WATCH: Leclerc & Sainz Have a Laugh at Ferrari F1 Boss Binotto’s Expense

Published 07/03/2021, 7:08 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – Monaco Grand Prix – Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco – May 19, 2021 Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz Jr. during a press conference ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix Pool via REUTERS/Sebastien Nogier


Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris’ bromance certainly brought one of the most wholesome friendships in F1. However, the former left McLaren for Scuderia Ferrari to replace four-time world champion, Sebastian Vettel.

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The Spaniard joined the Maranello-based team by signing a multi-year contract to team up with the Monegasque driver, Charles Leclerc. And now, it seems that the new Ferrari duo have been gelling pretty well off the track.

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Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc trolls Mattia Binotto

In a fun video posted on YouTube, Sainz and Leclerc gave their fans an inside look of the Ferrari outlet. The two explored several places in their outlet, including Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto‘s room.

While exploring Binotto’s room, Sainz sat on his chair and said: “Let me have a seat in Mattia’s chair. Let me feel very powerful for a minute.”

And the Monegasque to it responded hilariously, saying, “let’s renew my contract.”

Ferrari to look to finish ahead of McLaren in the constructors’ championship

After an awful weekend at French Grand Prix, Ferrari made an impressive comeback at the Red Bull Ring for the Styrian GP.

Unfortunately, both drivers struggled with tire degradation and failed to finish inside the top 10 at La Castellet. As a result, the Maranello outfit brought zero points home from the French GP.

Formula One F1 – Steiermark Grand Prix – Red Bull Ring, Styria, Austria – June 25, 2021. Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz Jr. and Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc in action during practice REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger.

However, things changed for the better at the Styrian GP; the Maranello-based team made a remarkable recovery as Sainz and Leclerc finishing P6 and P7, respectively.

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And with Red Bull Ring to host successive races, Ferrari will look to add more points to their constructors’ tally and close their gap with McLaren. The Reds currently sit at P4 in the constructors’ standings, 12 points behind the Woking outfit.

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