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  1. Sunday 19 November 2017

  2. Sainz Jr. 'starting to feel at home' with Renault 10:26

    Sainz Jr. 'starting to feel at home' with Renault

    Carlos Sainz Jr. says he is beginning to become accustomed to his new surroundings at Renault, following his recent move from Toro Rosso. Sainz Jr., a…

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  3. Monday 23 October 2017

  4. United States Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 15:32

    United States Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton put himself on the brink of a fourth world title, some midfield drivers starred, while a controversial penalty changed the order. GPUpdate.net…

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  5. Sainz Jr. enthused by Renault debut points 09:06

    Sainz Jr. enthused by Renault debut points

    Carlos Sainz Jr. revelled in a "smooth" weekend as he followed up a Q3 spot with points on his Renault debut at the United States Grand Prix. Sainz Jr.…

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  6. Sunday 22 October 2017

  7. Renault debutant Sainz Jr. targets top six 11:32

    Renault debutant Sainz Jr. targets top six

    Carlos Sainz Jr. believes he can capture a strong points haul on his Renault debut at the United States Grand Prix, after qualifying firmly inside the top…

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  8. Sunday 15 October 2017

  9. Sainz Jr. aims to 'hit the ground running' 12:48

    Sainz Jr. aims to 'hit the ground running'

    Carlos Sainz Jr. says he aims to "hit the ground running" with Renault as he prepares to make his first start for the manufacturer in the United States next…

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  10. Saturday 14 October 2017

  11. Background: First double swap since 1994 12:02

    Background: First double swap since 1994

    Next weekend's United States Grand Prix will feature an unusual occurrence, with a Formula 1 team, in this case Toro Rosso, undergoing a complete driver change…

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  12. Thursday 12 October 2017

  13. Video: Sainz Jr. on Toro Rosso, Alonso rapport 15:24

    Video: Sainz Jr. on Toro Rosso, Alonso rapport

    Carlos Sainz Jr. talks about his time at Scuderia Toro Rosso and his relationship with fellow Spaniard Fernando Alonso in this Mobil 1 The Grid feature.

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  14. Monday 9 October 2017

  15. Japanese Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 15:28

    Japanese Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton strode into a 59-point lead with victory as the spark went out of the title battle following another Ferrari mishap. GPUpdate.net presents its…

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  16. Sunday 8 October 2017

  17. Sainz Jr. 'risked everything' on opening lap 09:58

    Sainz Jr. 'risked everything' on opening lap

    Carlos Sainz Jr. has apologised to Toro Rosso after retiring on the first lap of the Japanese Grand Prix, his final race with the team, having "risked…

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  18. Saturday 7 October 2017

  19. Sainz Jr. to move to Renault from US GP 12:35

    Sainz Jr. to move to Renault from US GP

    Renault has confirmed that Carlos Sainz Jr. will race for the team from the next event, the United States Grand Prix, in place of Jolyon Palmer, and complete…

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  20. Friday 6 October 2017

  21. Sainz Jr. caught by surprise in FP1 shunt 10:02

    Sainz Jr. caught by surprise in FP1 shunt

    Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz Jr. says a minor misjudgement led to his sizeable accident during the opening practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix. Sainz…

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  22. Monday 2 October 2017

  23. Sainz Jr. felt points finish was within reach 16:46

    Sainz Jr. felt points finish was within reach

    Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz Jr. believes that an electrical problem denied him a strong chance of a points finish at the Malaysian Grand Prix. Sainz Jr.…

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  24. Saturday 30 September 2017

  25. Gasly enthused by first F1 qualifying run 15:44

    Gasly enthused by first F1 qualifying run

    Toro Rosso's Pierre Gasly expressed satisfaction at his performance during his maiden Formula 1 qualifying session at the Malaysian Grand Prix, as he took 15th…

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  26. Thursday 28 September 2017

  27. Gasly feels sorry for Kvyat over STR switch 10:59

    Gasly feels sorry for Kvyat over STR switch

    Formula 1 debutant Pierre Gasly says he "feels sorry" for Daniil Kvyat after taking his seat at Toro Rosso in a late-season switch. Kvyat has been "stood…

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  28. Monday 25 September 2017

  29. 05:20

    Video: Carlos Sainz versus Carlos Sainz

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  30. Monday 18 September 2017

  31. Singapore Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:00

    Singapore Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton took a giant leap towards the title with victory on a circuit expected to favour Ferrari, after a dramatic first lap. GPUpdate.net presents its…

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  32. Sunday 17 September 2017

  33. Sainz Jr. wanted 'perfect' weekend for STR 16:38

    Sainz Jr. wanted 'perfect' weekend for STR

    Carlos Sainz Jr. expressed his delight at delivering a "perfect" weekend for Toro Rosso in Singapore after confirmation that he will be joining Renault next…

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  34. Friday 15 September 2017

  35. Renault: Sainz Jr. signing will boost team 12:22

    Renault: Sainz Jr. signing will boost team

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul believes the recruitment of Carlos Sainz Jr. will drive the manufacturer forward in 2018, as it strives to move up the…

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  36. Sainz Jr. to join Renault for 2018 season 11:48

    Sainz Jr. to join Renault for 2018 season

    Renault has confirmed that Carlos Sainz Jr. will race for the team in 2018, alongside Nico Hülkenberg, completing the manufacturer's driver line-up. Sainz…

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  37. Sainz Jr. to step aside for Gelael in FP1 08:02

    Sainz Jr. to step aside for Gelael in FP1

    Toro Rosso has confirmed that Carlos Sainz Jr. will step aside for Sean Gelael during first practice for the Singapore Grand Prix. Gelael, 20, from…

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  38. Thursday 14 September 2017

  39. Palmer adamant he will see out season 11:54

    Palmer adamant he will see out season

    Jolyon Palmer is adamant that he will complete the remainder of the Formula 1 season in a race seat with Renault, amid reports suggesting Carlos Sainz Jr. could…

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  40. Manager: Sainz Jr. 'close' to Renault deal 11:18

    Manager: Sainz Jr. 'close' to Renault deal

    Carlos Sainz Jr. is "close" to a deal which will see him switch to Renault for the 2018 season, according to his manager, but suggestions he could move as early…

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  41. Sunday 10 September 2017

  42. 05:42

    Video: STR Drivers' Kitchen: Mascarpone

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  43. Monday 4 September 2017

  44. Toro Rosso lacked pace for points - Sainz Jr. 15:04

    Toro Rosso lacked pace for points - Sainz Jr.

    Carlos Sainz Jr. has accepted that Toro Rosso simply lacked pace to be able to compete for the top 10 at the Italian Grand Prix, as his run of points finishes…

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  45. Friday 1 September 2017

  46. Red Bull pair, Sainz Jr. take engine penalties 11:33

    Red Bull pair, Sainz Jr. take engine penalties

    Stewards at the Italian Grand Prix have confirmed that Daniel Ricciardo (20 places), Max Verstappen (15 places) and Carlos Sainz Jr. (10 places) will join…

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  47. Wednesday 30 August 2017

  48. 15:24

    Video: Monza 360° flying lap with Sainz Jr.

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  49. Monday 14 August 2017

  50. Mid-season review: STR inches towards goal 08:44

    Mid-season review: STR inches towards goal

    GPUpdate.net resumes its 2017 mid-season Formula 1 review series by taking a look at Toro Rosso's campaign, as the Faenza-based squad strives to finally realise…

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  51. Wednesday 9 August 2017

  52. F1 has 'two different categories' - Sainz Jr. 15:38

    F1 has 'two different categories' - Sainz Jr.

    Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz Jr. believes Formula 1 has "two different categories" in 2017 due to the performance gap between the leading three teams and the…

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  53. Monday 31 July 2017

  54. Hungarian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:22

    Hungarian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Sebastian Vettel overcame a steering issue to head a Ferrari 1-2 finish as the Red Bull drivers collided on the opening lap. GPUpdate.net presents its winners…

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  55. Sainz Jr says seventh 'like gold' for STR 07:43

    Sainz Jr says seventh 'like gold' for STR

    Carlos Sainz Jr. labelled seventh place at the Hungarian Grand Prix as "like gold" for Toro Rosso, with the team closing on Williams in the Constructors…

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  56. Wednesday 26 July 2017

  57. 05:50

    Video: Hungaroring 360° lap with Sainz Jr.

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  58. Friday 21 July 2017

  59. 17:18

    Video: Kvyat and Sainz Jr. make Passatelli

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  60. Feature: STR reaches nadir after clash 13:56

    Feature: STR reaches nadir after clash

    Toro Rosso has scored just four points in four races, its prospects in Britain severely dented by a first-lap collision between its drivers. GPUpdate.net looks…

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  61. Wednesday 19 July 2017

  62. Sainz Jr. has learned from saga over future 12:32

    Sainz Jr. has learned from saga over future

    Carlos Sainz Jr. says he has learned from the confusion over his Formula 1 future, which swirled around the Spaniard at the Austrian Grand Prix. Sainz Jr.…

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  63. Monday 17 July 2017

  64. British Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:44

    British Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton's spiritual ownership of Silverstone continued with a dominant display, while title rival Sebastian Vettel was left deflated. GPUpdate.net…

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  65. Kvyat queries penalty, criticises Sainz Jr. 13:04

    Kvyat queries penalty, criticises Sainz Jr.

    Daniil Kvyat has queried the decision of the British Grand Prix stewards to penalise him for a first-lap error, and believes Toro Rosso team-mate Carlos Sainz…

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  66. Sunday 16 July 2017

  67. Kvyat three points from ban after clash 14:08

    Kvyat three points from ban after clash

    Daniil Kvyat has edged closer to a one-race ban after he received more penalty points in the wake of a first-lap collision at the British Grand Prix. Kvyat…

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  68. Friday 14 July 2017

  69. STR cleared after wheel tether tape incident 10:24

    STR cleared after wheel tether tape incident

    The FIA has cleared Toro Rosso of any wrongdoing after the team was alleged to have attempted to enter a car in an unsafe condition at this weekend's British…

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  70. Saturday 8 July 2017

  71. Sainz Jr. to keep comments 'more internal' 09:24

    Sainz Jr. to keep comments 'more internal'

    Carlos Sainz Jr. says he will now stay "more internal" with Red Bull following the commotion caused by the comments he made over his Formula 1 future earlier…

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  72. Friday 7 July 2017

  73. Horner critical of 'disingenuous' Sainz Jr. 11:32

    Horner critical of 'disingenuous' Sainz Jr.

    Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has criticised Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz Jr. for making "disingenuous" comments about his future in Formula 1. On…

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  74. Thursday 6 July 2017

  75. Sainz Jr. says 2018 STR seat 'unlikely' 16:35

    Sainz Jr. says 2018 STR seat 'unlikely'

    Carlos Sainz Jr. says that he considers a fourth year at Toro Rosso "unlikely", suggesting his Formula 1 future beyond 2017 lies elsewhere. Sainz Jr.…

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  76. Monday 26 June 2017

  77. Sainz Jr. calls first-lap spin a 'sacrifice' 12:46

    Sainz Jr. calls first-lap spin a 'sacrifice'

    Carlos Sainz Jr. labelled his first-lap spin at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix as a "sacrifice" as he rotated his STR12 in order to avoid Toro Rosso team-mate Daniil…

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  78. Monday 19 June 2017

  79. Sainz Jr. wants to challenge for title in 2018 10:06

    Sainz Jr. wants to challenge for title in 2018

    Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz Jr. says he wants to step up to Red Bull in 2018 and fight for the title, as he continues to make an impression in his third…

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  80. Monday 12 June 2017

  81. Canadian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 17:24

    Canadian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton dominated to take his third win of the campaign, while Valtteri Bottas completed a 1-2 for the Mercedes team. GPUpdate.net presents its winners…

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  82. Grosjean: Sainz Jr. move like Spa 2012 12:22

    Grosjean: Sainz Jr. move like Spa 2012

    Haas driver Romain Grosjean likened Carlos Sainz Jr.'s actions on the opening lap of the Canadian Grand Prix to his own driving at the start of the Belgian…

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  83. Sunday 11 June 2017

  84. Sainz Jr. gets three-place Baku grid drop 23:18

    Sainz Jr. gets three-place Baku grid drop

    Carlos Sainz Jr. has been given a three-place grid penalty for the next round of the season in Azerbaijan after his first-lap clash with Romain Grosjean at the…

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  85. Sainz Jr. critical of Toro Rosso approach 11:20

    Sainz Jr. critical of Toro Rosso approach

    Carlos Sainz Jr. criticised Toro Rosso for its approach during qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix, believing he and team-mate Daniil Kvyat were not afforded…

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  86. Saturday 10 June 2017

  87. Sainz Jr. reprimanded for practice incident 08:46

    Sainz Jr. reprimanded for practice incident

    Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz Jr. has been reprimanded for driving in a "potentially dangerous" manner during the second practice session for the Canadian Grand…

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  88. Tuesday 30 May 2017

  89. Monaco Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 08:02

    Monaco Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Sebastian Vettel overhauled Ferrari team-mate Kimi Räikkönen to lead a Ferrari 1-2 at the Monaco Grand Prix, increasing his championship lead in the process.…

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  90. Monday 29 May 2017

  91. Sainz Jr. revels in 'faultless' run to sixth 08:34

    Sainz Jr. revels in 'faultless' run to sixth

    Carlos Sainz Jr. described a "faultless" Monaco Grand Prix showing, as he qualified and finished sixth, keeping Lewis Hamilton at bay in the closing…

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  92. Saturday 27 May 2017

  93. Sainz Jr. surprised by qualifying result 17:20

    Sainz Jr. surprised by qualifying result

    Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz Jr. has admitted that he did not expect to finish the Monaco Grand Prix qualifying hour as the sixth-fastest driver. Sainz Jr. and…

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  94. Thursday 25 May 2017

  95. 'STR must not get overexcited' - Kvyat 17:57

    'STR must not get overexcited' - Kvyat

    Daniil Kvyat says Toro Rosso must not get overexcited with its position towards the front of the Formula 1 pack during Thursday practice in Monaco. Both…

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  96. Tuesday 16 May 2017

  97. 12:02

    Video: Sainz Jr. visits own grandstand

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  98. Monday 15 May 2017

  99. Sainz Jr. thrilled by recovery to points 11:20

    Sainz Jr. thrilled by recovery to points

    Carlos Sainz Jr. delighted in his recovery at his home race in Spain to record seventh place, equalling his best result of the nascent 2017 campaign. Sainz…

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  100. Sunday 14 May 2017

  101. Kvyat driving with 'absolutely no grip' 09:14

    Kvyat driving with 'absolutely no grip'

    Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat says he had "absolutely no grip" as he struggled to 20th and last during qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix. Kvyat, one…

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  102. Saturday 13 May 2017

  103. 05:38

    Video of the Day: STR's kitchen - Part 1

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  104. Tuesday 9 May 2017

  105. Sainz Jr. expands home stand for 2017 12:03

    Sainz Jr. expands home stand for 2017

    Carlos Sainz Jr. has expanded his grandstand for this year's Spanish Grand Prix. Sainz Jr. was given his own grandstand at his home Grand Prix last year, but…

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  106. Monday 1 May 2017

  107. Sainz Jr. reckons point was STR's limit 11:10

    Sainz Jr. reckons point was STR's limit

    Carlos Sainz Jr. reckons Toro Rosso extracted the maximum from its package as he rounded out the top 10 in Russia, adding another point to the team's…

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  108. Friday 21 April 2017

  109. Kvyat aims for complete home showing 15:32

    Kvyat aims for complete home showing

    Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat has targeted a more complete performance at his home Grand Prix in Russia next weekend, after mixed showings over the past three…

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  110. Thursday 20 April 2017

  111. 05:32

    Video of the Day: Toro Rosso kitchen

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