McLaren Boss Seidl Tips Carlos Sainz to Flourish at Ferrari

Published 12/28/2020, 1:07 AM EST
Formula One F1 – Emilia Romagna Grand Prix – Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Imola, Italy – October 30, 2020 McLaren’s Carlos Sainz Jr. during a press conference FIA/Handout via REUTERS


Carlos Sainz has started his journey with the Italians. The Spaniard has already made his first factory visit to Maranello, and his seat settings are done. With winter testing inching closer, Carlos simply can’t contain the excitement.

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Back at McLaren, the team grieves the loss of their star driver. Carlos came to McLaren and dragged them out of their misery. In the course, he not only won them a P3 but made bonds stronger than steel. Well, with such memories, McLaren will have a tough time forgetting him.

Carlos Sainz has made quite a name for himself this year. His P6 finish was not the only pointer for him. The manner in which drove around the tracks grabbed the attention of the paddock. Well, his former Team Principal has a ton of praise for him.

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Formula One F1 – Bahrain Grand Prix – Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain – McLaren’s Carlos Sainz Jr. during practice Pool via REUTERS/Bryn Lennon

The way he drives, the way he behaves with the team when he is out of the car, as well as the environment around him… I have no doubt that he will be successful with Ferrari,

Clearly, Carlos has played a very important role in our ‘journey’ over the last two years. In the end, the points he has achieved in these two years speak for themselves, as does the result we have achieved in the championship,”concluded Seidl.

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Carlos Sainz left a mark on McLaren

Carlos Sainz also appears optimistic about his Ferrari journey. His first video for the Prancing Stallion was quite a peek into his morning routine. To add to his review of Ferrari, he praised their work ethic.

The Spaniard comes to Ferrari during perilous times. With knowledge, he will play an efficient role as far as strategies are concerned.

Even the team has high hopes for him. The team boss Binotto especially highlighted that Sainz will have the same job as Leclerc, to win.

Sainz has left a colossal mark on his former constructors, and he plans to do the same for Ferrari. The Spaniard will resolve several issues at Ferrari in his time.

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Formula One F1 – Bahrain Grand Prix – Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain – November 27, 2020 McLaren’s Carlos Sainz Jr. playing football in the paddock Pool via REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

Clearly, Carlos has played a very important role in our ‘journey’ over the last two years. He came here after a very difficult time for the team, but he gave everything for us since the first test in Abu Dhabi two years ago, both on the track and off, also in terms of the working relationship and attitude towards the players, engineers,” concluded Seidl.

Well, with this praise and all the points he has gathered this year, he is a star to look out for come 2021. His seat at McLaren was occupied by Daniel Ricciardo, and he will keep an eye out for the Aussie as he races past the others.

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Indrasish Ganguly

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Indrasish Ganguly is an F1 author at Essentially Sports. An avid fan of the F1 championship, the Kolkata based writer admires Lewis Hamilton the most on the F1 grid. His interest in racing stems from his love for cars and speed.

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