Carlos Sainz makes decision on if he will race at Monaco GP after ‘injury’
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Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz has explained that he will take part in the upcoming Monaco Grand Prix after reports of him suffering an injury in the build-up to the race. It was reported that Sainz picked up an injury in a recent charity football match, but he has since allayed fears that it will harm his chances in Monaco.
Sainz’s Ferrari team-mate Charles Leclerc, Fernando Alonso and Pierre Gasly were also in action during the game, but the trio came through unscathed despite Leclerc’s unfortunate face-plant that went viral on social media.
Sainz, however, was spotted with strapping on his right thigh after being substituted off as he received treatment from the medical staff – prompting fears that he could miss this weekend’s Monaco GP.
He has since explained that there is no concerns over his fitness. Writing on Twitter, Sainz said: “Hi everyone. Just wanted to let you know that I am well and completely ready to race this weekend in Monaco.
“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. #StopInventing”
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