With just 15 hours prior to the start of the tests of pre-season, Toro Rosso becomes the last team to present its car for the season 2017 Formula 1. The square Italian will kick off its twelfth year in the championship since the acquisition of Minardi, with the STR12, a car that offers a significant aesthetic change compared to previous years.
The new car of the Italian team to distance itself radically from its predecessors with a big change in your decor, betting on the blue metallic and chrome as a main color, and with a greater presence of the red stripes on the sides, while the Red Bull logo appears in silver. Level aerodynamic, the car features a front conventional, without any openings or attachments and the already hackneyed shark fin.
After finishing last year in seventh position in the constructors ‘ championship, the team of Faenza will seek to recover the ground lost during the past year, in which began being a regular team in Q3, and to finish the year among the top five in the constructors, despite of the tough competition that will be encountered by Force India, McLaren, Williams and Renault.
A year, Carlos Sainz will be responsible to lead the project team in what will be his third season in the team. The rider from madrid will seek to take advantage of the inertia of a good second year in order to consecrate himself in the category and to increase their options of moving to a big team. For his part, Daniil Kvyat also faces a third year, in your case claim. Having recovered from the blow to moral that meant losing the seat at Red Bull, perform at the level of 2015 will be essential.