2019 Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 Team - Honda

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Re: 2019 Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 Team - Honda

Post by Bill » Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:51 am

Problem with Gasly is that he particularly not good with tire saving, vestappen on the other hand is really good the best in field maybe something to do with driving style

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Re: 2019 Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 Team - Honda

Post by dren » Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:17 am

Gasly ran some very long stints last year to score points. I wouldn't say he is bad at tire saving, I'd say the opposite.
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Re: 2019 Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 Team - Honda

Post by Godius » Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:01 pm

Scuderia Toro Rosso announced a new partnership with Japanese investment company, Buzz Asset Management Ltd.: https://scuderiatororosso.redbull.com/e ... d-sponsor/

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Re: 2019 Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 Team - Honda

Post by GhostF1 » Sat Mar 30, 2019 6:19 am

https://youtu.be/s3Nn7BEus14

Team Principal Press Conference.

About 24:40 Franz launches at comments made by Cyril about B teams and also pumps Honda up while insinuating Renault haven't done such a good job. Defending Toro Rosso looking competitive.

Getting feisty! But I love seeing people get passionate in the paddock!

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Re: 2019 Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 Team - Honda

Post by restless » Sat Mar 30, 2019 6:26 pm

aaaaand TR f***s up Kvyat's qualy, putting him used tyres for final Q2 lap :(

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Re: 2019 Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 Team - Honda

Post by KelsO » Sat Mar 30, 2019 6:37 pm

restless wrote:
Sat Mar 30, 2019 6:26 pm
aaaaand TR f***s up Kvyat's qualy, putting him used tyres for final Q2 lap :(
Maybe this is a tactic? No racer agree to be a slower partner, maybe they decided to start on medium tires than from 8-10 on soft tires?

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Re: 2019 Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 Team - Honda

Post by Marti_EF3 » Sat Mar 30, 2019 6:41 pm

I hope they made the setup thinking more on race pace than quali. The long runs looked good, and we are on a easy overtaking track, so point are possible. I expect Albon to do a good job, he knows that track

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Re: 2019 Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 Team - Honda

Post by McMika98 » Sat Mar 30, 2019 6:48 pm

Points definitely on the cards if they start on mediums and get decent start and maintain position.

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Re: 2019 Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 Team - Honda

Post by search » Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:00 pm

KelsO wrote:
Sat Mar 30, 2019 6:37 pm
restless wrote:
Sat Mar 30, 2019 6:26 pm
aaaaand TR f***s up Kvyat's qualy, putting him used tyres for final Q2 lap :(
Maybe this is a tactic? No racer agree to be a slower partner, maybe they decided to start on medium tires than from 8-10 on soft tires?
it certainly is a bit strange. "an operational issue, which prevented him carrying out his planned second run", is what Toro Rosso calls it in their qualifying report, by the way ;).

Too bad Albon messed up the final corner he would easily have reached Q3 otherwise. But in the long runs on Friday they were the fourth fastest car, and no problems with degredation, so points should still be very well within reach for both.

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Re: 2019 Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 Team - Honda

Post by etusch » Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:15 pm

This Albon looks really promising. He is just his second Q.

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Re: 2019 Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 Team - Honda

Post by McMika98 » Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:47 pm

Fingers crossed he hets past Grojean and Riccardo early so he can go long on his stint. Points should be possible

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Re: 2019 Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 Team - Honda

Post by etusch » Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:42 am

Alexander Albon: "That was a busy race - I felt like I was always fighting with someone at some point, there was always something to do! I didn't have the best start as I was a bit shy into the first corner, but after that, I put my head down and got on with it. We had a good strategy and decent pace on the prime tyre. In the end, we got a bit lucky with the retirements, but I'll take it! It was so tricky with the wind out there and it made the car unpredictable, but we were quite strong in the race, it's just a shame about the start. It was a challenge to overtake because when you get close to another car the tyres overheat and you get a bit stuck. However, I enjoyed myself out there and it was good to get that experience. I'm very happy to pick up my first points in Formula 1 and I hope we can carry this pace into China."

Daniil Kvyat: "This weekend has been a bit scrappy, starting from yesterday where we should have qualified better. At the start of the race, I had too much wheel spin which put me on the back foot on the first lap. From then onwards, you have to fight harder to make up the lost positions and, without these couple of issues, I think it would have been a better race for us. Our pace was quite good today, it's just a shame we had the spin after the contact with Giovinazzi. This weekend wasn't the strongest, but we learned some lessons from it so hopefully we can put everything together for a better weekend in China."

Jody Egginton (Deputy Technical Director): "Tonight's race has been eventful for us and a number of other teams but everyone has worked hard and we will gladly accept the points. Both drivers did not have a fantastic start so at the end of the first lap we found ourselves towards the rear of the midfield train. From this point on, it was just a case of pushing as much as possible and managing when required, trying to move forwards. Dany's race was a bit more eventful with the contact with Giovinazzi and then paying a pitlane speeding penalty. This meant that, although his pace was quite strong, it was not possible to recover from these two incidents to get himself back into points contention. Alex worked hard and should be pleased with his race and his first points, especially in what were tricky race conditions. We now switch our thoughts to China, where we expect another close midfield battle both in qualifying and the race."

Franz Tost (Team Principal): "First of all congratulations to Alex Albon for having scored his first points in his only second race in Formula 1. He showed fantastic performance, especially in managing the tyres towards the end of the race. He did a really good job and he deserved his ninth position. Daniil was involved in a couple of incidents, first with Giovinazzi - where he spun and lost a lot of time - then he was caught speeding in the pitlane, which meant he lost another five seconds. As a consequence, he couldn't fight for points in the race. In general, during the weekend here in Bahrain, we were consistently hovering between P7 and P10 but, unfortunately, we didn't get everything together in Qualifying because of a few mistakes. However, in the race we got our speed back, which means we need to remain positive as the package is good. Now we have a quick turnaround to get ready for the 1000th Grand Prix in China."

Toyoharu Tanabe (Honda F1 Technical Director): "It was a tough race today, although it was positive that we managed to get all four of our cars to the flag, with three of them in the points. On the PU side, it was a trouble-free weekend across both teams and that played a part in our final result in Bahrain. Congratulations to Alex Albon on scoring his first points in only his second Grand Prix. He drove well, producing some good overtaking moves. Daniil Kvyat was unlucky to be involved in a collision, but he showed a good turn of speed and never gave up. We will now see what lessons we can learn from this weekend as we prepare for the next round in China."
From pitpass.com

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Re: 2019 Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 Team - Honda

Post by Marti_EF3 » Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:15 pm

This guy is great. STR needs to sort out setup issues, we need to see how good Albon can be :twisted:



Kvyat serious and little words as always :lol:


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Re: 2019 Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 Team - Honda

Post by etusch » Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:56 pm

press conference program
11 april thursday - TSİ 09:00: Raikkonen (Alfa Romeo), Grosjean (Haas), Perez (Racing Point), Albon (Toro Rosso)

12 april friday - TSİ 07:00: Wolff (Mercedes), Binotto (Ferrari), Green (Racing Point), Tanabe (Honda)

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Re: 2019 Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 Team - Honda

Post by Capharol » Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:49 am

these PC's are soooooooo boring
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