Tag Archive: Max Verstappen

May 21

F1 Monaco Grand Prix: Hamilton from Verstappen in Monaco FP1

FP2 gets underway at 14.00 local time, though rain is forecast for the afternoon.

Hamilton from Verstappen in Monaco FP1Lewis Hamilton toasted the signing of his new three-year deal with Mercedes by setting the pace in first free practice for the Monaco Grand Prix, ahead of a remarkable Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

Renault Sport takes Monaco by storm

Renault Sport will be on the streets of Monaco for the principality’s upcoming Grand Prix

Renault Sport takes Monaco by storm On Friday 22 May, a unique expo will give fans a chance to discover the Renault Sport range and showcase the Clio R.S. 220 EDC Trophy and Renault Sport R.S. 01 cars.

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Mar 01

Scuderia Toro Rosso Barcelona Test, Day Four

Barcelona  Test – Day 4
2015-02-28 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Barcelona - Max Verstappen (1) “This was the last test session in Barcelona and we were lucky with the good weather conditions, which is always important. The performance of the car is promising, as the new upgrades are working well and I’d like to thank all the engineers in Faenza and Bicester for the great job they’ve done. I also want to thank the production department, as all the parts arrived on time.”

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 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 19

Scuderia Toro Rosso Barcelona Test, Day One

Nine teams are taking part this week

2015-01-31 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - STR10 - Carlos Sainz (3) After a first outing in Jerez de la Frontera, Scuderia Toro Rosso is back in action at the Catalunya track, home to the Spanish Grand Prix, for a further four days of testing.

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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 12

Gian Carlo Minardi: “What a surprise”

We have just welcomed the New Year

150x80-flagworldf1But the eyes of International Federation have already pointed to 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Toro Rosso confirms Sainz for 2015

Toro Rosso late on Friday confirmed reports Carlos Sainz jr will complete the Red Bull-owned junior team’s 2015 driver lineup.

Formula Renault 3.5 Series Champion, Carlos Sainz to Formula 1 in 2015

The 20-year-old Spaniard and new Formula Renault 3.5 champion will replace the Italian based team’s driver of the past three seasons, Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne. 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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Nov 27

Vergne announces Toro Rosso exit

Jean-Eric Vergne has announced his departure from Toro Rosso.

2014-06-07_0087 On Twitter, the Red Bull-owned junior team’s driver for the past three seasons said: “Despite a good season and 22 points, I’ll not drive anymore for Toro Rosso in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Toro Rosso set to announce Sainz jr on Monday

Red Bull will announce the identity of Jean-Eric Vergne’s successor at the junior team Toro Rosso in the coming days.

Carlos Sainz Jr 24-year-old Vergne, the Faenza based team’s driver for the past three seasons, revealed on Wednesday that he will not be rookie Max Verstappen’s teammate in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Season review part 4: 10 race wins for Van Amersfoort Racing

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

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For the squad of Frits van Amersfoort, Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing) represented a true lucky find as the rookie had what it took to shine right from the start.

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Nov 24

Toro Rosso tipped to announce Sainz this week

Carlos Sainz jr could be unveiled within days as Toro Rosso’s new driver for 2015.

Carlos Sainz champion That is the claim of the Spanish sports daily Marca, following reports in Abu Dhabi at the weekend that Jean-Eric Vergne now seems resigned to leaving Faenza after three full seasons with the Red Bull-owned junior team. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Vergne set for Toro Rosso exit – reports

Jean-Eric Vergne appears to have missed out on a Toro Rosso seat for 2015.

2014-06-07_1014 Prior to Sebastian Vettel’s shock Red Bull exit, Frenchman Vergne had already been left out of junior team Toro Rosso’s plans for 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

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