Tag Archive: Red Bull Junior

Apr 06

Vergne hospitalised amid extreme F1 diets

“Frankly, this (situation) is stupid,”

2014-03-20 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Australia - Jean-Eric Vergne (2) Jean-Eric Vergne has admitted he was hospitalised recently amid an extreme weight-loss regime for the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 25

Alex Lynn gets his wings as a Red Bull Junior at Estoril test

The Red Bull Junior Team is well-known for bringing on the talent of the future

Alex Lynn portrait Alex Lynn makes his debut appearance as a Red Bull Junior driver and in GP3 at the first pre-season official test this week, in Estoril from March 27-28. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

Sainz ‘satisfied’ despite wait for F1 debut

“Possibility of being the third driver” for Toro Rosso “in some races” next year.

Carlo Sainz JrCarlos Sainz jr insists he is “very satisfied” despite missing out on the vacant seat at Toro Rosso for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

Red Bull will not axe da Costa – Marko

“We have not executed da Costa”

Antonio Félix da CostaAntonio Felix da Costa has not been dropped by Red Bull, despite failing to impress enough to secure the Toro Rosso seat for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 23

Marko says Kvyat is ‘no risk, no fun’ choice

Kvyat a mix between Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen” – Marko

2013-06-07_0729Dr Helmut Marko has characterised the promotion of Red Bull junior Daniil Kvyat for 2014 as a “no risk, no fun” strategy. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Formula 3 driver Daniil Kvyat gets F1 seat

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoOnce again, Formula 3 lives up to its reputation as the most important talent berth for up-and-coming drivers on their way into Formula 1: Red Bull junior driver Daniil Kvyat will be racing for the Toro Rosso Formula 1 team next season.

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Oct 18

Vandoorne reveals he turned down Toro Rosso

“Yes, Dr Helmut Marko contacted me in September.”

Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren protege Stoffel Vandoorne has revealed he was in the running to replace Daniel Ricciardo at Toro Rosso next year — until he said no to the Red Bull junior team. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Vettel denies Ricciardo signing makes him ‘no.1′

“It makes no sense to talk about team leadership”

2013-06-07_0022Sebastian Vettel has rejected suggestions Daniel Ricciardo’s appointment as his teammate next year makes him the undisputed ‘number 1′ at Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

May 31

Red Bull junior driver Daniil Kvyat unbeatable at Red Bull Ring

“I am very happy with these three pole positions.” – Daniil Kvyat

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoWatched by Red Bull motorsport consultant Dr. Helmut Marko, Daniil Kvyat (Carlin) claimed all three pole positions for the fifth racing weekend of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring.

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May 14

Red Bull Junior joins Carlin for FIA F3 European Championship

Kvyat will drive a fifth Volkswagen powered Dallara

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoDaniil Kvyat will contest the remaining rounds of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship with Carlin following a successful debut in the series in Hockenheim. Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

Next Red Bull junior ‘very close’ to F1 debut

The obvious favourite for that seat is Antonio Felix da Costa

2012-10-22 - Red Bull Racing - Antonio Felix da CostaThe latest cream of Red Bull’s junior driver programme insists he is ready to step up to formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Webber has visited Porsche factory – report

Negotiations have already resulted in agreement about a three-year term

2013-03-23 - Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Mark Webber (6)There is truth to reports Mark Webber is contemplating a switch from formula one to Le Mans-style racing with Porsche next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 09

MW Arden driver annoucement

Red Bull Junior drivers sign with MW Arden for GP3 Championship

Carlos SainzDaniil KvyatMW Arden is delighted to announce that two drivers from the Red Bull Junior programme, Carlos Sainz and Daniil Kvyat, will be joining the team to contend the 2013 GP3 Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

Vergne predicts strong season for Toro Rosso

Jean-Eric Vergne has predicted a good season ahead for Toro Rosso.

2012-02-06 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - STR7 Launch - Daniel Ricciardo - Jean-Eric Vergne 022012-02-06 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - STR7 Launch Jean-Eric VergneAlong with Daniel Ricciardo, French rookie Vergne makes up the Red Bull junior team’s new driver lineup, following the ousting at the end of last season of Jaime Alguersuari and Sebastien Buemi. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 15

Red Bull stuns F1 with all-new Toro Rosso lineup

“It is therefore part of the team’s culture to change its driver lineup from time to time in order to achieve this goal” – Tost.

09 - Scuderia Toro Rosso2011-02-01 - Red Bull Racing - 0015Red Bull has stunned the formula one world by ousting existing drivers Jaime Alguersuari and Sebastien Buemi and installing an all-new lineup for its second team Toro Rosso.

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Dec 14

Scuderia Toro Rosso will have a completely new driver line-up for the 2012 Formula 1 season, made up of Daniel Ricciardo and Jean-Eric Vergne.

Scuderia Toro Rosso announces all-new driver line-up for 2012

2011-08-28 - HRT F1 Team - Belgium - Daniel Ricciardo 03 2011-10-14 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Korea -  Jean-Eric Vergne (3)It will be the first time since the team’s 2006 debut that it will begin the year with an all new line-up. Both drivers have come through the Red Bull Junior Driver programme and the decision to promote Daniel and Jean-Eric to Scuderia Toro Rosso was taken by the team in conjunction with Red Bull.

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Nov 01

Red Bull Junior Jean-Eric Vergne to test RB7

Jean-Eric was runner up in this year’s Formula Renault 3.5 series

2011-10-14 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Korea -  Jean-Eric Vergne (5)2011-10-14 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Korea -  Jean-Eric Vergne (6)Red Bull Junior driver Jean-Eric Vergne will drive the Championship-winning RB7 at the forthcoming Young Driver Test in Abu Dhabi, from Tuesday 15 to Thursday 17 November 2011.

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Oct 13

Buemi must beat teammate for Brazil practice laps

Currently, three races before Brazil, Buemi trails Spaniard Alguersuari by three points.

International Challenge of Go-Kart Champs - Jaime Alguersuari2011-07-30 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Hungary - Sebastien Buemi 3Sebastien Buemi must up his game if he wants to practice on Friday morning ahead of next month’s 2011 season finale in Brazil. Toro Rosso has told the Swiss, and his teammate Jaime Alguersuari, that whoever has the least amount of points after the penultimate race in Abu Dhabi will give up his car at Interlagos to French hopeful Jean-Eric Vergne.

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Aug 02

Horner plays down Webber retirement reports

Team boss Christian Horner has played down reports Red Bull’s Mark Webber could be set to retire next year.

2011-06-26 - Red Bull Racing - Spain - Christian Horner2011-07-24 - Red Bull Racing - Germany - Mark Webber 2Team consultant Helmut Marko in Hungary told the Australian broadcaster One that 2012 will “probably” be 35-year-old Webber’s last in formula one.

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Jul 11

Friendly wager shows Alguersuari back in favour

Jaime Alguersuari is back in favour at Toro Rosso, according to the Spanish press.

2011-07-09 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Britain - Jaime Alguersuari 22011-07-09 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Britain - Jaime Alguersuari 5Very recently, the 21-year-old was heavily tipped to make way at the Red Bull junior team for Daniel Ricciardo. But the Spaniard Alguersuari then achieved consecutive points finishes in Canada and Valencia, reportedly spurring Red Bull’s driver manager Helmut Marko to instead find a place at HRT for Ricciardo’s mid-season debut.

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