Tag Archive: Franz Tost

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 »

Jan 29

‘Embarrassing’ start to F1′s brave new era

“Why do we always make everything more complicated?”

2014-01-28 - Caterham F1 Team - CT05 launch 01Roger Benoit, one of the longest serving F1 correspondents in the paddock, said Tuesday’s events at Jerez were “embarrassing”. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Toro Rosso launches 2014 car in Jerez

The STR 9 is the first Scuderia Toro Rosso car to be powered by Renault

2014-01-27 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - STR9_6Two years in the making, the STR9 was revealed today at the Jerez de la Frontera circuit in southern Spain.

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Jan 27

NOVA Chemicals and Scuderia Toro Rosso sign long-term agreement

NOVA Chemicals has now extended its agreement for a further three years
08 - Scuderia Toro RossoNOVA Chemicals and the Scuderia Toro Rosso Formula 1 team are pleased to announce that they have extended their current sponsorship agreement.

Nov 04

Engine era could end Red Bull dominance in 2014

Mercedes and Ferrari could finally stop Red Bull’s dominance in 2014.

2013-02-27 - Renault Sport F1 engines (14)While Sebastian Vettel has dominated at the wheel of Adrian Newey’s cars in the current aerodynamically-fuelled era, the world of F1 will be shaken up next year as the all-new turbo V6 era begins. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Red Bull denies driver reshuffle for Webber, Ricciardo, Kvyat

That would free up a seat for the last two grands prix of 2013 at Toro Rosso

2013-10-25 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99019Red Bull and Toro Rosso have denied rumours they could shake up their F1 driver lineups for the final two races of the 2013 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Symbol of UAE pride to be seen by millions around the world on F1 cars

The Toro Rosso team today spoke of their delight at being involved in the project.

09 - Scuderia Toro RossoA symbol of UAE pride will be painted onto two Formula 1 racing cars for the 2013 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, it was announced today. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 27

2014 not ultimatum year for Vergne – Tost

Team boss Franz Tost insists 2014 is not Jean-Eric Vergne’s last chance to shine for Toro Rosso.

2013-06-08_0125At the beginning of the year, amid rumours Mark Webber would retire, it was said that either Vergne or his teammate Daniel Ricciardo will step up to Red Bull for 2014, while the other is dropped from the energy drink company’s driver development programme. 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 »

Oct 21

2014 Scuderia Toro Rosso driver line-up

Scuderia Toro Rosso 2014 driver line-up announced

GP3 - Daniil Kvyat (MW Arden) Monza Qualifying Scuderia Toro Rosso is pleased to announce that Daniil Kvyat will drive for the team from the start of the 2014 Formula 1 season, as the replacement for Daniel Ricciardo, who moves to Infiniti Red Bull Racing.

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Oct 11

Toro Rosso drivers better than Sauber’s – Tost

“For driving skills, we are better positioned with Ricciardo and Vergne”

2013-05-23 - Toro Rosso - Monaco - Jean-Eric Vergne (7)It is not getting widespread attention, but a big battle is brewing between Sauber and Toro Rosso. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 02

Kvyat admits 2014 F1 move too soon

“Definitely I will not stay in GP3″

GP3 - Daniil Kvyat (MW Arden) Monza QualifyingDaniil Kvyat has admitted the vacancy at Toro Rosso for 2014 may have come too soon for him. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Antonio Felix da Costa is set to be announced as Daniel Ricciardo’s successor at Toro Rosso for 2014

Da Costa closes in on 2014 Toro Rosso seat

Antonio Félix da CostaThat is the claim of Livio Oricchio, the respected F1 correspondent for Brazil’s O Estado de S.Paulo newspaper, who was at Paul Ricard at the weekend for the latest Formula Renault 3.5 series race. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 20

Vettel denies Ricciardo unwise choice for 2014

Vettel played down suggestions Red Bull will be on the back foot

2013-05-12 - Red Bull Racing - Spain - Sebastian Vettel (15)Sebastian Vettel has played down suggestions Red Bull’s rivals have put the world champions on the back foot with their driver lineups for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 12

Sainz jr admits no Toro Rosso talks for 2014

“I am staying on the ground” -Sainz

GP3 - Carlos Sainz Jr (MW Arden)Carlos Sainz jr has admitted he is not a serious candidate to replace the Red Bull-bound Daniel Ricciardo at Toro Rosso next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 10

Marko rules out Felipe Nasr for Toro Rosso seat

“Despite being in the championship for a while he has not won a race.”

GP2 - Felipe Nasr (Carlin)Dr Helmut Marko has denied reports Felipe Nasr is in the running to replace the Red Bull-bound Daniel Ricciardo at Toro Rosso next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Tost compares Vettel to ‘Senna, Prost, Schumacher’

“He knows what he wants and pursues it without frills”

2012-07-21 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Franz TostSebastian Vettel is on the path to being mentioned in the same breath as F1 greats “Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost and Michael Schumacher”. 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 »

Sep 03

Franz Tost comments on Daniel Ricciardo’s 2014 move to Infiniti Red Bull Racing

“Daniel already knows his new team”

2010-05-08 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Franz Tost  2“Congratulations to Daniel, although we would have liked to keep him, because he is a talented driver who has done a great job with Scuderia Toro Rosso.” Read the rest of this entry »

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