Sainz Sr. wins prestigious award

Carlos Sainz Sr. after winning the 2020 Dakar Rally
Carlos Sainz Sr. after winning the 2020 Dakar Rally

Two-time World Rally champion Carlos Sainz Sr. was named Tuesday winner of the 2020 Princess of Asturias Award for Sports in Madrid.

At 57, Sainz became the oldest driver to win the Dakar Rally — a race he also won in 2010 and 2018.

“Sainz a great spirit of self-improvement and competition combined with effort, discipline and solidarity that has been reflected in his constant support for young drivers," the jury said.

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