Tag Archive: Carlos Sainz

May 21

Sainz: Verstappen success shows I’m ready for top team too

Sainz and Verstappen made their F1 debut alongside one another at Toro Rosso in 2015
Carlos Sainz says he is ready to step up to a top team in Formula 1, an endeavour he feels has been given the boost by the remarkable success of former team-mate Max Verstappen at the Spanish Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Scuderia Toro Rosso celebrates Estrella Galicia 0,0’s 110th birthday

Carlos Sainz and Daniil Kvyat’s STR11 will display a commemorative logo on the bargeboards

07 - Scuderia Toro Rosso Scuderia Toro Rosso can’t wait to get this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix started, not only because of the exciting racing, but also because it marks the 110th anniversary of Estrella Galicia 0,0. The team is proud and honored to celebrate this historic milestone here, at the Barcelona circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

May 05

Verstappen in shock immediate move to Red Bull

Kvyat ‘demoted’ to Toro Rosso for season
Verstappen in shock immediate move to Red BullRed Bull Racing has announced it is promoting Max Verstappen to its team from the sister Toro Rosso outfit with immediate effect from the Spanish Grand Prix, replacing Daniil Kvyat. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

Sainz: No need for halo backlash due to looks

The Toro Rosso driver is part of the band strongly supporting the move to introduce a cockpit protector
Sainz: No need for halo backlash due to looksCarlos Sainz says he was surprised by the reaction from some of his fellow F1 drivers against the introduction of the halo cockpit protectors based on the aesthetics of the concept and is confident it can be improved with development. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

Sainz concedes Toro Rosso must strike early

“We need to maximise the first half of the season”
Sainz concedes Toro Rosso must strike earlyCarlos Sainz admits Toro Rosso must make the most of its opportunities in the early rounds of the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship as it faces a season of limited development opportunities.

Toro Rosso come into the season with an overhauled package after dropping its Renault power unit in Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Formula One teams Barcelona testing report day 1

Formula One day 1 test report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Dakar: Stage 11, Peugeot confirm the withdrawal of Carlos Sainz

There are now 3 Peugeot DKR 2008 cars still in the race

Rally Dakar 2016 Carlos Sainz Unfortunately, it is all over for Carlos Sainz on the Dakar 2016. Leader yesterday morning at the start of the 10th stage, the Peugeot driver experienced a very complicated day which ended with the breakage of an adaptor plate linking the engine to the gear-box. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Dakar: Sainz takes lead as Loeb suffers further setbacks

The win put Sainz clear overall on a disappointing day for his team mates
Rally Dakar 2016 Carlos Sainz Former champion Carlos Sainz produced a commanding drive to take the overall lead in the Dakar Rally following Tuesday’s ninth stage around Belen in Argentina. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

Verstappen ‘expecting a second per lap’ from Ferrari engine

Though he will be using a year-old Ferrari engine, Max Verstappen expects the power unit to drive big gains for Toro Rosso in 2016

2015-06-06_1902 Max Verstappen says he is anticipating ‘a big step’ for the Toro Rosso team in 2016 on the back of its switch to Ferrari power, anticipating a gain of a second per lap as a result. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

“Ferrari engine switch has compromised STR prep” – James Key

Toro Rosso took the opportunity to accept an offer from Ferrari to run a supply of year-old engines for 2016

2015-10-24_39742 Toro Rosso’s James Key admits that the late decision to switch to Ferrari power has ‘compromised’ the team’s preparations for the 2016 F1 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 04

Verstappen measuring himself against ‘best of the best’

“I never compare myself with the rookies”

2015-10-17_0034 Max Verstappen came into his first season of F1 comparing himself to the best of the sport, rather than simply focus on being top rookie. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 30

Max Verstappen arguably provided one of the best quotes of the season in Singapore, with a ‘ballsy’ drive to eighth

Best of 2015: Ballsy Verstappen makes his mark in rookie campaign

2015-10-24_40241 As we near the end of 2015, we take a look back at some of the best – and worst – F1 moments making the headlines over the last twelve months… Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05

Action man Verstappen sweeps individual FIA awards

Max Verstappen picked up three individual accolades at the annual FIA Gala, including one for the best on-track F1 moment of 2015

2015-10-24_40241 F1 ‘new boy’ Max Verstappen not only made an impact on the sport’s fans with his combative style on track, but also won over both his rivals and the media during 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

Peugeot 2008DKR reveals its Dakar racing colours (+video)

For 2016, the Peugeot 2008 DKR has been extensively evolved to become wider, faster, lower and more powerful

Team Peugeot-Total Road to Dakar 2016 PEUGEOT 2008 DKR16 Team Peugeot Total has unveiled the livery in which its all-star ‘dream team’ of Sébastien Loeb, Stéphane Peterhansel, Cyril Despres and Carlos Sainz will tackle next year’s Dakar Rally, taking them on an epic journey through Argentina and Bolivia over two weeks in January. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finale

Nico Rosberg dazzles on his way to a sixth straight F1 pole position in Abu Dhabi under the Yas Marina floodlights; Vettel eliminated in Q1

Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finaleNico Rosberg will start the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix season finale from a sixth consecutive pole position after a dazzling qualifying effort under the Yas Marina Circuit floodlights. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Kvyat: I’ve just got to keep doing my job…

“As long as I perform, then I’m not concerned at all”
2015-06-06_1691 Daniil Kvyat remains confident of keeping his seat at Red Bull Racing once the uncertainty over the team’s F1 engine supply is resolved for 2016.

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Nov 14

Verstappen, Sainz STR seats safe – if team stays

Provided it can secure its immediate future with a new engine deal
Verstappen, Sainz STR seats safe – if team staysFranz Tost confirms Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz will race for Toro Rosso in 2016, but hints it hasn’t confirmed its place on next year’s grid.

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Oct 13

Carlos Sainz to star in F1 show at Jerez

Like at Motorland Aragon for the opening meeting, Carlos Sainz will star in Infiniti Red Bull Racing F1 Show at Jerez

Carlos Sainz to star in F1 show at JerezEuropean Cup in 2011, the runner-up in Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 that very season, and the 2014 Formula Renault 3.5 Series champion, with seven wins and seven poles in 17 races, the 20-year-old Carlos Sainz is now starring with the Scuderia Toro Rosso in Formula One.

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Oct 10

Further update on Carlos Sainz

Scuderia Toro Rosso statement 

07 - Scuderia Toro Rosso After arriving at the Sochi Hospital 4, Carlos Sainz, who never lost consciousness, underwent a medical examination, including a full body scan. The scan showed that the driver has no injuries. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

Sainz escapes injury after high-speed shunt

Carlos Sainz says he is unhurt after a high-speed shunt in FP3 at the Sochi Autodrom hospitalises him

Embedded image permalinkCarlos Sainz says he is unhurt after a high-speed shunt in third free practice for the Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom hospitalised him. Read the rest of this entry »

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