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After his debut, Kakuta was surprised that he had a bigger influence on Europe than Japan. – Motorsports

Summary: Yuki Tsunoda After making his F1 debut, he said he was surprised to attract the attention of European fans rather than his native Japan.

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Kakuta was surprised at the popularity in Europe

Yuki Tsunoda has built a big fan base in Europe in the last few weeks, with the combination of finishing 9th in F1 debut and stopping by Liam Lawson’s live stream of Red Bull Junior Team, and social media with Instagram. With 152,121 followers on Twitter, it’s a favorite of quick fans. Surprised a 20 year old child.

“It was interesting that European fans had a bigger response than Japan since Bahrain,” said Kakuta.

“It’s cultural. Japanese fans want to see what I’m doing in a few rounds before I get the right impression.”

Kakuta got off to a great start in his F1 career with a Japanese driver. Only Satoru Nakajima and Shinji Nakano achieved a higher finish in the first race..

“I was surprised at the reaction in Europe. For me, I didn’t expect it because Bahrain wanted to finish higher than a perfect weekend,” he added. “I’m happy with the support of the fans, but I don’t feel any pressure. I think it’s positive and I just get in and work this weekend.”

Sainz should not advertise his weaknesses – Smedley

Sainz said he would take it easy at first

Former Ferrari engineer Rob Smedley said Carlos Sainz Jnr I approached the first Grand Prix weekend with Scuderia in the right way, but made one notable error.

Talk to F1 nation Sainz said it was wise not to make bold claims about his entry into what some people are thinking, Podcast Smedley said. Charles Leclerc team.

“The worst thing you can do is send Charles to the weeds and get the number one status, or make a bold statement no matter what I do. Surely what you want in the end, you both And in the end you’ll want it. If that doesn’t work, the pressure is just on you and almost insurmountable, so it’s the job you have. “

Sainz was impressed with the team’s move and his careful approach to the Bahrain Grand Prix, but he Too frank Seeing that his rivals can take advantage of it, about its attention leading up to the race.

“I don’t think I should show my weaknesses. Carlos should probably have kept the powder dry on it. It was probably something he didn’t want to advertise to his fellow enemies. think.”

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After his debut, Kakuta was surprised that he had a bigger influence on Europe than Japan.

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