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Sainz: Not worth fighting Albon with 'fast' Perez behind

McLaren's Carlos Sainz says he resisted fighting Red Bull's Alex Albon for position in the closing stages of the Russian Grand Prix because he feared he would risk losing out to a fast-moving Sergio Perez behind. Sainz finished sixth at Sochi after a solid drive that put the Spaniard back in the points after a disappointing streak of races since the summer break. The McLaren charger was among the front-runners at the start, having started fourth, and even challenged the Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton at the first corner. Wolff: McLaren partnership 'not the start of a works deal' "We got a good start which was our first target to give ourselves a chance of at least fighting the Mercedes...
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