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F1 Drivers 2019 - Carlos Sainz jr

55 ES Carlos Sainz jr

  • Team McLaren
  • Points 171
  • Podiums 0
  • Wereldkampioen
  • Grand Prix participated 82
  • Country Spain
  • Date of birth Sep 1 1994 (24)
  • Place of birth Madrid
  • Weight 66 kg
  • Length 1.78 m

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    Nico Rosberg rounded out the second practice session on top with a lap time of 1 minute 44.152. Rosberg was over two and a half tenths ahead of Kimi Raikkonen. The two Red Bull...

  • Red Bulls fastest in FP1 in Singapore

    The Red Bull of Max Verstappen finished the first practice session at Singapore in first place after he set a 1 minute 45.823. Verstappen's lap was half a tenth faster...

  • Sainz plays down latest Renault transfer rumours

    Carlos Sainz has played down any lingering speculation that he might still be in the running to change teams for 2017. Earlier, there were suggestions Red Bull might agree to re...

  • Inferior power units have made Carlos Sainz "stronger"

    Carlos Sainz believes that running with inferior power units has allowed him to grow stronger as a driver.  In his maiden Formula One season, Toro Rosso ran hampered Renau...

  • Carlos Sainz: "P3 is possible in 2017"

    Toro Rosso star Carlos Sainz believes that Toro Rosso can aim much higher in the 2017 season, and thinks that third in the constructers championship is a possibility. The techn...

  • Back in blue for Renault next year?

    Renault could ditch their striking yellow livery next season and return to blue colours. Spanish sports newspaper El Mundo Deportivo, as well as Germany's Auto Bild, and Au...

  • Sainz shines for Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat falters

    Carlos Sainz continued to impress the paddock with another strong points paying position at the Hungarian Grand Prix. Sainz finished eight, collecting a solid four points for h...

  • Carlos Sainz flattered by Ferrari and Renault interest

    Carlos Sainz has said Ferrari and Renault's rumoured interest in his services is "a compliment", but insists he is happy at Toro Rosso. The Spaniard has been link...

  • Carlos Sainz quashes Renault rumours

    Scuderia Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz has shot down speculation linking him with a move to Renault. The Spaniard has been the subject of rumours of a proposed move to the Ang...

  • Rumours continue to swirl around Sainz future

    Even though team owner Red Bull has taken up its option on Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz, rumours continue to swirl around the impressive young Spaniard. Formerly comparable to...

  • Sainz: "Other teams will have to pay to get me"

    Fernando Alonso says his young countryman Carlos Sainz should not be disappointed he is staying at Toro Rosso for a third year in 2017. Team owner Red Bull has taken up its opti...

  • Sainz soon to be confirmed at Toro Rosso for 2017

    Toro Rosso boss Franz Tost said he would be happy if the Faenza team lined up with the same drivers in 2017. It looks almost certain that team owner Red Bull will trigger the au...

  • Lewis Hamilton remains on top in second practice

    Lewis Hamilton remained on top in second practice for the European Grand Prix in Azerbaijan as Mercedes-powered competitors dominated the session. Hamilton's time of one mi...

  • Red Bull door "a bit closed" for Sainz

    Carlos Sainz has admitted that his chances of joining Red Bull have slimmed since former team mate Max Verstappen was promoted earlier this season. The Spaniard, who currently ...

  • Sainz: "Hopefully we can still fight"

    Carlos Sainz has said that his Toro Rosso team will have to work hard to find a compromise this weekend with their year-old Ferrari power units set to hamper them on the high-sp...

  • Drivers relishing challenge of flat out Baku

    Formula One drivers have praised the Baku City Circuit's tight and fast section ahead of turning their first laps of the track tomorrow. Drivers will be expected to navigat...

  • Unchanged driver lineup for Red Bull in 2017 and 2018

    Red Bull Racing have confirmed that they will continue with their race-winning driver lineup of Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen for the next two seasons. The confirmation c...

  • Sainz looking forward to Macau-esque Baku

    Carlos Sainz has said he is looking forward to Formula One's first ever race in Azerbaijan, and has drawn parallels between F1's newest track and the iconic Guia Circuit...

  • Sainz aiming for Red Bull title

    Carlos Sainz has dismissed speculation linking him with a move to Ferrari by saying he wants to win the world championship with Red Bull. Sainz, who has outscored team mate Dan...

  • Renault: "Sainz interesting driver for the future"

    Renault has admitted its interest in signing up Carlos Sainz for 2017. The first sign of the French marque's interest was comments made a few days ago by F1 legend Alain Pro...

  • Alain Prost: "Sainz is ready for Ferrari"

    F1 legend Alain Prost says that if he was looking to replace Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari, he would choose a young Spaniard. Prost, the famous quadruple world champion, said that i...

  • Sainz plays down 'baseless' Ferrari switch rumours

    Carlos Sainz has dismissed talk he could be F1's next Ferrari driver as "nothing but rumours". With Kimi Raikkonen under fire for a poor outing at Monaco and the F...

  • Sainz is smarter than Verstappen - Herbert

    Johnny Herbert thinks Red Bull should sign up Carlos Sainz for 2017. The former F1 driver made waves in Bahrain recently, when he urged Fernando Alonso to take the opportunity o...

  • Race Report: The Australian Grand Prix

    Nico Rosberg continues his win streak as he won today's grand prix in Melbourne, Australia. He was well ahead of rivals Hamilton and Vettel when he reached the chequered fla...

  • FP3: Hamilton once again fastest

    Today's practice session ended in a similar manner to yesterday's two sessions: with Lewis Hamilton in the front. Hamilton was two tenths faster than his team mate Rosbe...

  • Podium target exaggerated for Toro Rosso - Sainz sr

    Carlos Sainz's famous father has joined his son in putting the brakes on claims Toro Rosso could be ready to race to the podium in 2016. It was the Red Bull-owned junior tea...

  • Sainz: " My goal is to end up at Red Bull Racing"

    Carlos Sainz says he knows 2016 could be a make-or-break season for him in F1. On the surface, Toro Rosso is fielding arguably its best-ever lineup in the form of Spaniard Sainz...

  • Podium target 'not easy' for Toro Rosso - Sainz

    Carlos Sainz has questioned his boss's target of a podium finish on merit in 2016. The Red Bull junior team's chief Franz Tost declared recently: "Realistically, I ...

  • Toro Rosso loses sponsor Cepsa

    Cepsa, a major sponsor of the Toro Rosso team, could announce its departure from formula one "in the coming days". That is the claim of the Marca daily sports newspape...

  • Toro Rosso seals deal with 2015 spec Ferrari units

    Scuderia Toro Rosso has officially confirmed that they will use 2015 spec Ferrari power units in 2016. Rumors about the less than well kept secret has been out for a while, not ...

  • F1Today's Notebook: Brazil Race 2015

    Nico Rosberg earned his 13th career win, cementing Second Place in the Championship with a controlled victory around Interlargos. Lights are out and Hamiton makes initially be...

  • F1Today's Notebook: Brazil Qualifying 2015

    A late Notebook for this weekend's Brazil Qualifying but no change in the story as Nico Rosberg earns his fifth Pole in a role.  Main talking point to come from Saturd...

  • FP3 report: Hamilton fastest despite glitching gearbox

    Lewis Hamilton was the fastest man in the third free practice session. The brit suffered from several glitches and difficulties with the gearbox in his car, on one occasion losi...

  • Leave me alone I don't know what I'm doing

    Leave me alone I don't know what I'm doing:   A smudge over three years ago to the day Kimi Raikkonen made one of the most famous radio messages the sport has...

  • F1Today's Notebook: Race Mexico 2015

    Nico Rosberg claimed his 4th win of the season after seeing off a persistent Lewis Hamilton, who consistently remained 2 seconds of the German for the entire race...

  • F1Today's Notebook: Mexico Free Practice Two

    At 2000 GMT Second Free Practice got under way, as the teams look to test the Pirelli Soft Tyre along with some high fuel runs. 2.5 seconds separates both the Soft and Medium co...

  • F1Today's Notebook: Mexico Free Practice One

    At 1600 GMT, Formula 1 returns to Mexico for Free Practice One. Teams are having to run a High Downforce Package because of the extreme altitude. Experts believe that because of...

  • Rosberg claims a Wet Pole

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  • Hamilton strikes again in Russia

    Lewis Hamilton wins in Sochi, Russia. He has now pretty much secured his third championship title, the second in a row. Nico Rosberg had a good start from pole, leading his tea...

  • Qualifying report: Rosberg takes pole in Russia

    Nico Rosberg managed to take pole in today's qualifying session in Russia, his second pole in a row. After a weekend with practice sessions full of interference from heavy r...

  • Verstappen not listening to criticism from colleagues

    Max Verstappen is keeping his focus on the track, amid continuing criticism of his approach to formula one. On one hand, the 17-year-old Dutchman is being hailed as the next Sen...

  • Alonso is comfortable now at McLaren - Sainz

    Fernando Alonso expected to struggle when he made the switch from Ferrari to McLaren-Honda for 2015. That is the claim of fellow Spaniard Carlos Sainz, the world rally legend an...

  • Ricciardo hesitant about new deal with Red Bull

    Daniel Ricciardo is not yet committing to the increasingly crisis-struck Red Bull beyond 2015. In Barcelona, rumours that the troubled former champion team's Australian lead...

  • 2015 Spanish Grand Prix Qualifying

    Lewis Hamiltons dominance of the 2015 season could be under threat. The 30 year old British World Champion has had his unblemished start to the 2015 season broken by Nico R...

  • The 2015' Season so far

    F1Today.net has been conducting a small review of the 2015 season so far. We would like to invite you as our beloved visitors to chime in and discuss this matter with us. If you...

  • Strict age rules for drivers for 2016 'sad' - Marko

    Helmut Marko thinks Red Bull has proved that F1 took a wrong turn with its new-for-2016 super licence rules. Following widespread criticism of the energy drink company's selecti...

  • Sainz convinced Alonso, McLaren will take 'giant steps'

    Ferrari is not looking back, having put its 'Alonso era' swiftly behind. After departed number 1 Fernando Alonso's 2015 replacement Sebastian Vettel won in Malaysia, the Italian...

  • Suits me that interest centres around Verstappen - Sainz

    Carlos Sainz jr insists he is happy to be in the shade of his high-profile Toro Rosso teammate. Spaniard Sainz, whose father and namesake is the world rally legend, is making hi...

  • Scuderia Toro Rosso launches their 2015 challenger

    Scuderia Toro Rosso has revealed their new car for 2015. Rookies Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz jr pulled off the covers of the STR10 in the pits of Circuito de Jerez. Toro Ros...

  • Lynn confirms he has left the Red Bull programme

    Williams' new development driver Alex Lynn has confirmed his split from Red Bull's high profile junior programme. Last year, as he powered to the GP3 title and the highly covete...

  • Verstappen tips Hamilton for 2015 title

    When it comes to two crucial questions about F1, Toro Rosso's all-rookie lineup is unanimous. When asked to name the best current driver on the grid, Max Verstappen answered: "A...

  • FIA devises a 'points system' for F1 super licence

    The FIA has devised a points system as part of its clampdown on the ease of achieving an F1 super licence. With Max Verstappen set to debut this year at the controversially youn...

  • Sainz's father says famous surname no ticket to F1

    Carlos Sainz insists his famous name alone did not power his 20-year-old son all the way to formula one. Carlos Sainz jr, the new reigning Formula Renault 3.5 champion, will mak...

  • Nasr chooses 12 as permanent race number for F1

    Felipe Nasr has announced that he will be racing with number 12 in the Formula 1. The Brazilian is set to debut for Sauber in 2015. Nasr is one of three rookies in F1 next year,...

  • Decision to let Vergne go was 'difficult' - Tost

    Jean-Eric Vergne has made a promising start to his post-F1 career. Dropped by Toro Rosso after three years on the grid, the 24-year-old Frenchman burst onto the Formula E scene ...

  • Kvyat relaxed as he steps into Vettel's shoes at Red Bull

    Daniil Kvyat insists he is relaxed as he steps into quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel's shoes at Red Bull. Now just 20 years old, the Russian made the meteoric leap from...

  • Sainz: "I don't want to be compared to my father"

    Toro Rosso's new recruit has announced he no longer wants to be called 'Junior'. During his rise to formula one, culminating in this year's Formula Renault 3.5 title, the 20-yea...

  • Vergne 'really interested' in Indycar move

    Jean-Eric Vergne has revealed his next move could be to Indycar. After three seasons with Toro Rosso, the 24-year-old Frenchman has been replaced for 2015 by the young rookie Sp...

  • Toro Rosso announces Carlos Sainz Jr for 2015

    Scuderia Toro Rosso is pleased to announce that Carlos Sainz will join the team with immediate effect. It means that our driver line-up for the 2015 season is now established as...

  • Toro Rosso to reveal driver on Servus TV on Monday

    Red Bull will announce the identity of Jean-Eric Vergne's successor at the junior team Toro Rosso in the coming days. 24-year-old Vergne, the Faenza based team's driver for the ...

  • Vergne announces his departure from Toro Rosso

    Jean-Eric Vergne has announced his departure from Toro Rosso. On Twitter, the Red Bull-owned junior team's driver for the past three seasons said: "Despite a good season and 22 ...

  • Sainz jr tried to influence Toro Rosso decision at test

    Carlos Sainz jr has denied he already knows he will make his F1 debut with Toro Rosso next year. Spanish and French media reports have suggested team owner Red Bull has now deci...

  • Sainz jr hopes to be announced at Toro Rosso shortly

    Carlos Sainz jr says he hopes Toro Rosso will shortly announce his 2015 debut. The major Spanish sports newspapers AS and Marca are separately reporting that the 20-year-old has...

  • Toro Rosso tipped to unveil Sainz jr within days

    Carlos Sainz jr could be unveiled within days as Toro Rosso's new driver for 2015. That is the claim of the Spanish sports daily Marca, following reports in Abu Dhabi at the wee...

  • Vergne been told he must leave Toro Rosso

    Jean-Eric Vergne appears to have missed out on a Toro Rosso seat for 2015. Prior to Sebastian Vettel's shock Red Bull exit, Frenchman Vergne had already been left out of junior ...

  • Who's at McLaren in 2015?

    As the 2014 Formula One World Championship nears the end, one of the big talking points in the paddock is surrounding McLaren and Alonso, and what they are going to do next year...

  • Beschir candidate for Caterham seat, Sainz to test Red Bull

    The list of potential teammates for confirmed Caterham driver Kamui Kobayashi in Abu Dhabi is growing by the hour. Names including Andre Lotterer, Roberto Merhi, Rubens Barriche...

  • McLaren denies Sainz rumour as Honda era begins

    McLaren's new works Honda era got up and revving at Silverstone on Friday. The test, allowed under F1 regulations because it was for 'filming' and with promotional Pirelli tyres...

  • Sainz jr shock contender for McLaren seat alongside Alonso

    Carlos Sainz jr may have emerged as a shock candidate to be Fernando Alonso's teammate next year. The Red Bull-backed rookie Spaniard now appears out of the running to make his ...

  • Grosjean speaks before his turn on new Lotus deal

    Romain Grosjean has followed Sebastian Vettel's lead in jumping the gun on his 2015 plans. This week, it has already emerged that although Vettel's switch from Red Bull to Ferra...

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Carriere Carlos Sainz jr

  • Serie
    Team
    Year
    #
  • F1
    McLaren
    55
  • F1
    Renault
    2018
    55
  • F1
    Toro Rosso
    2017
    55
  • F1
    Red Bull Racing
    2014
  • F1
    Red Bull Racing
    2013
  • F1
    Toro Rosso
    2013

Statistics Carlos Sainz jr

  • Amount of victories
    0
  • Amount of podiums
    0
  • Total races
    82
  • Total races with points
    40
  • Amount of poles
    0
  • Times beaten team member (race)
    1
  • Times beaten team member (qualis)
    0
  • Average points per grandprix
    2
  • Average starting position
    11
  • Average finish position
    12
  • Average positions gained
    0
  • Highest position
    4

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