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Carlos Sainz

Sainz insists 'several' options under consideration

Carlos Sainz is a driver that several teams are very keen on signing for 2025.

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Carlos Sainz has revealed that he could "sign a contract tomorrow" if he wanted to, with the Spaniard having "several" teams interested in his services for 2025. 

The Ferrari driver is the highest-valued driver still in need of a seat for 2025, with Lewis Hamilton taking his spot for next season.

It has been made clear that the Australian Grand Prix winner has offers on the table from both Williams and Audi/Stake F1, with the driver now being in a position where he is aware of where he could race in 2025. 

Sainz is edging closer to being able to make an announcement on his future, something he expects to be able to do soon.

"I know what options are on the table," Sainz said Spanish show El Hormiguero's. "I'm ready to make a decision and that decision will come quickly."

Where Sainz goes next season will have a big impact on silly season, as a crucial seat will no longer be available. 

For example, should the 29-year-old choose Audi, then Valtteri Bottas and Zhou Guanyu will both for certain be in need of a new team.

For himself, even Sainz wants to get his 2025 decision sorted, so he can focus on Ferrari this year and the impressive SF24.

"I want to get this out of the way," added Sainz. "I have to make the choice and then focus on the rest of the season. 

"Only after that can I start thinking about my future with the other team. This year I have a car with which I can get podiums and victories. That is what I want to focus on now."

Staggeringly, Sainz has revealed that every team with a seat available has offered him a contract for next season, highlighting just how in demand the star is. 

If he wanted to, Sainz concedes he could sign a new contract in 24 hours.

"All the teams that have not yet committed both drivers for next year have me on the list and have offered me a contract," revealed Sainz. 

"I can sign a contract tomorrow. I'm not going to do that, I'll take a little more time. There are several teams that are options for me."

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