Sainz agrees a new two-year Ferrari extension

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Sainz agrees a new two-year Ferrari extension

Ferrari may have the identical line up for 4 years working having confirmed that Carlos Sainz has signed a two-year extension.

The Spaniard joined Ferrari final season in a two-year deal, teaming up with Charles Leclerc in arguably one of many extra thrilling partnerships on the grid.

Sainz stunned many, however justified Ferrari’s perception in him, when he beat his team-mate final season, taking 4 podiums to Leclerc’s one.

The tables have turned within the early a part of this yr’s championship with Leclerc the dominant power with two race wins and three podiums in complete. Sainz has simply two.

Ferrari, although, are protecting religion the 27-year-old, signing him to a brand new two-year contract.

“I’m very pleased to have renewed my contract with Scuderia Ferrari,” mentioned the previous McLaren driver.

“I’ve all the time mentioned that there is no such thing as a higher Formulation 1 workforce to race for and after over a yr with them, I can verify that placing on this race swimsuit and representing this workforce is exclusive and incomparable.

“My first season at Maranello was strong and constructive, with the entire group progressing collectively. The results of all that work has been clear to see thus far season.

“I really feel strengthened by this renewed present of confidence in me and now I can’t wait to get within the automotive, to do my finest for Ferrari and to present its followers loads to cheer about.

“The F1-75 is proving to be a front-runner, which may enable me to chase my targets on monitor, beginning with taking my first Formulation 1 win.”

The announcement means Ferrari will retain the identical line up for 4 years working as Leclerc’s present deal additionally runs till the tip of the 2024 season.

Staff boss Mattia Binotto believes Sainz has proven throughout his time with Ferrari why he’s half of the “finest driver pairing” on the grid.

“I’ve mentioned a number of instances that I imagine we now have the most effective driver pairing in Formulation 1 and so, with each passing race, it appeared a very pure step to increase Carlos’ contract, thus making certain stability and continuity,” he mentioned.

“In his time thus far with the workforce, he has proved to have the expertise we anticipated from him, delivering spectacular outcomes and profiting from all alternatives.

“Exterior the automotive, he’s a tough employee with an eye fixed for the smallest element, which has helped the entire group to enhance and progress.

 

“Collectively, we are able to goal for formidable targets and I’m positive that, together with Charles, he can play a big half in fuelling the Ferrari legend and can write new chapters within the historical past of our workforce.”

 

 

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