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The best of Sainz and Alonso, when it was most needed in Paul Ricard
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The best of Sainz and Alonso, when it was most needed in Paul Ricard

The Madrilenian finally dominated Leclerc steadily, while the two-time champion made his new engine run.Sainz, with the SF-21, during qualifying at Paul Ricard.APCarlos Sainz Y Fernando Alonso, with a new car in their hands, they had been suffering the rigors of Saturdays. In six classifications, they had barely been able to hold out against Charles Leclerc Y Esteban Ocon, whose previous baggage was palpably felt in one-lap speed. This trend, however, took a turn at Paul Ricard, where the Spanish took over the leadership of Ferrari and Alpine. Special mention for Madrid, only surpassed by Red Bull and Mercedes. Be the best of the rest represents the best guarantee for your immediate future.It was probably my best ranking of the year, Sainz admitted in the mixed zone, gauging the meanin...
Why is Carlos Sainz the one who has adapted best to his new car?
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Why is Carlos Sainz the one who has adapted best to his new car?

The second place in Mnaco is a starting point for the Spaniard, who already quadruple the points of Vettel in 2020.Sainz, with Verstappen and Norris, on the podium at the Mnaco GP.EFEThe party on the podium in Mnaco, under the traditional echoes of the yachts' horns, was as fun and spontaneous as its young protagonists. Max Verstappen, Carlos Sainz Y Lando Norris they were not going to be held by the label of the moment or by the seriousness of Adrian Newey, the Red Bull design genius. The jokes continued during the official press conference, where the Ferrari was the only one to put some sanity. "Ahhh, these guys. Come on, that's a serious question," I said. Become Premium from € 1 the first month Take advantage of this offer for a limited ...
Leclerc takes the ‘pole’ and the accident;  Sainz will come out fourth
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Leclerc takes the ‘pole’ and the accident; Sainz will come out fourth

The Monegasque, ahead of Verstappen and Bottas, caused a red flag with two minutes to go on another sad Saturday for Alonso, seventeenth. Leclerc, during Saturday's qualifying in Monaco.AFPThe first pole since the 2019 Mexican GP is tasted a bit strange in the Ferrari garage. Charles Leclerc, author of a superb 1: 10.346, ended the classification by wrecking his car against the guardrails and causing a red flag that frustrated the options of Max Verstappen Y Valtteri Bottas, second and third. That last attempt was also clinging to Carlos Sainz, which had to settle for fourth position on the grid, three ahead of an erratic Lewis Hamilton. Much worse was even Saturday in Monaco for Fernando Alonso, seventeenth.Since Thursday, Ferrari has been warning of its intentions and not even the clou...
The five reasons for Ferrari to fight, now, for the podiums
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The five reasons for Ferrari to fight, now, for the podiums

Leclerc, fourth, and Sainz, eighth, showed great rhythm at the wheel of the SF21 at Montmel, with which the Monegasque even challenged Bottas and Prez.Sainz and Leclerc, on Saturday in Montmel.Alejandro GarcaEFEThe staging in the hospitality, with the boss escorted by his pilots, showed how well Ferrari's tune was after a very productive Sunday at Montmel. On the one hand, Mattia Binotto He transferred to the press his satisfaction for the 18 points tied up on the track. While, Charles Leclerc Y Carlos Sainz highlighted the improvement of the SF21. "For the first time this season we had the best car in the mid-zone. We were, by far, faster than McLaren," said the Spaniard. Is Become Premium from € 1 the first month Take advantage of this li...
Nasty Vettel swipe: Ferrari boss plays the innocent after a mockery comment
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Nasty Vettel swipe: Ferrari boss plays the innocent after a mockery comment

Imola - This swipe had sat: Already after the start of Formula 1 in Bahrain on March 28, there was new criticism and nasty comments for Sebastian Vettel (33). Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto (51) praised his new pilot duo with Vettel's successor Carlos Sainz (26) and Charles Leclerc (23) - and indicated that the Scuderia could have done without Vettel for a long time. Formula 1: Ferrari team boss does not remember criticism of Sebastian VettelVettel did not react to a swipe from the ex-team bossFor the first time since 2009, two pointless races at the start of the season for VettelWhen asked about the criticism at the time, Binotto now reacted surprisingly. The team boss, who was also under pressure to succeed, allegedly did not even notice that his statement had caused a stir, especially...