"Dreaming is for free" – Sainz plays down Ferrari F1 Monza practice pace

"Dreaming is for free" – Sainz plays down Ferrari F1 Monza practice pace
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"Dreaming is for free" – Sainz plays down Ferrari F1 Monza practice pace

Carlos Sainz set the fastest time in Friday afternoon’s FP2 session, narrowly edging out Lando Norris. However, Sainz believes that Red Bull’s long-run pace is still superior, indicating that Ferrari’s strong performance may not translate into race pace. Sainz’s comments align with data that suggests Red Bull is several tenths quicker on average in long runs. Regardless, Ferrari’s performance at Monza is encouraging after a difficult weekend in Zandvoort. Charles Leclerc, Sainz’s teammate, struggled on low-fuel runs and acknowledged the need to reset and focus on improving for qualifying. Additionally, the reduced number of available tyre sets due to Pirelli’s alternative allocation adds another challenge to the weekend.

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Source: Autosport.com

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