F1: Carlos Sainz Jr. feels no extra pressure replacing Alonso at McLaren

Carlos Sainz Jr. says he feels no extra pressure stepping into the shoes of two-time Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso at McLaren in 2019, when he will become the only Spanish driver on the grid.
Asked by Crash.net if he felt any extra pressure stepping into Alonso’s shoes at McLaren, Sainz said he saw only positives in doing so.
Carlos Sainz Jr.: “There is no extra pressure in that way, mainly because as a driver, you never feel the crowd or the expectations of your home country as pressure.”
Carlos Sainz Jr.: “I think we’re going to miss Fernando.”

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