STR12 Tag

By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Scuderia Toro Rosso continues to inch its way up the grid and show flashes of becoming a real force within the sport. The Faenza-based team finished seventh in the constructor’s standings, all despite having to adapt to losing Max Verstappen to senior team, Red Bull Racing. However, the return of Daniil Kvyat began to pay dividends towards the end of the season, most notably at Singapore where he displayed a brilliant challenge to Verstappen. All things considered, returning Kvyat and the highly regarded Carlos Sainz Jr.Read More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief The final team to launch their 2017 Formula 1 car, Scuderia Toro Rosso certainly did not disappoint. The Faenza-based outfit unveiled the STR12 on pit lane at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya with a new livery concept that features mostly blue and silver, complimented with a hint of red. One of the biggest changes for upcoming season at Toro Rosso is the power unit, which switches from Ferrari to Renault – similar to that of senior team Red Bull Racing. At first glance, the STR12 sees similarities toRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Scuderia Toro Rosso’s filming day run at the Misano World Circuit was cut short following an issue by the power unit. The Faenza-based squad ran six laps while shaking down its STR12 prior to the apparent problem with the ERS, which comes on the heels of the team switching from Ferrari to Renault power for the 2017 Formula 1 season. The Franz Tost-led squad is set to officially launch the STR12 on Sunday at Barcelona, the same day as senior team Red Bull Racing.Read More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Toro Rosso announced that its 2017 car, the STR12, has passed all of the FIA mandatory crash tests. The Italian-based team is the second to confirm its updated car has passed the set of crash tests, behind Force India. Toro Rosso made the announcement via Twitter: So guys, good news… You’ve got a car to go testing with!#AllCrashTestsPassed #WellDoneTeam 🙌🏼👍🏼💪🏼🍾✅ — Toro Rosso (@ToroRossoSpy) January 13, 2017 The updated Toro Rosso car will see inherently greater changes than its STR11 predecessor, in addition to theRead More