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Carlos Sainz

personalia

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

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0 (0%)
4 (3.1%)
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2nd
3rd
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130
129
455 (3.5 points per race avg)
7670
5 (0.1%)
1 (0.8%)
28 (21.5%)
2015 Australian Grand Prix
2021 Hungarian 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, 2020, 2021,

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
2020 Lando Norris
McLaren compare 2020
2021 Charles Leclerc
Ferrari compare 2021

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Sainz lost control of his car at the final corner, hitting the barrier with the left-hand side of the car with a 22G impact.<br>Nevertheless, he tried to get going, but his front wing became dislodged under the front wheels.<br>He was unable to find reverse and back away and drive around the broken wing, and had to abandon the car.<br>He was so surprised by the sudden loss of control that he went ...

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Following Friday practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix, Ferrari's checks in the evening exposed some parameters that the team was not happy with.<br>The decision was taken for the power unit to be taken out, so it could be shipped back to Ferrari’s Maranello headquarters for further analysis.<br>The team has elected to fit a fresh unit in its place, which will be the last final one that Sainz ...

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After leaving McLaren for Ferrari, Sainz has often encountered his former team on track as the two outfits battle over third place in F1's 2021 constructors' championship, a fight which is currently swinging Mclaren's way by just 15 points.<br>Last weekend's British Grand Prix was the latest race in which Sainz was fighting a McLaren, having shadowed Ricciardo for large spells of ...

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The Williams driver finished the sprint race in ninth place but will start Sunday's British Grand Prix from 12th place due to the penalty, with Esteban Ocon promoted up to ninth, Sainz to 10th and Gasly to 11th.<br>Russell has also been handed one penalty point on his F1 licence, moving him on to seven points in total over a 12-month rolling period.<br>The clash between Russell and Sainz was ...

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The two came together on lap one at Brooklands after Russell locked up at the sweeping left-hander and ran into the side of the Ferrari, which was forced off.<br>The Williams driver finished ninth ahead of Esteban Ocon, but Sainz dropped to 18th before recovering back to 11th.<br>Russell has now been summoned to the stewards over incident, which he says was “just one of those first lap things ...

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The lack of low-fuel performance running produced a shaken-up order compared to Friday evening's Q1/Q2/Q3 qualifying, with Lewis Hamilton – who topped the session that sets the grid for Saturday's spring qualifying race ahead of Verstappen – finishing down in eighth for Mercedes.<br>The second one-hour practice session took place in hot and sunny conditions at Silverstone, although compared to ...

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The Finn and the Spaniard were part of a train of cars ahead of the last runs in Q2 that all slowed up on their out laps at Turn 9 in a bid to create gaps to the cars ahead.<br>Bottas going slowly meant other cars behind him were held up, and that led to Sebastian Vettel being slowed so much he blocked Fernando Alonso's final Q2 effort.<br>Vettel himself has also been summoned for impeding Alonso ...

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The first one-hour practice session got underway in overcast conditions, with all the cars heading out in the opening minutes – the majority immediately running the prototype tyre compound Pirelli has brought to be tested this weekend, which features a stiffer rear sidewall.<br>Aston Martin's Sebastian Vettel led the pack around to establish the first place benchmark at 1m12.697s on the unmarked ...

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The Spaniard was locked in a tight fight with McLaren's Lando Norris for fifth place in the Red Bull Ring race, but their battle was interrupted when Sainz got held up when he was lapped by Hamilton.<br>Having been forced to let the second placed-Mercedes through after a switch to hard tyres, Sainz quickly found himself being backed up as the world champion was struggling for pace.<br>Unsure about ...

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Sainz qualified as the leading midfield driver in fifth place on Saturday, and was able to retain the position through the opening stint of the race on the soft compound tyre.<br>But after being undercut by teammate Charles Leclerc and McLaren's Daniel Ricciardo in the pits, Sainz began to slip back as he struggled with his tyres, losing positions to Lando Norris, Pierre Gasly, Fernando Alonso ...

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Pirelli has been under fire since the failures experienced by Max Verstappen and Lance Stroll in Baku, with tyres the main topic of conversation in the Paul Ricard paddock after the FIA introduced new restrictions on how teams operate them.<br>At the end of Friday evening's regular driver briefing, Pirelli F1 boss Mario Isola stated the company's position regarding the failures, and answered ...

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Ferrari took a surprise upswing in performance over the Monaco race weekend as the team's SF21 car excelled on the low-speed layout, allowing Charles Leclerc to score pole position.<br>Damage from a crash at the end of qualifying ultimately prevented Leclerc from starting the race, but Sainz was able to finish second for Ferrari, marking his first podium for the team.<br>Both Ferrari drivers were ...

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Sainz linked up with Ferrari for the 2021 season as a replacement for four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel, joining the Italian team after spending two years with McLaren.<br>The Spaniard has already made an impact since joining Ferrari, scoring his first podium for the team at the last race in Monaco with a faultless drive to second place.<br>But while embedding himself in the team and ...

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Ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix Norris texted Sainz saying the Spaniard had a good chance to win the race, based on Ferrari's excellent low-speed corner performance.<br>Ferrari did perform strongly in the principality, with Charles Leclerc scoring pole and Sainz taking second, his first podium for the Scuderia.<br>McLaren managed to mitigate the points loss to its competitor for third in ...

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Sainz and Norris raced together at McLaren in 2019 and 2020, striking up one of the closest partnerships on the grid as they lifted the team to third place in the constructors' championship.<br>Sainz left McLaren at the end of last year to join Ferrari, but Norris had continued his impressive form, scoring two podiums so far this season.<br>McLaren rewarded Norris for his impressive form by ...

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The Spaniard delivered a controlled performance around the streets of Monte Carlo to come home in a strong second place behind race winner Max Verstappen.<br>But he had been left as Ferrari’s only race starter after Leclerc was forced out of the race when the team discovered a driveshaft problem before the car had made it to the grid.<br>Leclerc had crashed in qualifying on Saturday, but the ...

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Leclerc was fastest when he crashed heavily at the exit of the Swimming Pool, bringing out the red flag and ending the final lap efforts of his main rivals, including Sainz.<br>The Spaniard thus had to settle for fourth place, having shown impressive pace all afternoon and believed before the session that he could take pole.<br>“Very disappointed to be honest,” said Sainz.<br>“It's a ...

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Mercedes pair Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton finished down in fourth and seventh in what was a subdued session from the world champion squad.<br>The two red flags followed Nicholas Latifi and Mick Schumacher crashing their Williams and Haas cars in separate incidents in the closing stages.<br>After overnight rain and with continuing cooler temperatures compared to the initial practice running ...

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Sainz finished second in both FP1 and FP2 in Monaco, trailing Ferrari teammate Charles Leclerc by one-tenth of a second in the afternoon session.<br>It marked Ferrari’s first 1-2 finish in any F1 session since second practice for the 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix, acting as the latest milestone in the team’s recovery from its difficult 2020 season.<br>Ferrari’s form in Monaco surprised title ...

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Williams' George Russell was the first car out on the sunny streets of the principality, which traditionally open on Thursday for F1 practice.<br>Sainz was first to set a reasonable laptime of 1m16.241s mediums in the Ferrari.<br>World champion Lewis Hamilton quickly bested Sainz's time in the Mercedes with a 1m15.858s, before Sainz struck back with a 1m14.457s aboard the SF-21.<br>Sainz's Ferrari ...

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Sainz has typically been a good starter throughout his F1 career to date, but lost positions to Daniel Ricciardo and Sergio Perez on the opening lap in Barcelona, slipping from sixth to eighth.<br>Sainz was unable to re-pass the drivers and became stuck in the midfield fight while Ferrari teammate Charles Leclerc pulled clear after starting fourth, ultimately finishing 20 seconds up the road at ...

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Sainz qualified sixth for his home race in Barcelona, two places and one tenth shy of teammate Charles Leclerc.<br>However last week in Portugal the red cars struggled on the medium tyres in the race. Sainz ultimately dropped out of the points to finish a frustrated 11th and admits Ferrari's tyre management problem is likely to resurface during the Spanish Grand Prix.<br>“We are carrying a bit ...

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Sainz led the midfield teams in qualifying to take P5 on the grid, and made a good start to pass Sergio Perez for fourth on the opening lap. But following a safety car period, Sainz slipped behind Perez and former McLaren teammate Lando Norris before pitting for a set of medium tyres at the end of lap 21.<br>It caused him to struggle in the closing stages as the majority of cars around him opted ...

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In Portugal on Saturday, the new Ferrari driver demonstrated that he is a fast learner by outpacing his teammate Charles Leclerc in Q3 to claim fifth on the grid.<br>It's only a sample of one, and it happened at a track where wind and a tricky surface made it something of a lottery, and on a day where Leclerc readily admitted that he was not at his best in Q3.<br>Crucially it was also Leclerc and ...

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Like other drivers who have switched teams in 2021, Sainz has struggled to match his teammate as he adapts to a new environment, with progress not helped by the lack of pre-season testing.<br>At Imola Sainz was only 11th in Q2, while Leclerc started fourth. However the Spaniard says that his best individual sectors were as good as Leclerc’s and it was a matter of perfecting ...

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