Sainz now top of list to replace Ricciardo at Toro Rosso 6 September, 2013 Carlos Sainz Jr Carlos Sainz Junior has raced into top spot to fill the new vacancy at Toro Rosso for next year and beyond.
With Daniel Ricciardo heading to Red Bull's main team in 2014, it was believed the next in line at the junior squad Toro Rosso was Antonio Felix da Costa.
But the Portuguese has struggled recently in the Formula Renault 3.5 series.
Next in line could be Carlos Sainz jr, the 19-year-old son of the Spanish rally legend.
He is managed by Luis Garcia Abad, who also handles Fernando Alonso's career.
'It's very good news for our country that Daniel has signed (for Red Bull),' Alonso said at Monza....
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