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Video: How Zandvoort layout gave Ferrari a big hurdle to clear

Carlos Sainz's participation in qualifying for the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort wasn't certain after he crashed heavily during FP3. In the end, Ferrari managed to fix his car, though it was a close call.

Ferrari were made to work hard prior to qualifying for the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort following Carlos Sainz's crash in FP3, with Sporting and Strategy Director Inaki Rueda explaining that the team didn't finish fixing his car until five minutes into the session.

Sainz finished Sunday's race in seventh spot, having started sixth on the grid after the Scuderia managed to fix his car for Saturday's qualifying session.

Rueda explained how the Zandvoort layout caused some issues for Ferrari, as they didn't get Sainz's car back to the pits until half an hour after FP3.

Despite the short turn around time from FP3 to qualifying, Ferrari managed to fix Sainz's car thanks to some help from Charles Leclerc's mechanics, though the job was only completed after the session had already begun.

Check out Inaki's explanation, along with the entire Ferrari race debrief, by watching the video below.

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