Carlos Sainz impressed in qualifying, but due to a 10-place grid penalty after an incident the day before, he will have to start the race in P12 and will be focusing on making a comeback during the race.
‣ Carlos Sainz impressed in qualifying and will start the race in P12 due to a 10-place grid penalty
‣ Sainz praised the team for the turnaround of his car and is focused on a comeback race
‣ Sainz is still disappointed about the incident from yesterday but is trying to move on and focus on the race
Carlos Sainz wowed fans in the qualifying round, keeping up with his Ferrari teammate and finishing in second place after the last session, although a 10-place grid penalty will bump him down to 12th place at the start of the race.
Acknowledging it will be a day of recovery for Sainz, he appreciated his team for turning his car around after its issues in FP1. He expressed his desire to make a comeback in the race, stating, “I would love to be fighting for the win tomorrow with Charles and Max, but unfortunately I’m going to be on a comeback race.” Despite this, he admits he is still disappointed by yesterday’s events, saying, “Still disappointed to yesterday, I’m not going to lie, I’m still in a very bad mood, I’m trying to not show it too much, but it is what it is.”
In the end, Sainz is grateful for his team and is ready to accept the challenge that comes with the grid penalty. It will be a race of resilience for Sainz as he aims to overcome the setback and fight for a strong finish.