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Spanish
1 September 1994 (25)
Franck Lagorce (1 September 1968)

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4th (2017 Singapore Grand Prix)
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2015 Australian Grand Prix
2019 United States Grand Prix

about Carlos Sainz

Carlos Sainz Vázquez de Castro audio , known as Carlos Sainz Jr. audio or simply Carlos Sainz, (born 1 September 1994) is a Spanish Formula One racing driver and the son of former double World Rally Champion Carlos Sainz. In 2012 Sainz raced in the British and European Formula 3 championships for Carlin. He raced for DAMS in Formula Renault 3.5 in 2014 winning the championship before moving to F1 with Toro Rosso. In 2017 it was announced that for the 2018 season he will race for the Renault F1 team on a season long loan, whilst still contracted to Red Bull Racing. An early fulfillment of this arrangement was announced during the 2017 Japanese Grand Prix weekend; Sainz would take Jolyon Palmer’s Renault seat beginning with the 2017 United States Grand Prix.


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seasons

2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019,

finishing positions

grid positions

wins

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pole positions

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teams & teammates

season teammate
2015 Max Verstappen
Toro Rosso compare 2015
2016 Max Verstappen
Daniil Kvyat
Toro Rosso compare 2016
2017 Daniil Kvyat
Pierre Gasly
Brendon Hartley
Nico Hülkenberg
Jolyon Palmer
Toro Rosso compare 2017
2018 Nico Hülkenberg
Renault compare 2018
2019 Lando Norris
McLaren compare 2019

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Sainz qualified seventh and took advantage of Leclerc’s clash with Max Verstappen to run as high as fourth early on and eventually match his best result of the season.<br>Leclerc had to recover through the field after damaging his front wing hitting Verstappen on the opening lap, but was unable to get within five seconds of Sainz in the second half of the race and eventually aborted his long ...

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Sainz was part of a four-car battle for 11th on the final lap of last weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix, a fight that was not included in the world feed as the TV coverage focused on Max Verstappen holding off Lewis Hamilton for third before switching to race winner Sebastian Vettel. <br>After a clip of the fight was posted on Twitter with the message “why wasn’t this shown live?” Sainz ...

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Sainz and Hulkenberg maintained their starting positions of seventh and eighth after the opening corners, with the former attacking Red Bull's Alex Albon for sixth.<br>Attempting to find a way around the outside of Albon at Turn 5, Sainz was instead collected by Hulkenberg, who had taken the inside line.<br>The incident left Sainz with a puncture and significant floor damage, while Hulkenberg also ...

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Hulkenberg will be replaced by Esteban Ocon at Renault after this season and was thought likely to move to Haas instead, but the American team has decided to keep Romain Grosjean instead.<br>That means Sainz’s ex-Renault teammate Hulkenberg is at risk of being forced out of F1.<br>Asked by Motorsport.com for his take on Hulkenberg’s situation, Sainz said: “I think everyone knows what Nico ...

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The test came as part of a track day at Navarra in Spain featuring a number of cars from McLaren CEO Zak Brown's collection.<br>Both current McLaren driver Sainz, and his two-time World Rally Champion father of the same name, cut laps in the ex-Holden Racing Team VE Commodore.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Latest ever Bathurst 1000 start time confirmed<br><br><br>Brown, who now owns the car, has also ...

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Albon was challenging Sainz's McLaren for eighth on lap three and dived down the inside into the Roggia chicane.<br>The bold move meant he lacked momentum out of the chicane and Sainz was able to draw back alongside.<br>Albon stayed to the outside into the Lesmos, where a brush between the two cars meant the Red Bull ran through the gravel and dropped to 11th.<br>"He went really deep into Turn 4 ...

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Sainz looked set for a sixth-place finish before he made his pitstop, during which the front right wheel was not attached properly, forcing the Spaniard to retire from the race just seconds later.<br>The stewards deemed the incident an unsafe release and thus fined McLaren, although they noted Sainz stopped the car as soon as he realised.<br>"The Stewards determined that the car was released in an ...

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Sainz suffered a loss of power before the Belgian Grand Prix had even started and he managed just one lap before retiring.<br>Teammate Norris ran fifth for almost the entire race only to retire just as he started the last lap, having also been hit with a loss of power.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>McLaren wants 'transparency' on Renault engine issues<br><br><br>Norris will switch to a new engine at ...

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Lando Norris trialled the latest idea (see sidebar below) during Friday free practice at Spa-Francorchamps, as the team conducted back-to-back tests as it looked for new ideas to improve the handling of its MCL34.<br>Although the team holds a comfortable 39-point advantage over Toro Rosso in the fight for fourth place in the constructors' championship, Sainz is clear that it must not think that it ...

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The two Renault works men, as well as McLaren’s Spanish driver, have all taken five-place grid drops for having run with an upgraded C-spec in Friday practice.<br>But despite the improvements in reliability and performance from the engine, the French car manufacturer and McLaren removed the power units and fitted their race cars with B-specs overnight.<br>Renault says that the change is not ...

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With the French car manufacturer bidding to bounce back from a disappointing first half to the season, it hopes the minor upgrades to reliability and performance with the new power unit will help boost its competitiveness.<br>Renault had already taken grid penalties for using new components earlier in the season, and the changes to the ICE will thus mean a five-place grid drop for both its factory ...

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Briton Norris is renowned for the amount of time he spends in his home simulator, revealing he had learned about Red Bull driver Max Verstappen's approach to racing from competing online with the Dutchman.<br>The two F1 rivals have even teamed up for a number of high-profile online events, and have won the iRacing 24 Hours of Spa earlier this year.<br>While Sainz says he spends "plenty" of time in ...

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But Sainz has impressed in his first season at McLaren – particularly in race conditions – and is growing into the team leader role, and forming an excellent partnership with star rookie Lando Norris.<br>Stuart Codling and Edd Straw join Ben Anderson to discuss whether Sainz ‘dodged’ a bullet by leaving the Red Bull stable, and how McLaren became the ideal platform for the driver to ...

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With Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull largely monopolising the battles for not just F1 titles but individual race wins and podiums since the start of the hybrid era, a number of highly-rated drivers have been left waiting in the wings for their chance at top-level machinery.<br>F1 has had only two first-time champions since 2010, and while young drivers Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc have ...

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Sainz’s progress during three seasons at Toro Rosso earned him a mid-season switch to Renault in 2017, but he was unable to nail down his place with the French manufacturer, departing after a single full season when it secured the services of Daniel Ricciardo instead.<br>Now with his third F1 team in McLaren, the Spaniard says the early period of adaptation for Ricciardo at Renault and Charles ...

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Although the Woking-based outfit is in a solid fourth place in the constructors' championship, Sainz is sceptical of the team being able to make enough gains in the short term to shake off its nearest rivals.<br>"I don't think we are going to be able to break out of the midfield in the second half of the season," he said when asked by Motorsport.com about his predictions for the second half of the ...

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Sainz had put himself in position to score big points by being one of the few drivers to forego a fruitless switch to slicks in the early stages of the race, which allowed him to recover from an early off.<br>However, while he was keen to roll the dice late on and equip dry tyres, McLaren opted to play it safe - and while Sainz ended up a strong fifth, he lost out to midfield rivals Daniil Kvyat ...

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McLaren currently lies fourth in the world championship, having regularly won the “best of the rest” midfield battle in recent races.<br>And Brown believes it is not just the improved MCL34 but strong performances from the two drivers that have given McLaren an edge over its nearest rivals.<br>“We’re very happy with both our drivers, they’re both very quick they get along very well, they ...

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Sainz had finished in the top eight in five of the past six F1 grands prix, and was a creditable seventh-fastest in the opening segment of qualifying at Silverstone.<br>But while rookie teammate Lando Norris then progressed into Q3 and will line up eighth on the grid, Sainz went no further than Q2, missing the cut-off just under two tenths.<br>“It's been a bit of a difficult weekend for me ...

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Sainz joined McLaren from Renault this year on what was billed as a multi-year agreement, while Norris graduated to the Woking-based team after finishing runner-up in Formula 2 in 2018 with McLaren's support.<br>Ahead of this weekend's British Grand Prix, Sainz sits seventh in the points with best finishes of sixth at both Monaco and Paul Ricard, one place ahead of rookie teammate Norris.<br>Their ...

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The Spaniard had been far from happy on Saturday when he knew that his qualifying efforts were wasted because he would be starting from the back of the grid anyway thanks to an engine change penalty.<br>"I was very depressed," he told Motorsport.com. "I don't know why I had a really bad day. I was in a bad mood the whole day.<br>"At some point I think I was even a bit rude because I had a very bad ...

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Sainz will start at the back of the grid after McLaren opted to hand him Renault's B-Spec engine that was introduced in Daniel Ricciardo's factory-run car for the French Grand Prix.<br>The McLaren driver says the decision meant both of his practice sessions were dedicated to setting up the car for Sunday's race, rather than searching for single-lap pace.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Sainz set to start ...

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His team has opted to give the Spaniard Renault's latest B-Spec engine, after works driver Daniel Ricciardo used it in Paul Ricard last weekend.<br>Sainz is out-of-synch with other Renault users because he had a failure in the Australian GP, and that means all six elements he has taken today are above the FIA maximum limits before penalties set in.<br>McLaren boss Andreas Seidl admitted at Paul ...

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The tournament will take place on the Thursday of the week of the Circuit of the Americas F1 race, at the Canyons Golf Course just over 20 miles from the racing circuit.<br>Joining Sainz in the roster of the initially announced participants are three team bosses in Zak Brown (McLaren), Christian Horner (Red Bull) and Otmar Szafnauer (Racing Point).<br>Also confirmed to be taking part are F1 ...

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Renault has faced some reliability struggles this year, but the progress its power unit has made in power terms was evident at Paul Ricard as McLaren just missed out on beating both Red Bulls on the grid.<br>Lando Norris ended up in fifth position, just 0.009 seconds behind Max Verstappen, with Sainz sixth. It was McLaren's best overall qualifying effort since the 2014 Italian Grand ...

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