Ferrari driver, Carlos Sainz, had an unexpected bump in the road ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix. It happened during a charity football match earlier this week when he sustained a minor injury to his upper leg. The incident sparked concerns among racing enthusiasts worldwide, wondering how it might affect his performance in the high-stakes Monaco race.
The injury wasn’t severe, but enough to warrant medical attention, with photos circulating on social media showing his leg secured with medical tape. Fans held their breath, pondering the severity of the incident and its possible impact on the imminent Monaco race weekend.
The Spanish Scuderia driver, currently placed fifth in the world championship rankings, had a lot riding on the Monaco Grand Prix. Known for being one of the most demanding races, any potential disruption to Sainz’s race readiness was a cause for concern.
But Carlos Sainz, living up to his reputation of a tough competitor, came forward with an assuring update that put fans and teammates’ worries at ease:
“Hi everyone. Just wanted to let you know that I am well and completely ready to race this weekend in Monaco,” he posted.
“What happened yesterday was simply a contact during the traditional charity football match, but it was not an injury. I enjoyed playing football as I always do and now I am really looking forward to the weekend.”
Despite this slight hiccup, he’s all set to get back behind the wheel and take on the demanding Monaco track. His readiness for the race weekend has indeed given a sigh of relief to his followers and the Ferrari team.