Carlos Sainz Jr. is a Spanish Formula One driver who was born on September 1, 1994, in Madrid, Spain. He is the son of famous rally driver Carlos Sainz, who won the World Rally Championship twice.

Early Life

Sainz Jr. grew up surrounded by cars and racing, following in his father's footsteps. He began karting at an early age and quickly showed promise as a driver.


After success in various junior categories such as Formula BMW and Formula Three, Sainz Jr. made his debut in Formula One with Toro Rosso in 2015. In 2017, he moved to Renault before finally joining McLaren Racing in 2019.

Sainz Jr.'s best result so far has been a third place finish at the Brazilian Grand Prix in 2019.


  • Winning the GP3 championship in 2014
  • Finishing sixth overall in the FIA Formula Two Championship
  • Taking his first podium with McLaren at the Brazilian Grand Prix
  • Ranked sixth overall after his first year with Ferrari

Personal Life

Sainz Jr. keeps his personal life private but often shares photos of himself traveling or spending time outdoors on social media.


Carlos Sainz Jr.'s rise through racing ranks shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon. With talent and determination on his side coupled with exceptional driving skills honed over years behind the wheel makes him an intriguing personality to watch out for with numerous potential achievements still waiting for him!