Carlos Sainz never felt comfortable during Italian Grand Prix

Carlos Sainz says he was not comfortable with his Ferrari at all at Monza, saying the rear-end of the SF21 is a weakness for him. Looking at statistics alone, it would seem that Sainz has had a fantastic start to life at Ferrari, already with 97.5 points on the board

Carlos Sainz following father's blueprint for lengthy career | Planet F1

Carlos Sainz says his father is the perfect example to follow in order to ensure his Formula 1 career is a lengthy one. The Ferrari driver recently turned 27 and is already more than halfway through his seventh F1 campaign, having started out with Toro Rosso in 2015. However, by

'Wily' Carlos Sainz and the 'psychology' of a long first stint

Carlos Sainz is proving to be a “wily old driver” with Damon Hill praising his race strategy, which he reckons the Spaniard decided, at the Austrian GP. Sainz qualified 11th for the second race at the Red Bull Ring, giving him free tyre choice for the Sunday race. Promoted to

Carlos Sainz admits Ferrari are using Styria as a tyre 'test'

Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz admitted the team are using the Styrian GP to try and work out how to fix their tyre problems, to improve for the second race in Spielberg. Both Sainz and Charles Leclerc suffered severe front tyre degradation issues last weekend at Paul Ricard, with team principal

Carlos Sainz never considered rallying over F1

His father may be a rally legend, but Carlos Sainz says he never came close to following in his footsteps rather than pursuing an F1 career. Sainz has enjoyed an excellent six years on the grid, driving for two of the biggest names in the sport, McLaren and Ferrari, and

'Engineer Carlos Sainz will get closer to Charles Leclerc very soon'

Jenson Button has predicted a close fight between Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc, the former “basically an engineer” sat in the SF21 car. Sainz has joined Ferrari from McLaren on an initial two-year deal to form the youngest Formula 1 driver line-up in the Scuderia’s history alongside Charles Leclerc. Many

Carlos Sainz relishing battle with 'impressive' Charles Leclerc

Carlos Sainz says he’s looking forward to seeing what makes Charles Leclerc so quick in his Ferrari, having witnessed his talent from afar at McLaren for the past two seasons. Sainz spoke of the whole grid’s regard for Leclerc’s qualifying pace in particular, with the two-time race winner using his

Carlos Sainz: Better pace than the McLarens at the end

Carlos Sainz reckons he was a match for the McLarens, if not faster, in the final stint of the Bahrain Grand Prix. Sainz swapped from McLaren to Ferrari in the off season with many questioning whether the Spaniard was regretting his decision given their contrasting 2020 form. While McLaren was

Kimi Raikkonen: Carlos Sainz p*ssed off, tried to play games | Planet F1

Kimi Raikkonen thinks Carlos Sainz was “p*ssed off and tried to play games” when they nearly collided on the final day of pre-season testing. The incident occurred right at the end of the three days of running in Bahrain at turn 10, where Sainz in the Ferrari squeezed up the

Sainz fed up after navigational drama: ‘This isn’t the Dakar’

Carlos Sainz has lashed out at this year’s Dakar Rally roadbook after getting lost for the second time in three days, saying he is “fed up” and the rally-raid doesn’t feel like Dakar. Having already lost 31 minutes in Tuesday’s third stage with navigational difficulties, three-time winner Sainz slipped further