Carlos Sainz 2022 - Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements
Carlos Sainz Jr is the son of a rally driver, Carlos Sainz. The Spaniard first made headlines when he ended McLaren's podium drought at the 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix. And since then, it has been a dream in F1 for Sainz, thanks to his strong end to the McLaren stint followed by a promising start with Ferrari.
Carlos Sainz: Stats and On-track Achievements
He made his debut in Formula 1 in 2015 with Toro Rosso alongside Max Verstappen. Since then, he remained within the Red Bull circle for a fairly long time. However, he was recruited by the Renault Formula 1 towards the end of the 2017 season. In the process, he replaced British driver, Jolyon Palmer.
After a year with the French manufacturer, he joined the McLaren team in 2019. With the Woking squad, Sainz Jr has blossomed and rewarded them with a maiden podium. Other than that, Sainz Jr is well known for his consistency.
In 2019, Sainz was the benchmark of consistency. Aside from a tough first three races, he finished in the points in 13 races. This included a five-race point-scoring streak from France to Hungary.
His 2019 championship run saw him finish with 96 points and a fine 6th place. In the final race of 2019, he managed to finish ahead of Pierre Gasly to clinch a spot in the Top-6.
At the 2020 Italian Grand Prix, he qualified third behind the dominant Mercedes duo of Hamilton and Bottas. He went on to finish second, his career-best race finish, and the second podium, finishing 0.4 seconds behind race winner Pierre Gasly. 2021 was Sainz's most successful F1 season yet, as the Spaniard secured 4 podiums in total. His first podium under Ferrari arrived in Monaco, followed by Hungary, Sochi, and Abu Dhabi.
As of the 2022 Imola GP, Sainz has already clinched a couple of podium finishes in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.
Carlos Sainz's girlfriend remains a mystery, but several rumors suggest that the Spaniard was dating Isabel Hernaez Fuster.
Carlos Sainz: Net Worth
Carlos has a net worth of $8 million and earned an annual salary of $8 million at McLaren. In May 2020, Ferrari announced Sainz as Sebastian Vettel's replacement for 2021. The Spaniard teamed up with Charles Leclerc at the Italian outfit. And the number has followed Sainz into Ferrari as well, with the outfit offering Sainz an on-track salary of $8 million without bonuses.
Sainz finished the 2020 season in sixth place in the driver's championship for the second consecutive year. He accumulated 105 points and 6 top-5 finishes, which were both career highs. In April 2022, Sainz extended his partnership with Ferrari until the end of 2024 as his salary is likely to be around $10M per year.
Sainz could be worth around $47M according to reports.
Carlos Sainz's Endorsements
The Spaniard is sponsored by the beer company Estrella Galicia as a primary sponsor. Other sponsors include McLaren, PlayStation, and Shiseido Men. For the 2019 season, Sainz reportedly earned ?3.5 million as a salary.
Like most of his contemporaries, Sainz often participates in charity football matches.
How to contact Carlos Sainz
Interested parties can reach out to Sainz through his official website. There's a dedicated 'Contact' section that enables people to reach out to the Spaniard.
Alternatively, fans can connect with Sainz via his social media accounts. Carlos is fairly active on Twitter and Instagram. Apart from these sources, Sainz also has a Facebook account and regularly uploads videos on YouTube.
|Endorsements||Estrella Galicia, McLaren, Shiseido, Playstation|
|Annual Salary||$10 million|
|Net Worth||$47 million|