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    Motorsports: Max Verstapen to drive for Toro Rosso in 2015
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    As the 2014 Formula One World Championship returns from its summer break, preparations are beginning for next season with the latest announcement coming from Scuderia Toro Rosso. After having signed on with the Red Bull Junior Team development program earlier this month, Max Verstappen has now ...

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    Motorsports: Toro Rosso promotes Daniil Kvyat to F1
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    As the 2013 Formula One World Championship draws to a close, the game of musical chairs that is the off season is gearing up. Ferrari has already poached Kimi Raikkonen, leaving Felipe Massa without a ride and an open seat at Lotus. Mercedes and McLaren are expected to keep the same drivers, but ...

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    Official: Scuderia Toro Rosso wants to jump three places with the STR8 [w/video]
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    Toro Rosso's STR8 Formula One car has gone backward in order to go forward. The team had been trying to optimize a 'double floor' sidepod design for the last couple of seasons but never got it where they wanted it – the team finished eighth in the Constructor's Championship in 2011, ninth ...

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    Followup: Ferrari's Montezemolo slams Ecclestone over Vettel overtake investigation
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    Sebastion Vettel recently celebrated his third Formula One title by driving his Red Bull Racing car through the streets of Graz, Austria, but Ferrari is still caught up in the controversy it stirred up by asserting that Vettel made an illegal pass under yellow at the Brazilian Grand Prix. After ...

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    Motorsports: Ferrari fails to take F1 driver's title from Vettel on questionable pass
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    On November 25, Sebastian Vettel took sixth place at the Brazilian Gran Prix, earning him enough points to take the 2012 Formula One Driver's Championship. It wouldn't be an F1 season finale without some drama, though, and this season, it came in the form of allegations by Ferrari that the Red ...

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    Official: Toro Rosso unveils STR7 at season-opening F1 test in Spain
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    With the first test session of the season now under way in Jerez, Spain, the remaining teams – that is, at least, the ones that have their cars ready – are presenting their new designs for the 2012 Formula One World Championship. The latest among them: Scuderia Toro Rosso. Long known ...

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    Report: Toro Rosso ditches its drivers for fresh talent in 2012
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    Many eyebrows were raised when Red Bull jumped from sponsoring existing F1 teams to buying its own 2005, but then the energy-drink giant surprised the pundits again by buying an unprecedented second team in 2006. So why'd they do it? To give the aspiring talents, which the outfit nurtures through ...

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    Video: High-speed camera slows Jaime Alguersuari's Toro Rosso way down
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    The word "slow" doesn't often factor into F1 racing, where everything moves fast. The cars move fast, the pit crews have to move fast, even the cameras have to move fast to keep up with the action. But lately things have been slowing down. Not because of restrictions on performance, which at best ...

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    Report: Red Bull's investment in F1 tops $690 million
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    Just how much does it cost to run an F1 team? Budgets differ greatly from championship frontrunners to back-markers, but even in a general sense it's usually hard to say, because F1 budgets are typically closely-guarded secrets. Reports indicate, however, that Red Bull has spent a whopping ...

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    Video: Sebastien Buemi collides with spectator at Red Bull F1 demonstration
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    Here's a little piece of advice for everyone: If you're at an F1 event – whether it's a grand prix or a demonstration – don't run in front of the race car. You'd think that would be pretty common knowledge, but one spectator in Japan evidently didn't get the memo. At a demonstration ...

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    Red Bull and Toro Rosso launch 2011 F1 cars trackside at Valencia
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    2011 Red Bull RB7 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you had told us 20 years ago that a beverage brand would be dominating Formula One, we'd wonder what negative side effects said energy drink might be having on your grasp of reality. But after title-sponsoring the Sauber team ...

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    Video: What could be better than donuts on a beach?
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    Jaime Alguersuari takes his RedBull F1 car to the beach – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Toro Rosso driver Jaime Alguersuari got to spend some time at the beach in the Dominican Republic, only he did it with his car. Normally, a Formula One pilot does their best to stay out of ...

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    Video: Sébastien Buemi unhurt in crazy Shanghai F1 GP practice crash
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    Sébastien Buemi crashes during practice – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Sébastien Buemi ran into a bit of trouble during practice at the Shanghai International Circuit. After busting down the back straight, the Formula One racer applied the brakes, apparently ...

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    Toro Rosso launches its "first" F1 car: the 2010 STR5
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    2010 Toro Rosso STR5 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Big deal, you say? Another F1 car, you say? Well it's a big deal in Faenza, where Scuderia Toro Rosso is based. That's because, in accordance with new regulations, this is the first car designed and built entirely in house since ...

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    F1 Update: Heidfeld signs as Mercedes GP test driver, Alguersuari confirmed at Toro Rosso
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    The off season in Formula One is nothing if not a big game of musical chairs. Sometimes drivers end up pretty much exactly where they were before the season ended – as were the majority of cases in between 2008 and 2009 – but sometimes everything gets reshuffled. This year things are ...

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    Is the other Schumacher pondering a F1 comeback too?
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    Ralf Schumacher entered Formula One six years after his brother Michael, with the same Jordan team that introduced his sibling to the grid. That's about where the similarities end. After an 11-year career with Williams, Jordan, and Toyota, Ralf retired in 2007 and ended up in the DTM series. He ...

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    End of Year Shuffle: 14 Formula One teams swap drivers for 2010
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    If you thought the series of driver changes in the middle of this ongoing Formula One season was something, it's nothing compared to the grand game of musical chairs expected to ensue as the season draws to a close. With BMW closing up shop, several new teams joining the grid and at least a ...

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    Don't Text and Drive: Bourdais reportedly fired by Toro Rosso via SMS
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    The rules of text messaging seem to keep on sliding to the point where what was once unacceptable is now common practice - but there's got to be a line drawn somewhere. Take Sebastien Bourdais, for example, who claims that he was fired via SMS.The French racer, who dominated the Champ Car series in ...

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    Statement on Ferrari website lashes out against Toro Rosso "indiscretion"
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    Sour grapes much? Both of Italy's Formula One teams had to switch drivers mid-season during the year: Scuderia Toro Rosso (because Sebastien Bourdais wasn't working out) and Scuderia Ferrari (due to Felipe Massa injury). However, due to the comprehensive ban on in-season testing, neither could ...

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    Max Mosley, Sebastien Bourdais settle individual lawsuits
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    Those who bemoan modern Formula One settling its rivalries in the courtroom instead of on the race track have another set of examples to bring up at the pub as news emerges of the settlement of two lawsuits related to the top-tier racing series have emerged over the course of the weekend. In one ...

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