Vowles Declares Carlos Sainz as Top Target for Williams in 2025

In a recent statement, Williams team boss James Vowles has made it clear that Carlos Sainz is the “number one target” to partner Alex Albon for the upcoming 2025 season. This announcement comes after Ferrari revealed that Sainz will be replaced by Lewis Hamilton next year, leaving the Spaniard in search of a new team.

Vowles praised Sainz, calling him an “incredible driver” and emphasizing that the decision on where to go next is up to the 29-year-old. With several teams confirming their line-ups for 2025, Williams and Kick Sauber are among the squads linked to Sainz.

During an interview with Sky Sports F1, Vowles expressed confidence that the driver market will become clearer in the next four weeks. He highlighted Sainz’s impressive track record, including his ability to bounce back from setbacks and deliver strong performances.

Vowles also discussed the transformation happening at Williams, emphasizing that the team is investing significantly to improve performance. He hinted at more exciting signings to come and expressed optimism about the team’s future.

Sainz, who has previously raced for Toro Rosso, Renault, McLaren, and Ferrari, is now considering his options for the fifth team in his Formula 1 career. As the driver market continues to evolve, all eyes are on where Sainz will land for the 2025 season.