Carlos Sainz Jnr has had his eyes fixed on a career in circuit racing from an early age. The Spaniard began in karts and won the Asia-Pacific KF3 title in 2008, and in the same year achieved runner-up status in the Spanish Championship.
2010 saw Carlos step up to single-seaters, competing for EuroInternational in Formula BMW Europe. He was fourth in the championship, garnering a hat-trick victory, fastest lap and pole position at Silverstone. He also made four other visits to the podium in a very consistent rookie season whilst competing in Formula BMW Pacific.
Carlos moved up to Formula Renault 2.0 in 2011, competing in both the Eurocup and Northern European Cup. Racing for the Koiranen bros. team, Carlos was Champion in NEC, winning half of the 20 races in the season. He also took eight pole positions and 12 fastest laps. In the Eurocup he placed second with four poles, five fastest laps, two victories and eight other podiums.
2012 saw the Spaniard step into the intense cauldron of the British Formula 3 Championship as a member of the Carlin Motorsport team. After a hectic year highlighted by some great race wins, Carlos steps up to GP3 for the 2013 season as part of the MW Arden team.