Carlos Sainz third in Bahrain, but Ferrari isn’t celebrating

Leclerc stood behind the Madrid native, who left him alone during the celebration

The most recent race at the Bahrain Grand Prix left Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz with mixed feelings. Despite guaranteeing one admirable third placeSainz expressed his desire to achieve even greater success in the competition. His performance, marked by remarkable recovery and strategic tire management, reflects both his on-track ability his relentless ambition to improve.

From the start, the Bahrain Grand Prix developed into a challenge for Sainz, who managed to master his team’s tire strategy despite a not so favorable start. By opting for hard tires, a choice that increases vehicle performance by reducing overheating, Sainz demonstrated his ability to adapt and make the best of circumstances.

Ferrari will be upset this season if Sainz is better than Leclerc

In the end result, he crossed the finish line behind Red Bull drivers Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez. who took the first two places. For Sainz, however, this podium is just a starting point. Speaking to former F1 driver David Coulthard, Sainz shared his analysis of the team’s performance and his vision for the future.

“I felt really good on the track today, even though the start wasn’t the best. Since then I’ve gotten along well with my tires and been able to compete in my race. I overtook two or three cars on the way to the podium and it was a pleasant surprise to be able to keep up with the Red Bulls. However, It’s still not enough and it’s not where we want to be. “It’s a good step forward and a solid start to the season,” explained Sainz.

Sainz’s comment on hard tires reveals a deep understanding of race dynamics and a clear preference for a strategy that, while presenting challenges in warm-up and locking the front tires, offers significant benefits once the car has been adapted.

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His ability to adapt and compete at the highest level makes his every move crucial, not only for him but also for the strategy and ambitions of the teams involved.

Without pressure, Sainz will achieve something great

While this podium finish in Bahrain is promising, it is only the beginning of what will hopefully be a successful season for Sainz. His desire to improve and his constructive criticism of his own performance underline the mentality of a champion, someone who is not satisfied with partial results but constantly strives for excellence.

The Formula 1 season is just beginning and with drivers like Carlos Sainz always looking for improvement, it promises to be a competition full of emotions, strategies and, above all, an unwavering passion for speed. The race in Bahrain was a clear sign: Sainz doesn’t just want to be on the podium; He wants to be at the top.

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