Toro Rosso

  • Most of Melbourne problems are resolved, says Renault 25-03-2014 10:38 PM

    Most of the engine problems suffered by Renault-powered cars at the season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix have been resolved, the manufacturer said on Tuesday ahead of this weekend's race in Malaysia. Renault supplies world champions Red Bull, their sister team Toro Rosso, Lotus and Caterham with the new V6...
  • Toro Rosso's new F1 car raise eyebrows and questions 28-01-2014 07:32 AM

    Jerez, Spain: Toro Rosso's new Formula One car sent a gasp of astonishment and a flurry of ribald comments rippling through social media after it was unveiled on the eve of the first pre-season Test on Monday. Russian rookie Daniil Kvyat and Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne lifted a red sheet off...
  • Toro Rosso's Vergne penalised for causing a collision 18-11-2013 10:41 AM

    Austin, Texas: Toro Rosso's Jean-Eric Vergne was handed a 20-second post-race penalty for colliding with Mexican Esteban Gutierrez on the final lap of the US Grand Prix on Sunday, dropping the Frenchman from 12th to 16th place. The drive-through penalty was imposed after the finish of the race won by...
  • Russian Kvyat to race for Toro Rosso F1 team 22-10-2013 08:29 AM

    London: Russian teenager Daniil Kvyat will race in Formula One next season after the Toro Rosso team named him on Monday as the surprise replacement for departing Australian Daniel Ricciardo. The announcement means Russia could have two drivers on the starting grid when the country hosts its first grand prix...
  • Antonio Felix da Costa may replace Daniel Ricciardo at Toro Rosso 14-08-2013 01:47 PM

    Antonio Felix da Costa may replace Daniel Ricciardo at Toro Rosso in 2014 season, their boss Franz Tost said. With Daniel Ricciardo in the running to replace Red Bull's Mark Webber, who will be quitting formula one at the end of the season, Toro Rosso have said they want to...
  • Daniel Ricciardo knows a lot rests on Hungarian GP 26-07-2013 02:29 PM

    Budapest: There's a lot at stake for Daniel Ricciardo at the Hungarian Grand Prix this weekend, with a seat at Red Bull next season the potential reward for a strong performance at the Hungaroring. The Australian driver is vying with Toro Rosso team-mate Jean-Eric Vergne and Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen...
  • Daniel Ricciardo tops timesheets on second day of Young Driver Test 19-07-2013 12:48 AM

    Silverstone: Daniel Ricciardo tested for Formula One champions Red Bull at Silverstone on Thursday but went quickest in his regular Toro Rosso race car. The Australian, battling Finland's 2007 world champion Kimi Raikkonen for the Red Bull seat to be vacated by Mark Webber at the end of the season,...
  • Pirelli says teams contributed to blowouts 03-07-2013 08:48 AM

    Formula One teams contributed to the dramatic blowouts at Sunday's British Grand Prix by mounting rear tyres the wrong way around and running them with low pressures, supplier Pirelli said on Tuesday. Rejecting any suggestion that its product was dangerous, the Italian company said in a statement it would bring...
  • Mark Webber tips Daniel Ricciardo to replace him at Red Bull 01-07-2013 03:45 PM

    Silverstone, England: Mark Webber has tipped fellow Australian Daniel Ricciardo to replace him at Formula One champions Red Bull next season. The Toro Rosso driver started fifth and finished eighth in Sunday's British Grand Prix to set out his stall after Webber announced on Thursday that he was leaving at...
  • Daniel Ricciardo tops first practice at rain-hit Silverstone 28-06-2013 04:59 PM

    Silverstone: The first practice of the British Grand Prix has been disrupted by rain, with most of the big names remaining in the paddock on Friday. Toro Rosso's Daniel Ricciardo set the fastest lap of 1:54.249 followed by Sauber's Nico Hulkenberg, who was 0.784 seconds off the pace. Williams driver...
  • Raikkonen ideal replacement for Webber, says Gerhard Berger 18-06-2013 10:56 AM

    Former Toro Ross boss Gerhard Berger believes that Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen could be an ideal replacement for Mark Webber after the Red Bull veteran vacated his Formula One seat at the end of the year. Webber's future has been in serious doubt with Red Bull as his current contract...
  • Jean-Eric Vergne eyes Silverstone after strong Montreal 14-06-2013 04:58 PM

    Toro Rosso driver Jean-Eric Vergne on Friday said that he is keenly awaiting the upcoming British Grand Prix after his strong finish at the Canadian Grand Prix.Vergne grabbed a career-best sixth place in Montreal to give Toro Rosso their best result since Sebastian Vettel in 2008. In his Toro Rosso...
  • Can Jean-Eric Vergne replace Mark Webber in RBR? 14-06-2013 02:57 PM

    Toro Rosso driver Jean-Eric Vergne could replace Mark Webber after the Red Bull veteran vacated his Formula One seat, although Kimi Raikkonen of Lotus remains the hot favourite for the job. Vergne finished eighth in Monaco and clinched sixth place in Montreal, which represented Toro Rosso's best finish since the...
  • Renault set to power four teams next season 13-06-2013 09:33 PM

    Paris: Renault expect to power four Formula One teams next season with Red Bull's two confirmed and Caterham and Lotus set to renew soon, Renault Sport F1 director Jean-Michel Jalinier said on Thursday. The French manufacturer, who have helped Red Bull sweep up the last three constructors' titles, will supply...
  • Raikkonen and Ricciardo demoted for pit lane error 09-06-2013 10:56 AM

    Montreal: Formula One title contender Kimi Raikkonen and Australia's Daniel Ricciardo were handed two place grid penalties for Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix after pit lane offences in qualifying. They were penalised by Formula One stewards for jumping the queue to leave the pit lane after the second qualifying session had...
  • Toro Rosso to use Renault engines in 2014 26-05-2013 03:24 PM

    Monaco: The Red Bull-owned Toro Rosso Formula One team will switch from Ferrari engines to Renault next season, the French manufacturer announced on Sunday. The long-term deal means the Italy-based team will be using the same units and gearboxes as champions Red Bull. Formula One's engine rules are changing next...
  • F1 team Toro Rosso to keep Riccciardo, Vergne 02-11-2012 10:25 AM

    Dubai: Formula One team Toro Rosso say their current driver line-up of Daniel Ricciardo and Jean-Eric Vergne will race again in the 2013 season. Toro Rosso made the announcement on Wednesday. Both drivers joined the team this season. Ricciardo is 17th with 12 points and Vergne 18th with nine in...