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Ferrari owes him only victory won in 2023, on the night of the Singapore Grand Prix, in the middle of a season placed under the yoke of Red Bull. Until the final meeting in Abu Dhabi, he was ahead of Charles Leclerc in the championshipbefore an engine problem relegated him behind his teammate by one point.
“Information relating to my future will be announced in due course”
However, Carlos Sainz finds himself obliged to leave the Scuderia at the end of the coming season. Indeed, on the evening of Thursday February 1, the Maranello team announcement having recruited Lewis Hamilton to wear its colors from the 2025 financial year.
Unlike Charles Leclerc, whose contract was the subject of a recent prolongation beyond 2024, that of Carlos Sainz did not exceed this deadline. From then on, the Spaniard will be forced to step aside in favor of Lewis Hamilton and find a new base in Formula 1 for the 2025 season, a subject he raised through a message published Thursday evening on his X account (formerly Twitter) in English, Spanish and Italian (and here is the translation into French, below, editor’s note).
“Following today’s news, Scuderia Ferrari and I will part ways at the end of the 2024 season. There is still a long season ahead of us and, as always, I will give my best for the team and for fans around the world. Information relating to my future will be announced in due course.”
— Carlos Sainz (@Carlossainz55) February 1, 2024
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At the end of the coming season, Carlos Sainz will be forced to leave his seat at Ferrari to Lewis Hamilton, a consequence of the Briton’s arrival at the Scuderia in 2025. Discover the Spaniard’s point of view.
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