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Spanish
1 September 1994 (23)
Franck Lagorce (1 September 1968)

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4th (2017 Singapore Grand Prix)
5th (2015 Spanish Grand Prix)
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146 (2.1 points per race avg)
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2015 Australian Grand Prix
2018 British 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,

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wins

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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

news

The French manufacturer's F1 managing director Cyril Abiteboul wants to finalise its 2019 line-up as soon as possible, with Sainz's future dependent on what Red Bull does with Daniel Ricciardo.Red Bull believes a fresh deal with Ricciardo is close to being finalised, while Ricciardo himself recently admitted he is likely to stay at Red Bull as the chances of him moving to Ferrari or ...

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MotoGP riders have complained about bumpy surfaces on several tracks visited by F1 cars, including Silverstone, the Red Bull Ring, Austin and Barcelona. Earlier this year riders hit out at the attempts made to make the Austin track smoother in the United States, and Sainz suggested they would be unhappy when MotoGP heads to Silverstone next month as well.“Yes, very weird,” Sainz said ...

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The Renault has shown a tendency to be hard on its tyres this year, and while others also hit blistering problems in the Austria race, Sainz suffered more than anyone else.The VSC allowed him to offload his ultrasofts after 15 laps, but after just 19 laps on softs he was back in the pits for an unscheduled stop, before running supersofts to the flag. He eventually finished ...

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The German had qualified in third but will be demoted to sixth on the grid, behind teammate Kimi Raikkonen, Red Bull's Max Verstappen and the Haas car of Romain Grosjean.Sainz was starting a last-ditch push lap in Q2 when he came up on the cruising Ferrari of Vettel on the exit of Turn 1, the Spaniard forced to move sharply to the left and go over the kerbs to avoid contact. ...

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The Spaniard was on course to finish sixth at Paul Ricard, having run as high as third early on after avoiding the incidents in the opening few corners.But he fell to eighth after complaining of "no power" on the radio, and only avoided slipping further back because the next few laps were completed under virtual safety car conditions following Lance Stroll's tyre blowout at ...

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The Spaniard was on course to finish sixth at Paul Ricard, having run as high as third early on after avoiding the incidents in the opening few corners.But he fell to eighth after complaining of "no power" on the radio, and only avoided slipping further back because the next few laps were completed under virtual safety car conditions following Lance Stroll's tyre blowout at ...

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Bottas set a 1m33.666s in the first round of flying laps in the opening five minutes, more than a second slower than teammate Lewis Hamilton's Friday benchmark.A wet FP3 was not predicted after Friday practice took place in hot, sunny conditions, however rain started to fall at parts of the circuit shortly after Bottas's time and Sergio Perez skated off the road at Turn 4 as the track ...

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Force India driver Perez was trying to pass Sainz's Renault for ninth after the restart from the safety car period when they came together at Turn 1.Perez, on the outside, ended up sliding sideways across the grass and fell to 14th."I overtook him into Turn 1, gave enough room, but I don't know what was the reason I got hit," said Perez."I was surprised that we didn't see any ...

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Sainz questioned Renault's decision to fit ultrasoft tyres at his sole pitstop during the Monte Carlo F1 race, after he regressed from eighth on the grid to finish a distant 10th.Sainz finished more than 40 seconds behind teammate Nico Hulkenberg, who started outside the top 10 but was allowed through by Sainz as the Spaniard struggled for speed.Sainz was convinced he should have gon ...

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The Renault driver had started from eighth position but went on to finish in 10th after struggling with his tyres following his first and only pitstop.Sainz pitted on lap 15 for ultrasofts, a decision that left him with over 60 laps to do on Pirelli's second-softest compound.The Spaniard believed the switch to ultrasofts instead of supersofts was a mistake that compromised his ...

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All teams have heavily weighted their Monaco compound choices towards the hypersoft, with Red Bull, Williams and Renault even choosing as many as 11 sets from their total of 13, with just one example each of the supersoft and ultrasoft.Although not designed for Barcelona, the pink-sidewalled tyres were sampled by several drivers during testing after the Spanish GP. ...

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Verstappen used hypersoft Pirelli tyres to post his best time of 1m17.528s early in the final hour of running, relegating Sainz to second.Sainz used hypersofts to set his time with just under two hours remaining, initially knocking Sebastian Vettel off top spot before Verstappen jumped both of them.Vettel ended up third fastest and 0.131s off the pace, with Romain Grosjean’s ...

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Sainz has been lent out by Red Bull to the Renault team for this season, and can be called back for 2019 if the team loses Daniel Ricciardo to a rival outfit.With Ricciardo's future unlikely to be settled until the summer, it means Renault is in a tricky spot because it is not totally in control of what happens with its line-up.Despite that uncertainty, Renault F1 managing director ...

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Sainz finished fifth in Azerbaijan, beating the team's previous best of the current era of sixth, which it has achieved seven times.However, despite outperforming teammate Nico Hulkenberg, the Spaniard insisted that neither he nor the car are on the limit yet."I know there's still a lot of work to do," he told Motorsport.com. "Especially to extract the last two tenths of the car in ...

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The Spaniard enjoyed a strong start to the season in Australia, but faced more difficulties in Bahrain and China as teammate Nico Hulkenberg was better able to extract speed from the car.Speaking ahead of this weekend's Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Sainz said that the key trouble area for him involved how much speed was being compromised on the way into corners."General confidence with the ...

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Hulkenberg has finished seventh, sixth and sixth in the opening races of 2018, while Sainz has earned 10th, 11th and ninth places.The German had qualified ahead on all three occasions, although Sainz pointed out he had set Renault's fastest overall lap in Melbourne before fading in Q3."For sure, Nico is very strong in qualifying," said the Spaniard. "I think he has always been ...

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Sainz has been on loan at Renault from Red Bull since moving across from Toro Rosso late last year, and his stint in the energy drinks company's junior team included being paired against Verstappen for 23 races.Though Verstappen outscored Sainz considerably in that spell, Sainz's qualifying form was excellent and he was often let down by poor reliability.Renault Sport boss Cyril ...

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Sainz had said after the race that it was his malfunctioning drinks bottle that had caused him to “nearly vomit” inside his helmet.But, speaking to reporters in Bahrain, he admitted a banana that he’d eaten half an hour before the race in Australia also contributed to his gastric issues.“The valve of the drinks bottle was open so it was flowing water through that, and that together ...

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The Red Bull protege switched to Renault from the energy drink company's junior team Toro Rosso for the final four races of 2017 and is contesting the entire 2018 season with the French manufacturer.While it is not uncommon for big manufacturers to place young drivers at smaller teams, Sainz is now a fourth-year grand prix driver who moved to Renault as part of the deal switching Toro ...

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Hulkenberg finished seventh in the Australian Grand Prix, while Sainz claimed the final point in 10th, despite issues with his drinks bottle making his life difficult.Abiteboul acknowledged that having two cars consistently in the fight this season will make a big difference.He warned, however, that his drivers will have to stay on their game in a highly competitive field."It's good ...

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The Spanish driver reported on the radio during the race that he was feeling nauseous as he fought to defend 10th position from Force India's Sergio Perez.In the end Sainz managed to keep his rival at bay despite the stomach problems, but the Renault driver admitted it had been a very tough day."We had a problem with the water pump and during the first 10 or 15 laps it was squirting ...

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Team boss Cyril Abiteboul has said the French manufacturer is considering factoring in grid penalties by deliberately using more than this year's reduced limit of three elements per season.That strategy would allow Renault to extract more performance more consistently, because of reduced mileage requirements, and it will also create extra opportunities to introduce planned upgrades ...

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Sainz logged 151 laps around Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya during the first week of testing, which was disrupted by rain and snow.At the conclusion of the week, Sainz conceded he “pretty much” felt like he had completed no more than a single proper test day – but said he was convinced of his new Renault RS18 car's “very big potential.”“I haven't tested yet,” Sainz said. “I have run ...

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The addition of the halo is the biggest design change for the 2018 breed of F1 cars, though on-track running has been limited to short trial runs in tests and free practice sessions over the last two years.Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas told Motorsport.com recently that the halo made no difference to him on a simulator race run and Sainz believes it will not take long to adjust to ...

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Hulkenberg left Force India at the end of 2016 to replace Kevin Magnussen at Renault, and outscored initial teammate Jolyon Palmer 34 points to eight before Palmer was dropped in favour of Carlos Sainz.Chester said Hulkenberg's main contribution had been to give Renault a dependable reference, and that Sainz had multiplied that effect."It is massively important. The really great ...

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