The Spanish pilot Carlos Sainz hopes to complete "a very good year" with McLaren to command "A message of forcefulness" on his arrival at Ferrari, where he will race next season in Formula 1, and he expressed his wish that Fernando Alonso, one of the best drivers in the world, return to the 'Great Circus' next year .
« A very good message would be to leave McLaren as a gentleman, I think that is my main objective this year . With all the attention that there will be, if I manage to make a very good year, it would be a forceful message, "he declared in an interview with the program of Movistar + ' Let's go on wheels '.
In addition, he related how his signing for the 'Scuderia' was forged, a "very rare" process to occur in the middle of the confinement due to the coronavirus pandemic. “ It has been a very intense two months . I have been talking to my father, with calls from my manager, who is my cousin Carlos -Oñoro- ", he said.
" When I was 17 or 18 years old, I was very naive and optimistic. I thought I was going to make it to Formula 1, but I didn't know it was going to be that difficult. With everything I've been through, being in Toro Rosso, in Renault, in McLaren and arriving at Ferrari, if they told me, I would have fallen on my ass », Sainz continued.
Polishing the McLaren
On the other hand, he appealed to remain calm before thinking about Ferrari. «I understand those people who want to see me dressed in red and fighting for podiums and victories as soon as possible, but I want to do things well. Now I have a year that will require maximum concentration, and if you add the affection that I have taken to McLaren the desire to leave with my homework well done is high. They have behaved very well with me and have been happy for me, I will not forget "he confessed.
Precisely, about what awaits this course with McLaren, the pilot from Madrid explained that last year's base "is very good." " You have to make changes and improve details, but I don't want any radical . With the basis that I have, I have to refine some details, "he said.
Finally, Sainz acknowledged that he would like Fernando Alonso to return to the World Cup . Surely I would like to. Formula 1 is for the best, and Fernando is one of them. I would love for it to be there. He can afford to decide on his pedigree, but let him decide what makes him happiest ", he concluded.