May 10, 2018

Carlos Sainz, ready for the Spanish GP: “The new asphalt will give a new feel to the race”

This will be his fourth race as a Formula 1 driver at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya

Montmeló, May 10th 2018.- Carlos Sainz has arrived at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, home this weekend to the Spanish GP. The driver of the Renault Sport Formula One Team will race in front of his crowd and is willing to put a good show for them.

This will be Carlos’ fourth race in Spain as a Formula 1 driver, a race in which he has performed well in the past. Among his past results there are a brilliant fifth place in the Qualifying for the 2015 Grand Prix and a sixth place in the 2016 race.

The tyre available for the weekend are the medium, soft and supersoft compounds. Rain is expected for Saturday night.

Carlos has started the Spanish GP in the FIA Press Conference, where he has shared his thoughts with the media.

“I am really looking forward to my home Grand Prix. I have all the fans waiting for me, my very own grandstand, which is always really supportive… and I really like this track, it brings me some good memories from the past. I’ve always done quite well here”.

“The new asphalt will give the race a new feel. Up until now it was a fun circuit, but now it will be even more exciting because it will be much faster. All teams are bringing upgrades and there may be some changes after four races. It will be really interesting”.

“We have a thrilling fight in the mid-field. We talk about it many times during the Drivers’ Parade, it is a thrilling fight. I am enjoying it. We have had some really exciting races”, he concluded.

The Spanish GP will begin on Friday with Free Practice 1 and Free Practice 2. The first session will start at 11:00, while the second one will commence at 15:00. You will be able to follow Carlos via his social media channels and his official website, www.carlossainz.es.