Articles tagged Toro Rosso

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Who'd buy an F1 team?

Toro Rosso is up for sale, but buying a piece of the F1 action requires far more than just money. Still, there are rewards to be had  By David Tremayne F1 team for sale: it’s not exactly a new phenomenon. In these expensive days of Formula 1, teams tend to change hands quite frequently. At the beginning of 2005, Jaguar had become Red Bull; at the end of that season, BMW bought into Peter Sauber’s...

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The second coming

Despite an indifferent first season, Nelson Piquet has another chance to show if he has his father’s abilities By Adam Cooper For much of 2008 the future of Fernando Alonso was a major subject of debate. Would he stay at Renault or not? As the team’s form improved and doors elsewhere closed it became apparent that, unless he took a punt on joining Ross Brawn at Honda (just as well he didn’t!),...

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Webber vs Vettel: locking horns at Red Bull

So far, it’s the intra-team fight of the season: the experienced pro against the bright young thing. And it’s testing Red Bull’s powers of diplomacy By Adam Cooper Over a long and successful career Adrian Newey has known and worked with many great drivers, and the Red Bull Racing technical guru certainly has a good eye for talent. Every designer wants to work with the best of the era, to have...

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Ginther, Surtees, Button?

Honda re-enters F1 as a constructor.  Now Button and Barichello have to recreate the glory years of the '60s. Honda will enter Formula One as a constructor next season, for the first time since 1968. The Japanese car giant has taken over the BAR team, which has failed to score a win since it came into F1 with Jacques Villeneuve in 1999. Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello, already signed by BAR...

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Wembley scores with Race of Champions return

Wembley Stadium has hung on to the Race of Champions end-of-season shoot-out between some of the world’s top race and rally drivers. The stadium has been chosen to host the event for a second consecutive year ahead of a number of rivals. The one-day event will take place on December 14. Fredrik Johnsson of Race of Champions organiser International Media Productions said: ”British fans have a...

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Red Bull flies to first win

Adrian Newey became a Grand Prix winner with a fourth F1 team when Sebastian Vettel led home Red Bull Racing team-mate Mark Webber in China. Newey had previously tasted success with Williams, McLaren and Toro Rosso, and once came very close with Leyton House. Although the win was rightly flagged as the first for RBR, many of the team’s members were present when it won as Stewart GP at the...

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FOTA hit by teams' departure

The future of the Formula One Teams Association (FOTA) is in doubt after Ferrari, Red Bull and Sauber all signalled their intention to leave. With HRT having departed in 2010 only eight teams are now represented by the organisation, which is chaired by McLaren’s Martin Whitmarsh. In addition Scuderia Toro Rosso – owned by Red Bull and an engine partner of Ferrari – is believed to be on the verge...

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F1 season review 2011

Vettel’s brilliance, Button’s rise at McLaren and Alonso’s never-say-die spirit… Those were the topics served up for starters when Motor Sport met for lunch and a post-F1 season chat David Coulthard has a lot to answer for. The 13-time Grand Prix winner was the glue that forged a lasting bond between the two men who have masterminded the dominance of an energy drinks brand over the most...

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In brief

Team principals discussed the Mosley scandal with Bernie Ecclestone at the Spanish GP. A majority was in favour of a joint letter expressing the teams’ displeasure, but Ferrari, Red Bull and Toro Rosso said they could not sign without conferring with Luca di Montezemolo and Dietrich Mateschitz. The FIA General Assembly meets on June 3 to decide Mosley’s fate. Force India owner Vijay Mallya and...

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Those who can, do.... those who can't

Jaime Alguersuari, dropped by Toro Rosso at the end of 2011, has opted to ‘stay in F1’ by becoming a commentator When Jamie Alguersuari and Sebastien Buemi were dropped by Red Bull’s ‘development team’ Toro Rosso at the end of last year, the Spaniard sent an email out to the press saying that Red Bull had hurt him and that the sacking was “unnecessary”. Sebastien Buemi took a more conservative...



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