Sainz had also crashed in Zandvoort
The Spaniard lost his Ferrari at the Ascari corner
, a very fast section: he took the barriers, heavily damaging the front. The mechanics worked hard to repair the car in time (car ready 45 minutes before going out on track), the same scene was repeated a week ago in Zandvoort in Saturday morning free practice The impact was very strong, Carlos was taken to the medical center for a first visit: he is fine, out of the cockpit alone, but will be subjected to further checks given the strength of the deceleration. They are foreseen by the health protocol: he has completed them and will be behind the wheel.
Old engine for Leclerc
The Ferrari weekend is getting very complicated on an already difficult track due to lack of horsepower: Charles Leclerc will have to use an old engine, the most recent unit has been replaced after the problems with the electronic management of the engine brake that occurred on Friday . A problem that cost me the third row. The Monegasque starts eighth in the Sprint Qualyfing behind Sainz.
Malaise for Leclerc, but there will be
Mercedes domination in the free practice sessions, confirming that Mercedes has an advantage over Red Bull at Monza. Hamilton was the fastest ahead of Verstappen and Perez. Leclerc eleventh, Giovinazzi excellent with the seventh time: the Ferrari driver asked to stop prematurely due to a malaise. Nausea and headache, he was also seen at the medical center, he didn’t have a pretty face. But still be able to drive and there will be.
September 11, 2021 (change September 11, 2021 | 15:49)
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