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Sainz defends decision to overrule Ferrari order

Carlos Sainz says Ferrari "perfectly" executed its team strategy in the British Grand Prix despite his rejection at one crucial point of the race of a specific instruction from the Scuderia pitwall. Sainz scored his maiden F1 win at Silverstone after a flawless drive that concluded with a frantic four-way battle between himself, Red Bull's Sergio Perez, Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and teammate Charles Leclerc. The latter was leading the race as it entered its final stage and appeared on course to win when a late safety car reset everyone's chances. As the race was neutralized, Ferrari feared it would lose out, like in Monaco, if it double-stacked its drivers. It therefore opted to...
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