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Carlos Sainz

personalia

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

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2 (1.8%)
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2nd (2020 Italian Grand Prix)
3rd
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113
112
318 (2.8 points per race avg)
6197
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1 (0.9%)
28 (24.8%)
2015 Australian Grand Prix
2020 Eifel 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,

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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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Following the cancellation of Friday practice, McLaren elected to split strategies across its cars, with Sainz running the latest upgrades and Lando Norris using the old spec.<br>But Sainz has struggled throughout the weekend to get comfortable with the handling characteristics of the new aero, and reckoned that he missed out on the shot of a top three finish because of it.<br>"It's a fifth place ...

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The McLaren driver only managed to qualify 10th at the Nurburgring, after his team elected to split the aero packages across its two cars. While Sainz ran the new bits, teammate Lando Norris ended up eighth used the old parts.<br>Sainz said he was far from happy with how things had been, and felt that the new package had not delivered any improvement.<br>“Since FP3 I was not comfortable with the ...

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Sainz and Norris took part in a special helmet painting challenge to raise funds for Mind back in August, with their designs being raffled off and raising over £70,000 for the charity to tackle the mental health crisis.<br>The designs have now been fully brought to life and homologated for use at the Nurburgring this weekend, with Norris and Sainz set to begin using them from the start of final ...

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Current McLaren driver Sainz will join Ferrari next season after agreeing a two-year deal back in May, replacing four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel.<br>Ferrari is currently enduring a difficult season that sees it lie sixth in the constructors' championship, falling back from 2019 title rival Mercedes and behind the leading midfield teams.<br>This includes McLaren, Sainz's current team ...

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Sainz's race lasted just two corners after he hit the wall while trying to weave between the bollards in the escape route set out at Turn 2, having missed the apex of the corner.<br>Drivers are required to pass between the orange bollards if they do not take the corner or risk incurring a five-second time penalty, in a bid to avoid finding an advantage by running wide.<br>Sainz clipped the wall on ...

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Sainz was an encouraging third fastest in FP3 on Saturday morning, behind only the Mercedes duo of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.<br>However in the afternoon’s qualifying session he slipped to sixth, with cars from Red Bull, Racing Point and Renault all jumping ahead.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Hamilton concerned about cars "flying by" him at start<br>Norris to race with new McLaren F1 nose ...

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Sainz agreed earlier this year to move to Ferrari next season as replacement for Sebastian Vettel, who is on his way to Aston Martin.<br>While drivers moving to new teams has often left them locked out of any technical or development discussions, in case they take valuable knowledge with them to their new bosses, McLaren thinks its fortunes are best served proceeding as though nothing has ...

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Although Perez had a long-term deal at Racing Point, the team activated an exit clause in the contract to allow it to cut the contract short and replace him with Vettel.<br>The move has caused some controversy, especially because Perez was instrumental in helping the team survive when it went in to administration as Force India in 2018, plus he has shown strong performances throughout his time ...

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Sainz was caught right in the middle of the melee that was caused at the restart when the back of the pack started accelerating before the race leaders had resumed the race.<br>Running behind Antonio Giovinazzi, Sainz could not avoid hitting the back of the Alfa Romeo when it ran in to Kevin Magnussen.<br>Asked afterwards how Sainz was, Seidl said: "I think the most important thing is that Carlos ...

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Sainz said that the cambers allowed drivers in the F2 and F3 support events at the Tuscan GP to take different lines, and thus have more chance of racing each other.<br>However, he conceded that the benefit may not be as clear cut in Sunday’s F1 race, due to the higher dependence on aerodynamics.<br>Sainz, who recently questioned the balance of risk and reward at Spa due to the large run-off ...

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After the pair qualified third and sixth for the Italian GP, they slipped back to 10th and 11th on the grid for the Tuscan GP, with Sainz calling the turnround a "nasty surprise".<br>Norris's preparations were not helped by a crash on Friday, which saw him damage the front of the car and lose valuable track time.<br>"I think this is not going to be the last time where we see these kind of ...

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The McLaren driver had run second behind Lewis Hamilton in the early stages of the Italian GP, and looked best placed to capitalise on the world champion being given a stop-go penalty for entering a closed pitlane for new tyres.<br>But a well-timed pitstop by Gasly's AlphaTauri team helped the Frenchman move to the front of the field, and he was able to hold on to lead until the chequered flag ...

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Sainz qualified third at Monza, behind the Mercedes pairing of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas, and he has the Racing Point of Sergio Perez, the Red Bull of Max Verstappen immediately behind, with his teammate Lando Norris and Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo next up.<br>The McLarens have usually made good starts this year, and Sainz suggested that he could mix it with the Mercedes drivers at the ...

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The McLaren driver had looked strong throughout qualifying, but nearly threw away all his efforts on his final run in Q3 when he almost lost control of his car at the first Lesmo corner.<br>Knowing that he needed to make up for the time lost, Sainz risked everything over the remainder of the lap before pulling off a slot on the second row – and the effort left him drained afterwards.<br>“On ...

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The Spaniard's troubled campaign continued at the Belgian Grand Prix last weekend where a problem with his Renault engine triggered an exhaust failure before the start.<br>With Sainz having seen other good race opportunities taken away from him through bad pitstops, and a mysterious cooling problem that prompted a chassis change, he has expressed some frustration at the situation.<br>He is ...

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The Spaniard will replace Sebastian Vettel at Maranello next year, after signing a deal to move from McLaren before the start of the season.<br>But Ferrari's struggles this year have prompted some to suggest that the McLaren driver may have been better off staying where he is.<br>Earlier this week, F1's managing director of motorsport Ross Brawn suggested that Sainz could have reason to be ...

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Ferrari endured one of its least competitive races in recent years at Spa last weekend. Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel qualified 13th and 14th, and in a race that saw no attrition at the front they finished in the same positions, but with Vettel ahead of Leclerc.<br>The lack of straightline performance that has been apparent all year was even more evident at Spa, with customer ...

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For this year’s race the artificial grass that lined much of the track was removed as part of the circuit organisation’s efforts to adapt the track for motorcycle racing.<br>Sainz says the balance of risk and reward is now out of sync at the Belgian GP venue, as there is no penalty for running off the road.<br>He added that the subject of run-offs has recently been discussed by the ...

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Sainz was prevented from starting Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix after reporting an issue with his power unit en route to the grid, forcing him out of the race.<br>McLaren said there had been an issue on Sainz's power unit which had caused an exhaust failure, leaving the Spaniard on the sidelines.<br>Team principal Andreas Seidl said that McLaren needed to wait on analysis from engine supplier ...

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Sainz reported that something had "broke" on his McLaren MCL35 car while completing his installation lap to the grid at Spa, saying over team radio there was "smoke coming out of the car".<br>The Spanish driver returned to the pits and was wheeled back into the McLaren garage as the team got to work to try and resolve the issue ahead of the race start.<br>But McLaren said shortly after Sainz ...

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With the rain forecast on Sunday, some teams took a step back from the trimmed out levels they ran earlier in the weekend in an attempt to ensure their drivers have more grip for a wet race.<br>McLaren chose not to do that, and Sainz qualified seventh in a dry session, three places ahead of teammate Lando Norris.<br>“We elected to run super low downforce, which means if the rain comes, we might ...

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With Ricciardo having set the second fastest time in the second free practice session, Sainz believes that the Spa-Francorchamps circuit appears better suited to Renault than his own McLaren team.<br>"It's a very different track and the car is behaving differently in a much lower downforce configuration," said Sainz, who ended the afternoon session in ninth spot.<br>"You can see some things ...

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The Spaniard is back on a performance par with teammate Lando Norris, and he will start his home race one spot ahead of the British driver from seventh on the grid.<br>After Sainz struggled with cooling at the 70th Anniversary GP McLaren changed his chassis for this weekend, in case there was an issue with the radiator inlets, but he still had the problem on Friday.<br>The final option was to ...

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Even a complete rebuild of the MCL35 around a different monocoque has not allowed the Woking outfit to address the issue, which first cropped up on the Friday of the 70th Anniversary GP, and which has seen Sainz's car running 2-3 degrees hotter than that of teammate Lando Norris.<br>As at Silverstone, the team has had to compensate by opening up the cooling, at a cost to aerodynamic ...

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Sainz's car was running hotter than that of teammate Lando Norris over the 70th Anniversary GP weekend, and the team was forced to open up extra cooling, which created aerodynamic compromises.<br>On Thursday in Barcelona, Sainz admitted that there was still "a question mark" over the source of the problem, although he trusted the team to address it.<br>Team principal Andreas Seidl said on Friday ...

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