Carlos Sainz Jr joins the Formula 1 grid as a rookie in 2015 with Toro Rosso following on from limited testing with Red Bull over the past few years. He’s been supported by the Red Bull Junior Driver Programme throughout his early career which culminated in winning the 2013 Formula Renault 3.5 championship with the DAMS Motorsport team.
Sainz Jr is the son of rally legend Carlos Sainz and was born in Madrid on 1st September 1994. In his first season in the sport he will drive alonside fellow rookie Max Verstappen, although at 3 years older than his team mate, it’s widely accepted that he’ll take on the role of the senior driver.
Carlos Sainz Jr Career Statistics
At the start of the 2015 season, Carlos Sainz Jr will be a rookie in the F1 championship:
- Race Entries: 0
- Wins: 0
- Podiums: 0
- Pole Positions: 0
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With Carlos Sainz Jr and Max Verstappen waiting to step up, Vergne was eventually dropped and spoke of the impact that news had on him.
... after three seasons and replaced by Max Verstappen, whilst Carlos Sainz took up the seat left by Daniil Kvyat, who was promoted to Red Bull.
... take themselves up to fourth in the championship with their new pairing of Carlos Sainz Jr and Lando Norris, claiming their first podium in five years.
Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz have a good relationship but many believe that is because they haven't had to race wheel to wheel with each other too ...
McLaren driver, Carlos Sainz, described Bryant as a “huge legend” in his tribute post. ... Carlos Sainz (@Carlossainz55) January 26, 2020.