Carlos Sainz claims that his struggle to raise voice during the start of his career delayed his breakthrough in Formula 1 despite talent.
Carlos Sainz opened about his initial days of struggle in the sport, while the drivers near his age fetching much more success at that time. The Spanish driver claims his inability to raise his voice delayed his break.
“I think that is sometimes positive and sometimes negative. For example when I want to fight for something at the beginning of my F1 career. I struggled to raise my voice and make myself noticeable,” Sainz told Channel 4.
Sainz started his Formula 1 days in 2015 for Toro Rosso (now Alpha Tauri) with Max Verstappen, while the latter went onto climb into the ranks of main Red Bull team.
Sainz in 2017 was announced as the new Renault driver, however, his time with Renault was brief as he was dropped by the French team after one season with Renault confirming the arrival of Daniel Ricciardo from Red Bull.
Renault chose to stay with Nico Hulkenberg as they had to make space for the Australian sensation. Later McLaren picked him up and since then Sainz has been phenomenal and considered to be one of the best drivers on the grid along with Lewis Hamilton, Verstappen and to be teammate Charles Leclerc.
Carlos Sainz maintains his 100% points scoring record at his home Grand Prix, and equals his best result here!
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His stint with McLaren has made him earn a move to Ferrari, as the replacement for Sebastian Vettel, who is having his last days in the Italian outfit.
Carlos Sainz receiving praise from homeland with success on the track
Fetching a Ferrari seat is a huge deal in the sport, only limited few and talented drivers ever manage to drive that red hot Ferrari. Getting a contract from Ferrari has undoubtedly got him a lot of attention claims Sainz.
“I’ve always had the media look at me as the son of Carlos Sainz. And I have always had, instead of one eye, two eyes that always look at me and see how I went through the junior categories”.