Carlos Sainz

Born: September 1, 1994 (age 22)


Hometown: Madrid, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Current Rank: No. 9 (29 points)
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Sports Mole has 131 articles about Carlos Sainz. Articles 1 to 40:
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Carlos Sainz plays down chances of Hungary team switch
Carlos Sainz joins those playing down his chances of switching teams ahead of the Hungarian Grand Prix next weekend.
Jul 19, 13:34
Daniil Kvyat of Toro Rosso walks in the paddock during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Christian Horner tips Red Bull to keep Daniil Kvyat
Daniil Kvyat is on track to stay at Toro Rosso in 2018, according to Red Bull Racing boss Christian Horner.
Jul 10, 18:50
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2016
Red Bull take up option on Carlos Sainz contract
Carlos Sainz and Red Bull confirm that the Spaniard is definitely under contract to drive for Toro Rosso in 2018.
Jul 10, 18:46
Valtteri Bottas of Williams in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Result: Valtteri Bottas wins Austrian Grand Prix
Mercedes's Valtteri Bottas wins the Austrian Grand Prix ahead of Sebastian Vettel, with Lewis Hamilton missing out on a place on the podium.
Jul 9, 14:28
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Renault still interested in Carlos Sainz
Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul admits that they still have "an eye" on Carlos Sainz.
Jun 27, 09:32
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2016
Carlos Sainz: 'Fourth year at Toro Rosso difficult'
Carlos Sainz admits that staying at Toro Rosso for a fourth consecutive season in 2018 would be "difficult".
Jun 23, 09:37
Dr Helmut Marko looks on in the garage during practice for the Austria Grand Prix at Red Bull Ring on June 19, 2015
Helmut Marko: 'Red Bull drivers cannot end contracts'
Red Bull have control of the destinies of their F1 drivers, according to Dr Helmut Marko.
Jun 15, 16:17
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2016
Carlos Sainz 'sure' Renault will improve 2017 engine
Carlos Sainz responds to claims that Renault will no longer update its engine in 2017.
Jun 12, 10:21
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Carlos Sainz, Daniil Kvyat relationship hits road bump
The relationship between Toro Rosso drivers Carlos Sainz and Daniil Kvyat hits a bump in the road.
Jun 12, 09:54
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Result: Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton wins the Canadian Grand Prix for a sixth time to close the gap on Sebastian Vettel in the drivers' championship.
Jun 11, 20:43
Daniil Kvyat of Toro Rosso walks in the paddock during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Toro Rosso drivers want Renault 'progress'
Renault-powered drivers are calling on the French marque to improve their 2017 engine.
May 25, 11:20
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2016
Carlos Sainz: 'Fernando Alonso will represent Formula 1 drivers well'
Carlos Sainz says that he is sure Fernando Alonso will "represent" current F1 drivers well at the Indy 500 on Sunday.
May 23, 10:23
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2016
Toto Wolff: 'Red Bull in control of Carlos Sainz'
Red Bull are in "control" of Carlos Sainz's Formula 1 future, according to rival Mercedes's chief Toto Wolff.
May 17, 11:12
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2016
Carlos Sainz admits eye on Red Bull move
Spanish 22-year-old Carlos Sainz could be a beneficiary of a rumoured driver reshuffle for 2018.
May 12, 10:11
Daniil Kvyat of Toro Rosso walks in the paddock during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Davide Valsecchi: 'Daniil Kvyat could return to Red Bull'
Carlos Sainz and Daniil Kvyat may be scrapping for a plum seat at Red Bull's senior team for 2018, claims Davide Valsecchi.
May 11, 08:30
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2016
Carlos Sainz 'happy' at Toro Rosso
Carlos Sainz insists that he is "happy" at Toro Rosso.
May 9, 08:40
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Carlos Sainz: 'Top teams light years ahead'
Carlos Sainz laments the fact that Formula 1's top teams are "light years" ahead of the opposition.
May 5, 23:32
Daniil Kvyat of Toro Rosso walks in the paddock during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Daniil Kvyat 'not friends' with Carlos Sainz
Daniil Kvyat admits that he is not friends with his Toro Rosso teammate Carlos Sainz.
Apr 26, 11:55
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Lance Stroll not getting down about 2017 so far
Lance Stroll says that he is not getting down about the difficult start to his F1 career.
Apr 19, 16:12
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner watches on during qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix on November 24, 2012
Christian Horner: 'Red Bull not letting Carlos Sainz go'
Christian Horner says that Red Bull do not intend to release Carlos Sainz from his contract.
Apr 19, 14:00
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari celebrates on the podium after winning the Formula One Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 20, 2015
Result: Sebastian Vettel beats penalised Lewis Hamilton at Bahrain Grand Prix
Germany's Sebastian Vettel establishes a seven-point lead at the top of the Formula 1 standings with victory in the Bahrain GP for Ferrari.
Apr 16, 17:43
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari celebrates on the podium after winning the Formula One Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 20, 2015
Result: Sebastian Vettel pips Lewis Hamilton to victory in Australian Grand Prix
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel beats pre-race favourite Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes to victory in the Australian Grand Prix.
Mar 26, 09:03
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2016
Carlos Sainz: 'McLaren engine switch rumours hard to believe'
Carlos Sainz says that he cannot imagine McLaren deciding to dump Honda and switch to customer Mercedes engine power in the near future.
Mar 20, 08:57
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Carlos Sainz flattered by Alain Prost praise
Carlos Sainz says that he is flattered by the praise coming from F1 legend and Renault team advisor Alain Prost.
Mar 20, 08:54
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Father tells Carlos Sainz to forget Renault for now
Carlos Sainz's father advises the Toro Rosso driver to forget about rumours linking him with Renault for now.
Mar 17, 10:05
Alain Prost pictured on June 27, 2015
Renault advisor Alain Prost 'big fan' of Carlos Sainz
Carlos Sainz receives a ringing endorsement from official Renault team advisor and Formula 1 legend Alain Prost.
Mar 9, 07:29
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2016
Carlos Sainz's father plays down new Renault rumours
Carlos Sainz's father plays down the revival of rumours linking the 22-year-old Spaniard with a move to the works Renault team.
Feb 24, 08:01
Dr Helmut Marko looks on in the garage during practice for the Austria Grand Prix at Red Bull Ring on June 19, 2015
Helmut Marko: 'Carlos Sainz is Red Bull reserve driver'
Red Bull are clinging to their "reserve driver" Carlos Sainz, according to the energy drink marque's Dr Helmut Marko.
Feb 21, 09:01
Stoffel Vandoorne of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Stoffel Vandoorne: 'New McLaren a lot faster'
Stoffel Vandoorne confirms claims that F1 drivers have been preparing hard for 2017.
Feb 15, 09:28
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
F1 designer worried about 2017 rules shakeup
A well-known F1 engineer is concerned that the sport is setting off down the wrong path with its radical new rules for 2017.
Feb 8, 08:28
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff admits Valtteri Bottas rivals on 2018 radar
Toto Wolff admits that Valtteri Bottas needs to prove he should keep his new seat at Mercedes beyond 2017.
Jan 27, 07:24
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2016
'Angry' Carlos Sainz also 'patient' for future
Carlos Sainz admits that he is "angry" but also "patient", as his career stalls for now at Toro Rosso.
Jan 17, 08:32
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2016
Carlos Sainz: 'Mentor Fernando Alonso helped me thrive in Formula 1'
Carlos Sainz singles out fellow Spaniard Fernando Alonso as one of the most influential figures in his rise to Formula 1.
Jan 12, 08:44
Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing puts his helmet on in the garage during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Max Verstappen: 'Daniel Ricciardo relationship could change'
Max Verstappen admits that if Red Bull's 2017 car is a title challenger, his relationship with teammate Daniel Ricciardo would change.
Jan 3, 07:52
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2016
Red Bull did not consider Carlos Sainz release
Carlos Sainz says that his Red Bull bosses didn't even contemplate letting him go to Mercedes for 2017.
Dec 21, 09:16
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2016
Carlos Sainz says no Mercedes move for 2017
Carlos Sainz rules himself out of the running to replace Nico Rosberg at Mercedes.
Dec 20, 11:58
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Carlos Sainz unfazed by low media profile
Carlos Sainz says that his low profile in the international media does not bother him.
Nov 25, 12:27
Daniil Kvyat of Toro Rosso walks in the paddock during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Daniil Kvyat: 'Drivers to train hard for 2017'
Daniil Kvyat says that he is glad the season is ending, but he is also looking ahead to an arduous winter period.
Nov 23, 08:44
Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing puts his helmet on in the garage during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Max Verstappen: '2017 rules should improve rain races'
Max Verstappen hopes that F1's 2017 regulations will mean the sport can return to racing properly in wet weather.
Nov 15, 11:48
Nico Rosberg in action at the Spanish GP on May 14, 2016
Nico Rosberg ahead of Lewis Hamilton in final Brazilian Grand Prix practice
Nico Rosberg edges ahead of Mercedes teammate and championship rival Lewis Hamilton in final practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Nov 12, 14:52



TeamPoints
1Mercedes330
2Ferrari275
3Red Bull174
4Force India95
5Williams-Mercedes41
6Toro Rosso33
7Haas29
8Renault26
9Sauber5
10McLaren2
DriversTeamPoints
1Sebastian VettelFerrari177
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes176
3Valtteri BottasMercedes154
4Daniel RicciardoRed Bull117
5Kimi RaikkonenFerrari98
6Max VerstappenRed Bull57
7Sergio PerezForce India52
8Esteban OconForce India43
9Carlos SainzToro Rosso29
10Nico HulkenbergRenault26
11Felipe MassaWilliams-Mercedes23
12Lance StrollWilliams-Mercedes18
13Romain GrosjeanHaas18
14Kevin MagnussenHaas11
15Pascal WehrleinSauber5
16Daniil KvyatToro Rosso4
17Fernando AlonsoMcLaren2
18Jolyon PalmerRenault0
19Marcus EricssonSauber0
20Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren0
21Antonio GiovinazziSauber0
22Jenson ButtonMcLaren0