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Carlos Sainz

Chip off the old block revving towards motoring future in F1

Carlos Sainz and his son, Carlos Jnr. Photo: Nora Tam

As a rallying legend, Carlos Sainz knows a couple of things about motorsport. Watching his son in the sprawling karting centre he owns, it soon became apparent that the boy was doing more than messing about.

Saturday, 17 November, 2012, 4:04pm

A spirited speed devil

Driving a racecar around a track at 250km/h is no child's play. It requires great concentration, fine reflexes and flawless driving skills.

Carlos Sainz Junior is just 17, but he already knows all about that.

11 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

McRae poised to join Ford

London: Former world rally champion Colin McRae will leave Subaru at the end of this season and join the Ford team in 1999, it was confirmed yesterday.

The 1995 title winner, who currently lies second in this year's drivers' championship behind Toyota's Carlos Sainz of Spain, has won 13 international events with Subaru since joining them in 1992.

11 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

How doing your best can differ from going all out

IT'S normally a case of 'who dares wins' in the rubber-burning, nerve-singeing world of motorsport.

The publicity people continually trumpet the majestic men in their magnificent machines angle, not forgetting the ever-present element of mortality as the co-driver.

27 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Auriol rallies for victory

FRENCHMAN Didier Auriol won the San Remo Rally yesterday at the wheel of his Toyota Celica.

Auriol came home 21 seconds clear of Spain's overnight leader Carlos Sainz who was driving a Subaru Impreza.

13 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

In-form HK duo rally to the cause Down Under

HONG Kong mounts a two-pronged assault on the Australian Rally Championship which begins in Perth on Saturday and, on form, both cars could go close to finishing among their category's front-runners.

Michael Lieu stunned his rivals in the New Zealand Rally last month winning 17 of 36 special stages behind the wheel of his new Mitsubishi Lancer.

16 Sep 1993 - 12:00am

Duo banking on Galant for Rally Australia

HONG Kong driver Walther Nahr and co-driver Fred Conner will campaign in a Mitsubishi Galant VR4 in the 1,900-kilometre Telecom Rally Australia, in Western Australia from Saturday until September 21.

12 Sep 1993 - 12:00am