Ferrari have confirmed Carlos Sainz as Charles Leclerc’s new team mate from 2021 onwards. This comes two days after it was announced Sebastian Vettel would be leaving Ferrari at the end of 2020,
Sainz, 25, will join the Italian squad on a two-year deal after two seasons at McLaren, creating the youngest driver pairing in Ferrari’s recent history in the process.
Sainz said that he is very happy that he will be driving for Scuderia Ferrari in 2021 adding that he is very excited about his future with the team. “I still have an important year ahead with McLaren Racing and I’m really looking forward to going racing again with them this season”
Meanwhile, McLaren have announced the signing of Daniel Ricciardo for 2021 on a “multi-year” deal. McLaren have also confirmed that current driver Lando Norris will remain with the team for a third year in 2021, partnering Ricciardo.