Carlos Sainz Jnr will drive a two-year-old Ferrari before making his debut for the team next year, but Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo won’t get to do the same at their new teams.
Carlos Sainz Jnr has taken notice of the improvements Ferrari have made in recent events, with just three races to go before he joins the team.
Carlos Sainz Jnr’s performance this year demonstrates why Ferrari were so keen to sign him, says McLaren team principal Andreas Seidl.
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Formula 1 drivers expect they will have to contend with a slippery track surface for the second time in three races this weekend.
Some F1 drivers want the sport to stop broadcasting their communications, but others realise that’s exactly why team radio is here to stay.
Carlos Sainz Jnr believes the FIA and circuit operators have started to realise replacing gravel traps with asphalt run-off areas was a mistake because it prevents track limits from being enforced.
Carlos Sainz Jnr is concerned the angle of the first corner at the Autodromo do Algarve will make it difficult to avoids collisions at the start of the race.
Charles Leclerc is pleased Ferrari stand to benefit from F1’s new aero handicap rules which are due to come into force next year, as a result of their low championship position.
McLaren racing director Andrea Stella describes how he sees “sporting humility” in the teams’ drivers which is familiar from his time with Michael Schumacher and other champions.
Carlos Sainz Jnr and Kevin Magnussen described the pile-up during the first restart at the Tuscan Grand Prix as “dangerous” and said F1 must avoid a repeat in the future.
Carlos Sainz Jnr says the performance of McLaren around the Mugello circuit was a “nasty surprise” for the team after qualifying.
McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown believes his team will benefit from the “harmonious relationship” between the its drivers compared to the more challenging situations their rivals are facing.
Formula 1 drivers are not convinced the qualifying format should be changed in response to the problems encountered at Monza during the last two seasons.
Carlos Sainz feared he had ruined his final qualifying lap with a mistake and had to “risk a lot” in the final sector to secure third on the grid for the Italian Grand Prix.
“I don’t think there’s ever going to be a bad time where you would say ‘I do not want to go to Ferrari’. You give me that option 100 times again, I will always say yes.”
Carlos Sainz Jnr admits he is growing increasingly tired of the problems which he says have compromised five of his seven races so far this year.
Carlos Sainz Jnr will have doubts over his move to Ferrari next year having seen his future team’s performance at Spa-Francorchamps, according to Formula 1 motorsport director Ross Brawn.
Future Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz Jnr says the Belgian Grand Prix weekend showed the team need to make a lot of progress with their power unit.
Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto says the team cannot address its poor performance by bringing back parts from the car it raced last year.