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Posted on Sunday, April 6, 2014

Vergne frustrated by Lotus collision

Jean-Eric Vergne cut a frustrated figure after his second successive retirement at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Vergne made contact with one of the Lotus drivers at the start and had to retire due to the damage sustained to his Toro Rosso. "It was a bit of a mess at the start in turn eight with a lot of cars around me, but while the others were having a poor exit I had a clean one on the outside," he said. "When I then found myself […]

Posted on Saturday, April 5, 2014

Vergne disappointed by Q2 exit

Toro Rosso driver Jean-Eric Vergne expressed his disappointment after being unable to progress through to the top 10 shootout in Bahrain. Vergne qualified inside the top 10 in both Australia and Malaysia but managed only 13th on the grid in Bahrain. "I am a little bit disappointed and also surprised with only making it to Q2, because we were fast enough to get into Q3 looking at how the rest of the weekend went so far," he said. "But unfortunately the others were faster and […]

Posted on Monday, March 24, 2014

Kvyat more confident ahead of Malaysia

Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat says that ninth place on his Formula 1 debut in Australia has given him more confidence for this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix. Kvyat took advantage of wet conditions during qualifying to progress through to the top 10 shootout in his first event and remained in the mix for points throughout the race. The Russian eventually finished in tenth place but was promoted to ninth following Daniel Ricciardo's exclusion. Kvyat believes past experience at the Sepang circuit will help his cause […]

Posted on Saturday, March 15, 2014

Kvyat elated with debut qualifying performance

Toro Rosso racer Daniil Kvyat expressed his elation after setting the eighth fastest time during qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix. The 19 year old Russian progressed through to Q3 and set the eighth quickest time despite making contact with the wall on the approach to turn 11 in tricky conditions. "This was a very good session for us and I really didn’t expect to be qualifying 8th at my first Grand Prix 2 months ago! This is definitely a big step forward and I’m […]

Posted on Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Kvyat: Russia's best F1 hope

Russia has its best Formula 1 prospect in Toro Rosso new boy Daniil Kvyat...

Posted on Monday, January 27, 2014

Toro Rosso STR9 revealed at Jerez

Toro Rosso has unveiled the STR9 in the pit lane at Jerez, ahead of the first test of the year. The STR9 will be driven by Jean-Eric Vergne and reigning GP3 champion Daniil Kvyat. Vergne will test the car on Tuesday and Thursday, with duties falling to team-mate Kvyat on Wednesday and Friday. Toro Rosso has switched from Ferrari to Renault power for 2014, aligning themselves with world champions Red Bull. "In 2012, we began a concept study for STR9, the earliest we have ever […]