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personalia

Spanish
1 September 1994 (26)
Franck Lagorce (1 September 1968)

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2 (1.7%)
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2nd (2020 Italian Grand Prix)
3rd
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119
118
372 (3.1 points per race avg)
6582
5 (0.1%)
1 (0.8%)
28 (23.5%)
2015 Australian Grand Prix
2020 Abu Dhabi 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.


source: Wikipedia

seasons

2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020,

finishing 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
2020 Lando Norris
McLaren compare 2020

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Ferrari announced last May it had struck a deal for Sainz to join the team on a two-year contract from 2021, replacing four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel.<br>Sainz has been one of the stand-out performers in F1’s midfield over the past two seasons, scoring two podium finishes, as well as leading McLaren to third in the championship last year.<br>The Spaniard has quickly ...

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Norris made his F1 debut in 2019 alongside Sainz at McLaren as part of an all-new line-up at the British squad, with the pair combining to finish give the team fourth place in the constructors' championship.<br>Norris and Sainz both finished on the podium through 2020 as McLaren rose to third in the teams' standings, marking a successful final year for the duo ahead of Sainz's move to Ferrari for ...

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Sainz made his final appearance for McLaren in last month's Abu Dhabi season finale, ending a two-year stint with the team ahead of his move to Ferrari for the 2021 season.<br>Since Sainz arrived at McLaren, the team has risen from sixth in the constructors' championship to finish third in 2020, with the Spaniard scoring its first podium in five-and-a-half years at the 2019 Brazilian Grand ...

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Ferrari swooped for Sainz to replace outgoing four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel prior to the start of last season, announcing the signing of the Spaniard for 2021 in May.<br>But as Sainz helped lead McLaren to finish third in the constructors’ championship in his final season with the team, Ferrari experienced a huge downturn in form as it slipped to sixth.<br>It led ...

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Sainz has joined Ferrari ahead of the 2021 season after being signed as four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel's replacement back in May.<br>The Spaniard will partner Charles Leclerc at the Italian team, and joins off the back of two impressive years for McLaren that saw him help lift the team up to third in the constructors' championship.<br>But Sainz will have only a narrow window to get up ...

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F1 is preparing all-new rules from 2022, with it hoped that ground effect machinery will improve the racing by allowing cars to follow each other more closely.<br>As well as that, a raft of new financial arrangement, including a cost cap and more equitable prize money distribution, should help close the grid up.<br>Sainz says one of F1’s current weaknesses is that the performance of cars is too ...

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Sainz is switching from McLaren to Ferrari to replace Sebastian Vettel, whose expiring contract was not renewed beyond 2020.<br>Vettel enjoyed a strong start to life at Ferrari, but as the team went through several changes and its competitiveness started to slip, the four-time world champion started to struggle. The arrival of Charles Leclerc in 2019 further complicated matters for Vettel, as the ...

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The Spaniard made his final appearance for McLaren in Abu Dhabi earlier this month ahead of his move to Ferrari for the 2021 season, helping it finish third in the constructors' championship.<br>Sainz scored two podiums during his time with McLaren, and came close to winning this year's Italian Grand Prix, with his performances prompting Ferrari to sign him on a multi-year deal in place of ...

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Although Leclerc will be entering his third season at the Italian team – while former Toro Rosso, Renault and McLaren driver Sainz is about to embark on his first campaign there – Binotto is clear that there will be no number one driver.<br>“There is nothing written in the contract of Charles being the [team] leader,” said Binotto. “I think that the two will be free to fight on ...

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McLaren driver Sainz was placed under investigation by the race stewards in the F1 season finale for a possible slow entry to the pit lane, holding up Racing Point’s Lance Stroll.<br>Despite an uneventful race and plenty of time to complete the investigation, the stewards confirmed they would only look at the matter after the race.<br>It meant McLaren had to wait for a decision before it could ...

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As cars rushed to the pits during an early race virtual safety car period caused by Sergio Perez’s Racing Point coming to a halt at the side of the track, Sainz appeared to slow before the entry.<br>His speed drop looked like it held up Racing Point’s Lance Stroll behind him, and could have been a tactic to avoid being delayed too much at a double stacked McLaren pitstop.<br>After his actions ...

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The test was originally defined in the 2020 sporting regulations as being solely for young drivers, with the FIA having the final say on who would be allowed to participate.<br>After lobbying from Renault the test was eventually opened up to any driver who didn’t participate in a race in 2020, with Alonso now driving for the Enstone team, Sebastien Buemi for Red Bull, and Robert Kubica for Alfa ...

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The one-day run that takes place on the Tuesday after the Abu Dhabi season finale had originally been intended for young drivers only.<br>The rules surrounding the test stated that it would only be open to drivers who had competed in no more than two grands prix, ‘unless otherwise approved by the FIA’.<br>That potential for exemption was used by Renault to successfully lobby motor racing’s ...

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Seidl says the Spaniard was "on the hunt" on fresh tyres and was not able to use the potential of the car over the last part of the race.<br>Sainz was the best-placed finisher to run a traditional two-stop strategy.<br>Race winner Sergio Perez had an unplanned first lap stop and thereafter pitted only once, while the other top three finishers, Esteban Ocon and Lance Stroll, also made it home with ...

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With Russell having qualified on the front row in Bahrain after a last-minute call up by Mercedes to replace Lewis Hamilton, the young Briton looks on course to take the first points and potentially the first podium of his career.<br>And while many of his rivals say they are not surprised that Russell has done so well straight out of the box, Sainz believes that the situation proves that the ...

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The Maranello outfit is keen to put its incoming 2021 driver Carlos Sainz into the car that is currently scheduled to be run by simulator driver Antonio Fuoco.<br>The one-day test was originally supposed to be for drivers who had made no more than two grand prix starts, but after lobbying from Renault the FIA has allowed drivers who didn’t race in 2020 to participate, with Fernando Alonso ...

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For the second weekend in Bahrain, F1 has moved the race on to the track’s outer loop configuration which at 3.543km is the shortest circuit on the 2020 calendar.<br>With lap times getting in to the 54-seconds territory, there is a high chance of cars getting in the way of each other in qualifying – especially when 20 cars take to the track in Q1. Sainz thinks that the FIA needs to change ...

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The FIA has given permission for drivers who haven't raced in 2020 to join what was originally slated as a 'young driver' test, thus opening the door for Alonso at Renault, Sebastien Buemi at Red Bull, and Robert Kubica at Alfa Romeo.<br>Ferrari was one of several teams left frustrated by the decision to let Alonso gain more knowledge of Renault's 2020 car, and the Maranello team has now been ...

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Lobbying from Renault led to the FIA opening the one-day test up for Fernando Alonso to run some miles in the Enstone team's 2020 car, while Sebastien Buemi is expected to drive for Red Bull and Robert Kubica for Alfa Romeo.<br>Crucially, the current McLaren driver will be free contractually, and will thus be able to do the test should Ferrari receive permission from the FIA for him to ...

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The Spaniard had looked on course for a strong showing at Sakhir but was put out of qualifying right at the start of Q2 when his rear tyres locked up and pitched him into a spin at the first corner.<br>McLaren confirmed the spin was caused by a brake failure. <br>As well as that failure leaving him down in 15th on the grid, the lock up has effectively robbed him of a set of tyres – ...

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However, neither Daniel Ricciardo nor Sebastian Vettel will get any track running with their respective new teams McLaren and Aston Martin prior to the appearance of their 2021 cars.<br>With the upcoming post-season test in Abu Dhabi restricted to rookies, there are no opportunities for drivers who change teams to run current cars on track.<br>Only three days of official pre-season testing, to be ...

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With next year's pre-season testing schedule being cut back to just one single three-day run, there have been a number of concerns voiced about drivers not getting enough time to learn new surroundings if they are switching teams.<br>F1's test restrictions mean that it is not possible to run a current or 2019 car outside of next year's test, which limits the scope for drivers like Sainz who are ...

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Hamilton wrapped up his seventh world title after one of his most dominant campaigns in his career, capped by a brilliant comeback win in Turkey.<br>Six of Hamilton's seven titles came in the V6 hybrid era, in which his Mercedes team has been the dominant force. That re-ignited the debate on the role both car and driver have played in Hamilton's record-breaking success.<br>Paddy Lowe, who was ...

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Sainz will join Ferrari next year to replace the Aston Martin-bound Sebastian Vettel alongside Charles Leclerc.<br>Drivers who are changing teams this off-season will have less time to sample their new machinery, because F1's lone pre-season test will be reduced to just three days.<br>Pre-season testing had already been cut back from eight to six days in 2020, but will be halved in 2021 as the ...

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Seidl also praised the Spaniard for the way he has dealt with the potentially awkward transition period as he races for McLaren while being committed elsewhere for the future.<br>Sainz currently lies seventh in the World Championship after charging from 15th on the grid to fifth in Istanbul last weekend.<br>“A race like [Turkey] just confirmed the quality Carlos has,” said Seidl. “We know ...

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