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  1. Thursday 11 February 2016

  2. 'Engine parity would improve racing' – Key 12:53

    'Engine parity would improve racing' – Key

    Toro Rosso technical chief James Key says that engine parity would be a clear way of improving the racing in Formula 1, as the sport's bosses edge closer to a…

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  3. Monday 25 January 2016

  4. STR confirms pre-season test schedule 08:47

    STR confirms pre-season test schedule

    Toro Rosso has confirmed its driver line-up for the upcoming pre-season test sessions at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, with Carlos Sainz Jr. set to debut…

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  5. Thursday 21 January 2016

  6. 05:08

    Video of the Day: Toro Rosso pit-stops

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  7. Wednesday 20 January 2016

  8. 11:02

    Video: Verstappen races skier Svindal

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  9. Wednesday 13 January 2016

  10. 13:29

    Video: Verstappen in action on snow

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  11. Tuesday 12 January 2016

  12. Verstappen demo delayed until Thursday 15:59

    Verstappen demo delayed until Thursday

    Max Verstappen's planned Formula 1 demonstration at the Austrian ski resort of Kitzbühel has been postponed until Thursday morning, as a result of heavy…

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  13. Sunday 10 January 2016

  14. Verstappen: Ferrari engine worth a second 10:33

    Verstappen: Ferrari engine worth a second

    Toro Rosso driver Max Verstappen says that he is expecting the team to gain a full second in lap time by switching from Renault to 2015-spec Ferrari power units…

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  15. Friday 8 January 2016

  16. Toro Rosso: Compare drivers in 2016 08:48

    Toro Rosso: Compare drivers in 2016

    Comparisons between Toro Rosso drivers Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz Jr. will be "better drawn" in 2016, according to the team's Technical Director, James…

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  17. Thursday 7 January 2016

  18. Key: Toro Rosso coping with late engine call 09:33

    Key: Toro Rosso coping with late engine call

    Toro Rosso technical chief James Key is adamant that the team can build on its promising 2015 season this year, despite the lengthy delay in securing an engine…

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  19. Saturday 26 December 2015

  20. 05:06

    Video of the Day: STR morphs 10 cars

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  21. Sunday 20 December 2015

  22. 05:34

    Video of the Day: The 'Mad Max' effect

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  23. Tuesday 15 December 2015

  24. 2015 review: Toro Rosso youngsters shine 08:52

    2015 review: Toro Rosso youngsters shine

    GPUpdate.net's team-by-team post-season reviews continue with Toro Rosso, and its all-rookie driver pairing of Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz Jr., who both…

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  25. Saturday 12 December 2015

  26. Verstappen wins GPUpdate reader vote 10:23

    Verstappen wins GPUpdate reader vote

    Max Verstappen has been voted the best driver of 2015 by global GPUpdate.net readers for his standout rookie season in Formula 1, ahead of Ferrari's Sebastian…

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  27. Friday 11 December 2015

  28. Verstappen questioned himself over F1 rise 16:12

    Verstappen questioned himself over F1 rise

    Max Verstappen has admitted that he briefly questioned whether he would be able to cope with the step up to Formula 1 for 2015, amid a backdrop of negativity…

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  29. Thursday 10 December 2015

  30. Sainz Jr. enjoys 'healthy' Verstappen fight 15:55

    Sainz Jr. enjoys 'healthy' Verstappen fight

    Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz Jr. says he enjoyed a "healthy fight" with team-mate Max Verstappen during their respective rookie campaigns in 2015, one which…

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  31. Sunday 6 December 2015

  32. Verstappen targets first podium in 2016 10:16

    Verstappen targets first podium in 2016

    Toro Rosso driver Max Verstappen has set himself the target of doubling his 2015 points total and recording a maiden Formula 1 podium during the 2016…

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  33. Friday 4 December 2015

  34. Verstappen collects three FIA awards 22:27

    Verstappen collects three FIA awards

    Toro Rosso rookie Max Verstappen picked up three awards during the FIA's Prize-Giving Gala, held in Paris on Friday evening, following his standout rookie…

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  35. Toro Rosso gets 2015-spec Ferrari engine 15:46

    Toro Rosso gets 2015-spec Ferrari engine

    Toro Rosso will use 2015-specification Ferrari power units in 2016, the squad has formally confirmed, restarting an engine partnership which previously ran from…

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  36. Marko confirms Toro Rosso/Ferrari deal 13:29

    Marko confirms Toro Rosso/Ferrari deal

    Helmut Marko has confirmed that Toro Rosso will run Ferrari power units during the 2016 season, following respective announcements from Renault and Red…

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  37. Wednesday 2 December 2015

  38. Sainz Jr. relieved efforts have been noticed 12:02

    Sainz Jr. relieved efforts have been noticed

    Carlos Sainz Jr. says he is relieved that his performances during his debut Formula 1 season appear to have been noticed in the paddock, after enduring a number…

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  39. Friday 27 November 2015

  40. Sainz Jr. misquoted over Ferrari engine 18:06

    Sainz Jr. misquoted over Ferrari engine

    Carlos Sainz Jr. claims that he was misquoted by various media outlets regarding a possible 2016 engine deal between his Toro Rosso team and…

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  41. Thursday 26 November 2015

  42. 10:10

    Video: Toro Rosso's 2015 'laugh mixture'

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  43. Sunday 22 November 2015

  44. Häkkinen concerned by Sainz Jr. incident 09:06

    Häkkinen concerned by Sainz Jr. incident

    Double World Champion Mika Häkkinen has questioned why the Safety Car was not deployed after Carlos Sainz Jr.'s stoppage early in the Brazilian Grand…

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  45. Monday 16 November 2015

  46. Verstappen achieves 'maximum' with ninth 07:32

    Verstappen achieves 'maximum' with ninth

    Toro Rosso rookie Max Verstappen says he achieved the "maximum" on offer by finishing the Brazilian Grand Prix in ninth, his sixth successive points-scoring…

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  47. Wednesday 11 November 2015

  48. 10:32

    Video: Verstappen versus Sainz Jr. – Brazil

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  49. Thursday 5 November 2015

  50. Verstappen confident of Toro Rosso stay 09:12

    Verstappen confident of Toro Rosso stay

    Dutch youngster Max Verstappen says he is "not worried" about his position in Formula 1, as the future of Toro Rosso remains uncertain amid Red Bull's ongoing…

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  51. Tuesday 3 November 2015

  52. Tost: Toro Rosso performance 'average' 11:46

    Tost: Toro Rosso performance 'average'

    Toro Rosso Team Principal Franz Tost has described the outfit's performance in Mexico as "average," despite Max Verstappen scoring points for the fifth…

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  53. Friday 30 October 2015

  54. Verstappen 'not fully focused' before crash 22:38

    Verstappen 'not fully focused' before crash

    Max Verstappen has admitted that he was "not fully focused" before crashing out of second practice for the Mexican Grand Prix. Verstappen had topped FP1 in…

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  55. Verstappen tops first Mexico practice 17:34

    Verstappen tops first Mexico practice

    Toro Rosso rookie Max Verstappen topped the timesheets during first free practice for the Mexican Grand Prix, albeit with a contentious lap, ahead of Red Bull's…

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  56. Monday 26 October 2015

  57. Tost praises 'extraordinary' Verstappen drive 09:34

    Tost praises 'extraordinary' Verstappen drive

    Toro Rosso team boss Franz Tost has praised Max Verstappen for delivering an "extraordinary" drive to fourth position during the United States Grand Prix at the…

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  58. Monday 12 October 2015

  59. Sainz Jr. pays tribute to STR mechanics 12:17

    Sainz Jr. pays tribute to STR mechanics

    Toro Rosso rookie Carlos Sainz Jr. was full of praise for his mechanics after extensive car repairs enabled him to take part in the Russian Grand Prix at Sochi…

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  60. Sunday 11 October 2015

  61. Sainz Jr. to race in Russia after crash 09:44

    Sainz Jr. to race in Russia after crash

    Toro Rosso has confirmed that Carlos Sainz Jr. will contest Sunday afternoon's Russian Grand Prix at Sochi Autodrom, with governing body the FIA officially…

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  62. Saturday 10 October 2015

  63. Sainz Jr. leaves hospital, eager to race 18:55

    Sainz Jr. leaves hospital, eager to race

    Carlos Sainz Jr. has been released from hospital earlier than planned, following his high-speed accident during final practice for the Russian Grand Prix, and…

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  64. Sainz Jr. to remain in hospital overnight 13:31

    Sainz Jr. to remain in hospital overnight

    Toro Rosso has confirmed that Carlos Sainz Jr. will remain in hospital overnight as a precaution, following his accident during final practice for the Russian…

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  65. Sainz Jr. airlifted to hospital for checks 11:46

    Sainz Jr. airlifted to hospital for checks

    Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz Jr. has been airlifted to hospital for medical checks following his high-speed crash during final practice for the Russian Grand Prix…

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  66. Final practice cut short after Sainz Jr. crash 10:53

    Final practice cut short after Sainz Jr. crash

    Saturday morning's final practice session for the Russian Grand Prix at Sochi Autodrom was abandoned shortly after the halfway mark following a heavy accident…

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  67. Wednesday 7 October 2015

  68. Sainz Jr. targets Lotus in championship 13:22

    Sainz Jr. targets Lotus in championship

    Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz Jr. believes that the squad can overhaul rivals Lotus in the scrap for sixth position in the Constructors' Championship. Toro…

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  69. Sunday 27 September 2015

  70. Sainz Jr. laments pit entry mistake 10:09

    Sainz Jr. laments pit entry mistake

    Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz Jr. says his pit entry error during the Japanese Grand Prix ruined what was "one of my best races" of the season. Sainz Jr. was…

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  71. Friday 25 September 2015

  72. 'Something special to lead FP1' – Sainz Jr. 09:08

    'Something special to lead FP1' – Sainz Jr.

    Toro Rosso rookie Carlos Sainz Jr. says it was "something special" to lead a Formula 1 session for the first time during practice in Japan. Sainz Jr. set the…

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  73. Sainz Jr. tops rain-hit first practice at Suzuka 03:32

    Sainz Jr. tops rain-hit first practice at Suzuka

    Toro Rosso rookie Carlos Sainz Jr. posted the fastest time during a rain-affected opening free practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix, ahead of Red Bull…

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  74. Thursday 24 September 2015

  75. Verstappen: No tension at Toro Rosso 08:37

    Verstappen: No tension at Toro Rosso

    Max Verstappen has insisted that his relationship with Toro Rosso team-mate Carlos Sainz Jr. has not been affected by the team order controversy at the…

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  76. Monday 21 September 2015

  77. Tost backs Verstappen over team orders 11:36

    Tost backs Verstappen over team orders

    Toro Rosso team boss Franz Tost has backed Max Verstappen after he refused to move aside for team-mate Carlos Sainz Jr. in the closing stages of the Singapore…

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  78. Sunday 20 September 2015

  79. Verstappen: No reason to let Sainz Jr. past 16:56

    Verstappen: No reason to let Sainz Jr. past

    Max Verstappen says there was "no reason" to let team-mate Carlos Sainz Jr. through in the final stages of the Singapore Grand Prix. Sainz Jr., running…

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  80. Saturday 19 September 2015

  81. Sainz Jr. set to reach Q3 before crash 17:27

    Sainz Jr. set to reach Q3 before crash

    Carlos Sainz Jr. says he was comfortably on course to reach Q3 during qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix, before he clipped the wall. Sainz Jr. was…

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  82. Tost hoping for 2016 engine resolution 09:58

    Tost hoping for 2016 engine resolution

    Toro Rosso Team Principal Franz Tost hopes that the squad will be able to resolve its engine situation for 2016 "as soon as possible", ahead of its expected…

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  83. Tuesday 15 September 2015

  84. 05:24

    Video of the Day: Toro Rosso 'lights off' challenge

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  85. Monday 7 September 2015

  86. Renault hopes 'calculated sacrifice' pays off 11:00

    Renault hopes 'calculated sacrifice' pays off

    Renault is hopeful that its decision to "sacrifice" last weekend's Italian Grand Prix will pay dividends for supplied teams Red Bull and Toro Rosso over the…

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  87. Saturday 5 September 2015

  88. Verstappen gets drive-through penalty 19:19

    Verstappen gets drive-through penalty

    Max Verstappen has been hit with a drive-through penalty for the Italian Grand Prix after stewards deemed that his car was released in an unsafe manner in…

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  89. Verstappen: Bodywork 50 per cent bolted 16:15

    Verstappen: Bodywork 50 per cent bolted

    Max Verstappen has admitted that the bodywork that flew off his car during qualifying at Monza was only around 50 per cent bolted on. Verstappen made it out…

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  90. Verstappen also penalised for engine change 09:38

    Verstappen also penalised for engine change

    Toro Rosso rookie Max Verstappen has joined the sizeable list of drivers to be hit with grid penalties for engine changes at the Italian Grand Prix. Toro…

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  91. Tuesday 1 September 2015

  92. Sainz Jr. set for 10-place grid drop at Monza 17:30

    Sainz Jr. set for 10-place grid drop at Monza

    Toro Rosso rookie Carlos Sainz Jr. is set to take a 10-place grid drop for this weekend's Italian Grand Prix at Monza, with engine supplier Renault changing the…

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  93. Tuesday 25 August 2015

  94. Toro Rosso remembers 'true racer' Wilson 15:07

    Toro Rosso remembers 'true racer' Wilson

    Toro Rosso has paid tribute to Justin Wilson, who raced for the team in Formula 1 under its previous guise of Minardi, after news of his passing on Monday…

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  95. Friday 21 August 2015

  96. Verstappen to take engine-change penalty 17:28

    Verstappen to take engine-change penalty

    Max Verstappen will take a 10-place grid penalty for this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix, with Renault forced to change his engine after Friday's practice…

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  97. Tuesday 18 August 2015

  98. 14:48

    Video: Toro Rosso pair get back to work

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  99. Thursday 13 August 2015

  100. 14:34

    Video: Verstappen enjoys summer break

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  101. Tuesday 11 August 2015

  102. Verstappen: I never felt under pressure 10:51

    Verstappen: I never felt under pressure

    Max Verstappen says he never felt under any real pressure ahead of his maiden Formula 1 season with Red Bull junior team Toro Rosso, at the record-breaking age…

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  103. Mid-season review: STR rookies impress 09:08

    Mid-season review: STR rookies impress

    GPUpdate.net's team-by-team mid-season review series continues with Toro Rosso, and its all-rookie driver line-up of Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz Jr., who…

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  104. Tuesday 4 August 2015

  105. 14:03

    Video: Verstappen demos F1 car at Assen

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  106. Tost: STR drivers doing 'very good' job 12:02

    Tost: STR drivers doing 'very good' job

    Toro Rosso welcomed two rookies with famous surnames this season, as Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz Jr. made the step up to Formula 1. GPUpdate.net sat down…

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  107. Monday 3 August 2015

  108. Verstappen sees Singapore as best chance 13:08

    Verstappen sees Singapore as best chance

    Max Verstappen says he regards the Singapore Grand Prix as his best opportunity to secure another standout result during his maiden Formula 1 campaign. Toro…

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