Carlos Sainz is set to participate in the first two practice sessions for the Mexican Grand Prix despite missing press moments due to illness, as this weekend’s race is important for Ferrari’s position in the constructors’ championship and Sainz’s standing in the world championship.
‣ Carlos Sainz is ready to participate in the first two free practice sessions despite his illness.
‣ Ferrari is 22 points behind Mercedes in the constructors’ championship, making the Mexican GP an important race for them.
‣ Sainz is currently fifth in the world championship and has a chance to catch up to Lewis Hamilton‘s third place.
‣ Sainz had his best result at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez Circuit last year, finishing fifth.
Carlos Sainz is set to make a comeback in the first two free practice sessions ahead of the Mexican Grand Prix after missing out due to illness. Ferrari confirmed that the Spaniard had received permission from the FIA to skip the press moments in Mexico City, but he will be fit enough to participate on Friday.
This weekend’s race holds significant importance for Ferrari as they are currently 22 points behind Mercedes in the constructors’ championship. With only four races remaining, second place in the World Championship is still within reach for the Italian team, and they will be relying on Sainz to help in their battle against Mercedes.
Sainz himself currently holds the fifth spot in the world championship and still has a chance to catch up to Lewis Hamilton’s third position. Although there is a 30-point gap between them, it is not an insurmountable challenge. Sainz’s previous best result at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez Circuit was a fifth-place finish last year, and he will be looking to improve upon that performance.
Ferrari welcomed Sainz back with a tweet, expressing their excitement for his return to the track. With Sainz back in action, all eyes will be on him as he aims to contribute to Ferrari’s campaign for a strong finish in the World Championship.