Carlos Sainz Jr is the son of a rally driver, Carlos Sainz. The Spaniard made headlines when he ended McLaren’s podium drought at the 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix.
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, Carlos Sainz Jr 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. At the final race of 2019, he managed to finish ahead of Pierre Gasly to clinch a spot in the Top-6.
In May 2020, Ferrari announced Sainz as Sebastian Vettel’s replacement for 2021. The Spaniard will be teaming up with Charles Leclerc at the Italian team.
Carlos Sainz’s girlfriend remains a mystery, but several rumors suggest that the Spaniard was dating Isabel Hernaez Fuster.
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.
Interested parties can reach out to Sainz through his official website. There’s a dedicated ‘Contact’ section which enables people to reach out to the Spaniard at https://www.carlossainz.es/en/contact.html
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 a Facebook account and regularly uploads videos on YouTube.
|Endorsements||Estrella Galicia, McLaren, Shiseido, Playstation|
|Annual Salary||$8 million|
|Net Worth||$6 million|