Carlos Sainz will start from fifth position this Sunday at the French Grand Prix . Very good classification of the Madrid driver, who continues to progress at Ferrari and beat Charles Leclerc in the time of Paul Ricard: “I notice that since Monaco I have gone very fast and that I am improving with the passage of the races,” he acknowledged at the conclusion of the classification.
After a very frustrating qualifying for the Ferrari driver, he was finally able to enjoy a clean in France: “We were finally able to show our progress and the fact that the races are happening and I feel more comfortable. At the moment we are on the right track, to see if tomorrow we can do a good job with the start and the strategy. The most important thing is that it was the first clean classification in several weekends, “reflected Carlos Sainz.
This Sunday’s race could be a great opportunity for the Madrilenian to continue showing that he is one of the drivers who are adapting best to his new team. In fact, Sainz surpassed his teammate Leclerc this Saturday in qualifying : «Of course, today it helped us that there were no red flags at the end. He honestly noticed that since Monaco I have been going very fast at all times and I am improving with the passage of the races, “he said into the DAZN microphones.
Finally, Carlos Sainz reflected on the great performance of the soft tire: “There was not much difference between the medium and the soft, but today the soft has worked better for us. The truth is that I was surprised after going down a second with the soft tire, so I am very happy to be able to start tomorrow with that one, “he concluded.