Toro Rosso STR13 Speculation Thread

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Except for the nose, looks more or less identical to their last test with halo.

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could this 'simply' be last year's toro rosso that has the honda engine mounted to it and some parts tested?
or is it really the shakedown of the 2018 toro rosso?

if so, Renault and Toro Rosso have the most 'unchanged' cars.
It's not said that the extreme modifications we saw in the Williams, Alfa and Haas will actually work,
but if we were to base solely on exterior thoughts then Renault and Toro Rosso might be fighting in the back.

but, it's not as simple as that so will have to see.

anyway, looks extreeeeeemely similar to 2017 toro rosso,

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with the exception of a little 'turn' on the sidepod vanes (the rest of it is 1 on 1 the same, including sidepods) and the actual nosecone itself (which is as simple as click-on-click-off) and the airbox, but even that is more bodywork as the actual 'rollbar' for 2017 was inside the airbox anyway. front wing is also the same. halo is the same.
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FvtecA wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:22 pm
Except for the nose, looks more or less identical to their last test with halo.
lol, same thoughts at same time :mrgreen:
Dumpster sounds so much more classy. It's the diamond of the cesspools.

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I think they were quiet about the event in order to avoid embarassment in case PU problems.
Anyway, good to see them up and running.
Also, reverting to a normal nose is very interesting, I had the impression that the Merc nose was the most sought after design, but it was hard to pass the crash test.

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iulian_florea wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:55 pm
I think they were quiet about the event in order to avoid embarassment in case PU problems.
Anyway, good to see them up and running.
Also, reverting to a normal nose is very interesting, I had the impression that the Merc nose was the most sought after design, but it was hard to pass the crash test.
They weren't quiet about it at all. If they wanted to keep it on the down low, they wouldn't have basically invited fans and journalists to come and watch by divulging where they were doing the shakedown and when.

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Manoah2u wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:26 pm
could this 'simply' be last year's toro rosso that has the honda engine mounted to it and some parts tested?
or is it really the shakedown of the 2018 toro rosso?

if so, Renault and Toro Rosso have the most 'unchanged' cars.
It's not said that the extreme modifications we saw in the Williams, Alfa and Haas will actually work,
but if we were to base solely on exterior thoughts then Renault and Toro Rosso might be fighting in the back.

but, it's not as simple as that so will have to see.

anyway, looks extreeeeeemely similar to 2017 toro rosso,

https://www.formule1.nl/app/uploads/201 ... 00x400.jpg

with the exception of a little 'turn' on the sidepod vanes (the rest of it is 1 on 1 the same, including sidepods) and the actual nosecone itself (which is as simple as click-on-click-off) and the airbox, but even that is more bodywork as the actual 'rollbar' for 2017 was inside the airbox anyway. front wing is also the same. halo is the same.
You can see through the photoshop and motion blur and water spray?
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iulian_florea wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:55 pm
I think they were quiet about the event in order to avoid embarassment in case PU problems.
Anyway, good to see them up and running.
Also, reverting to a normal nose is very interesting, I had the impression that the Merc nose was the most sought after design, but it was hard to pass the crash test.
Is it a weight concern? The Merc style being harder to pass the test, perhaps it requires more / heavier material than running the 'thumb' style, at least for TR?

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There is no way that will be the final livery. it's identical to last year. Surely they knew there would be journos around. The car will be different on Monday for sure.

As for details... It's too hard to compare whether it's the final form and you can barely see the details

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I like the livery.

And I agree with the opinion of the majority, it seems that TR brings few innovative things.
But as @ Monoah2u says, innovative things may or may not work.

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HPD wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:47 pm
https://twitter.com/ToroRosso/status/966280959099396096

Journalists also see a predominant white color :?:
It stutters on upshifts just like last year’s McLaren. NOT a good sign, implying Honda STILL have not solved their vibration issues.
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ScrewCaptain27 wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:13 pm
HPD wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:47 pm
https://twitter.com/ToroRosso/status/966280959099396096

Journalists also see a predominant white color :?:
It stutters on upshifts just like last year’s McLaren. NOT a good sign, implying Honda STILL have not solved their vibration issues.
No one worth their salt would reasonably describe the vibration problems at the start of 2017 as "Honda's issue"

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MCL32 nose

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OMG, looks so naked without the HALO. It is already imprinted in my mind #-o
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Replace naked with stunningly sexy
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