F1 commentator role for Carlos Sainz

Carlos Sainz

Mar.5 (GMM) Carlos Sainz will be a formula one commentator in 2010.

The two-time rally world champion and reigning Dakar winner, 47, has been signed by the Spanish broadcaster La Sexta, as has the Ferrari test driver and fellow expert pundit Marc Gene.

In late 2006, Sainz – a renowned F1 fan – tested Renault’s title-winning car.

His teenage son Carlos Sainz Jr is embarking on a professional single seater career, the El Mundo newspaper report also said.