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Remember when... Sainz Jr. caught Vettel's attention

As part of a daily series in the run-up to the start of pre-season, Motorsport Week brings you brief left-field reflections and stories of teams, drivers and reserve/test drivers that will be part of the Formula 1 paddock in 2019. Carlos Sainz Jr. will this year race for McLaren, having spent a season with Renault, which came off the back of a near three-year spell with Toro Rosso. Sainz Jr.’s role within the Red Bull junior scheme meant he had been touted as a potential driver for the senior team but the cards never aligned for such an opportunity to arise. But he did twice test for Red Bull – the first occasion coming at Silverstone in 2013, just a day after he made his...
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