These are only a few of the angles lined in a frank and unique interview with Sainz on this month’s GP Racing journal.
An unique interview with Sainz is the centrepiece of this month’s GP Racing journal. Within the newest version of the Flat Chat podcast, GP Racing editor Ben Anderson and columnist Mark Gallagher be a part of host Stuart Codling to debate Sainz’s outstanding journey, and what Sainz describes as his “course of”. The interview reveals a driver who has by no means relied on uncooked expertise alone, however who has labored and fought for each break he’s had.
There’s additionally been proof of a cultural change inside Ferrari, one which is enabling the staff to rediscover its type after years of underachievement. Our panel reckons Sainz and Charles Leclerc add as much as the strongest driver partnership in Method 1: if Ferrari can get on par with Mercedes and Purple Bull’s automobile know-how and race operations, championships beckon…
This month’s GP Racing additionally consists of unique perception into the technical woes Mercedes has been battling with this season, and the modern applied sciences which have enabled Purple Bull and Honda to unlock latent potential inside their hybrid energy unit. Mercedes staff boss Toto Wolff says his outfit received’t “resign” the season, regardless of turning off the event faucets and making use of a last improve bundle at Silverstone. It’s managed to nostril forward within the drivers’ and constructors’ championships however, with Purple Bull nonetheless bringing vans filled with upgrades to every spherical, can its resistance final?
Additionally on the duvet of GP Racing there’s an unique interview with Esteban Ocon, who has rewarded Alpine’s religion in him – that’s, a freshly minted three-year contract – with a easily executed if circumstance-assisted victory in Hungary. What satisfied him to throw over an opportunity to bid for the second seat at Mercedes to stick with Alpine – and what had he performed to impress Alpine a lot within the months earlier than that sensational win?
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