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Carlos Sainz retires with hydraulic problem in Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Carlos Sainz retires with hydraulic problem in Azerbaijan Grand Prix

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“Something failed” on the car, according to Carlos Sainz as he became the first retiree in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday.

Ferrari confirmed that it was a hydraulic issue that ended his race, with a ‘grinding’ heard on his car as he was forced to stop and retire from the race.

The Ferrari driver had been running fourth on the road after holding position at the start, and had been dropping behind Max Verstappen in the early stages.

But his stricken car was found at a standstill on the exit road at Turn 4 in Baku, sat stationery as the rest of the field filed past, before Sainz reported “something failed” on his SF-75.

Replays saw Sainz head around Turn 3 as normal, before a noise from his car saw him go straight on and bail out of Turn 4 on the ninth lap of the race, with a grinding sound that brought his car…

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