The Spaniard grabbed Ferrari’s handle and made his first outing As part of the team’s major five-day test in the 2018 F1 car at Fiorano this week.
Sainz completed a day and a half run with the team, and at the end of the first day of action, he chose to ride a fire engine and drive to the section of the truck where the fans spent the day.
In a social media post circulated on Friday, one of the attendees said he was “surprised” that Sainz came and spoke to them.
A fan named Chiellini explaining what happened said: “The session stopped at 4 pm, and I was about to leave the circuit, seeing a small fire engine follow the truck and stop in front of me.
“Carlos went out. I was surprised. He drove all the time. [along] Please say a few words with us to greet a few fans outside the circuit! What a special and humble champion! Thanks to Carlos, we will never forget this day. “
Sainz said he chose to make a special visit after finding the efforts his fans had made to show his support.
“There were two banners,” he said. “There were banners” Vamos Carlos “and” Smooth operator “banners. So the people here in Italy and Tifoshi already know my name and name preference. It’s a good start.
“At the end of the day, I had the opportunity to greet them. I got a car, I was here and supported me on a very special day, with them a little passion and that’s me Thank you for sharing what kind of special day it was for us. “
Sainz will have to wait until the official pre-season test in Bahrain and will have to do his first test at the 2021 Ferrari SF21.
Carlos Sainz Jr., Ferrari
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Carlos Sainz describes an improvised visit to thank tifosi
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