“But I am very disappointed” – Carlos Sainz angrily slams his teammate out of qualifying due to a rear brake problem.
Carlos Sainz received an unfortunate outing in Bahrain when a spin ruled him out of the qualifying session, which later revealed he had a rear brake problem.
“We experienced a problem with the braking system in Q2, which gave him a chance to show his actual performance,” said team principal Andreas Seidel. “Carlos for forgiveness: He felt strong in the car all weekend.”
Not that it made Sainz feel better for his own forecast and talked about how he felt and was disappointed about the situation, which now got him to start 15th on the grid. Forces it.
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“You obviously get out there at 300kph and you hit the brake and suddenly stop the rear brake completely,” he told the media when he moved back into the pit.
“I really don’t know what happened,” he said. “We clearly hit an issue at the beginning of Q2, which closed the rear axle and that was it. “But I am very disappointed. I only got through Q1 with only one set of tires, I saved a few softs later in qualifying.
“But the set of mediums was so important for this weekend, and it looks like it’s completely flat and I haven’t been able to use it for the race. It is largely destroyed, so I am very disappointed. “
The problem is the limitation in strategic choices
Sainz further said that the biggest problem with the whole setup is minimal flexibility. Strategic choice As they have to save hard tires for race day.
“The problem is the strategic option available to us with the tires we have,” he explained. “We’re trying to save those hard sets of tires for the race
He said, “At this time I do not know what I am going to do with the problems I get tomorrow.” “” For us the medium tire with that problem is flat-spotted, and might lose it for the race, is the worst possible scenario.
“If we lose it leaves us with very few options [the set of mediums] With that lock-up, he told Movistar. “That’s why I’m so angry. Forgive me, but I am very angry.
“You can come back, but it gets too complicated,” he continued. “Especially because the top ten are going to start at the middle, and those of us who start after them will have no benefit.