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There is only one… Carlos Sainz

04 Aug 2016

As a rule of thumb, the typical Formula One driver doesn’t go wanting for much in life. But what if he had to choose? What if he had to select a single item from the myriad normally available to him? Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz takes the challenge…

If you could pick just one meal to eat for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Carlos Sainz: My grandma’s lasagne.

If you could pick just one pizza topping what would it be?

CS: The classic one: margherita - tomato sauce and mozzarella.

If you could pick just one holiday destination…

CS: Madrid - my home city. I am almost never home, so holidays would be great there.

If you could pick just one track to race on…

CS: Clearly Spa-Francorchamps.

If you could pick just one road car to drive…

CS: A Porsche. I love Porsche!

If you could pick just one race car to drive…

CS: The Red Bull RB9 - no question about that.

If you could pick just one video game to play…

CS: World Rally Championship - it’s a family affair!

If you could pick just one colour to wear…

CS: Blue

If you could pick just one sport to play…

CS: Football.

If you could pick just one band to listen to…

CS: Kings of Leon.

If you could pick just one thing to drink…

CS: Red Bull, of course!

If you could pick just one book to read…

CS: Sports biographies.

If you could pick just one city to live in…

CS: Madrid - where else.

If you could pick just one person to live with…

CS: My future wife.

If you could pick just one team mate…

CS: Max Verstappen or Daniil Kvyat. I at least know them!

If you could pick just one fruit to eat…

CS: Banana.

If you could pick just one vegetable to eat…

CS: Asparagus.

If you could pick just one mode of transport to use…

CS: A car - what else.

If you could pick just one gadget to own…

CS: A PlayStation.

If you could pick just one F1 corner to drive…

CS: Pouhon at Spa. Eau Rouge has changed terribly - too easy to take flat out.

If you could pick just one age to be…

CS: 28. I still have some time before that. I will have more experience then and I am not married, so I am free in my decisions… I am convinced that 28 is the best.

If you could pick just one F1 era to race in…

CS: The 1990s.

If you could pick just one piece of exercise equipment to train with…

CS: Bicycle.

If you could pick just one thing to collect…

CS: Helmets.

If you could wear just one type of footwear to wear…

CS: Trainers.

If you could pick just one type of chocolate or candy to snack on…

CS: Nesquik - the great taste of my childhood.

If you could pick just one memory from your racing career…

CS: Winning the [Formula Renault] World Series.

If you could pick just one motor race to watch…

CS: The Monaco Grand Prix.

If you could pick just one person to date…

CS: A Victoria’s Secret model!