Tag Archive: Carlos Sainz

Feb 28

Scuderia Toro Rosso Barcelona Test, Day Three

Barcelona  Test – Day 3
2015-02-28 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Barcelona - Carlos Sainz Jr (3)Carlos Sainz was back at the wheel of the car for his second and final day of winter testing in Barcelona this week, before he jumps into the car in Melbourne for his first ever F1 Grand Prix in only two weeks’ time.

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Feb 27

Scuderia Toro Rosso Barcelona Test, Day Two

Barcelona  Test – Day 2

07 - Scuderia Toro RossoWe can be pleased with what we achieved today, even if we had to stop running with around an hour to go, due to an electrical problem. In the morning, we continued the programme we began yesterday, acquiring useful data relating to the new aero package, with plenty of “in and out” laps Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Scuderia Toro Rosso Barcelona Test, Day One

Barcelona  Test – Day 1

07 - Scuderia Toro RossoJust four more days of track action prior to the first race in Melbourne. Eight teams were in action today, back at the Catalunya circuit on the outskirts of Barcelona and in the Scuderia Toro Rosso camp, we continue our programme of alternating drivers over the course of the four days, with Carlos Sainz driving today and Saturday and Max Verstappen at the wheel on Friday and Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Scuderia Toro Rosso Barcelona Test, Day Four

Barcelona Test Day 4

2015-01-31 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - STR10 - Carlos Sainz (9)“Unfortunately we had to end the test early today; we are still going through the data to understand the cause, so it’s a bit early to conclude” Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Scuderia Toro Rosso Barcelona Test, Day Three

Barcelona Test Day 3

2015-01-31 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - STR10 Launch Max Verstappen (12) Three quarters of the way through the second winter test, the first at Barcelona, and Max Verstappen was back behind the wheel of the STR10. That’s the end of the Dutchman’s cockpit time until next week now, as Carlos Sainz drives tomorrow, the final day. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Scuderia Toro Rosso Barcelona Test, Day Two

Tomorrow, Max Verstappen is back in the cockpit.
2015-01-31 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - STR10 - Carlos Sainz (2)For the second day of this session in Barcelona, it was Carlos Sainz’s turn to get behind the wheel of the STR10, while with a certain other Spanish driver also in action, there was a big crowd at the Catalunya circuit and the paddock was very busy.

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Feb 04

Scuderia Toro Rosso Jerez Test, Day Four

 

 

The last day of the first pre-season test session was another productive one for Scuderia Toro Rosso.

2015-01-31 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - STR10 Launch Max Verstappen (11)Max Verstappen had his second day at the wheel and now the team gets a few days to crunch all the numbers from the data gathered, before returning to the track at the Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya on Thursday 19th February.

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Feb 03

Scuderia Toro Rosso Jerez Test, Day Three

Tomorrow, Max Verstappen takes over for the final day of the session

 

2015-01-31 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - STR10 Launch Max Verstappen (17)The third day of four here in Jerez began with a damp track that dried out during the morning. Carlos Sainz was having his second day at the wheel of STR10. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 01

Scuderia Toro Rosso Jerez Test, Day One

2015 track action began today with the first official test of the year in southern Spain.
2015-01-31 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - STR10 Launch Max Verstappen (18)Scuderia Toro Rosso, with Carlos Sainz at the wheel, shared the Jerez de la Frontera track with six other teams, running in dry and relatively cool conditions.

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Jan 31

Scuderia Toro Rosso presents the new STR10 in Jerez

The STR10 was revealed today at the Jerez de la Frontera circuit in southern Spain.

As the car’s codename implies, 2015 will be Scuderia Toro Rosso’s tenth year in Formula 1 and CEPSA, who hosted today’s launch, has sponsored the team for the past 4 years.

Jan 31

Scuderia Toro Rosso signs sponsorship agreement with Estrella Galicia 0,0

“We are very happy to welcome our latest sponsor, the well-known brewery Estrella Galicia” – Franz Tost

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The Estrella Galicia 0,0 logo features prominently on the drivers’ Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz race suits, as well as on the team personnel’s clothing. In addition, it will be displayed on all the team’s branding and communication platforms. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

First footage of the STR10: Max happy with shakedown (+video)

During a day of filming, both Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz drove the STR10 completing 60 miles in the process.

Scuderia Toro Rosso’s new Formula 1 car completed its shakedown at Misano, near Toro Rosso’s factory in Faenza, on Wednesday.

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Jan 30

Sarrazin to develop Toyota WRC challenger

Venturi Formula E driver has been selected as the primary test driver for Toyota’s return to the World Rally Championship.

Venturi driver selected for test driver roleSarrazin, who also races for Toyota in the World Endurance Championship, will spearhead the development of the Yaris WRC, which will start competing in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

See you in 2016 – Cyril Despres

After 14 days, 13 stages and 9112 kilometres (4601 of which were run competitively)

Cyril Despres - Gilles Picard on SS8 © Frederic Le Floch Team Peugeot Total reached the finish of its first Dakar with two of its three PEUGEOT 2008 DKR entries. Stéphane Peterhansel and Jean-Paul Cottret finished 11th while Cyril Despres and Gilles Picard were 34th. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

Team Peugeot-Total drivers reflect on highs and lows

The so-called ‘rest day’ is anything but a rest for the Team Peugeot Total mechanics

Team Peugeot-Total - Cyril Despres meeting They have to prepare and check the cars for the second half of the Dakar Rally, which begins Monday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

Peterhansel powers through to maintain place in top 10

After a moving farewell from Carlos Sainz

Stéphane Peterhansel on SS6 © Marcelo Maragni The terrain on the sixth day of the Dakar Rally was yet another serious test for Team Peugeot-Total as they competed in the dunes of the Atacama Desert. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 08

Peterhansel shows the potential of the PEUGEOT 2008 DKR

In the Dakar dunes

Stephane Peterhensel Dakar dunes The fourth day was one of mixed emotions for Team Peugeot-Total. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

Sainz up to fourth for Team Peugeot-Total in Argentina

With only a tenth of the race gone – at the end of day three of 13

Carlo Sainz Dakar 2015 - photo Marcelo Maragni Red bull Content Pool The brand-new PEUGEOT 2008 DKR has continued to make progress on the Dakar Rally in the hands of the event’s most successful-ever driver line-up. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

Carlos Sainz in Faenza

Carlos Sainz paid his first ever visit to our Faenza factory yesterday.

The Spaniard, who will make his Formula 1 debut in the STR10 next year in Melbourne, came to see us mainly to have a seat fitting, in preparation for winter testing in February. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

Sainz to race for Scuderia Toro Rosso

Scuderia Toro Rosso is pleased to announce that Carlos Sainz will join the team with immediate effect.
08 - Scuderia Toro RossoIt means that our driver line-up for the 2015 season is now established as Max Verstappen and Carlo Sainz. The 20 year old Spaniard took the standard route into motorsport, winning the Asia-Pacific KF3 karting title in 2008 and two years later he made his single-seater debut in Formula BMW, before moving up the ranks through Formula Renault 2.0, British Formula 3, then GP3 in 2013.

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