Carlos Sainz pushed Max Verstappen all the way in which within the Canadian GP however needed to accept the second place.
Sainz was near securing his first F1 win in Canada (Courtesy: Reuters)
HIGHLIGHTSSainz pushed Verstappen all the way in which final SundayThe Spaniard is closing in on two undesirable data in F1Sainz claims that the protection automobile price him the win in Canada
Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz has lamented the truth that he didn’t win the Canadian Grand Prix regardless of having the quickest automobile on the monitor throughout the weekend.
The Spaniard is slowly closing in on two undesirable data in F1. The first one is most race begins with out a win and the opposite one is most podiums with out securing a win.
Sainz was agonizingly near securing his first P1 on the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve as he pushed Max Verstappen all the way in which to the chequered flag. Speaking to DAZN F1, he mentioned that it does harm that he did not win the race regardless of being the quickest man on the monitor. He additionally mentioned that he wasn’t happy with the end result.
“The incontrovertible fact that victory doesn’t come when you’re the quickest maybe hurts extra. I’m not happy. It’s been too near be happy. Especially with the tempo I’ve had all through the race, which has been superb.”
“I have been very comfortable, all the time a little faster than Max,” said Sainz.
Sainz was leading the race when Yuki Tsunoda crashed his Alpha Tauri, causing the safety car to come out with 20 laps to go. Ferrari decided to pit the Spaniard as he had only stopped once. This meant that he had to give up his race position to Verstappen.
The Ferrari driver suggested that the safety car may have cost him the race at the end of the day.
“The strategy has been crucial and I think that without the last Safety Car it would have been difficult for him to pass me. I would have stayed out until the end and I wasn’t getting caught very fast either and I thought I could do it.”
“Then the Safety Car got here out and I needed to cease. There I hesitated between the comfortable and the arduous, if it may occur with one of many two wheels. We went very quick additionally placing a whole lot of stress on Max, however not sufficient to cross the Red Bull,” mentioned Sainz.