Just hours before the start of the Qatar Grand Prix, Carlos Sainz’s participation may be at risk due to a problem found on his Ferrari.
The mechanics of the Prancing Horse are currently working on car number 55 to try to fix everything before the traffic lights go out. Based on the information collected so far, it appears to be a fuel tank malfunction.
Certainly not the best news for the Scuderia Ferrari, which this weekend in Losail could get even closer to Mercedes in the constructor’s standings. Currently, there are twenty-six points separating Ferrari from Toto Wolff’s team in a fight for the second position that is more intense than ever.
For both teams, it is the minimum goal to achieve in a season that has been dominated by Red Bull and Max Verstappen. The Dutch driver, after finishing second in the weekend’s Qatari Sprint race, clinched his third World Championship title of his career. This outcome has been virtually assured since the pre-season tests, where the potential of the RB19 was evident, making it one of the best cars in Formula 1 history.
Updates are expected from Ferrari regarding Carlos Sainz’s participation in the Losail race. For the Spanish driver, this would be a significant setback after showcasing excellent performances in the second half of the season, culminating in his victory in Singapore.
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