Carlos Sainz, Jr.

Carlos Sainz Jr. ( born September 1, 1994, Madrid ) is a Spanish racing driver. He is the son of two-time World Rally Champion Carlos Sainz. It starts in the Formula Renault 3.5 since 2013.


Sainz began his motorsport career in karting in 2005 where he was active until 2009. Among other things, he was runner-up in 2008 by the Spanish and Master of Asia-Pacific KF3 Championship. In 2009 he was runner-up of the European and Spanish KF3 Championship and Masters KF3 Monaco Kart Cup.

In 2010 Sainz moved to Formula racing and entered for Euro International in the European Formula BMW. He was also included in the program of Red Bull in early 2010. Sainz won a race and finished as the best rookie in fourth place in the drivers' standings. In addition, he took for Euro International as a guest part in six races of the Formula BMW Pacific and chose two of them for themselves. He also completed guest starts in the European F3 Open and the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup. After the season, he took part in several races of the winter series of the British Formula Renault and was 18 in 2011 launched Sainz for Koiranen Bros. Motorsport in the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup and the Formula Renault Northern European. In the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup, he was with two wins and 200 points behind runner-up Robin Frijns, who had brought 245 points. In the Northern European Formula Renault he decided with ten wins the championship title in a duel with his teammate Daniil Kwjat with 489 to 441 points for themselves. In addition, he took part in a race weekend of the Formula 3 Euro Series at the Macau Grand Prix, as well as a guest.

In 2012 Sainz went for Carlin in the British Formula 3 Championship and the Formula 3 Euro Series at the start. He was also in the European Formula 3 Championship, were among the races of the British Formula 3 and the Euro Series, evaluation justified. Sainz won a race, which belonged to the European Formula 3 and reached in this summary to fifth place. He sat here with team-mate William Buller, who was sixth through. In the Formula 3 Euro Series Sainz remained with two second places as the best results without a win and was ninth overall. In the Euro Series Sainz Buller subject, who finished fifth. In the British Formula 3 Sainz won five races and finished sixth in the driver standings, while his team-mate Jack Harvey and Jazeman Jaafar had reached the first two positions.

In 2013 Sainz moved to MW Arden in the GP3 Series. With a second place as best result Sainz finished the season starting in tenth place in the drivers' standings, while his teammate Kjwat decided the championship. In addition, he came in 2013 with five events of the Formula Renault 3.5 for Zeta Corse used. There are two sixth places were his best rankings. He was 19th in the overall standings. He also completed two guest appearances in the MSV F3 Cup, a British amateur racing series with older Formula 3 vehicles, and always came up with the first place finish. In 2014 Sainz completed the entire season of Formula Renault 3.5. He received a cockpit at DAMS, the champion team of the preseason.


Career stations

  • 2005-2009: Karting
  • 2010: European Formula BMW (4th place )
  • 2010: British Formula Renault Winter Series (No. 18)
  • 2011: Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup (2nd place)
  • 2011: North European Formula Renault (Master)
  • 2012: European Formula 3 ( 5th place)
  • 2012: British Formula 3 ( 6th place)
  • 2012: Formula 3 Euro Series (No. 9)
  • 2013: GP3 Series ( # 10 )
  • 2013: Formula Renault 3.5 ( 19th place )
  • 2014: Formula Renault 3.5

Individual results in the GP3 Series

Individual results in the Formula Renault 3.5

Pictures of Carlos Sainz, Jr.