Nowadays, Carlos Sainz Sr. is making ready for his subsequent rally-raid “Dakar” and is doing it within the rank of the present winner of essentially the most prestigious off-road competitors.
Generally, subsequent 12 months guarantees to be very fascinating for the veteran of Spanish motorsport. First, he intends to compete for a fourth victory within the Dakar, the place he’ll play for the X-Raid MINI JCW Crew in a crew with co-driver Lucas Cruz. Secondly, his son Carlos will make his debut as a Ferrari driver.
Father and son are linked by very appropriate household relations, which through the years have been supplemented by skilled ones. They root for one another, assist one another, assist one another within the days of failure and sincerely rejoice at success. For instance, Carlos Jr. raced from Maranello to Spanish Aragon, the place his father just lately took half in Excessive E checks, testing new electrical SUVs.
Sainz Sr. is ready with comprehensible pleasure for the beginning of his son’s profession in Scuderia, and he likes the perspective of Carlos: “So far as I can see, he’s very motivated and understands very properly what alternatives open up for him. He received a very good likelihood and I am certain Ferrari will proceed to enhance throughout the season. “
When requested if his son gave him any recommendation. Carlos replied: “When the Dakar begins, he’ll share with me his ideas on the scenario. He additionally advises me on how greatest to pack my luggage! ” (laughs) So long as the organizers guarantee us that we are able to compete, so we’re decided to defend our victory final 12 months. “
Sainz Sr. mentioned just a few phrases about Fernando Alonso, who’s returning to System 1 and subsequent 12 months will turn into one among his son’s rivals: “I am certain when Fernando ends his profession in F1, he’ll attempt to win the Dakar.
I have no idea what he’ll obtain along with Renault, however I hope that he’ll be capable of struggle for prime positions. And it might be nice to see him on the rostrum with my son. ”