Toro Rosso STR9 Renault

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Toro Rosso STR9 Renault

Postby Richard » Wed Jan 22, 2014 10:33 pm

A quick reminder that the car threads are a haven for exploring the actual features of the actual car.

We have other threads for team & race conversations.


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Time for the annual reminder that the car threads are for examining the actual features of the car. If the comment doesn’t relate to an observation of an actual detail on the car then it doesn’t belong in this thread.

For the avoidance of doubt, here are some examples:

  • Whitmarsh, Vettel, and Boullier are not features on any car.
  • References to laptimes belong in the relevant test or race thread.
  • Seriously, there is nothing new to say about genitals, gaping fish, or monkeys with big noses. It’s all been said already. We don’t need endless reminders.
  • Soft focus effects belong in wedding albums, not technical posts.
  • “I love this team” or “the TP must be sacked” are fanboy posts
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Postby stefan_ » Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:40 pm

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"...and there, very much in flames, is Jacques Laffite's Ligier. That's obviously a turbo blaze, and of course, Laffite will be able to see that conflagration in his mirrors... he is coolly parking the car somewhere safe." Murray Walker, San Marino 1985

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Re: Toro Rosso STR9 Pre-launch Speculation

Postby Helios » Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:41 pm

Kill it before it breeds.
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Re: Toro Rosso STR9 Pre-launch Speculation

Postby stefan_ » Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:42 pm

That coke bottle!
"...and there, very much in flames, is Jacques Laffite's Ligier. That's obviously a turbo blaze, and of course, Laffite will be able to see that conflagration in his mirrors... he is coolly parking the car somewhere safe." Murray Walker, San Marino 1985

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Re: Toro Rosso STR9 Pre-launch Speculation

Postby Owen.C93 » Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:42 pm

Damn that's some small sidepods.
Motorsport Graduate in search of team experience ;)

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Re: Toro Rosso STR9 Pre-launch Speculation

Postby Rushman » Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:43 pm

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Indeed, it's a boy! :D

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Re: Toro Rosso STR9 Pre-launch Speculation

Postby stefan_ » Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:43 pm

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"...and there, very much in flames, is Jacques Laffite's Ligier. That's obviously a turbo blaze, and of course, Laffite will be able to see that conflagration in his mirrors... he is coolly parking the car somewhere safe." Murray Walker, San Marino 1985

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Re: Toro Rosso STR9 Pre-launch Speculation

Postby Vanja #66 » Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:43 pm

If they ajust the colours a bit, it can look like this... :D

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Re: Toro Rosso STR9 Pre-launch Speculation

Postby Holm86 » Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:44 pm

That's one long finger!!!! But the "upper" nose seems to be the highest yet???

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Re: Toro Rosso STR9 Pre-launch Speculation

Postby Frafer » Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:48 pm

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sorry about that but :D :D
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Re: Toro Rosso STR9 Pre-launch Speculation

Postby mikeerfol » Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:48 pm

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Re: Toro Rosso STR9 Pre-launch Speculation

Postby Vanja #66 » Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:49 pm

Holm86 wrote:That's one long finger!!!! But the "upper" nose seems to be the highest yet???


Yep... Higher than McLaren, definitely... Seems like a nice use of vanity panel.
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Re: Toro Rosso STR9 Pre-launch Speculation

Postby gandharva » Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:49 pm

The Renault Engine seems to allow some really tight packaging.

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Re: Toro Rosso STR9 Pre-launch Speculation

Postby boson » Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:49 pm

The proboscis has a very abrupt rear, presumably to allow as much airflow behind it in yaw?

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Re: Toro Rosso STR9 Pre-launch Speculation

Postby Adamski » Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:49 pm

From now on Red Bull not only can give you wings but d*cks...

And still waiting for another #-o Bull
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