Carlos Sainz Jnr has become the fourth driver on the grid to have his final penalty-free engine change before the halfway mark in the season.
Lewis Hamilton says Formula 1’s new Sprint race format “won’t be too exciting” and expects to see a “train” of cars at Silverstone next week.
After Max Verstappen’s Austrian grand slam, the last time Lewis Hamilton was this far behind in the points standings he lost the world championship.
Carlos Sainz Jnr expressed his gratitude for the “teamwork” between Ferrari and Mercedes after he was able to unlap himself from Lewis Hamilton during the Styrian Grand Prix.
Ferrari has mobilised its resources to get to the bottom of the surprise tyre problems which left it point-less in the French Grand Prix, says Carlos Sainz Jnr.
Formula 1 drivers said they felt reassured by a lengthy meeting with Pirelli on Friday to discuss the tyre failures suffered by two of them in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
Ferrari achieved its surprise pole positions in Baku and Monaco by understanding how to get the best out of Pirelli’s softest tyres, says Carlos Sainz Jnr.
While Ferrari were quicker over a lap than McLaren or Alpine last weekend, Carlos Sainz Jnr says their top speed remains a weakness.
Lando Norris says he didn’t mean to put an aggressive move on Carlos Sainz Jnr after being shown the black-and-white ‘unsporting conduct’ flag during the Spanish Grand Prix.
Carlos Sainz Jnr says he’s eager to try the original, high-speed configuration of the final two corners at the Circuit de Catalunya.
Carlos Sainz Jnr admitted he was upset with his first point-less finish for Ferrari in a race where he believes a top five result was possible.
Carlos Sainz Jnr praised his former team mate Lando Norris after his podium finish in Sunday’s Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix.
Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto says there is “serenity” at the team in 2021 as it has made a clear step forward with its new car.
The experience Carlos Sainz Jnr has brought from other teams is proving “very interesting” for Ferrari, says his team mate Charles Leclerc.
Carlos Sainz Jnr is hoping for calmer conditions over the remaining days of testing in Bahrain after a sandstorm disrupted his first run for Ferrari.
Two F1 drivers have taken advantage of the Bahrain government’s offer to provide Covid-19 vaccinations to those visiting the country for testing and the season-opening race.
Carlos Sainz Jnr says it will be hard to begin the new season at the top of his game, partly because of how little testing drivers are able to do this year.
Carlos Sainz Jnr refused to confirm claims he crashed a Ferrari while testing Pirelli’s prototype 18-inch tyres at Jerez, saying: “If something happened, it was very minor.”
Carlos Sainz Jnr has made his debut behind the wheel of a Ferrari at the team’s test track in Fiorano.
New Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz Jnr will be joined by team mate Charles Leclerc when the team tests one of its earlier cars next week, RaceFans understands.