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

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3rd (2019 Brazilian Grand Prix)
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2015 Australian Grand Prix
2019 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.


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seasons

2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019,

finishing positions

grid positions

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
2019 Lando Norris
McLaren compare 2019

news

<br>There is a habit for memories in Formula 1 to be very, very short, often prompting more current events to be overhyped.<br>That much is true of last year's Brazilian Grand Prix. It offered one of the most dramatic finishes to a race in recent F1 history, and a shock result with two total outsiders standing on the podium.<br>But until the first safety car period, triggered with 18 laps to go ...

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Brown says Carlos Sainz’s move to Ferrari for 2021 was handled openly and amicably, while in contrast he sees “bad blood” at both the Maranello outfit and Renault, where the impending exits of Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo have been accompanied by some tension between the parties.<br>Brown says that McLaren knew that Sainz had an opportunity to go to Ferrari, and formally gave him ...

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After announcing on Tuesday that Vettel would be leaving the team at the end of the season, Ferrari moved swiftly to strike a deal with Sainz as his replacement.<br>Ferrari issued a statement on Thursday morning confirming Sainz would be joining the team from McLaren for the 2021 season, partnering Charles Leclerc.<br>Ferrari said Sainz had signed a two-year deal.<br>"I am very happy that I will ...

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Ferrari confirmed on Tuesday morning that four-time world champion Vettel would be leaving at the end of 2020 after both parties agreed to break off talks over a new contract.<br>Ferrari has moved swiftly to identify a replacement for Vettel, with sources indicating to Motorsport.com that a deal has now been struck with current McLaren driver Sainz.<br>An announcement is expected from Ferrari in ...

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Ferrari announced on Tuesday morning that four-time world champion Vettel would be leaving the team at the end of the season after talks over a new contract broke down. The decision has kicked off the driver market silly season for 2021, freeing up one of the most coveted seats on the F1 grid.<br>Red Bull driver Verstappen reacted to the news while speaking in an Instagram Q&A with former F1 ...

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F1 will stage its latest Virtual Grand Prix event this weekend in place of the Dutch Grand Prix, which was due to be held at Zandvoort on Sunday 3 May.<br>With Zandvoort absent from the F1 2019 video game, fans were invited to vote for which track would be used on social media, with Interlagos, the annual host of the Brazilian Grand Prix, gaining more than half of the 40,000 votes.<br>F1 confirmed ...

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The first nine races of the season have already been cancelled or postponed, with the French and Belgian Grands Prix also in doubt amid restrictions imposed by the countries.<br>Sainz admits a year without racing would be very hard to digest and would have a very negative impact overall.<br>But the McLaren driver acknowledges the decision to abandon the season would be "fully understandable" if ...

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With the first eight races of the new Formula 1 season having been postponed or cancelled, teams are facing increased financial pressures because of the lack of track action.<br>While F1 responses like an early factory shutdown for all teams, plus a delay to the new 2021 rules, have helped, that is still not enough to see teams comfortably through.<br>With businesses now buckling down to do what ...

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The second series of Drive to Survive came out at the end of February, following a number of drivers and teams with unprecedented behind-the-scenes access through the 2019 season.<br>Sainz's campaign gained particular attention from the Netflix cameras, with one of the early season episodes following the McLaren driver over the Azerbaijan and Spain race weekends.<br>The episode entitled 'Dogfight' ...

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The Spaniard's McLaren team was at the centre of a coronavirus scare in Melbourne last weekend when a team member was found to have contracted it. That prompted the outfit to withdraw from the race.<br>While 14 other members of the team were put into self isolation in Melbourne, Sainz has joined other personnel in returning home before locking themselves away.<br>Speaking on Tuesday, Sainz said ...

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Racing Point’s new RP20 is a radical departure from the team’s previous car, and in terms of overall concept and aerodynamic detail has much in common with the 2019 championship-winning Mercedes W10 - a development other teams have described as “concerning”. <br>While differing fuel loads and tyre compounds make it impossible to fully decode the pecking order after the two Barcelona ...

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Racing Point broke cover with its new RP20 car on the opening day of pre-season testing in Barcelona on Wednesday, sporting a very similar design to last year's championship-winning Mercedes W10 car.<br>Racing Point technical chief Andrew Green said it was a "big risk" for the team to follow Mercedes's design lead, but it has raised eyebrows with some of its midfield rivals who do not have ties to ...

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Sainz joined McLaren for the 2019 season on a two-year deal alongside rookie Lando Norris, and led its charge to fourth place in the constructors’ championship, scoring its first podium for over five years at the Brazilian Grand Prix.<br>The Spaniard enters the final year of his existing contract in 2020, and said that while early conversations about the future have taken place, he saw no need ...

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Backed by Red Bull through the entirety of his junior career, Sainz spent just under three full seasons racing for its secondary outfit Toro Rosso in F1, before being loaned to Renault.<br>The French manufacturer opted against retaining the on-loan Sainz for 2019, and Red Bull preferred to promote Pierre Gasly instead of Sainz for the Daniel Ricciardo-vacated seat, which led to Sainz being ...

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More than ever before, current Formula 1 drivers use simulators to improve their craft away from the race track.<br>In this video, Jack Benyon visits Carlos Sainz’s house as the McLaren F1 driver receives a brand new Cool Performance simulator to use in his spare time.<br>We take a look at the installation process and ask Sainz why he has taken the step to copy teammate Lando Norris’s decision ...

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Sainz joined the Woking team from Renault for this year after just one full season, admitting the final races with the French manufacturer were "weird" ahead of his exit.<br>The Spaniard has a two-year contract with McLaren and 2019 has been the first time he has gone into the off-season with his future sorted.<br>He reckons that has allowed him to show a "new Carlos" that people had not seen ...

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Sainz took the second of his four top-five finishes in Formula 1 in Hungary, where following an exchange with his radio engineer, he said, ‘Thomas, you know what that was,’ before singing the song.<br>As a consequence, the song was persistently linked to him, with social media messages and YouTube videos dedicated to the combination.<br>Sainz repeated his rendition of the song after taking ...

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The Spaniard had to finish in the top 10 to guarantee himself a top six finish in the drivers' championship, but was running 11th on the final lap behind Hulkenberg.<br>He was not quite close enough to the German under braking at the end of the back straight to make a pass but, having managed to get in to the tow on the run down to Turn 11, he dummied to the right before making a brave dive down ...

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Norris set the seventh fastest time in qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, two positions ahead of Sainz, to end the year with the advantage over his teammate in terms of who has started ahead the most.<br>But Sainz has downplayed the significance of that tally, especially because there have been occasions – like the last race in Brazil – where he has not been able to properly qualify ...

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Norris let a charging Sainz through during the race, and when thanked for this by the team on the radio post-race he replied: "I don't do it out of choice, I do it because I am [expletive] slow."<br>Sainz went on to take the chequered flag in fourth place, which became third when Lewis Hamilton was penalised post-race – marking Sainz's first podium in F1 and McLaren's first since ...

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Like most drivers on the F1 grid, Sainz's current deal takes him to the end of the 2020 season.<br>Seats at F1's leading three teams Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull could become available for 2021, and Sainz could be a beneficiary of next year's driver market after starring in his first year with McLaren.<br>The Spaniard has been the most impressive performance in the F1 midfield this season ...

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Sainz is nearing the end of his first year with McLaren after signing a two-year deal to join the team for 2019.<br>He was ousted at Renault after just one full season, which makes 2019/20 the first time Sainz has been a key part of a team's transition process since he was with Toro Rosso in 2016/17.<br>Asked by Motorsport.com about the significance of developing McLaren's car for next year ...

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Sainz was one of eight drivers whose DRS usage was looked at by the stewards after the race, although in the end no formal investigations were opened, and no penalties followed.<br>The subject of opening DRS under waved yellows was brought to the fore in Austin, where Daniil Kvyat kept his open when flags were out after Kevin Magnussen’s incident. The Russian was able to close up on Sergio ...

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The Spaniard bounced back from being unable to set a time in qualifying due to an engine problem, to cross the fine-line at Interlagos in fourth place – before gaining a further spot when Lewis Hamilton was given a penalty.<br>Sainz said he had been in full ‘attack mode’ throughout the Brazilian GP, despite having committed early on to a one-stop strategy that he knew would leave him exposed ...

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Sainz inherited third place after Lewis Hamilton picked up a five-second penalty for hitting Alex Albon out of second on the penultimate lap of the race at Interlagos.<br>While no formal investigation was announced, the FIA did request data from some teams – including McLaren – after complaints that DRS was used illegally under yellow flags during the grand prix.<br>That meant further changes ...

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