"I'll never forget this day"

Sainz, after passing 100 laps at Fiorano in the 2018 Ferrari: "I couldn't have imagined a better start."


After over one hundred laps on his first day at the wheel of a Ferrari, Carlos Sainz shared his impressions in a statement provided by the team. The man from Madrid drove the 2018 SF71H at Fiorano, everything was shot during the test and he will ride again this Thursday morning.

"It is a day that I will never forget. The alarm sounded early because I had meetings first thing in the morning before going to the track. One of the most special moments for me was arriving at the circuit and seeing the Ferrari with the number '55 'I was really looking forward to getting in the car, and the installation lap was exciting, "says 26-year-old Sainz.

"Then we got to work and I am very happy with how the day went. We were able to complete a fairly extensive program and it helped me to familiarize myself with all the 'set-up'. Engineers, mechanics, steering wheel or procedures that, of course They are a little different from the ones I had in my previous car, "he adds.

"It was nice that my father was with me at such an important moment in my career and I want to thank Mattia (Binotto), Laurent (Mekies) and everyone at Ferrari for such a warm welcome and such a positive first day with the car 2018. I couldn't have wished for a better start, "he sums up.

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