Carlos Sainz’s participation in the Russian GP ended at the second corner. The Madrilenian crashed violently while trying to avoid the peak of the chicane wall and was forced to get out of the car.

The disappointment of the Madrilenian was notable, since the accident was caused by his own driving error, since he was very optimistic when he entered so hard when doing the ‘slalom’ between the expanded polystyrene panels.

Sainz adds a new ‘0’ this season, second in a row by accident and fifth in 2020, after the two 13th at Silverstone, the abandonment before the departure of Belgium and the strong shock of Mugello.

The Spaniard started from 6th position on the grid, but did not have a good start and in fact found himself fighting to stay in the top ten with relative suffering. He was not the only one to leave in that area, since Max Verstappen himself also sneaked in. Sainz followed his former teammate, but while the Red Bull one did dodge that slip, the McLaren one did not.