Carlos Sainz’s Net Worth, Salary and Endorsements
Carlos Sainz Jr is the son of a rally driver, Carlos Sainz. The 24-year old made his debut in Formula One in 2015 with Toro Rosso. After Karting, he debuted in Formula BMW Europe where he finished 4th in the championship.
His career soon progressed until he reached the GP3 series in 2013. Conventionally, when drivers reach Formula 3 or GP3 and perform well there, they are almost ready for the next step, Formula One.
His first podium came in 2012 in the Formula 3 series, racing for Carlin. That year, he scored two podiums, both in Hockenheim in the opening round of the season.
The first win came his way in 2014 in the GP3 series, in the opening round of the season. In the same year, he won the championship with 7 wins to his name.
Coming to his Formula One stint, being in a midfield team, podiums would always be a tall order. However, he has come close a few times. In 2017, his third season with Toro Rosso, he finished 4th in Singapore. After 2 races, he switched to Renault to replace the ousted Jolyon Palmer. For 2018, he would remain with the French outfit, partnering Nico Hulkenberg.
For 2019 however, he will be moving to McLaren to partner rookie driver, Lando Norris. Meanwhile, his vacant Renault seat will be filled by Daniel Ricciardo.
In his four years in Formula One, he has been beaten twice and finished ahead in the championship twice.
Carlos Sainz’s Endorsements
The Spaniard is sponsored by beer company Estrella Galicia as a primary sponsor.
Like most of his contemporaries, Sainz often participates in charity football matches.