F1: Team Toro Rosso Reveals Its 2019 Contender
Red Bull and Toro Rosso had announced in September 2018, that there will be deeper synergies between the two teams and now we get to see the fruit of it. Toro Rosso unveiled its contender for the 2019-20 Formula One season its called the STR14. Theres a dramatically different bargeboard arrangement in line with this years greater aerodynamic restrictions.
The teams blue, red and silver livery, which was first introduced in the 2017 season continues to be part of the car. Having finished 9th in the constructors championship in 2018, Toro Rossos synergy with Red Bull will help push the team further in the rankings this year. Franz Tost, Team Principal, Toro Rosso said, "We have analysed allthe internal procedures in order to optimize our strengths and minimize our weaknesses.Compared to other teams, Toro Rosso count on a smaller number of people, but the synergies with Red Bull Technology for the non-listed parts, now that Aston Martin Red Bull Racing will also be equipped with the Honda Engine, will leave more time for our technical working groups to focus more on the details."
Though a small team, Toro Rosso will get the same engine as the Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Team. Tost said, "Components relative to the power unit will be the same specification as Aston Martin Red Bull Racing, to be used within the regulations. Most of the remaining parts we receive from Red Bull Technology will be last years specifications. Scuderia Toro Rosso, being a smaller team, could not follow the fast development and production process a bigger team can afford"
Leading the charge for Toro Rosso this season will be Daniil Kvyat, whos back in the team and the young Alex Albon who proved himself in the lower categories like European Formula 3, GP3 and especially in Formula 2, where he was able to win races.