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Carlos Sainz worried about touching pole in Japan: ‘I’m fed up with 0.5’



Spanish rider Carlos Sainz couldn’t hide his frustration at winning another pole position this season.

Spanish Carlos Sainz (Ferrari), 5th in the World Championship formula 1Starting from 3rd place at the 18th Japanese Grand Prix of the Championship, declared this Saturday at Suzuka Circuit: “I’m tired” of staying “half a distance from the pole” And he hopes to “get it before the season ends.”

“I had a good lap on my last attempt. It was a clean lap until the exit of the last chicane, where I made a little mistake and lost a tenth or a tenth. It cost me the ‘pole’. . I was 0.5 seconds away, but I’m really tired of being 0.5 seconds away from pole. There are many qualifications already and I am very close,” Sainz said at the conference. Official FIA Press (International Automobile Federation) was held in Suzuka this Saturday.

“The three of us are always very tight, But in the end “Paul” always falls into Max’s hands (Red Bull’s Verstappen, the outstanding World Cup leader and first starter this Sunday) or Charles (Leclerc, his Monaco teammate who will start second at Suzuka), instead of me,” said Sainz. said. His 3rd place finish in Formula 1 and last Sunday in Singapore gave him his 14th podium finish in the premier class and his eighth of the season.

“Hopefully I can get ‘pole’ before the season is over,” added the 28-year-old Sainz, who took his first F1 win of the year at the legendary British Grand Prix at Silverstone, England.

“The weather will play a role tomorrow. We know it will rain, but we don’t know if it will rain at 2, 3, 4 or after the race,” said Spain’s 2nd degree. World Rally Champion and three-time Dakar Rally winner, son of the same name.

“I think we have a great chance to do well by starting third. We saved a set of softs[tires]so hopefully tomorrow we can fight Max[Verstappen].” said the Ferrari Spaniard after qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix.

“The car was performing close to perfection. I think we found a good balance in the third (and final) free practice. And today that 0.5 fell to Max (Verstappen),” he said.

“Here on this circuit, not only the track evolves, but so does the pilot.” Madrid’s talented driver said this Saturday at Suzuka.

“If you try to do that in Q3, your lap times will drop significantly. After winning, I explained.

Source: Biobiochile

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