Carlos Sainz Jr

Website: http://www.scuderiatororosso.com/en_GB/athlete/carlos-sainz

Series: Formula 1

Team: Scuderia Torro Rosso

Hometown: Madrid

Biography:

Son of his namesake World Rally champion and Rally legend, Carlos Sainz started in kart racing at 10 years old, winning titles between 2006 and 2010 including the KF3 Asia pacific and the Monaco Kart cup. He moved onto bigger racing series' such as the Formula Renault. In 2012 Sainz moved onto F3, racing in both the British and European championships.

2014 was the turning point, winning the Formula Renault 3.5 World series. Thanks to this he secured a spot in 2015 with the Torro Rosso Formula 1 team where he is now into his second year racing at the pinnacle of motorsport.