Carlos Sainz had his unforgettable journey. The Spaniard got on a Formula 1 of the team Ferrari this Wednesday and worked alongside the mechanics, engineers and team leaders at the Fiorano circuit. Sainz drove a car from 2018, since legally he cannot do it with either the 2019 or the 2020 one.
In his first contact with the red car, Sainz made a total of 118 laps (approximately 350 kilometers) on the private Ferrari circuit. In a video posted on social networks, the Spaniard commented on his feelings after seeing the number that identifies him, reflected on the front wing of the car.
“Hello everyone! Good morning from Fiorano with the car there inside the box. Today I had my first experience as a Ferrari driver. It has been a very special day for me. It is very impressive to do my first test at Fiorano, a track that has a lot of history. Many of my idols have passed through here, “said the former pilot of Mclaren, Renault and Toro rosso.
In addition, he briefly detailed the work he did on the Ferrari circuit. «Special day, in which we continue working. I’m getting a bit used to the systems and the car in general. So far everything is going very well, so I am very happy. Now to wait and continue improving. Goodbye everyone and a hug, how beautiful the red car, goodbye! », He said excitedly to finish.
Sainz will get back on the SF71H this Thursday, where he will have half a day more to be at the controls of the car. German will take his test later Mick schumacher, which will debut in Formula 1 at the Bahrain Grand Prix, although it will be with the team Haas. Schumacher may be at Fiorano as he belongs to the Ferrari pilot school.
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