Carlos Sainz Jr. Bittersweet 2nd Podium “The victory in the race was there” / Scuderia Ferrari F1 Monaco GP Final[F1-Gate .com]

For Carlos Sainz Jr. (Scuderia Ferrari), his second place at the Monaco Grand Prix was his fourth in the season and his tenth in his career, but his excellent drive in wet conditions is one step closer to his first F1 victory. There wasn’t.

Early in the race, Carlos Sainz Jr. rejected the team’s request to pit in to replace intermediate tires, running comfortably second only to teammate Charles Leclerc, and instead the track dries well with slick tires. I wanted to stay out until.

When the main rivals made a pit stop, Carlos Sainz Jr. led the race and showed a strong pace until he made a pit stop to change to hard tires. However, when he joined the race from a tire change, he lost time behind Williams, who was lapped at the 12th corner. As a result, he was pushed forward by Sergio Perez, who made a pit stop on the next lap.

Carlos Sainz Jr. put pressure on Sergio Perez, but he couldn’t find a clue to the infamous course due to the difficulty of overtaking, and while the victory in the race seemed to be within reach, Eventually, he settled in second place after Perez.

“It’s bittersweet, especially because I was leading the race before the pit stop,” said Carlos Sainz Jr.

“It was a terrible outlap behind a lap-delayed car after the pit stop. It took a few seconds of race time for the Czech Republic to make me jump.”

“There was a race win there, but unfortunately this happens in Monaco. A little unlucky came to me and did everything I could to overtake, but here are these It ’s a wide car and it ’s tricky. ”

“We succeeded in our strategy. When it came to tires, we made the right decision to stay out extreme (wet) until dry. Everything was perfect. Only the outlap sacrificed me. Without that outlap. , I would have celebrated the victory here today. “

“I’m not going to complain too much. I know this sport is like that. The Czech Republic was unlucky in Jeddah. Obviously today he had a great race and himself I was a little lucky. In this sport, the direction changes in a day. “

Carlos Sainz Jr. narrowed the gap with George Russell, who was fourth in the drivers ranking, to one point.

Carlos Sainz Jr. Monaco Grand Prix

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