F1 Monaco GP | Sainz asks for calm: ‘We know they are only training sessions’

The Spanish Carlos Sainz (Ferrari), that marked the second half in free practice day for the Monaco Grand Prix, the fifth of Formula One World Cup, said this Thursday that “it has been a very positive day”, but they know that “it is only about training.”

It has been a very positive first day for the team here in Monaco, but we know that it is only about training. “said Sainz, 26, who is eighth in the World Cup, with twenty points.

“Things can change a lot from Thursday to Saturday at this track, so we will stay focused.”warned the talented Madrid rider, who was just one tenth behind the best time of the day, set on the legendary track of the Côte d’Azur principality by his Monegasque partner Charles Leclerc.

“Despite being quite happy with the car, we will continue to work hard over the next two days to understand where we can improve further.” explained the Spaniard, increasingly attached to his new team, the most awarded in the history of Formula One.

Carlos Sainz, at the 2021 F1 Monaco GP

“I really missed driving these streets. I had fun in both sessions, squeezing the car little by little to try to find the limit.”, he pointed Sainz.

“Now it’s time to fine-tune all the things to have a strong Saturday”, said the Spaniard from Ferrari, with a view to qualifying, which will be decisive in this narrow and winding circuit, in which overtaking is very difficult, so the main timed will be more than important.

Carlos Sainz, at the 2021 F1 Monaco GP

Carlos Sainz, at the 2021 F1 Monaco GP