Carlos Sainz says it shows the type of sportsman Daniel Ricciardo is that he came to apologise after their Imola crash.

Sainz has endured a nightmare couple of races at the wheel of the Ferrari F1-75, the latest disappointment being the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola, where Sainz was tagged by Ricciardo coming out of Turn 1 at the start.

That put Sainz and Ricciardo in the gravel, but Ricciardo kept the traction to drive his McLaren back out of the gravel and continue in the race, while Sainz was beached and out.

This was the second time in as many races that Sainz’s Sunday ended very prematurely, having spun out of the Australian Grand Prix two weeks prior.

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