McLaren driver Carlos Sainz gave a statement saying there are not enough good cars for the good drivers in Formula 1.

The implication was Mercedes, Red Bull and Ferrari seem to have a monopoly on the top tier of the sport. This is not only for the F1 titles, but also the individual race wins and the podiums from the beginning of the hybrid era in 2014.

Several highly noted drivers have been left waiting for their chance at some top-level equipment from their brands but to no avail.

The number of first-time champions since 2010 illustrates the empire connotation on the teams and their drivers. Though, young drivers like Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen have looked the title rivalries which come with their recent battles at Red Bull Ring as well as Silverstone.

Sainz is considering individual timing is going to play a role in constructing F1s future championship fights. When Sainz was asked whether he saw himself joining Verstappen and Leclerc at the front in Formula 1, he said he hoped McLaren could come up with a car that could level the playing field.

He said he does believe the future seasons of formula 1, namely that of 2021 presents several possibilities which will allow for a host of new drivers and talents. However, Verstappen and Leclerc are likely to shine in the 2019 and 2020 seasons, thereby continuing the empire spirit.

He claimed it is a matter of one who is the right place and the right time. Should Verstappen and Leclerc have the opportunity, then they are going to win a lot of Formula 1 championships. The converse is also true. According to Sainz, this is the way Formula 1 works.

It is frustrating because the sport is not according to the quality of the athlete. He does believe the best drivers are in some of the best cars, but there is a disconnect between Ferrari and the likes of Renault or another team. This is even though the drivers may have potentially similar skills.

Sainz named Fernando Alonso as one of the drivers that missed out on the World Championships because of poor machinery when they had a chance to win more. This is despite the fact Alonso won titles when he was racing for Renault in 2005 and 2006.

Though, questionable behavior and other choices have often left him in lackluster teams considering he one raced for Ferrari.

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