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Sainz’s ambition: "I’m happy but it doesn’t taste as good as it should"
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Sainz’s ambition: "I’m happy but it doesn’t taste as good as it should"

"It was all a matter of making a good start. Then I felt very good with the car," he says after his second place on the podium.Sainz, with his trophy in Mnaco, along with members of his team.EFEThe 78 laps through the streets of Mnaco, completed in 99 minutes, barely made a dent in Carlos Sainz. As soon as he crossed the finish line, before the F1 microphones, the Spaniard joked with David Coulthard on the subject, when the Scotsman realized that he was not even sweating. "Maybe you don't train too much, but we're in good shape," joked the Ferrari driver.The joy of Carlos, however, admits several nuances, related to the ambition of those who did not see victory so far. "If you told me before coming here that I finished second, without a doubt I would have accepted it. But if we take int...
Carlos Sainz, a leader of the new generation: he has been on three of the four youngest podiums in history
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Carlos Sainz, a leader of the new generation: he has been on three of the four youngest podiums in history

Carlos Sainz won the third podium of his F1 racing career in Monaco, after those achieved in Brazil 2019 and in Italy 2020. This one had a special flavor, not only for achieving it in the most legendary circuit of the championship, but because it was the first with Ferrari. The Madrid native was accompanied by two drivers of his generation, both former teammates whom he knows well. With Max Verstappen shared the beginnings in Red Bull while with Lando Norris spent two years in McLaren in which both struck up a great friendship. Proof of this was the good vibes during the interviews with the ex-pilot David Coulthard, interrupting each other laughing.This podium was also the conf...
McLaren to debut new colors at Monaco GP in homage to Gulf Oil
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McLaren to debut new colors at Monaco GP in homage to Gulf Oil

McLaren will release colors in the next Monaco Grand Prix Formula 1 in honor of the historic collaboration of the British team with the oil company Gulf Oil, a sponsor since the late 1960s, under the mandate of the founder of the team Bruce McLaren. In fact, last July they resumed their agreement.The MCL35M will recover the iconic Gulf blue-gray colourway, combined with orange which today is the main color of the team. A mix reminiscent of the colors of the McLaren F1 GTR that finished second at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1997.In addition to the new colors on the cars, both Lando Norris What Daniel Ricciardo will wear this new image in their overalls and helmets, the latter with a retro desig...
Ferrari’s strategic mistake that left Carlos Sainz out of the points: "You have to learn from it"
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Ferrari’s strategic mistake that left Carlos Sainz out of the points: "You have to learn from it"

The attempt to 'undercut' Norris on lap 22 and the bet on the intermediate tires ruined Madrid's options.Sainz, with the SF-21, during the Portuguese GP.APFerrrari's fate in Portimao was decided between lap 22 and 26, the period that separated the stops from Carlos Sainz Y Charles Leclerc. Ferrari strategists, with Iaki Wheel At the head, they bet on the medium tire for the Spaniard and the hard one for the Monegasque. "We know that there is a high possibility of suffering graining. As soon as I mounted the yellow I knew that we were going to go backwards ", admitted Sainz, out of the points for the first time in the 2021 World Cup."It has not been a good day but we must learn from it," analyzed the Madrid, logically upset by this unexpected closure at the weekend. The degradation of h...
Alonso reacts bravely in another Hamilton lesson in Portimao
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Alonso reacts bravely in another Hamilton lesson in Portimao

The seven-time champion scored a great victory against Verstappen and Bottas, while the Spaniard climbed to eighth place. Ferrari's choice with the tires weighed down Sainz, eleventh and out of the points. Hamilton, in the lead, on Sunday, during the Portuguese GP.REUTERSThere are so many resources in the power of Lewis Hamilton that it is difficult to choose the decisive one for his triumph in Portimao. To his fierce aggressiveness in two overtaking Valtteri Bottas Y Max Verstappen It was necessary to add his expertise in tire management and the clinical coolness with which he kept his rivals at a distance in critical moments. Mixing and shaking these virtues, a sensational triumph was scored at the Autodromo Internacional del Algarve, where Fernando Alonso bravely climbed to the eight...