Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto says the team’s impatience trying to overtake Lando Norris cost them dearly at the Portuguese Grand Prix.

The Scuderia were hoping to make it a third consecutive race with both Ferrari cars in the points, but the run ended in Portimao after Carlos Sainz slid down the field on race day.

Starting from P5 on the grid, Sainz, the quickest qualifying driver outside of the Mercedes/Red Bull front-running battle, would finish outside of the points in P11 because of a strategy error from Ferrari.

An early attempt to perform the undercut on Norris via the pits eventually turned Sainz into somewhat of a sitting duck and Binotto conceded the team were a little too eager, too ambitious, to try and get one over their main rivals for P3 this season, McLaren.

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