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McLaren's Sainz says Safety Car saved his day in Spain

Carlos Sainz doubts he would have put any points on the board in Spain without Sunday's timely Safety Car deployment and a good strategy from McLaren to boot. Sainz concluded his home race in Barcelona with a P8 finish after spending most of his afternoon just outside the top ten. The local hero says he was set on crossing the checkered flag without a point to his credit when the Safety Car came out as a result of the on-track clash between his McLaren team mate Lando Norris and Racing Point's Lance Stroll. F1i's Driver Ratings for the 2019 Spanish GP "I genuinely didn't think they [points] were on the cards," said Sainz. "I was holding onto P11, with Ricciardo massively...
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