Full Name: Carlos Sainz Vasquez de Castro
Age: 26 (1st September, 1994)
Place of birth: Madrid, Spain
Current team: Scuderia Ferrari
Salary as driver: $6.8M (according to Sportac)
Salary as endorsements: ~$500,000 (according to Essentially Sports)
First F1 appearance: Australian Grand Prix in March 2015 with Scuderia Toro Rosso (team-mate: Max Verstappen)
First F1 race win: N/A
First F1 World Championship win: N/A
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Estrella Galicia: Estrella Galicia 0.0 is one of the biggest beer brands in Spain. They have invested in Spanish sports stars across a variety of sports. Their partnership with Carlos Sainz began in 2013, even before he made his debut in Formula 1.
Gran Turismo: In 2017, Carlos Sainz Jr was announced as the sports ambassador fo the racing simulation game Gran Turismo. He joined elite drivers like Lewis Hamilton to star on the cover of the game.
Playstation: Carlos Sainz has worked in the past with Playstation in Spanish advertisements and also had a limited edition Carlos Sainz themed Playstation designed to increase its sales.
Shiseido Men: Carlos Sainz has modelled for Shiseido Men, a men’s grooming and skincare manufacturer.
Other ventures and activism:
- Acciona and Carlos Sainz have joined forces with QEV technologies to start Acciona | Sainz XE team. The team will participate in Rally Extreme E, which will be held in March 2021.
- Carlos Sainz Jr has participated in charity football matches regularly, raising money for a whole host of charities.
- Carlos Sainz has participated in a charity tour, organized to raise money for Juegaterapia. They try to bring joy to hospitalised children battling long term illness. Notably, Carlos Sainz has participated in this charity tour four times.