Sainz, placed with Renault this season, has 30 points for the French manufacturer as he has found life a little difficult up against Nico Hulkenberg.
The German, who has 52 points, is winning their qualifying head-to-head.
As such Sainz could yet lose out to Pierre Gasly.
The Frenchman has shown as a Toro Rosso driver this season, bagging 26 of the team’s 28 points including a best result of P4 at the Bahrain GP.
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