Can Sainz emulate his world champion lineage?
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Can Sainz emulate his world champion lineage?

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One Carlos Sainz is a world champion and a bona fide racing legend. The other one isn't - yet. But BEN EDWARDS thinks the son of King Carlos is well on the way to proving himself...

The Sainz family has spanned the recent transition between decades in dynamic style.In Abu Dhabi Carlos snatched sixth in the Formula 1 world championship by a single point at the 2019 season finale; seven weeks later his 57-year-old father scored his third victory on the Dakar rally raid.

A potent combination of talent and professionalism is clearly hard-wired into their DNA, and the McLaren driver continues to be inspired by his dad, who was working out in a sauna at 7am each day in the build-up to competing in the desert.

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