Tag Archive: Faenza

Apr 19

Lotus wants engine equality with Red Bull

“As the unofficial works team, Red Bull gets the best service”

2014-03-30 - Lotus F1 Team - Malaysia - Romain Grosjean pit stop 01Lotus has discovered it is second or even third in line for the best service offered by F1 engine supplier Renault. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

Crisis-struck Red Bull asks Toro Rosso for help

“At the moment we have bigger problems to solve than just the pace.”

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel (11) Red Bull’s early-season technical crisis is plumbing new depths, with news the reigning world champions are calling upon junior team Toro Rosso for help. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Toro Rosso in dark about 2014 car – Tost

“Both the performance and the reliability are unknowns.”

2014-01-27 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Daniil Kvyat_2 Team boss Franz Tost has admitted Toro Rosso is in the dark just two weeks before the 2014 season opener. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

Red Bull looking for new engine supplier – Minardi

World champions Red Bull could be on the market for a new engine supplier.

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel (5) That is the belief of ex F1 team owner and boss Gian Carlo Minardi, whose former Faenza based team, now called Toro Rosso, is owned by the energy drink company. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Toro Rosso loses designer Furbatto – report

Furbatto moved to Toro Rosso after a long stint at McLaren

2014-01-27 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - STR9_2Toro Rosso has split with its chief designer Luca Furbatto, the Italian website blogf1.it reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Mercedes ‘has the edge’ in 2014 – Minardi

“Of course, no conclusive judgements are possible”

2014-01-31 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Nico Rosberg 08 Former F1 team owner Gian Carlo Minardi thinks Mercedes has an early edge over its rivals after the first test at Jerez. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Williams to run at Jerez, Toro Rosso passes crash tests (+photo)

Williams has announced that its 2014 car will make its debut at Jerez next week.

2013-06-07_0665 “Valtteri Bottas will do days 1 and 2,” the British team said on Twitter, “Felipe Massa days 3 and 4″. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

Kvyat says Toro Rosso to test at Jerez

Toro Rosso will be among the teams at the Jerez test later this month.

2013-05-23 - Toro Rosso - Monaco - Jean-Eric Vergne (6) Lotus boss Eric Boullier insisted on Thursday that the Enstone based team will not be the only F1 outfit missing in action when the all-new cars and turbo V6s burst into action in southern Spain late in January. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 08

2014 a big chance for ‘middle’ teams – Kvyat

2014 could be a big chance for “middle” teams to show up their bigger rivals.

GP3 - Daniil Kvyat (MW Arden) That is the claim of Daniil Kvyat, the confident 19-year-old Russian who has been promoted straight from GP3 to Red Bull’s junior team Toro Rosso for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 23

Philosophy tweak helps Vergne stay at Toro Rosso

“Aerodynamics is always the key”

2013-06-07_0160 Toro Rosso has tweaked its approach to formula one because it wants to take a step up in the pecking order. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

Kvyat to get Friday outings in Austin, Brazil

Kvyat will get the green light to practice on Friday morning in Austin and Brazil

Daniil KvyatToro Rosso will prepare Daniil Kvyat for his debut next year by giving him time at the wheel during forthcoming Friday practice sessions. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Kvyat better than da Costa, Sainz – Tost

That is the claim of the Faenza based team’s boss Franz Tost

GP3 - Harvey, Kvyat, Williamson Monza R2Daniil Kvyat secured the Toro Rosso seat for 2014 because his results were simply better than his opponents. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Kvyat unveiled as Toro Rosso racer in 2014

Tost insists Kvyat is “very talented”

Daniil KvyatThe F1 world got a surprise this week when Toro Rosso announced Daniil Kvyat, a Russian teenager, as Daniel Ricciardo’s 2014 successor. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

Minardi raises Vettel ‘traction control’ doubts

“I don’t want to blame anyone, I just want to get to the bottom of it.”

Minardi logoFormer F1 team owner and boss Gian Carlo Minardi has raised doubts about the legitimacy of Sebastian Vettel’s dominance in Singapore last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

‘No rush’ to name Ricciardo’s successor – Tost

Tost said on Wednesday the Faenza based team is not ready to name Ricciardo’s successor. 

2013-02-04 - Scuderia Toro Rosso  Franz TostWith Daniel Ricciardo now safely at Red Bull for 2014, the Australian’s move has opened up a seat at the energy drink company’s second team, Toro Rosso.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Sainz jr not ready for F1 – Tost

“I told him (Sainz) that he needs to win races in GP3″

GP3 - Carlos Sainz Jr (MW Arden)Team boss Franz Tost has played down rumours Carlos Sainz jr is ready to make the step up to formula one with Toro Rosso. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

Ricciardo ‘ready’ for Red Bull despite audition mishap

“If the decision was up to me, I’m ready”

2013-06-08_1126At the end of a day billed by some as his audition for a Red Bull seat, Daniel Ricciardo topped the times at the Silverstone test. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Renault engine deal for Toro Rosso to be announced

“It will be announced later this week on the edge of the Monaco grand prix”

2013-03-23 - Toro Rosso - Malaysia - Jean-Eric Vergne (5)Toro Rosso’s anticipated switch from Ferrari to Renault power for 2014 and beyond will be announced imminently, the German magazine Sport Bild reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Red Bull to have new F1 reserve in China

After winning the Formula Renault round at Monza

2012-10-22 - Red Bull Racing - Antonio Felix da CostaThe new cream of Red Bull’s driver development programme is continuing his steady push towards formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

‘Pointless’ to ban team orders – Tost

“Therefore, we keep it to an absolute minimum at Toro Rosso.”

2013-02-04 - Scuderia Toro Rosso  Franz TostAfter the ‘Multi-21′ affair re-fired the old debate about team orders, Franz Tost insists it is “pointless” to reintroduce a ban. Read the rest of this entry »

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