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Leclerc: Sainz pushed me 'very much to perform better'

Charles Leclerc says Carlos Sainz forced him to raise his game in 2021 and to improve his weak points versus his Ferrari teammate. Sainz's transfer from McLaren to the Scuderia, which was announced in the spring of 2020 during F1's lockdown, triggered a whirlwind of speculation from pundits who generally believed that the Spaniard would struggle to measure up to Leclerc, heralded as one of the brightest young talents in the sport. But Sainz defied expectations, and seamlessly adapted to his Ferrari team, racing on a par with his teammate from the outset and ending his first campaign with the Italian outfit fifth in the Drivers' standings, or two spots and 5.5 points ahead of Leclerc. Read...
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