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Fire in Formula 1: (VIDEO) Carlos Sainz’s vehicle catches fire

Written in ANOTHER SPORTS the 7/10/2022 09:26 a.m. This Sunday there were moments of tension in the Formula 1well the car of the pilot Carlos


Written in ANOTHER SPORTS the 7/10/2022 09:26 a.m.

This Sunday there were moments of tension in the well the car of the pilot caught fire when he was racing at the Red Bull Ring during the Austrian Grand Prix.

The event occurred several laps after the departure of the Mexican was recorded Sergio ‘Checo’ Perezwho could not come back after receiving an impact from the Englishman George Russell.

The Spanish representative of Ferrari aimed to keep second place in this competition; however, a problem with his car forced him to retire.

As he was about to overtake Max Verstappen, his car’s engine burned out; first there was the presence of smoke and then, still moving, the flames arose.

Several seconds passed without Carlos Sainz left the unit, so the security team rushed to the scene; Fortunately, the pilot managed to get out without injury.

Carlos Sainz’s car burned down with 15 laps to go in the Austrian GP

The 27-year-old Spaniard was looking for a podium that would help him score points for the World Championship of Formula 1but the day did not end as he expected.

And it is that Carlos Sainz wanted to repeat his feat of the British GP, when he was first in the Silverstone circuit and ahead of Sergio ‘Checo’ Perez.

Things for the Ferrari representative got complicated on lap 58 because, just 15 minutes from completing the competition this Sunday, his car caught fire.

In the end, his team did not see it “so badly”, as Charles Leclerc managed to obtain the first position ahead of the Dutchman Max Verstappen and the Englishman Lewis Hamilton.

So far Sainz continues with the fourth position in the World Championship of Formula 1, since it adds 133 points; ahead of him is ‘Checo’, with 151 units; Leclerc, with 170 and Max Verstappen, with 208.

After his unsuccessful career, the 27-year-old Spaniard is apparently already frustrated in his chance to fight for the world title in this 2022 season.

“We were assured of the double and my pace was one of the best so far this year. It was a shame for the championship, but it is what it is, ”she commented with resignation after leaving the Austrian Grand Prix.

The next race of Formula 1 it will be held at the French Grand Prix on July 24; that will be the opportunity for Carlos Sainz and Sergio ‘Checo’ Perez return to the ring after the mishaps that affected them today.