Carlos Sainz Forced to Sit Out Qatar GP Due to Fuel System Issue

Carlos Sainz Forced to Sit Out Qatar GP Due to Fuel System Issue

In a last-minute setback, Carlos Sainz’s hopes of participating in the Qatar Grand Prix were dashed as Ferrari mechanics abandoned their efforts to repair an unforeseen issue with the fuel system on his SF-23 car. Sainz had finished sixth in the Saturday Sprint race and was slated to start 12th on the grid for Sunday’s main race. However, a confirmed fuel systems problem rendered him unable to compete.