Carlos Sainz has shrugged off the rumours linking him to a transfer to Renault after Christian Horner stated the Spanish driver would solely be allowed to go away ‘on the proper worth’.
The Toro Rosso driver bought into scorching water in the course of the Austrian Grand Prix when he stated he can be leaving the group on the finish of the season which was slapped down by Horner and after talks between the pair and Helmut Marko tensions have been eased.
Throughout the British Grand Prix rumours resurfaced of a possible transfer to Renault for Sainz in 2018 – whereas some stories stated the Spanish driver may transfer as quickly as the following race in Hungary – however when quizzed in regards to the contemporary curiosity Sainz saved tight-lipped in regards to the hypothesis.
“Many individuals are speaking to me about this hearsay, and for me it is only a hearsay,” Sainz stated after the British grand Prix. “In the long run not one single remark you see is out of your boss or from who’re truly managing your profession. You do not hear something from them, you’d anticipate it to be only a hearsay. So, I do not remark about rumours.”
Talking to reporters after the race at Silverstone, Horner repeated his stance that Sainz will stay a Crimson Bull-backed driver with two years left to run on his present contract however did say any gives for the 22-year-old can be thought of albeit solely on the proper worth.
“It must have a big worth hooked up to it [an offer] as a result of we have invested in Carlos considerably, so you aren’t simply going to provide an asset away,” Horner stated.