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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 […]

Posted on Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Red Bull expecting Ricciardo to push Vettel by mid-season

New Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo will be expected to be putting the pressure on team-mate Sebastian Vettel by the middle of the season. Red Bull announced on Monday evening that Ricciardo will race for the team in 2014, alongside reigning world champion Vettel. Red Bull confirms Ricciardo On the Sport und Talk programme, on which Ricciardo was announced, Red Bull consultant Helmut Marko revealed that the team has high expectations of their new signing. "We had to go for a driver who is capable […]

Posted on Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Jean-Eric Vergne satisfied with his first season in Formula One

The Toro Rosso driver has said he can look back on 2012 as a successful first season in Formula One

Posted on Friday, February 24, 2012

Toro Rosso Barcelona Day 4

Circuit: Catalunya, 4.655 kms Driver: Jean-Eric Vergne Car: STR7 – 01 Laps: 92 Best time: 1:23.792 “We achieved what we came here to do” Jean-Eric Vergne: “I am much more confident in the car now than I was by the end of the Jerez test. We worked on many different aspects of the job and for example, today I had a much better understanding of the pit stops than I did after trying them yesterday for the first time. We did some good work today, […]

Posted on Friday, February 10, 2012

Toro Rosso Jerez Test Day 4

JEREZ TEST - DAY 4 Circuit: Jerez de la Frontera, 4.423 kms Driver: Jean-Eric Vergne Car: STR7 – 01 Laps: 80 Best time: 1:19.597 Jean-Eric Vergne: “A good second day for me as we worked through everything on our work plan and completed a lot of kilometres. After making some adjustments, I feel more comfortable in the car and I can also get an understanding of the effect of the set-up changes that we tried and they seem to have moved us forward. A positive […]

Posted on Monday, February 6, 2012

Jerez Day 0: Report from the paddock

Sunshine and mild temperatures welcomed the teams and journalists in Jerez today, the day before the cars will roar on the track. But that did not necessarily mean that it was an idle day on the circuit. The teams worked feverishly to complete the final details on the cars, which included a lot of polishing of the team trucks. Additionally, Sauber, Lotus as well as Toro Rosso used this opportunity to present their cars to the media. Sauber were the early birds of the day. […]