Carlos

Sainz

55

Podiums: 6

Grands Prix Entered: 141

Points: 536.5

Highest race finish: 2 (x2)

Highest grid position: 2

About Carlos

Known as Carlos Sainz Jr., or simply Carlos Sainz, is a Spanish racing driver competing in Formula one for Scuderia Ferrari. He is the son of Carlos Sainz, a double World Rally Champion and the nephew of rally driver Antonio Sainz.
Over his 8 year F1 career, Carlos has driven for 4 F1 teams, Toro Rosso, Renault, McLaren and Ferrari.
In 2012 Sainz raced in the British and European Formula 3 championships for Carlin. He raced for DAMS in the 2014 Formula Renault 3.5 season, winning the championship before moving to F1 with Toro Rosso.
Sainz moved to McLaren for the 2019 season, while at the same time ending his contract with red Bull Racing. At the 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix, Sainz took his maiden Formula One podium finish with third. He added another podium by finishing second at Monza the following year before departing for Ferrari at the end of that season.
Sainz scored his third and fourth podiums by finishing second at the 2021 Monaco Grand Prix and then third at the 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix, both for Scuderia Ferrari. He also came third at the 2021 Russian Grand Prix and the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Facts & Stats

Formula 1

Team: Ferrari

Trainer: Rupert Manwaring

Manager: Carlos Oñoro

Number: 55

Helmet: Bell

First Race: 2015, Australian GP

Podiums: 6

Grands Prix Entered: 141

Points: 536.5

Highest Race Finish: 2 (x2)

Highest Grid Position: 2

Personal

Nationality: Spanish

Date of Birth: 01.09.1994

Place of Birth: Madrid, Spain

Weight: 64kg

Height: 181cm

R/L hand: Right-handed

Mother: Reyes Vazquez de Castro

Father: Carlos Sainz

Siblings: Blanca Sainz Vasquez

Languages: English, Spanish

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