Stefano Domenicali knows the Spaniards at Ferrari: He was a team boss in the Italian tradition of the team in the formula 1, as the two-time world champion Fernando Alonso competed for the team and failed to win, with Ferrari another title. Whether Carlos Sainz manage what was left of his compatriot failed?
In an interview with the Spanish 'AS' deviates from Domenicali and the direct question to the world champion-potential of Sainz elegant, and gives only a very General answer: "to be world champion you need a great car. Because it is only from yourself you can't win."
"also Important is a good relationship with the driver is to each other and to the Team. The most important of All a competitive car is."What Sainz's capable of anything?
doubt about the Talent of Sainz, he didn't. "Carlos is both on the track as well as mentally very strong," explained Domenicali. "If you're the son of a world champion and you can do it in the formula 1, then you need to be very good."
He believes that Sainz' Spanish compatriot Alonso will help "ensure the settling-in", finally, Alonso has spent a total of five years at Ferrari. Added: "Fernando and Carlos are good friends." Sainz will also benefit from the experience of his homonymous father, the two-time world rally champion Carlos Sainz Sr.The opportunity is there ...
Therefore, Domenicalis conclusion is: "Carlos has all the prerequisites to play at Ferrari a good role. It is a new opportunity for a Spanish racing driver, to be at Ferrari for the world champion. But he must stay focused."
Domenicali himself, meanwhile, was working as the managing Director of the Italian sports car brand Lamborghini. This Position he took up in 2016. By the end of 2007 until the beginning of 2014, he served as Ferrari team principal in formula 1. His biggest success was winning the constructors ' championship in 2008, was Raikkonen, with Felipe Massa and Kimi.
This article was written by Stefan Ehlen
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