Aug 31, 2018

Carlos Sainz, twelfth in productive Free Practice 2 at the Italian GP

  • The Spaniard of Renault set the twelfth fastest time (1:23.193) in the second Free  Practice session.
  • The morning  rain eased away and practice went underway in dry conditions.
  • Renault  split aero set-ups between its two cars to perform technical checks. Carlos ran  on an older wing, prioritizing downforce for Qualifying.
  • On a single  set of softs, he put together two race-runs of 10 and 15 laps, plus a shorter  stint of 5. On supersofts, he clocked 4 laps and achieved his best time.


"We had to  check many things. The two Renaults used different set-ups to test as many as possible. It was useful. Now we have an entire night ahead to choose what’s the best solution for tomorrow".

"Right now  we are just outside of Q3. We know this can be a difficult weekend, but we are  working hard to achieve the best possible result in the race, something that will only be possible if we put everything together until then. We  believe in our options, especially for Sunday".

The third  and final Free Practice session will be held tomorrow at 12:00 Spanish time. Qualifying will follow at 15:00. You can follow Carlos’ on his social media channels and his official website,

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