Carlos Sainz took the second F1 win of his career with an impressive drive at the Singapore GP; Sainz beat Lando Norris and Lewis Hamilton in a thriller at the Marina Bay street circuit; Carlos Sainz reflects on a tough win in Singapore and thanks Lando Norris for keeping Mercedes in the end! Carlos Sainz says the key to his victory on Sunday was keeping Lando Norris in the DRS zone during the closing laps of the Singapore GP.
Sainz, Norris and Charles Leclerc opted to pit for a second time when the virtual safety car came out with 18 laps to go, while George Russell and Lewis Hamilton entered with new equipment. Russell was 18 seconds behind Sainz when he came out of the pits and chased Leclerc downwind for the win. The maximum bet varies. See more information about the lottery ticket.
The odds are different. Other TandC apply. However, he was unable to pass Norris despite moving alongside the McLaren driver at Turn 16 with four laps to go. Sainz then tried to keep Norris in DRS, giving the Brit a better chance of keeping Russell and Hamilton behind. “Compared to Lando, I more or less knew my pace and how difficult it is to pass here.
I knew he was in a difficult situation and if George and Lewis passed me I would be ‘dead meat’ too, so I needed him to last as long as possible,” Sainz told Sky Sports F1. laps ahead of Country 1, by 2 or 1.3 seconds so I slowed down a bit to give him a DRS at turn 7 which was enough for him to catch them and take control of my race – not easy because you put yourself in danger and you can’t make mistakes, but that was my strategy and it worked.
George Russell crashes in a thrilling final lap of the Singapore GP as Carlos Sainz holds on for victory in the top three with Lando Norris and Lewis Hamilton. Norris: We worked pretty well together Norris held on to second from Hamilton at the checkered flag after Russell crashed dramatically at Turn 10 with 10 points to spare.
Sainz and Norris spent two seasons together as teammates at McLaren in 2019 and 2020 before the Spaniard joined Ferrari. A so-called DRS train was running in Singapore and Norris agreed with Sainz’s comments about their tactics in the closing laps. Lando Norris says McLaren is “almost ready” to win after finishing second in Singapore.
“Great race. No passing on the road but perfect strategy. Great pit stop by my mates to get ahead of Carlos and good strategy,” said Norris.
“Both Mercedes were pitting and I thought it was a guarantee that they would come back from me, but I managed to hold them off. Carlos helped me achieve that. We worked together quite well to help each other. If I would have gone ahead, he would have done it. , done