“I trust this team,” Carlos Sainz whole-heartedly backs Ferrari to deliver a potent car for 2024

Carlos Sainz was the only non-Red Bull driver to score a victory in 2023.


“I trust this team,” Carlos Sainz whole-heartedly backs Ferrari to deliver a potent car for 2024

Carlos Sainz at Monza (Via IMAGO)

The Ferrari Formula 1 team ended the 2023 season in third place in the Constructors Championship. The outfit was pretty much neck and neck with Mercedes but there was a huge gap when it came to the mighty Red Bull. A lot has been said about Ferrari’s 2023 woes but its driver, Carlos Sainz has backed the team to come up with the goods next year.

Carlos Sainz genuinely believes that despite the setbacks that Ferrari faced this year, it can overcome all of them in 2024 and become a nuisance for the reigning Constructors World Champions, Red Bull. Max Verstappen and Co. have been dominating F1 since the dawn of the new regulations.

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The Spaniard, while talking about the prospect of taking the fight to Red Bull during the 2024 F1 season, made it clear, as reported by Motorsport, that he wholeheartedly backed his team to deliver a mighty beast next year.

It has to be our realistic aim. Will we manage to do it? Only time will tell. I want the team to be thinking that it is possible because I believe it is. Also, we've proven that if McLaren has been able to do these steps during the season, I'm perfectly confident that Ferrari can do it over a winter break. I trust this team. I trust the capacity that we have back at home to turn things around.

Ferrari is reportedly not willing to offer Carlos Sainz a multi-year deal

While Carlos Sainz has backed the Ferrari F1 team to deliver a strong car for next year, he is not getting what he expects from the Italian team around his F1 contract. Sainz’s current deal is coming to a close at the end of 2024 but it has been reported that Fred Vasseur and Co. are only willing to offer him a 1 year deal.

Fred Vasseur (Credits: Daily Express) and Carlos Sainz (Credits racingnews365)
Fred Vasseur (Credits: Daily Express) and Carlos Sainz (Credits racingnews365)

Sainz wants a new multi-year contract but Ferrari is not willing to budge. Considering everything that has been discussed above, the upcoming months are going to prove pivotal for Carlos Sainz as far as his future at the pinnacle of motor racing is concerned.

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Carlos Sainz scored the only victory that was scored by a non-Red Bull driver during the 2023 F1 season. He is at par with Charles Leclerc in most aspects but it seems that Ferrari is only willing to bank its money on Leclerc for the long run. several eyes will be on Ferrari in 2024 for several reasons.

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