Carlos Sainz’s long-standing personal trainer ditches him to join Max Verstappen ahead of 2024

Carlos Sainz had Rupert Manwaring as his personal trainer for several years.


Carlos Sainz’s long-standing personal trainer ditches him to join Max Verstappen ahead of 2024

Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz (Via IMAGO)

Carlos Sainz, the Ferrari Formula 1 driver, has partnered with his personal trainer, Rupert Manwaring since the start of the 2015 F1 season. But with the culmination of the 2023 campaign recently, the latter has decided to end his professional relationship with Sainz and join forces with Max Verstappen.

From next year onward, Max Verstappen, who had a record-breaking season, will have Rupert Manwaring as his personal trainer at the Red Bull Formula 1 team. This is a major change as Carlos Sainz had gotten used to having stability in his personal trainer department, but with Manwaring gone, he would now have to look for someone else.

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This change has not escaped the keen eyes of the media and Rupert Manwaring while talking about Carlos Sainz previously, said;

We've been working together since the end of 2015, so I know him quite well. I know what works well for him as a driver more or less, although I always learn things.

Looking at the comment of Manwaring, it is quite clear that they shared a healthy relationship during their time together. While both parties have not yet commented on ending their professional relationship, renowned journalist, Chris Medland has announced and SoyMotor has confirmed that the personal trainer has left Sainz and Ferrari.

Carlos Sainz scored the only win by a non-Red Bull driver in 2023

While Carlos Sainz has the job of finding a suitable personal trainer ahead of the 2024 F1 campaign, he was pretty much on it as far as the 2023 Formula 1 season is concerned. Sainz was consistent throughout and it was his consistency that helped him score a Grand Prix win this year.

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Carlos Sainz
Carlos Sainz (Credits: Planet F1)

While just one win does not sound much for a Ferrari driver, one has to consider the might that the Red Bull F1 team showed. The Austrian outfit won 21 of the 22 races that took place this year. Sainz was the only driver apart from Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez to score a victory.

Carlos Sainz ran a perfect race at the Singapore GP but some of the credit for his triumph also goes to Rupert Manwaring who kept the Spaniard in physical condition. Considering this, Sainz really needs to put in immense effort in trying to find the best possible personal trainer for 2024.

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