Sainz thought for a moment he could beat Verstappen in Monza F1 battle

Sainz thought for a moment he could beat Verstappen in Monza F1 battle
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Sainz thought for a moment he could beat Verstappen in Monza F1 battle

Carlos Sainz, driving for Ferrari, put up a strong defense against Max Verstappen’s Red Bull during the Italian Grand Prix at Monza. He used his car’s top speed advantage to hold Verstappen off in the first stint. However, Sainz’s tires started to degrade earlier than expected, likely due to his efforts to keep Verstappen behind. This realization made him realize that a shock win was unlikely. Ultimately, Sainz settled for third place, beating his teammate Charles Leclerc. Red Bull’s race pace and superior tire management proved advantageous, and Sainz admitted that they were faster than Ferrari. Nevertheless, he was pleased with his podium finish in front of the passionate Italian fans.

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Source: Motorsport.com

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