Insight: How hard will drivers work in 2017?

Insight: How hard will drivers work in 2017?

Formula 1 will enter a new technical era in 2017, led by overhauled aerodynamics and wider Pirelli tyres. GPUpdate.net got the lowdown on how much drivers will be pushed by the regulation changes from Rupert Manwaring, who works for Hintsa Performance and trains Toro Rosso racer Carlos Sainz Jr. Read more…

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  1. Friday 10 February 2017

  2. Video: Kvyat spies on the new STR12 16:12

    Video: Kvyat spies on the new STR12

    Daniil Kvyat attempts to take a look at Toro Rosso's new F1 car, the STR12. Will he reveal anything?

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  3. Wednesday 8 February 2017

  4. Insight: How hard will drivers work in 2017? 08:02

    Insight: How hard will drivers work in 2017?

    Formula 1 will enter a new technical era in 2017, led by overhauled aerodynamics and wider Pirelli tyres. GPUpdate.net got the lowdown on how much drivers will…

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  5. Monday 6 February 2017

  6. Toro Rosso to launch car on February 26 13:20

    Toro Rosso to launch car on February 26

    Toro Rosso has announced that it will launch its new Formula 1 car, the STR12, in the pit lane at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on February 26, on the eve…

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  7. Friday 3 February 2017

  8. Video: STR12 fired up for the first time 14:12

    Video: STR12 fired up for the first time

    It's all go at Toro Rosso's headquarters in Faenza as the STR12 is fired up for the first time...

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  9. Friday 13 January 2017

  10. Toro Rosso's new car passes crash tests 10:51

    Toro Rosso's new car passes crash tests

    Toro Rosso is the second team to confirm that its new car has passed the FIA's crash tests. Formula 1 will enter a new era of technical regulations from the…

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  11. Friday 30 December 2016

  12. Sainz Jr. 'proud' of development in 2016 16:22

    Sainz Jr. 'proud' of development in 2016

    Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz Jr. believes he can be "proud" of his second season in the sport, and feels he developed into a "completely different driver" over the…

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  13. Tuesday 20 December 2016

  14. 2016 review: Toro Rosso down on power 08:02

    2016 review: Toro Rosso down on power

    GPUpdate.net's team-by-team 2016 reviews continue with Toro Rosso, which was impacted by an early-season driver change, and held back by an old engine, though…

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  15. Monday 19 December 2016

  16. Sainz Jr. says RBR/STR seat swap 'tough' 11:32

    Sainz Jr. says RBR/STR seat swap 'tough'

    Carlos Sainz Jr. has admitted that Red Bull's decision to promote Max Verstappen early in the 2016 season was "tough" to take, but feels satisfied with how he…

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  17. Sunday 18 December 2016

  18. Kvyat used F1's summer break to reset 16:22

    Kvyat used F1's summer break to reset

    Daniil Kvyat says he came back from Formula 1's summer break with a fresh approach to racing, after losing his Red Bull seat and struggling to re-adapt at Toro…

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  19. Tuesday 13 December 2016

  20. Video of the Day: Ready, stready... freeze! 05:38

    Video of the Day: Ready, stready... freeze!

     Toro Rosso takes part in a Christmas-inspired 'Mannequin Challenge'. Ready, steady... freeze!

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  21. Friday 9 December 2016

  22. Toro Rosso/Red Bull seek 'better synergies' 15:45

    Toro Rosso/Red Bull seek 'better synergies'

    Toro Rosso's James Key has suggested that there will be a greater pooling of resources with Red Bull in coming seasons, as Formula 1 adapts to new…

    F1
  23. Wednesday 7 December 2016

  24. Kvyat calls for driver vote over halo device 14:04

    Kvyat calls for driver vote over halo device

    Daniil Kvyat has called for a driver vote on the 'halo' in order to provide governing body the FIA with a clear answer over feelings up and down the Formula 1…

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  25. Monday 28 November 2016

  26. Winners and Losers: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 16:32

    Winners and Losers: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton took his 10th victory of the year but it was Nico Rosberg who became Formula 1's new World Champion. GPUpdate.net presents its winners and losers…

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  27. Toro Rosso confirms Kvyat gearbox failure 10:34

    Toro Rosso confirms Kvyat gearbox failure

    Toro Rosso confirmed that an ailing gearbox truncated Daniil Kvyat's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on a difficult weekend for the team. Toro Rosso completed only…

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  28. Saturday 26 November 2016

  29. Toro Rosso's Abu Dhabi weekend 'very painful' 18:22

    Toro Rosso's Abu Dhabi weekend 'very painful'

    Carlos Sainz Jr. has described Toro Rosso's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix so far as "very painful" after practice issues hindered its qualifying efforts. Daniil Kvyat…

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  30. Thursday 24 November 2016

  31. Overview: F1's battles down the pack 07:42

    Overview: F1's battles down the pack

    While the attention this weekend will fall on the scrap for the title between Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, there are several other battles further down the…

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  32. Tuesday 15 November 2016

  33. Kvyat: Toro Rosso can 'surprise' in 2017 13:04

    Kvyat: Toro Rosso can 'surprise' in 2017

    Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat reckons that the Italian outfit will be able to "surprise" its rivals on a number of occasions in Formula 1 next season. Kvyat…

    F1
  34. Monday 14 November 2016

  35. Palmer 'couldn't see anything' before crash 16:12

    Palmer 'couldn't see anything' before crash

    Jolyon Palmer says that he simply "couldn't see anything" in the moments before he ran into the back of Daniil Kvyat's car in Sunday's rain-lashed Brazilian…

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  36. Sainz Jr. enjoying late-season 'surprises' 09:15

    Sainz Jr. enjoying late-season 'surprises'

    Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz Jr. labelled himself as "super happy" as he claimed an unexpected sixth place during a rain-affected Brazilian Grand Prix. Sainz…

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  37. Tuesday 1 November 2016

  38. Kvyat now four points from one-race ban 12:14

    Kvyat now four points from one-race ban

    Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat is only four points away from a one-race suspension after he collected another penalty point during the Mexican Grand…

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  39. Monday 31 October 2016

  40. Kvyat: No consistency with F1 penalties 14:14

    Kvyat: No consistency with F1 penalties

    Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat criticised the inconsistent nature of stewarding decisions after he was penalised for passing Romain Grosjean off-track during…

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  41. Monday 24 October 2016

  42. Magnussen penalised over Kvyat pass 00:24

    Magnussen penalised over Kvyat pass

    Kevin Magnussen has been given a five-second time penalty for passing Daniil Kvyat off track during the United States Grand Prix, meaning the drivers swap…

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  43. Sainz Jr. says sixth place 'feels like a win' 00:14

    Sainz Jr. says sixth place 'feels like a win'

    Carlos Sainz Jr. says his sixth-place finish in the United States Grand Prix, the joint-best result of his Formula 1 career to date, "feels like a win". Toro…

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  44. Sunday 23 October 2016

  45. Horner: Kvyat deserved another chance 13:38

    Horner: Kvyat deserved another chance

    Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner says it was "right" to give Daniil Kvyat another opportunity to prove his credentials, following a tricky campaign for…

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  46. Saturday 22 October 2016

  47. Kvyat to stay at Toro Rosso for 2017 15:12

    Kvyat to stay at Toro Rosso for 2017

    Daniil Kvyat will remain alongside Carlos Sainz Jr. at Toro Rosso for the 2017 season, ending speculation over his immediate Formula 1 future, in the process…

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  48. Kvyat: Formula 1 doesn't need halo 12:26

    Kvyat: Formula 1 doesn't need halo

    Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat believes "there's enough safety" in Formula 1, having sampled the halo device for the first time during practice for the United…

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  49. Friday 21 October 2016

  50. Kvyat insists Toro Rosso still 2017 priority 13:46

    Kvyat insists Toro Rosso still 2017 priority

    Daniil Kvyat says staying at Toro Rosso for 2017 remains his priority, despite his tumultuous campaign and the potential for a vacancy to arise…

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  51. Wednesday 12 October 2016

  52. Kvyat: I have a lot to give to Formula 1 08:42

    Kvyat: I have a lot to give to Formula 1

    Daniil Kvyat suffered a major setback earlier in the season, when Red Bull decided to promote Max Verstappen as part of a dramatic seat swap. After a…

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  53. Monday 10 October 2016

  54. Kvyat: STR 'just nowhere' in straight line 13:44

    Kvyat: STR 'just nowhere' in straight line

    Daniil Kvyat reckons Toro Rosso achieved the maximum result it could in Japan after conceding that its STR11 was "just nowhere" in terms of straight line…

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  55. Friday 7 October 2016

  56. Sainz Jr. hopes to convert practice speed 12:22

    Sainz Jr. hopes to convert practice speed

    Carlos Sainz Jr. is hopeful that Toro Rosso can convert its Friday practice form across the rest of the weekend after he squeezed into the top 10 at…

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  57. Toro Rosso explains Kvyat 'octopus' issue 09:17

    Toro Rosso explains Kvyat 'octopus' issue

    Toro Rosso has explained that Daniil Kvyat's "octopus" comments during practice for the Japanese Grand Prix were related to tyre degradation. As he worked…

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  58. Thursday 6 October 2016

  59. Drivers will need physical 'step' for new cars 10:02

    Drivers will need physical 'step' for new cars

    Formula 1 drivers will need to make a sizeable physical "step" over the winter period to prepare for the demands of driving 2017-spec cars, according to Toro…

    F1
  60. Thursday 29 September 2016

  61. Sainz Jr. says Renault interest an 'honour' 07:15

    Sainz Jr. says Renault interest an 'honour'

    Carlos Sainz Jr. has admitted that Renault's interest in acquiring his services is an "honour", though insists his current priority is to make the step up to…

    F1
  62. Monday 19 September 2016

  63. Sainz Jr. 'angry' after compromised race 13:16

    Sainz Jr. 'angry' after compromised race

    Carlos Sainz Jr. expressed his anger after his strong qualifying position went to waste with a first-lap collision and subsequent order to pit at the Singapore…

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  64. Sunday 18 September 2016

  65. Kvyat 'feeling the passion' for racing again 17:13

    Kvyat 'feeling the passion' for racing again

    Daniil Kvyat says he is "feeling the passion again" after his feisty performance at the Singapore Grand Prix, in which he went wheel-to-wheel with Max…

    F1
  66. Hülkenberg: Verstappen's start led to crash 13:57

    Hülkenberg: Verstappen's start led to crash

    Nico Hülkenberg believes that Max Verstappen's poor getaway was the root cause of his dramatic collision with Carlos Sainz Jr. at the start of the Singapore…

    F1
  67. Kvyat says car feeling is 'back to normal' 08:32

    Kvyat says car feeling is 'back to normal'

    Daniil Kvyat says that his car balance is finally feeling "back to normal" after a challenging sequence of Grands Prix on his return to Toro Rosso from Red…

    F1
  68. Tuesday 6 September 2016

  69. Marko: 'Unfair' to judge Kvyat on recent races 09:02

    Marko: 'Unfair' to judge Kvyat on recent races

    Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko feels that it would be "unfair" to judge Daniil Kvyat on recent performances at Toro Rosso, given the technical issues he has…

    F1
  70. Monday 29 August 2016

  71. Sainz Jr. rues puncture after 'best start' 15:12

    Sainz Jr. rues puncture after 'best start'

    Carlos Sainz Jr. says debris from the collisions on the opening lap of the Belgian Grand Prix caused a puncture which forced him out, after making "one of the…

    F1
  72. Saturday 13 August 2016

  73. Interview: Gasly ready for Toro Rosso chance 09:12

    Interview: Gasly ready for Toro Rosso chance

    Unlike previous years, when Red Bull had an array of youngsters ready to step up to Formula 1, it is a straight fight between Daniil Kvyat and Pierre Gasly for…

    F1
  74. Thursday 11 August 2016

  75. Video of the Day: Life as a Formula 1 driver 05:36

    Video of the Day: Life as a Formula 1 driver

    Follow Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat in various countries for a glimpse into his life as a Formula 1 driver.

    F1
  76. Wednesday 3 August 2016

  77. Key: Toro Rosso must 'better compensate' 15:12

    Key: Toro Rosso must 'better compensate'

    Toro Rosso technical chief James Key says Toro Rosso must "better compensate" for its weaknesses, mainly Ferrari's year-old power unit, over the second half of…

    F1
  78. Monday 1 August 2016

  79. Winners and Losers: German Grand Prix 16:22

    Winners and Losers: German Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton extended his title lead with the 49th victory of his career as Red Bull completed the podium at Hockenheim. GPUpdate.net presents its winners and…

    F1
  80. Sainz Jr. says slow pit-stop ruined recovery 13:24

    Sainz Jr. says slow pit-stop ruined recovery

    Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz Jr. says that a slow pit-stop dented his slim chances of recording another points finish at the German Grand Prix, after three…

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  81. Sunday 31 July 2016

  82. Kvyat bemused by 'never-ending' struggle 09:02

    Kvyat bemused by 'never-ending' struggle

    Daniil Kvyat has expressed frustration at a seemingly "never-ending" difficult period back at Toro Rosso, following his demotion from the senior Red Bull…

    F1
  83. Saturday 30 July 2016

  84. Sainz Jr. gets three-place grid penalty 15:39

    Sainz Jr. gets three-place grid penalty

    Carlos Sainz Jr. has been given a three-place grid penalty for the German Grand Prix, after it was deemed that he blocked Felipe Massa in Saturday's qualifying…

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  85. Monday 25 July 2016

  86. Toro Rosso wary of McLaren-Honda threat 10:21

    Toro Rosso wary of McLaren-Honda threat

    Franz Tost has admitted that McLaren-Honda's upward trend is a growing concern for Toro Rosso, as the team looks to defend sixth position in the Constructors…

    F1
  87. Saturday 23 July 2016

  88. Sainz Jr. says sixth 'came from nowhere' 16:36

    Sainz Jr. says sixth 'came from nowhere'

    Carlos Sainz Jr. says his sixth-place starting position for the Hungarian Grand Prix "came from nowhere" after a low-key final practice. Toro Rosso's Sainz…

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  89. Friday 22 July 2016

  90. Bottas, Sainz Jr. reprimanded over pit entry 16:19

    Bottas, Sainz Jr. reprimanded over pit entry

    Valtteri Bottas and Carlos Sainz Jr. have been reprimanded by the Hungarian Grand Prix stewards for pit entry violations during second practice at the…

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  91. Wednesday 13 July 2016

  92. Sette Câmara encouraged by maiden test 19:06

    Sette Câmara encouraged by maiden test

    Red Bull young driver Sérgio Sette Câmara says that he had "plenty of fun" as he made his Formula 1 test debut with Toro Rosso at Silverstone on…

    F1
  93. Monday 11 July 2016

  94. Sainz Jr. boosted by points-scoring run 09:02

    Sainz Jr. boosted by points-scoring run

    Carlos Sainz Jr. feels that Toro Rosso is moving in the "right direction" after he recorded his fifth points finish in six races in the British Grand Prix at…

    F1
  95. Wednesday 6 July 2016

  96. Tost: STR 'stabilised' after driver change 14:24

    Tost: STR 'stabilised' after driver change

    Toro Rosso Team Principal Franz Tost says the situation has now "stabilised" after the outfit had to deal with the Max Verstappen/Daniil Kvyat swap prior to the…

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  97. Monday 4 July 2016

  98. Tost: Sainz Jr. result a 'big success' 07:33

    Tost: Sainz Jr. result a 'big success'

    Toro Rosso team boss Franz Tost says that Carlos Sainz Jr.'s eighth-place finish at the Austrian Grand Prix represents a "big success" after the outfit's…

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  99. Sunday 3 July 2016

  100. Kvyat to start from pits with new chassis 10:39

    Kvyat to start from pits with new chassis

    Daniil Kvyat will start Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix from the pit lane, with Toro Rosso mechanics building up a new chassis after his accident in…

    F1
  101. Thursday 30 June 2016

  102. Sainz Jr. sure top team chance will come 17:08

    Sainz Jr. sure top team chance will come

    Carlos Sainz Jr. is adamant that an opportunity with a leading Formula 1 team will come, following confirmation that he will remain with Toro Rosso for the 2017…

    F1
  103. Wednesday 29 June 2016

  104. Sainz Jr. to stay at Toro Rosso in 2017 15:50

    Sainz Jr. to stay at Toro Rosso in 2017

    Carlos Sainz Jr. will remain at Toro Rosso in 2017, for what will be a third successive campaign, Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has confirmed, with Daniil…

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  105. Monday 27 June 2016

  106. Sette Câmara to test for Toro Rosso 13:58

    Sette Câmara to test for Toro Rosso

    Red Bull youngster Sérgio Sette Câmara will drive for Toro Rosso at the post-British Grand Prix test. Brazilian racer Sette Câmara, 18, is set to get…

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  107. Monday 20 June 2016

  108. Winners and Losers: European Grand Prix 16:03

    Winners and Losers: European Grand Prix

    Nico Rosberg returned to winning ways as Lewis Hamilton struggled and Sergio Pérez took another podium for Force India in Baku. GPUpdate.net presents its…

    F1
  109. STR drivers suffer suspension issues 12:32

    STR drivers suffer suspension issues

    Toro Rosso drivers Carlos Sainz Jr. and Daniil Kvyat were both undone by suspension problems at the European Grand Prix, with initial post-race checks hinting…

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  110. Sunday 19 June 2016

  111. Sainz Jr., Magnussen get grid penalties 13:27

    Sainz Jr., Magnussen get grid penalties

    Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz Jr. and Renault's Kevin Magnussen have both been hit with grid penalties at the European Grand Prix grid, following gearbox…

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