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Franz Tost says he knew from last year’s pre-season test in Barcelona that Alexander Albon had the ability to “surprise” in his debut campaign.
Daniil Kvyat has called for both Toro Rosso and Honda to improve further in 2020 after the team enjoyed a strong 2019 season.
Daniil Kvyat rates 2019 as one of his best F1 seasons, and one where he has become a “better” driver.
In round two of three, PlanetF1 delves into the performances of every driver, now it’s the turn of McLaren, Renault, Toro Rosso and Racing Point.
After 13 seasons in Formula 1, Toro Rosso is no longer with the FIA confirming the team’s name change to Scuderia Alpha Tauri.
Honda will remain in Formula 1 until at least 2021 after signing an extension to their deal to supply engines to Red Bull and Toro Rosso.
Scoring 18 points with his runner-up result in Brazil, Pierre Gasly is sixth in the Drivers’ standings and he’s determined to hold onto it through to the final lap in Abu Dhabi.
Toro Rosso could potentially deny Renault P5 in the Constructors’ at the season finale in Abu Dhabi, and Daniel Ricciardo welcomes the fight.
Christian Horner believes Pierre Galsy’s current form is vindicates Red Bull’s decision to demoted him to Toro Rosso as he has been “exceptional” since his return.
Toro Rosso’s day went from bad to worse at the Interlagos circuit on Friday as first Pierre Gasly and then Daniil Kvyat suffered car troubles, putting them out of practice.
Seeming to recover his lost form back at Toro Rosso, Pierre Gasly feels a driver needs to have the “stars aligned” to get the most out of any package.
Toro Rosso will announce their 2020 driver line up after Mexico with Franz Tost saying he hopes to retain Daniil Kvyat and Pierre Gasly.
Scuderia Toro Rosso’s proposed name change to Scuderia Alpha Tauri for 2020 has been approved, according to Motorsport.com.
Both Daniil Kvyat and Pierre Gasly said they were impressed with Naoki Yamamoto’s F1 debut during FP1 at the Japanese GP.
Christian Horner has said that Naoki Yamamoto is not being considered for a race seat at either Red Bull or Toro Rosso in the near future.
It wasn’t that long ago that Daniil Kvyat believed his Formula 1 career was over, but now he is driving better than ever and hopes to get another chance at one of the top teams.
Toro Rosso have confirmed reigning Super Formula and Super GT Champion, Naoki Yamamoto, will drive for the team in FP1 at the Japanese Grand Prix.
Toro Rosso intend to change their name to AlphaTauri next season, pending approval from their rival teams in the Formula 1 paddock.
Daniil Kvyat feels surely F1 has bigger things to worry about than a driver changing his helmet twice in one season.
The Honda-powered cars of Max Verstappen, Alex Albon, Daniil Kvyat and Pierre Gasly have been handed a handicap for the Russian Grand Prix as they will take engine penalties.
Daniil Kvyat insists he is unperturbed by the prospect of losing out on a promotion to Red Bull, saying “I’ll do my job in Toro Rosso as good as possible”.
A return to the Red Bull team could be on the cards for Pierre Gasly if he performs well over the next few races, but the Frenchman insists he is just focused on the job at hand at Toro Rosso.
As F1’s powers-that-be continue to debate using reverse grids in 2020, Daniil Kvyat says it won’t fix the “real problem”.
Toro Rosso can arrive in Singapore with a “positive frame of mind” despite not picking up any points in the previous race at the Italian Grand Prix.
Toro Rosso principal Franz Tost believes it won’t be long before Pierre Gasly is back to full confidence.
Toro Rosso boss, Franz Tost, thinks he is not getting Alex Albon back next season now that he has made the step up to the Red Bull senior team.
Pierre Gasly says he does not even want to imagine the outcome of Alex Peroni’s accident were it not for Halo.
Red Bull will wait until after November’s United States GP to make a call on who will partner Max Verstappen next season.
Toro Rosso will have to wait for Red Bull to confirm their 2020 line up before they are free to decide theirs.
Pierre Gasly has said he is “happy” to be returning to Toro Rosso following his demotion from the senior team Red Bull during the summer break.