Aug 25, 2018

Carlos Sainz, sixteenth in Qualifying for the Belgian GP with problems on his car

  • Carlos’ Qualifying was compromised by a strange behaviour in his Renault R.S.18, he achieved the sixteenth fastest tim
  • The Spaniard of Renault reported an issue with the grip on the rear-end of his car, which ultimately changed completely its balance. The team detected it to
  • He will try and fight back in the race, after finding a solution together with his team to what happened in today’s Qualifyin

QUOTES:

"What happened in Qualifying surprised me a lot. I found myself in a car that just wasn’t like the one I had driven up to this point this weekend. The team noticed it too and will work on it. The rear-end moves a lot. It is impossible to go fast when you don’t have neither the confidence nor the grip".

"Tomorrow we will face a tough race, in which we will attack. We had done a good job until today. I was happy this morning, but from my first Q1 lap I could feel the car was not doing the same. I am sure we will find an explanation, so tomorrow we should be able to fight and recover".

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