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Carlo Sainz signs a new two-year deal with Ferrari until 2024

Carlo Sainz signs a new two-year deal with Ferrari until 2024 and says ‘there is no such thing as a higher Formula One group to race for’ as he joins runaway chief Charles Leclerc in committing his future

  • F1 driver Sainz has formally signed a two-year contract extension with Ferrari 
  • He signed a two-year contract when becoming a member of the group forward of the 2021 season 
  • Sainz then completed in a career-best fifth place in final year’s F1 championship
  • Ferrari have handed him a new contract, maintaining him with the group until 2024 

Ferrari have introduced forward of this Sunday’s Emilia Romagna Grand Prix that Carlo Sainz has signed a new contract – maintaining him with the Formula One group until at the very least 2024. 

The 27-year-old joined Ferrari final year as a alternative for the four-time world champion, Sebastian Vettel – who left to affix Aston Martin forward of the 2021 season.

The Spaniard initially signed a two-year deal forward of the 2021 season and partnered up with Charles Leclerc on the Mattia Binotto-led outfit. 

Formula One driver Carlo Sainz has officially signed a two-year contract extension with Ferrari

Formula One driver Carlo Sainz has formally signed a two-year contract extension with Ferrari 

Sainz impressed in his first season for the Scuderia, beating team-mate Charles Leclerc within the standings. 

He ended the year in a career-best fifth, 5.5 factors forward of the Monacan driver who completed down in seventh.

However, the Spaniard has been second greatest to runaway championship chief Leclerc after the opening three rounds this year.

Sainz, who spun out on the opening lap of the Australian Grand Prix a fortnight in the past, already trails Leclerc by 38 factors.

Nevertheless, Ferrari have determined to resume their religion renew their religion within the 27-year-old by handing him a two-year extension.

He finished second to team-mate Charles Leclerc in Bahrain, with Lewis Hamilton coming third

He completed second to team-mate Charles Leclerc in Bahrain, with Lewis Hamilton coming third

Sainz says he’s excited to ‘chase his objectives’ and do his ‘greatest for Ferrari going forwards. Speaking about his contract extension Sainz informed Ferrari’s official web site: ‘I’m very joyful to have renewed my contract with Scuderia Ferrari. 

‘I’ve at all times mentioned that there is no such thing as a higher Formula 1 group to race for and after over a year with them, I can verify that placing on this race swimsuit and representing this group is exclusive and incomparable. 

‘My first season at Maranello was strong and constructive, with the entire group progressing collectively. The results of all that work has been clear to see thus far season.

‘I really feel strengthened by this renewed present of confidence in me and now I can not wait to get within the automobile, to do my greatest for Ferrari and to provide its followers loads to cheer about. 

Sainz is keen to build on his second-place finish in Bahrain and clinch his first career victory

Sainz is eager to build on his second-place end in Bahrain and clinch his first career victory

Ferrari Principal Mattia Binotto believes his team have 'the best driver pairing in Formula 1'

Ferrari Principal Mattia Binotto believes his group have ‘the perfect driver pairing in Formula 1’

‘The F1-75 is proving to be a front-runner, which might permit me to chase my objectives on observe, beginning with taking my first Formula 1 win.’ 

While, Mattia Binotto mentioned: ‘I’ve mentioned a number of instances that I imagine we have now the perfect driver pairing in Formula 1 and so, with each passing race, it appeared a utterly pure step to increase Carlos’ contract, thus making certain stability and continuity. 

‘In his time thus far with the group, he has proved to have the expertise we anticipated from him, delivering spectacular outcomes and benefiting from all alternatives.

‘Outside the automobile, he’s a arduous employee with a watch for the smallest element, which has helped the entire group to enhance and progress. 

‘Together, we are able to goal for bold targets and I’m certain that, alongside with Charles, he can play a important half in fuelling the Ferrari legend and can write new chapters within the historical past of our group.’

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