Carlos Sainz wins power battle with Ferrari as Spaniard signs new two-year deal

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CARLOS SAINZ has signed a brand new contract with Ferrari.

Carlos Sainz wins power battle with Ferrari as Spaniard signs new two-year deal

Carlos Sainz has signed a brand new two-year cope with Ferrari (Picture: GETTY)

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Carlos Sainz has signed a brand new contract with Ferrari, extending his stick with the staff for an additional two years. Ferrari have loved a superb begin to the 2022 season and Sainz has performed a key half in team-mate Charles Leclerc’s two Grand Prix wins.

The 27-year-old’s contract had been on account of expire on the finish of the season. The 2 events initially appeared to be at odds over an extension, with studies earlier this week suggesting that Ferrari weren’t eager to satisfy the driving force’s calls for.

Nonetheless, Sainz has now signed till the top of 2024. His performances this season have helped him persuade Ferrari to comply with new phrases.

Sainz completed second behind Leclerc within the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix. He then got here third in Saudi Arabia however didn’t end the Australian Grand Prix.

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Carlos Sainz wins power battle with Ferrari as Spaniard signs new two-year deal

Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc (pictured) have loved a superb season (Picture: GETTY)

Upon signing his contract, Sainz mentioned: “I’m very glad to have renewed my contract with Scuderia Ferrari. I’ve at all times mentioned that there isn’t any higher Components 1 staff to race for and after over a yr with them, I can affirm that placing on this race swimsuit and representing this staff 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 up to now season.

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Carlos Sainz wins power battle with Ferrari as Spaniard signs new two-year deal

Carlos Sainz will hope to complete effectively at Imola (Picture: EXPRESS SPORT)

“I really feel strengthened by this renewed present of confidence in me and now I can’t wait to get within the automobile, to do my finest for Ferrari and to present its followers a lot 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 Components 1 win.”

Staff principal Mattia Binotto added: “I’ve mentioned a number of instances that I consider we have now the most effective driver pairing in Components 1 and so, with each passing race, it appeared a very pure step to increase Carlos’ contract, thus making certain stability and continuity. In his time up to now with the staff, he has proved to have the expertise we anticipated from him, delivering spectacular outcomes and profiting from all alternatives.

“Exterior the automobile, he’s a tough employee with a watch for the smallest element, which has helped the entire group to enhance and progress. Collectively, we are able to purpose for bold 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 staff.”

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