Carlos Sainz Jr. he was sending good vibes to Checo Pérez, despite his rivalry with the driver and the Red Bull team
pilot of Ferrari, Carlos Sainzdon’t hold back your feelings Mexico and the good treatment he gets every time he Formula 1 is in the country. Having said that, the Spaniard admitted that he would be happy if Czech Perez win the race this Sunday.
Carlos Sainzfifth in the driver’s championship, he pointed out that the Mexican public feels more affection for his Latin origin Mexico.
“I like coming to this country because of the support of the people. We feel that support and affection more and I know how much they want Checo to win; I will be happy if he wins, I would feel good for him if he did,” he emphasized. Carlos Sainzwhose teammate he is Charles Leclercwhich competes directly with Czech Perez for second place in the drivers’ championship.
Carlos Sainz talked about his weekend at NOW and highlighted his frustration at not finishing the race and being knocked out of it by a blow from George Russellpilot of Mercedes -Sainz started first, but could not withstand the attack Max Verstappen in the first turn and on top of that he hit Mercedes.
“It’s frustrating, but we know we have the speed. We have to stick to positive feelings”, he declared.
“Nothing changes after that touch and the expectation to win the first corner and stay in the top four. It’s obviously frustrating. Obviously an apology to Max, because it could be the end of his career and thwart his entire career,” he added.
Carlos Sainz mathematically it comes with options from runner-up to Mexicobut very far Charles Leclerc with 267 points and Czech Perez with 265; then continue George Russell with 2018 and Sainz with 202. Second is very close Mercedes from Lewis Hamiltonwith 198 units.
Carlos Sainz never finished on the podium Mexican Grand Prix.