Carlos Sainz


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Drives for: Renault
Ranked: 10th in Formula 1

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 fulfilment 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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Definitely wanted more today but we knew Brazil was going to be tough for us. Gained three positions after another strong start but we just didn’t had the pace out there today. We’ll work hard to finish the season on a high in Abu Dhabi! // No es el resultado que quería pero sabíamos nuestras limitaciones en Brasil. Otra buena salida y tres posiciones ganadas en la primera vuelta. Después simplemente nos faltaba ritmo. A pensar en Abu Dhabi para acabar el año lo mejor posible!!

I see you 👀 Thursday in Sao Paulo ✅

Brasil ❤️🇧🇷

On my way to Brasil! 🇧🇷 Can't wait to drive around Interlagos! // de camino a Brasil! 🇧🇷 Me apetece demasiado volver a correr a Interlagos!

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Mercedes show their daring side to keep F1 thrill factor cranked up high

Lewis Hamilton’s win in Hungary after an unexpected change of tyres thrilled his team but increased pressure on Valtteri Bottas while Carlos Sainz showed Red Bull what they’re missing

F1: Lewis Hamilton wins Hungarian Grand Prix – as it happened

Max Verstappen led for 67 of 70 laps, but a hail Mary pit-stop from Mercedes and fine driving from Lewis Hamilton combined to steal victory; he now holds a 62-point advantage in the driver championship

Carlos Sainz: ‘It’s incredibly annoying going to every race to finish seventh’

Carlos Sainz, of McLaren, tells Giles Richards he wants F1 changes that will allow him to compete with the best and stand a chance to fulfil his goal of becoming a world champion

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