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Great Britain GP F1 2022: Carlos Sainz remembers Checo Prez’s epic congratulations at Silverstone: “You deserve it, bastard”

ANDhe Great Britain Grand Prix 2022 it's a race that Carlos Sainz Jr. will never forget, because it meant his first victory in Formula 1. The Ferra


ANDhe Great Britain Grand Prix 2022 it’s a race that Carlos Sainz Jr. will never forget, because it meant his first victory in Formula 1. The Ferrari driver climbed to the top of the podium after 150 Grand Prix and had as his companions Sergio ‘Checo’ Prez who finished second and Lewis Hamilton, third.

The Spaniard recalled this Tuesday during the presentation of the Tenerife circuit how was Checo’s epic congratulations when they finished the race.

“Fucking gey, how nice to share podium, he told me ‘how nice to share the podium with you on your first victory, you deserve it, bastard'”, declared Sainz who imitated him so well that he unleashed the laughter of the public.

Sainz explained that he spends a lot of time with the Mexican so it is easy for him to imitate his way of speaking. Being one of the few Spanish-speaking drivers in Formula 1, the relationship between the Spanish and the Czech has been very close.

Also, the Ferrari driver reviewed the feelings he had after winning at Silverstone, a feeling that ensures It’s the best thing that’s happened to him in his career.

“It’s one of the most beautiful things that you can feel as an athlete. At that moment, at 300 per hour, you don’t realize it, but when I saw the photo and then you get out of the car and the whole paddock where you work comes to congratulate you, rival pilots and who are happy for you…” Sainz added.

The Formula 1 championship will return this weekend with the French Grand Prix, where Both Sainz and Checo will be looking to recover good points after their respective withdrawals in Austria.