Toro Rosso to use year-old Red Bull parts in 2019

Toro Rosso to use year-old Red Bull parts in 2019

The STR14 is the second Honda-powered vehicle the team have produced, and features a similar livery design to last year's challenger.

Tost said the new Toro Rosso, called the STR14, features a lot of parts bought from Red Bull that were on the auto which finished third in the constructors' championship and took four wins.

Red Bull's junior team are this year taking advantage of new rules allowing teams to buy parts from rivals.

"The chassis itself, as per regulations, is a complete Toro Rosso design and IP as is the front outboard suspension, along with all aspects of the cooling systems, power unit installation and steering column".

Kvyat returns to F1 a little over a year after being dropped by Red Bull towards the end of the 2017 season following a series of poor performances.

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The team have a new driver line-up with the return of Russian Daniil Kvyat and a debut for UK-born Thai Alexander Albon.

"Like everyone else, we are working hard to put the best package together and the best thing I can do for myself is to work as hard as possible on myself and on my performance." said Kvyat.

By the end of this week nine of F1's 10 teams will have either revealed their all-new auto in full, or their 2019 livery, ahead of the start of winter testing at Barcelona next Monday. "I strongly believe he deserves another chance in Formula 1".

Because it doesn't have to allocate resources to designing those parts, Toro Rosso has been able to delve into further detail in other areas than it was able to do in 2018 - its first year with Honda - when it was the Japanese manufacturer's sole partner. I think we're looking good and I feel that everyone is motivated and focused. "For our partnership with Toro Rosso, that means finishing higher up in the Constructors' Championship, scoring more points, running more reliably and, maybe even repeating last year's Bahrain result or doing better". "I can see that, and it gives me confidence for the future".

"Given we have new people on board, we need to do our best to integrate them within the team and find the best practices to work efficiently with each other".

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