Sainz was on account of begin from twelfth place after a disappointing qualifying on Friday, through which he missed the lower to Q3 by 0.031s.
However simply an hour earlier than the race the Ferrari crew introduced that the Spaniard wouldn’t make the beginning in any respect, after encountering a gasoline system challenge on the automotive.
Ferrari’s mechanics frantically labored to get Sainz’s SF-23 able to go to the grid, however finally discovered the issue can’t be remedied in time for the race which begins at 8pm native Qatar time.
In a short assertion the Italian crew mentioned: “Because of a gasoline system challenge on his automotive, Carlos is not going to participate within the Qatar GP.”
Ferrari’s Qatar hopes are actually solely pinned on his team-mate Charles Leclerc, who will begin the race on the Lusail Worldwide Circuit from fifth on the grid, with lately topped triple world champion Max Verstappen main the sphere from pole.
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