After the retirement of the No. 16 Ferrari, after just three corners, all hopes of an Australian Grand Prix ended on the 55 driven by Carlos Sainz. Starting from the third row on the starting line, he ran through the pits during the first safety car intervention, after Alex Albon’s crash while driving his Williams on lap seven. However, a red flag wave a few laps later dropped the Spaniard to eleventh.
On the restart, he managed to move up to fourth, while battling Pierre Gasly’s Alpine for most of the race, before Kevin Magnussen’s exit cut the race short again with a second red flag in the 56th minute of the round.
On the third start, Sainz attempts to defend Gasly by delaying his braking at the first corner. Ferrari driver Then he hit the right rear wheel of an Aston Martin By Fernando Alonso, then in third place and that spun.
For this mistake, the guards will catch up with him 5 seconds of penaltywhich will make Sainz will finish 12th Lively Grand Prix.
After the race, he did not hide his anger and lack of understanding of the decision made by the race management.
“Uh, sorry. Right now, I can’t speak. I’m so angry, and also disappointed… I can’t say anything.”
“I’d rather go to the marshals to overturn the penalty because I don’t think I deserve it and it’s the most unfair penalty I’ve ever seen.”
I’ll go to the commissioners first. I had to come to the TV enclosure first; If I don’t come [ici]They will give me another punishment, so…”
“Sorry, I’d rather not talk. I’ll be back later after I go to meet the commissioners.”
A very difficult start to the season for Scuderia Ferrari, which is currently only fourth in the Constructors’ category with 26 points, while last year at the same time it was first with 104 units.