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Carlos Sainz Sr More Nervous Than Son For Ferrari Debut At Fiorano 

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Sainz finished 6th in the 2020 world championship helping McLaren score its first podium in the constructors since 2012.


Carlos Sainz Jr joins Ferrari after a 2-year stint at McLaren
 

Carlos Sainz Jr joins Ferrari after a 2-year stint at McLaren

Carlos Saniz Jr who recently drive the 2018 Ferrari for the first time at the Scuderia’s home track of Fiorano revealed that his father – the legendary two time WRC champion Carlos Sainz Sr was more nervous than himself as he made his debut with F1’s most successful team. “One week ago, we were at home and it was a conversation that was always going to happen,” said Sainz Jnr. “We looked at each other and I said ‘I want you to come to Fiorano’. It’s a very special day, I know there’s COVID and a PCR test to do but I would like you to be present on my first day at Ferrari. Obviously, he was happy about it, so thanks to Ferrari also for welcoming him,” he revealed.

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Carlos Sainz Sr, father of Carlos Sainz Jr is a legendary WRC driver who took part in Dakar 2020

Carlos Sainz Jr who joins the ailing Ferrari team from McLaren – did a run of 118 laps in the two-year-old Ferrari car as he familiarised himself with the team’s processes. On Thursday, he completed another 50 laps in the older car. He will be driving the 2021 Ferrari between March 12-14 in Bahrain.

 

Sainz finished 6th in the 2020 world championship helping McLaren score its first podium in the constructors since 2012. He has been highly rated by Ferrari team boss Mattia Binotto, has been given a two-year contract with him having the same status as Charles Leclerc.

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