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Carlos Sainz

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Spanish
1 September 1994 (27)
Franck Lagorce (1 September 1968)

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0 (0%)
5 (3.6%)
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2nd
2nd (2021 Russian Grand Prix)
7
138
137
511.5 (3.7 points per race avg)
8174
17 (0.2%)
1 (0.7%)
28 (20.3%)
2015 Australian Grand Prix
2021 São Paulo 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,

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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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His ability to hit the ground running, and be up there fighting it out alongside teammate Charles Leclerc, has been critical in helping the Maranello squad’s battle with his old team McLaren for third place in the constructors’ championship.<br>One interesting aspect of his switch to Ferrari has been how he has adopted a similar clutch arrangement to the one he preferred at his previous ...

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The high average speeds and sequences of flat-out and blind corners mean that drivers will have little warning if there's an accident ahead.<br>With the circuit's characteristics in mind, Sainz said drivers will have to rely on track marshals and race control to react quickly to incidents. <br>"Obviously, as a driver, you try not to think too much about this," said Sainz, when asked if he had ...

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While the fast sections of the new Jeddah track are expected to favour Mercedes in the fight at the front, the characteristics looks set to blow wide open the battle for best of the rest.<br>Ferrari has been better on higher downforce circuits, while closest rival McLaren has excelled at lower downforce venues. Plus, AlphaTauri appears to have unlocked more pace from its car recently, and Alpine ...

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Drivers met with FIA officials including race director Michael Masi ahead of the Qatar Grand Prix to discuss racing rules after Max Verstappen's controversial defence against Lewis Hamilton in Brazil.<br>The Red Bull driver went off track while defending his lead from championship rival Hamilton at Turn 4 of the Interlagos circuit, an incident for which Mercedes requested the right to review after ...

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Like Max Verstappen, who is also under investigation, both drivers were on their final runs in Q3 when Pierre Gasly had stopped on the start-finish straight.<br>Having struck a kerb that ripped off the AlphaTauri's front wing and gave him a right front puncture, Gasly had driven slowly around the final corner before stopping near the pit wall.<br>Verstappen passed a set of double waved yellow ...

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In Sunday's gripping grand prix at Interlagos Verstappen tried everything he could to keep the faster Mercedes of Hamilton at bay as the pair continued its hard-fought 2021 title battle, which is set to go down to the wire.<br>On Lap 48 Verstappen pushed Hamilton off the track at Turn 4 as the Briton attempted a pass around the outside. The pair both took to the painted run-off area before ...

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The Ferrari driver was one of nine drivers to choose to run on the red-walled rubber for the 24-lap race, with that number including eventual race winner Valtteri Bottas. <br>Sainz and Bottas both moved ahead at the start from their second and fifth place grid spots – with the latter getting alongside Max Verstappen’s first-place-starting Red Bull and in front into Turn 1, with the ...

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The Monegasque and his team-mate were locked in a tight fight with AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly throughout the Mexico City race as they battled for fourth spot.<br>A strategy offset between the two Ferrari drivers, with Sainz having extended his opening stint to have fresher hards at the end, had brought him on to the back of Leclerc and with a shot of going after Gasly.<br>Ferrari issued a radio ...

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Following the red flag delay in Q1, Sainz was one of the first drivers to head out of his garage, and he spent 90 seconds waiting at the end of the pitlane prior to the resumption.<br>As soon as he left the pits he reported a lack of power, and as he crawled down the straight he was told to use revs in neutral in attempt to resolve the issue. He was almost at the first corner when he was finally ...

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Sainz has been hindered by slow pitstops three times this year, at the British and Turkish Grands Prix and again in the Austin race last Sunday.<br>The Spaniard lost some 10 seconds at Silverstone, around five in Istanbul and three in the United States.<br>Sainz reckons the problems have cost him "quite a lot of points".<br>"The pitstop, well, unfortunate again," ...

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Ricciardo managed to get the jump on Sainz in the opening stages after a close first-lap battle that saw the McLaren and Ferrari drivers go side-by-side.<br>Sainz had looked to recover the position by undercutting Ricciardo at the second round of pitstops, only for a slow service by Ferrari to allow McLaren to respond one lap later and keep its driver ahead.<br>Sainz managed to close on Ricciardo ...

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On the first lap of the Austin race, Sainz left the track at the Turn 12 left-hander trying to defend his fifth place against both McLarens. Exceeding track limits allowed him to keep his position to Norris, although Daniel Ricciardo managed to pass both cars before the end of the lap.<br>Despite losing a net position, Sainz was still ordered to let Norris by several laps later ...

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Ricciardo initially got ahead of the Spaniard after a fraught battle on the first lap, and they remained close together for much of the race.<br>When Sainz tried to pass on lap 43 they touched, and the Ferrari driver – who suffered some front wing endplate damage – told his team "That got a bit dirty".<br>Ricciardo eventually finished fifth, a place behind the other Ferrari of Charles Leclerc ...

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In Saturday's FP3 session, title rivals Hamilton and Verstappen both showed they still had plenty of pace in hand for qualifying but track limits excursions on their final timed laps meant that pace didn't translate into a valid laptime.<br>Aston Martin's Sebastian Vettel was the first driver to take to a sunny Circuit of the Americas for the final hour of practice in what was a quiet early stage ...

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After this year's run of 22 events, the calendar is extended by one event in 2022.<br>However, there will be more races outside Europe, with Miami added and several races that were skipped for the past two seasons returning.<br>Sainz says he will put together a plan to ensure that he will still be in good shape for the later races.<br>"I think next year is going to be tough for everyone," ...

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F1 teams are still working on the designs of cars built to next year’s all-new regulations, but have already put models in to their simulators.<br>McLaren ace Lando Norris prompted some intrigue recently when he suggested that the 2022 version he had initially run was ‘not as nice’ to drive as current machinery.<br>Ferrari driver Sainz has had a lot of running in the 2022 car at his team’s ...

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But for Carlos Sainz, who is the Prancing Horse's most recent hire, that point in time stands out for being just a little bit unusual.<br>Not for him a grand ceremony at Maranello and then a celebratory lunch with his new bosses.<br>Instead, becoming an official Ferrari driver was all done on what seemed to be a very normal morning when he got out of bed.<br>"It's actually a bit of a funny story ...

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Sainz scored his third podium of the season by finishing third at the Sochi Autodrom on Sunday, having led the early stages of the race before slipping behind Lando Norris.<br>Sainz looked set to finish fourth before the late downpour allowed him to rise up to third place after a well-timed switch to intermediates, following home Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen.<br>Sainz has been working ...

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The Ferrari driver is starting from the front row of the grid alongside Lando Norris after making the most of a switch to slick tyres in the final stages of Q3 on Saturday.<br>And while there is little doubt that the Mercedes and Red Bull starting behind are clearly ahead in overall race pace terms, the nature of the Sochi circuit could make it difficult for them to exploit their speed if they get ...

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Norris will be joined on the front row by Carlos Sainz, with George Russell third for Williams and the Mercedes drivers fourth and seventh, with Hamilton ahead of practice pacesetter Valtteri Bottas.<br>After FP3 was cancelled by torrential rain in the morning at Sochi, qualifying was able to take as the rain eased ahead of the session's scheduled starting time.<br>In the first two segments, which ...

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Sainz spent two years at McLaren in 2019 and 2020 before deciding to move to Ferrari, with Daniel Ricciardo coming over from Renault to fill the Spaniard's seat.<br>Sainz, who scored two podiums for McLaren and came agonisingly close to winning last year's Monza race behind shock winner Pierre Gasly, said he was happy to see Ricciardo and his former crew win McLaren's first race in nine years ...

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Sainz spun in to the wall at the Ascari Chicane during second free practice on Saturday morning, which resulted in a pretty hefty impact.<br>Onboard footage of the incident highlighted how big the impact was, with Sainz being thrown quite far forwards towards his steering wheel.<br>Ferrari is currently conducting its own investigation into the accident using the mandatory FIA high-speed cockpit ...

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In the Italian Grand Prix's FP2, Sainz lost control of his Ferrari in the middle of the fast Variante Ascari combination, spinning off the track on the inside and making hard head-on contact with the wall.<br>It was Sainz' third crash in four race weekends after going off in qualifying in Budapest before the summer break, and then suffering a shunt last weekend in practice for the Dutch Grand Prix ...

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Sainz lost control in the middle part of the Ascari chicane and had a heavy head-on impact with a single-layer tyre barrier on the left-hand side of the track, which wiped the nose off his Ferrari and damaged its front suspension.<br>It was the Spaniard's second crash in two weekends, after he shunted out of FP3 at Zandvoort's banked Turn 3.<br>The car was repaired in time for the 18-lap sprint ...

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After locking out the front row of the grid for the sprint race in qualifying on Friday, Mercedes continued to lead proceedings at Monza as it swept to the head of the field again in FP2.<br>Hamilton saw title rival Max Verstappen set the early pace in the session for Red Bull, but managed to pull clear at the top of the field during a soft tyre run with 15 minutes to go.<br>A lap time of ...

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