Carlos Sainz - F1 Racing Profile


About Carlos

Nationality: Monégasque

Date of birth: 16 October 1997

Height: 1.78m

Weight: 64kg

Career Stats

Statistic Value
Grand Prix Entries 185 (183 starts)
Wins 2
Podiums 18
Pole Positions 5
Fastest Laps 3
World Championships 0
Total Points 982.5
Laps Led 166


Carlos Sainz Vázquez de Castro, born on 1 September 1994 in Madrid, Spain, is a Spanish racing driver competing in Formula One for Scuderia Ferrari. The son of a double World Rally Champion, Sainz has established himself as a formidable competitor in F1.

Sainz's career began in karting, winning titles such as the Asia-Pacific KF3 Championship. He progressed through Formula BMW, Formula Three, and the GP3 Series, showcasing his talent. In 2014, he won the Formula Renault 3.5 Series, paving his way to F1 with Toro Rosso in 2015.

After his initial seasons with Toro Rosso, Sainz moved to McLaren in 2019, achieving his maiden podium at the 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix. He joined Ferrari in 2021, where he claimed his first F1 victory at the 2022 British Grand Prix and continued to impress with multiple podiums and strong performances.

Known for his tenacity and skill on the track, Sainz has become a respected figure in the sport. His journey in Formula One, marked by consistent growth and achievement, has made him a standout driver on the grid.