McLaren may have a pilot trade subsequent yr, with Carlos Ricainrdo from Renault changing Carlos Sainz. The Spaniard continues his profession at Ferrari instead of Sebastian Vettel, his staff saying goodbye with a heartbreaking video.

McLaren staff members informed Ferrari in Italian that they had been sending a Christmas current within the individual of Sainz, whom they needed to deal with the way in which they did. The opening sentence of the video is, after all, Lando Norris.

โ€œA message to our buddies on the Scuderia Ferrari and the well-known Tifos. You might be and you can be one among our oldest, fiercest rivals. We respect your previous and heritage as we do our personal. McLaren and Ferrari are like two reverse poles that appeal to one another. You might be opponents and buddies on the identical time, we respect Scuderia Ferrari and tifos. We’ll ship you a present. We took care of him for 2 years and helped him develop. Now you come. Handle him the way in which we did! See you subsequent yr on the sphere! Ciao! Arrivederci! Merry Christmas!”