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  1. Thursday 14 December 2017

  2. 2017 review: STR fades after strong start 08:58

    2017 review: STR fades after strong start

    GPUpdate.net continues its end-of-season review by reflecting on Toro Rosso's campaign, which unravelled through the final events amid Renault issues…

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  3. Monday 11 December 2017

  4. Tost: Kvyat deserves to be in Formula 1 13:33

    Tost: Kvyat deserves to be in Formula 1

    Toro Rosso team boss Franz Tost says that Daniil Kvyat "deserves" to be in Formula 1, despite recent setbacks, and hopes to see him join another team in the…

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  5. I was more aggressive in 2017 - Sainz Jr. 10:48

    I was more aggressive in 2017 - Sainz Jr.

    Carlos Sainz Jr. says he adopted a more aggressive stance in Formula 1 in 2017, in order to underline his credentials, ultimately resulting in his switch to…

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  6. Sunday 3 December 2017

  7. Gelael hails 'great chemistry' with Toro Rosso 12:48

    Gelael hails 'great chemistry' with Toro Rosso

    Indonesian youngster Sean Gelael believes he has built up "great chemistry" with Toro Rosso across his test and practice runs with the operation in…

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  8. Thursday 30 November 2017

  9. Honda 'needed' change of teams - Hasegawa 10:26

    Honda 'needed' change of teams - Hasegawa

    Honda boss Yusuke Hasegawa believes the company "needed" to switch to new surroundings in 2018, and has "no regrets" over moving to a new power unit concept…

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  10. Wednesday 29 November 2017

  11. Gasly 'really disappointed' as STR misses P6 10:08

    Gasly 'really disappointed' as STR misses P6

    Pierre Gasly described a "really disappointing" Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as Toro Rosso slipped behind Renault in the battle for sixth position in the Constructors…

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  12. Tuesday 28 November 2017

  13. Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 08:58

    Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Valtteri Bottas capped the 2017 Formula 1 campaign with a long overdue win during a less-than-thrilling finale. GPUpdate.net presents its winners and losers…

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  14. Monday 27 November 2017

  15. Honda will be more proactive with Toro Rosso 16:42

    Honda will be more proactive with Toro Rosso

    Honda chief Yusuke Hasegawa says the manufacturer will take a more proactive approach in its partnership with Toro Rosso, accepting it allowed itself to be…

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  16. Sunday 26 November 2017

  17. Video: Toro Rosso's last day of school 11:20

    Video: Toro Rosso's last day of school

    Join Toro Rosso pair Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley from their hotel to the circuit, located just across the road, as they get set for the final race of the…

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  18. Friday 24 November 2017

  19. Hartley set for another grid drop at finale 10:44

    Hartley set for another grid drop at finale

    Brendon Hartley is set for another grid penalty at this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after a ninth MGU-H was fitted to his Toro Rosso prior to practice at the…

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  20. Thursday 16 November 2017

  21. Toro Rosso confirms Gasly, Hartley for 2018 15:55

    Toro Rosso confirms Gasly, Hartley for 2018

    Toro Rosso has announced that Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley will continue with the team into next year, after handing both of them Formula 1 debuts over the…

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  22. Tuesday 14 November 2017

  23. Gasly labels Brazil GP as 'best performance' 12:08

    Gasly labels Brazil GP as 'best performance'

    Toro Rosso's Pierre Gasly called the Brazilian Grand Prix his "best performance" of his nascent Formula 1 career after claiming 12th position. Gasly made his…

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  24. Video: Toro Rosso pranks Hartley on birthday 06:33

    Video: Toro Rosso pranks Hartley on birthday

    Brendon Hartley celebrated his 28th birthday at last weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix, taking part in a fan Q&A, before receiving a special cake...

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  25. Saturday 11 November 2017

  26. Marko moves to cool STR/Renault row 15:34

    Marko moves to cool STR/Renault row

    Helmut Marko says there have never been doubts over Renault's parity as an engine supplier, amid a row between the manufacturer and Toro Rosso. Renault chief…

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  27. Tost: Abiteboul comments were 'stupid' 15:13

    Tost: Abiteboul comments were 'stupid'

    Toro Rosso Team Principal Franz Tost has refused to back down from the squad's statement, in which it reacted angrily to Renault's suggestions that it was to…

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  28. Toro Rosso hits out at Renault over failures 12:29

    Toro Rosso hits out at Renault over failures

    Toro Rosso has angrily rejected suggestions from power unit provider Renault that the team is culpable for the recent spate of engine issues, and has laid the…

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  29. Friday 10 November 2017

  30. Gasly set for 25-place grid drop in Brazil 16:24

    Gasly set for 25-place grid drop in Brazil

    Toro Rosso's Pierre Gasly is set to receive a further 15-places worth of grid penalties for the Brazilian Grand Prix, bringing his running total to 25…

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  31. Tuesday 7 November 2017

  32. Pierre Gasly's GPU column: Typhoons, turbos 10:48

    Pierre Gasly's GPU column: Typhoons, turbos

    A title challenge scuppered by a typhoon and another weekend hampered by engine problems – it has been quite the spell for GPUpdate.net driver columnist…

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  33. Monday 6 November 2017

  34. Hartley targets points with 'a bit more luck' 15:47

    Hartley targets points with 'a bit more luck'

    Toro Rosso driver Brendon Hartley is hopeful of fighting for a points finish at this weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix, provided he gets "a little bit more…

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  35. Wednesday 1 November 2017

  36. Hartley happy with progress between races 10:30

    Hartley happy with progress between races

    Brendon Hartley says he is happy with the progress he made over the course of his second Grand Prix weekend, despite being hindered by technical…

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  37. Monday 30 October 2017

  38. Mexican Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:34

    Mexican Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Max Verstappen breezed to victory after an audacious opening-lap move on Sebastian Vettel, as a delayed Lewis Hamilton clinched the title. GPUpdate.net presents…

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  39. Sunday 29 October 2017

  40. Gasly unprepared after 'strange' weekend 13:36

    Gasly unprepared after 'strange' weekend

    Pierre Gasly admits he is heading into the Mexican Grand Prix with a lack of preparation off the back of a "strange weekend" in which he has completed just 12…

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  41. Saturday 28 October 2017

  42. Gasly gets another penalty, FP3 woe 16:20

    Gasly gets another penalty, FP3 woe

    Pierre Gasly's Mexican Grand Prix prospects have been dealt a further setback due to an impending 10-place grid penalty, which was followed by more mechanical…

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  43. Gasly/Hartley set to form 2018 line-up - Tost 11:34

    Gasly/Hartley set to form 2018 line-up - Tost

    Toro Rosso Team Principal Franz Tost says there is a "high possibility" that Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley will form the outfit's line-up in Formula 1 next…

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  44. Friday 27 October 2017

  45. Gasly set for five-place grid drop in Mexico 16:31

    Gasly set for five-place grid drop in Mexico

    Toro Rosso returnee Pierre Gasly is set for a five-place grid penalty after taking on new engine elements at the Mexican Grand Prix. Gasly, having missed the…

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  46. Thursday 26 October 2017

  47. Gasly rues 'weird' Super Formula outcome 18:16

    Gasly rues 'weird' Super Formula outcome

    Pierre Gasly has described the outcome of his Super Formula season as "weird" after series officials were forced to cancel last weekend's title-deciding round…

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  48. Hartley chooses 28 as permanent number 09:32

    Hartley chooses 28 as permanent number

    Brendon Hartley will switch to using 28 as his permanent number in Formula 1, with the New Zealander set to see out the season with Toro Rosso. Hartley was…

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  49. Wednesday 25 October 2017

  50. Gasly to step aside for Gelael in FP1 16:45

    Gasly to step aside for Gelael in FP1

    Sean Gelael's upcoming practice run at the Mexican Grand Prix will come at the expense of Pierre Gasly, Toro Rosso has confirmed to GPUpdate.net. Formula 2…

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  51. Kvyat won't return to Toro Rosso - Marko 09:49

    Kvyat won't return to Toro Rosso - Marko

    Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko has confirmed that Daniil Kvyat will not return to Toro Rosso, leaving the Russian's Formula 1 future in…

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  52. Monday 23 October 2017

  53. STR confirms Gasly, Hartley for Mexican GP 17:19

    STR confirms Gasly, Hartley for Mexican GP

    Toro Rosso has confirmed that Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley will race for the team at this weekend's Mexican Grand Prix, leaving Daniil Kvyat on the…

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  54. Kvyat: US Grand Prix my best race in 2017 11:44

    Kvyat: US Grand Prix my best race in 2017

    Toro Rosso's Daniil Kvyat described his United States Grand Prix as the "best race of the year" as he marked his return to Formula 1 after a two-event absence…

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  55. Sunday 22 October 2017

  56. Hartley confident over long-run potential 14:42

    Hartley confident over long-run potential

    Brendon Hartley says he is confident over his long-run performance as he prepares to make his Formula 1 debut at the United States Grand Prix. Hartley…

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  57. Saturday 21 October 2017

  58. Hartley encouraged by practice progress 13:12

    Hartley encouraged by practice progress

    Toro Rosso debutant Brendon Hartley believes he made substantial progress over the course of Friday's practice sessions in the United States, as he got to grips…

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  59. Friday 20 October 2017

  60. Penalties for Hülkenberg, Vandoorne, Hartley 16:53

    Penalties for Hülkenberg, Vandoorne, Hartley

    Renault's Nico Hülkenberg, McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne and Toro Rosso's Brendon Hartley will all take power unit-related grid penalties at the United States…

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  61. Insight: Kvyat desires 'clarification' after drop 11:24

    Insight: Kvyat desires 'clarification' after drop

    Daniil Kvyat returned to the Formula 1 paddock in Austin for the first time since he trudged away from his wrecked Toro Rosso five weeks ago in Singapore, as…

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  62. Kvyat to step aside for Gelael in first practice 08:53

    Kvyat to step aside for Gelael in first practice

    Toro Rosso has confirmed that Daniil Kvyat will make way for Sean Gelael for the opening practice session at the United States Grand Prix, as part of the…

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  63. Thursday 19 October 2017

  64. Insight: How a phone call led to an F1 seat 23:04

    Insight: How a phone call led to an F1 seat

    Brendon Hartley will make a surprise Formula 1 debut at the United States Grand Prix, stepping in for Super Formula title contender Pierre Gasly at Toro Rosso.…

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  65. Tuesday 17 October 2017

  66. Video: Kvyat's 'Wild West' Austin preview 13:26

    Video: Kvyat's 'Wild West' Austin preview

    Toro Rosso's Daniil Kvyat looks ahead to the United States Grand Prix with a 'Wild West' themed guide to the challenging Circuit of the Americas.

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  67. Monday 16 October 2017

  68. Hartley to race with number 39 on F1 debut 10:32

    Hartley to race with number 39 on F1 debut

    Brendon Hartley will race with #39 on his Formula 1 debut at the United States Grand Prix, taking up one of Toro Rosso's dedicated test/reserve…

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  69. Saturday 14 October 2017

  70. Background: First double swap since 1994 12:02

    Background: First double swap since 1994

    Next weekend's United States Grand Prix will feature an unusual occurrence, with a Formula 1 team, in this case Toro Rosso, undergoing a complete driver change…

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  71. Friday 13 October 2017

  72. Feature: Hartley gets his shot at Formula 1 19:11

    Feature: Hartley gets his shot at Formula 1

    Brendon Hartley will make his Formula 1 bow at the United States Grand Prix next weekend after receiving a call up from Toro Rosso. GPUpdate.net reflects on the…

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  73. Toro Rosso confirms Hartley for Austin 17:22

    Toro Rosso confirms Hartley for Austin

    Toro Rosso has confirmed that Brendon Hartley will make his Formula 1 debut with Toro Rosso at the United States Grand Prix, in place of Pierre Gasly, who will…

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  74. Thursday 12 October 2017

  75. Video: Sainz Jr. on Toro Rosso, Alonso rapport 15:24

    Video: Sainz Jr. on Toro Rosso, Alonso rapport

    Carlos Sainz Jr. talks about his time at Scuderia Toro Rosso and his relationship with fellow Spaniard Fernando Alonso in this Mobil 1 The Grid feature.

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  76. Sunday 8 October 2017

  77. Sainz Jr. 'risked everything' on opening lap 09:58

    Sainz Jr. 'risked everything' on opening lap

    Carlos Sainz Jr. has apologised to Toro Rosso after retiring on the first lap of the Japanese Grand Prix, his final race with the team, having "risked…

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  78. Saturday 7 October 2017

  79. Kvyat to return to Toro Rosso for Austin 12:41

    Kvyat to return to Toro Rosso for Austin

    Toro Rosso has confirmed that Daniil Kvyat will return to Formula 1 at the next Grand Prix in the United States, in the wake of Carlos Sainz Jr.'s move to…

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  80. Friday 6 October 2017

  81. Sainz Jr. caught by surprise in FP1 shunt 10:02

    Sainz Jr. caught by surprise in FP1 shunt

    Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz Jr. says a minor misjudgement led to his sizeable accident during the opening practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix. Sainz…

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  82. Tuesday 3 October 2017

  83. Tost praises 'fantastic' Gasly, expects gains 11:27

    Tost praises 'fantastic' Gasly, expects gains

    Toro Rosso team boss Franz Tost has praised Pierre Gasly for a "fantastic" Formula 1 debut, and expects him to make further progress at the Japanese Grand…

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  84. Monday 2 October 2017

  85. Sainz Jr. felt points finish was within reach 16:46

    Sainz Jr. felt points finish was within reach

    Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz Jr. believes that an electrical problem denied him a strong chance of a points finish at the Malaysian Grand Prix. Sainz Jr.…

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  86. Sunday 1 October 2017

  87. Gasly completed maiden race without drink 13:27

    Gasly completed maiden race without drink

    Toro Rosso's Pierre Gasly revelled in his "special" Formula 1 debut in Malaysia, and revealed that he completed the 56-lap race without a fully-functioning…

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  88. Saturday 30 September 2017

  89. Gasly enthused by first F1 qualifying run 15:44

    Gasly enthused by first F1 qualifying run

    Toro Rosso's Pierre Gasly expressed satisfaction at his performance during his maiden Formula 1 qualifying session at the Malaysian Grand Prix, as he took 15th…

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  90. Friday 29 September 2017

  91. F1 debutant Gasly hails 'very special day' 13:40

    F1 debutant Gasly hails 'very special day'

    Toro Rosso debutant Pierre Gasly revelled in a "very special day" as he made his Grand Prix weekend bow during practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix. Gasly…

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  92. 'Absolutely the right time for Gasly' - Tost 06:20

    'Absolutely the right time for Gasly' - Tost

    Toro Rosso Team Principal Franz Tost says it is "absolutely the right time" for Pierre Gasly to be making his Formula 1 debut. Gasly, 21, will contest the…

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  93. Thursday 28 September 2017

  94. Gasly feels sorry for Kvyat over STR switch 10:59

    Gasly feels sorry for Kvyat over STR switch

    Formula 1 debutant Pierre Gasly says he "feels sorry" for Daniil Kvyat after taking his seat at Toro Rosso in a late-season switch. Kvyat has been "stood…

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  95. Gasly received F1 promotion text on Monday 09:45

    Gasly received F1 promotion text on Monday

    Pierre Gasly says he was only informed on Monday that he might be making his Formula 1 debut at the Malaysian Grand Prix, as he prepares to step in for Daniil…

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  96. Tuesday 26 September 2017

  97. Feature: What next for sidelined Kvyat? 14:41

    Feature: What next for sidelined Kvyat?

    In the space of 18 months, Daniil Kvyat has gone from the podium with Red Bull to sitting on the sidelines, with his Toro Rosso car piloted by a fellow racer.…

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  98. Gasly chooses 10 as permanent F1 number 12:20

    Gasly chooses 10 as permanent F1 number

    Toro Rosso driver Pierre Gasly has selected 10 as his permanent race number in Formula 1, ahead of his debut at the Malaysian Grand Prix. Toro Rosso…

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  99. Profile: Pierre Gasly's path to Formula 1 11:54

    Profile: Pierre Gasly's path to Formula 1

    Pierre Gasly will step up to Formula 1 with Toro Rosso in Malaysia this weekend after a junior career which bubbled and then burst into life. GPUpdate.net takes…

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  100. Gasly feels 'as ready as I can be' for F1 11:30

    Gasly feels 'as ready as I can be' for F1

    Pierre Gasly says he feels "as ready as I can be" as he prepares to make his Formula 1 debut with Toro Rosso at the Malaysian Grand Prix. Red Bull-backed…

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  101. Gasly to make Formula 1 debut in Malaysia 11:12

    Gasly to make Formula 1 debut in Malaysia

    Toro Rosso has confirmed that Pierre Gasly will make his Formula 1 debut with the team at this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix, in place of Daniil Kvyat, who…

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  102. Sunday 17 September 2017

  103. Sainz Jr. wanted 'perfect' weekend for STR 16:38

    Sainz Jr. wanted 'perfect' weekend for STR

    Carlos Sainz Jr. expressed his delight at delivering a "perfect" weekend for Toro Rosso in Singapore after confirmation that he will be joining Renault next…

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