Carlos Sainz signed a dream contract to drive for Ferrari alongside Charles Leclerc subsequent season. The Spaniard is changing the four-time world champion, Sebastian Vettel. In the meantime, Sainz expects that his transition to Ferrari shall be a bit of difficult.
Driving for the Tifosis comes with numerous expectations and strain. Sainz was going through single-year offers earlier than becoming a member of McLaren and emphasised the significance of securing a multi-year deal. A multi-year cope with Ferrari permits him to develop with the staff and ship higher outcomes.
“For me a two-year deal is essential. It’s one of many issues that I’ve all the time stated since I joined McLaren and clearly since becoming a member of Ferrari, for a driver to have a little bit of stability in a staff is all the time essential.
“You see the Charles Leclerc of at the moment versus the Charles Leclerc of a year-and-a-half in the past when he joined Ferrari, he’s a distinct Charles. In the event you see the Lewis [Hamilton] of at the moment in comparison with the Lewis of 2013 when he joined Mercedes, he’s different,” Carlos acknowledged.
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Carlos Sainz faces one other problem forward of 2021 season
The 2021 season has a slim pre-season testing part earlier than the season begins. Ferrari is planning to present Sainz some non-public runs in considered one of its previous F1 automobiles to make up for it.
Nonetheless, the Spaniard acknowledged that the restricted runs with a model new automotive will pose a brand new problem going into subsequent season. He believes that extra time with a automotive permits the motive force to turn into extra acquainted and ship stronger outcomes.
“I’m going to want my races and my experiences to get to know the best way to extract the utmost out of that automotive. In the event you add that it appears to be like like I’m going to get one-and-a-half days of testing, and I’m going to go straight into my first race with solely sooner or later and a half of testing in a model new automotive”
“For me it’s going to be a tricky factor to do. However I like these type of challenges. I’ll attempt to adapt myself in addition to attainable and as greatest I can, and see what I can get out of it,” defined the Ferrari driver.
Sainz had a powerful season with McLaren final yr. Ferrari will hope that the Spaniard will assist enhance their efficiency on the grid. In the meantime, Sainz will wish to familiarize himself together with his automotive and problem his teammate as quickly as attainable.