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TEAM: Toro Rosso
Pierre Gasly is hoping Honda come out of the starting blocks with a reliable engine as the teams have just eight days of pre-season testing in order to get up to speed for 2018.
Pierre Gasly believes his Toro Rosso drive is proof that drivers can enter Formula 1 without massive financial backing.
Toro Rosso driver Brendon Hartley has ruled out competing in other motorsport categories this season, saying he will solely focus on Formula 1.
Red Bull motorsport advisor Dr Helmut Marko thinks Toro Rosso and Honda could gel together quicker than expected and spring a surprise in 2018.
Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko believes Daniil Kvyat had more natural talent than Toro Rosso duo Brendon Hartley and Pierre Gasly, but “something happened to him mentally”.