Carlos Sainz says each driver is conscious they might find yourself with the identical destiny as Daniel Ricciardo as “no sport has long term memory”.
Ricciardo is with out a seat subsequent season after leaving McLaren and the opposite spare seats have been stuffed. The Australian has eight GP wins underneath his belt and used to drive for Red Bull however after leaving Renault for McLaren his profession has dipped in type.
Sainz, who drives for Ferrari, is conscious if his driving took an identical path he may discover himself on the skin of Formula 1 trying in.
“I think every driver knows, we are judged by what we have done and achieved in the last race,” he informed Motorsport.com. “At the most we evaluate the last season, and that is why Daniel is in such a difficult situation today. No sport has a long memory, and I don’t think we can change this approach.
“It’s the way the sport values us. If you win you are a hero, you have a great weekend and you become the best driver in the world, no one is better than you. But if you go through a difficult period the opposite happens, it must be taken into account.”
Ricciardo did obtain some curiosity from decrease groups corresponding to Haas and Williams however the star didn’t take them up on their affords, saying he wants a break from the game.
“It’s something I’ve certainly evaluated since the summer break,” Ricciardo informed Sky Sports.
“I wanted to give it a few races and the more time that passes, the more I feel like it’s what I need. Albeit as well the opportunities… there’s not really anything in the form of next year!
“It’s part I would like the break and need to reset a little bit, and part 2024 as well, some other things may open up.”