What kind of Ferrari driver will Sainz be?

Carlos Sainz is expected to be typecast in the supporting role to Charles Leclerc at Ferrari in 2021. But the tenacious Spaniard’s fighting spirit stands to make him much more than just the number two driver

Following confirmation that Carlos Sainz will be replacing Sebastian Vettel at Ferrari for 2021, many have identified it as a return to the team’s ‘old ways’.

Much of Ferrari’s success through the years has been attained while operating a clear ‘number one’ and ‘number two’ driver philosophy, best evidenced by Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello.

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