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      Paddon, Hayden
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      Pinto, Raffaele
      Pons, Xavier
      Prokop, Martin
      Puras, Jesus
      Pykalisto, Juuso
      Radstrom, Thomas
      Ragnotti, Jean
      Raikkonen, Kimi
      Rautenbach, Conrad
      Recalde, Jorge
      Reutemann, Carlos
      Robert, Cedric
      Robson, Blair
      Rohrl, Walter
      Rovanpera, Harri
      Rowe, Martin
      Saby, Bruno
      Sainz, Carlos
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      Singh, Joginder
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      Sola, Daniel
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Statistics
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WRC starts:196
first: Portugal 1987
latest: Acropolis 2005
Resultswins:26 (13.3% of starts)
second places: 36 
third places: 35  
total podiums: 97 (49.5% of starts)
points finishes: 139  
total points scored: 1242  (drivers' championship points)
DNF's: 46 (23.5% of starts)
Stage wins: 756 
WRC titles:winner of 1990 FIA World Championship for Drivers
winner of 1992 FIA World Championship for Drivers
Milestones
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First WRC event: 1987 Portugal
First DNF: 1987 Portugal
First scored point: 1987 Corsica (7th)
First stage win: 1987 Portugal (SS1)
First time led rally: 1987 Portugal (SS1)
First podium: 1989 Finland
First win: 1990 Acropolis
Career summary
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  Team  StartsWinsPodiumsDNF'sPointsRank
 1987  Private3 0 0 1 7 35th 
 1988  Private,
 Ford
5 0 0 1 26 11th 
 1989  Toyota7 0 3 4 39 8th 
 1990  Toyota,
 Private
11 4 9 1 162 1st 
 1991  Toyota,
 Private
12 5 7 3 143 2nd 
 1992  Toyota,
 Private
10 4 8 1 144 1st 
 1993  Lancia,
 Private
9 0 1 5 35 8th 
 1994  Subaru9 1 6 2 99 2nd 
 1995  Subaru7 3 4 2 85 2nd 
 1996  Ford9 1 6 3 89 3rd 
 1997  Ford14 2 7 5 51 3rd 
 1998  Toyota13 2 7 2 56 2nd 
 1999  Toyota14 0 8 4 44 5th 
 2000  Ford14 1 7 3 46 3rd 
 2001  Ford14 0 5 4 33 6th 
 2002  Ford14 1 5 3 36 3rd 
 2003  Citroen14 1 5 1 63 3rd 
 2004  Citroen15 1 8 1 73 4th 
 2005  Citroen2 0 1 0 11 13th 
Carlos Sainz
Carlos Sainz
Nationality: Spain
Birthday: 12-Apr-1962
Nickname: El Matador
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Carlos' 100th
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In Portugal 1998 Carlos Sainz became fourth driver ever to reach 100 WRC starts. Click picture to see larger version in a pop-up window
Carlos in Corsica 1990
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1990 Corsica was one of Carlos' strong results though in next rally he upped the game one step more and scored his maiden WRC win. Click picture to see larger version in a pop-up window
Special touch
Carlos had a peculiar knack of winning rallies that were newly introduced into championship. He has won inaugural rallies of Indonesia (1996), Cyprus (2000) and Turkey (2003).
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