of September, the reaction of the Formula One paddock has been overwhelming. This gesture from BWT is incredibly generous and will make a huge difference to the people who have had their lives devastated. I love my country and I thank everybody at BWT for supporting Mexico through this difficult moment.

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