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Sainz: Plan to knock out rival in Q1 'perfectly executed'

Carlos Sainz says an effort late in Q1 to prevent a rival from making the Q2 cut in qualifying in Turkey worked to perfection with direct rival Daniel Ricciardo falling victim to the Ferrari driver's cunning plan. A back row start to his Turkish Grand Prix due to an engine left Sainz with little reason to charge ahead in Q1. But rather than trod around in the opening segment for qualifying, the Scuderia driver lent a helping hand to teammate Charles Leclerc before indulging in a flyer late in Q1 that coincidently knocked out from the session one of Ferrari's direct rivals in the Constructors' championship: McLaren's Ricciardo. "Basically, I was driving around trying not to set a...
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