Carlos Sainz has admitted he's ‘very, very shut' to inking a brand new take care of Ferrari after clinching P2 within the 2022 F1 Bahrain GP final Sunday.
Regardless of being left annoyed by his personal displaying compared to that of teammate Charles leclerc, the Spaniard is optimistic about staying on with the Scuderia for the foreseeable future.
After serving to safe the Italian outfit's first one-two end in F1 because the 2019 Singapore GP, Sainz make clear the scenario concerning his contract by saying:
“I feel we're shut. Very shut. Very, very shut. Very shut. Extraordinarily shut. Almost there.”
This sentiment was additionally echoed by Ferrari crew principal Mattia Binotto, who mentioned:
“I feel we discovered an settlement. It's solely a matter to translate it into paper.”
Carlos Sainz believes 2022 F1 Bahrain GP weekend was his ‘most troublesome' as a Ferrari driver
Carlos Sainz feels the 2022 F1 Bahrain GP race weekend was his ‘most troublesome' but since becoming a member of Ferrari.
Sainz arrived on the Scuderia stables to interchange four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel after the 2022 F1 season. All through the weekend, the Spaniard was persistently outpaced by teammate Charles Leclerc.
Reflecting on a troublesome race that resulted in a blaze of glory for Ferrari, Sainz mentioned:
“In FP1, FP2 and FP3 I used to be very far behind, probably the most far that I've been ever in Ferrari, and that's why even with a 1-2 that we scored, I'm not completely proud of the weekend. As a Ferrari driver it's been my most troublesome weekend and it simply reveals that I have to put my head down, perceive this automobile, perceive the place is Charles making the distinction together with his driving and the way in which that he's approaching the corners and driving the tires, additionally within the race.”
The 27-year-old went on so as to add, saying:
“I want to enhance if I wish to battle for a win and I'll put my head down and attempt to do some steps coming into Jeddah. Can I enhance it from one weekend to a different? I feel I can enhance it. Can I reduce down the deficit fully? It's an excellent query. I want I can and I might be working arduous for it.”
Sainz additionally admitted that he wants to vary his driving model to adapt to the set-up of the brand new Ferrari F1-75 if he's to scale back the hole between himself and Leclerc.