Carlos Sainz Cenamor (born April 12, 1962 in Madrid, Spain) is a Spanish rally driver. He won the World Rally Championship drivers' title with Toyota in 1990 and 1992, and finished runner-up four times. Constructors' world champions to have benefited from Sainz are Subaru (1995), Toyota (1999) and Citroën (2003, 2004 and 2005).
Nicknamed El Matador, Sainz holds the WRC record for most career starts. He was also the first driver not from Scandinavia or Finland to win the 1000 Lakes Rally in Finland, and finished the Swedish Rally second four times and third twice, in this case without ever breaking the trend. Besides WRC successes, he has won the Dakar Rally (2010), the Race of Champions (1997) and the Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (1990). His co-drivers were Antonio Boto, Luís Moya and Marc Martí.
His son, Carlos Sainz, Jr., born in September 1994, won the 2009 Junior Monaco Kart Cup and began a professional formula racing career.
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... Loeb, Citroën 2005 – Sébastien Loeb, Citroën 2004 – Carlos Sainz, Citroën 2003 – Marcus Grönholm, Peugeot 2002 – Carlos Sainz, Ford 2001 – Colin McRae, Ford 2000 – Richard Burns, Subaru 1999 ...
... Podiums Driver Total 1 Sébastien Loeb 2 ... Carlos Sainz 3 ... Juha Kankkunen 4 ... Marcus Grönholm 61 Mikko Hirvonen 6 ... Markku Alén 7 ... Didier Auriol 8 ... Petter Solberg 9 ... Tommi Mäkinen 45 ...
4 Walter Röhrl 2 1980, 1982 Miki Biasion 1988–1989 Carlos Sainz 1990, 1992 Marcus Grönholm 2000, 2002 Event wins Driver Total 1 Sébastien Loeb 2 ... Marcus Grönholm 3 ... Carlos Sainz ...
... MON SWE POR KEN FRA GRC USA NZL ARG FIN CIV ITA 35th 7 RAC de España GBR 1988 Carlos Sainz Ford Sierra RS Cosworth MON SWE POR 11th 26 Ford Motor Co KEN FRA GRC USA NZL ARG FIN CIV ITA GBR 1989 Toyota ...
... outing at World Championship level, the 1993 Monte Carlo Rally, Delecour took the lead with Biasion second ... he outpaced the works Lancia Delta Integrale of reigning World Champion Carlos Sainz, demonstrating the superiority of the Escort over the previously dominant Lancia ... Championship, especially after Delecour's victory on the Monte Carlo Rally ...
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