- Carlos puts together a flawless race to finish seventh at his home Grand Prix.
- The key of the race was the start, with an important overtaking going into Turn 3, where he also avoided an accident.
- He made his one-stop strategy work and dealt with intermittent losses of power in the final laps of the race.
- Carlos scores six points that enable Renault Sport Formula One Team to move up to fourth in the Constructors’ Championship.
"It was a good race and a good weekend. We did a good job for our fans. We attacked all the way from the start, but I had to take care of the fuel pump in the final laps since we had intermittent losses of power. The way we have managed to turn around this weekend is really positive".
"This was a really important race. Both the team and myself took a step forward. We were competitive on a challenging track. I would like to thank the whole team for their work. I would also like to thank the fans that came here to support me. It is thanks to them that this one is the most special weekend of the season. I can already say that we will have a grandstand next year".