Tag Archive: Franz Tost

Jun 27

Report – Thursday ‘the end’ for struggling teams?

F1′s last chance to slash costs for struggling teams has now passed.

2014-03-30 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Malaysia -Sergio Perez - Teams The FIA’s World Motor Sport Council met in Munich on Thursday, less than a mere handful of days before the end-of-June deadline for rule changes to be made for 2015 without the near-impossible need for unanimity. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Tost admits Sainz jr on road to Toro Rosso

Carlos Sainz jr is well on the road to formula one.

2014-06-05_0580 After Daniil Kvyat made his impressive F1 debut in 2014, 19-year-old Spaniard Sainz, whose father is the world rallying legend, is now the cream of Red Bull’s junior driver programme. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

Toro Rosso to work more closely with Red Bull in 2015

Red Bull’s two formula one teams will work even more closely together from 2015.

2014-03-02_0037 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Bahrain - Daniil Kvyat Already in 2014, after Toro Rosso’s switch to Renault power, the Faenza team and Red Bull Racing have been working together to solve the French supplier’s problems with its troubled new V6 engine. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

Tost flags Toro Rosso future for Sainz jr

Carlos Sainz jr is the next driver in line at Red Bull’s F1 junior team, Toro Rosso.

GP3 - Carlos Sainz Jr (MW Arden) This year, Russian 20-year-old Daniil Kvyat has impressed despite stepping straight into F1 as the reigning GP3 champion. Read the rest of this entry »

May 11

Haas visit revs up rumours of Lotus strife

Big paddock rumours are swirling around the future of F1′s Enstone team.

Gene Haas portrait Once Ayrton Senna’s first team, Toleman, the outfit subsequently became title winning Benetton and Renault, before Kimi Raikkonen won races in the current black and gold ‘Lotus’ guise. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Russian crisis has stopped F1 sponsor talks

Russian sponsors have now “come to a standstill”

The Crimean crisis has thwarted sponsor talks between Russian companies and Sauber, the Swiss formula one team admitted. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Lotus isolated as non-paying Renault team

Lotus has been left isolated after supplier Renault complained about unpaid engine bills.

2014-03-17 - Lotus F1 Team - Australia - Pastor Maldonado (2) Earlier in Barcelona, Renault chief Jean-Michel Jalinier warned that some of the French marque’s F1 customers could soon have their turbo V6s turned off. Read the rest of this entry »

May 09

Button doubts Mercedes’ rivals can win in 2014

“It’s going to be tough for anyone else to win a grand prix this year.”

2014-03-30 - McLaren Mercedes - Malaysia - Jenson Button 02 Toto Wolff has entered the Spanish grand prix weekend predicting that Ferrari could be Mercedes’ biggest challenger over the entire 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 09

Pressure on Vergne as Tost hails ‘champion’ Kvyat

Toro Rosso is singling out teenage Russian rookie Daniil Kvyat as a future world champion.

2014-03-20 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Australia - Jean-Eric Vergne (2) “Yes,” boss Franz Tost confirmed, “because he’s shown that already by winning the younger classes — and especially the way he was winning.  He has it in his DNA to win races and championships.” 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 »

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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