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Grading Carlos Sainz Jr.’s Start to Life in Formula 1

Carlos Sainz Jr. may have joined some esteemed names by winning the Formula Renault 3.5 championship in 2014, but little was expected of the Spaniard ahead of his debut season in Formula One. Partnered with highly rated 17-year-old Max Verstappen, Sainz's task was simply to survive the campaign and ensure his career wasn't destroyed by the boy wonder. Scuderia Toro Rosso's dithering in deciding between Sainz and Jean-Eric Vergne as Verstappen's team-mate for 2015 suggested even the team themselves had reservations over the 20-year-old's suitability to F1. And considering Red Bull's track record in dumping drivers who don't live up to expectations, we listed Sainz as the driver most likely to lose his seat in 2015 ahead of the seas...

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