F1 News: Jean-Eric Vergne will join the Scuderia

Ferrari LogoMaranello, 19 December 2014 – Ferrari announces that, as from next season, Jean-Eric Vergne will join the Scuderia in the role of test driver to work on car development in the simulator.

The rest of the driver line-up consists of the race pairing of Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel, along with test and third driver Esteban Gutiérrez, while Marc Genè and Davide Rigon are confirmed in the role of test drivers. Read more of this post

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Formula E News: Jean-Eric Vergne to compete with Andretti Formula E

FIA_Formula_E_Logo bJEAN-ERIC VERGNE TO COMPETE WITH ANDRETTI FORMULA E

Formula 1 driver to race in Formula E’s Punta del Este ePrix

INDIANAPOLIS, USA (December 8 2014): The Andretti Formula E Team have today announced that Frenchman Jean-Éric Vergne is to drive for the squad at this weekend’s FIA Formula E Championship Punta del Este ePrix.

“It’s not often that you get to race at this time of the year,” said Vergne. “I am really looking forward to this Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Abu Dhabi GP Race – Scuderia Toro Rosso

Toro Rosso Logo2014 ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX – SUNDAY 23/11/2014

Jean-Eric Vergne (STR9-01)
Race
Position: 12th
“Today I have absolutely given my maximum to catch the ones in front of me but the pace was just not good enough. It’s a shame as our starting position made us think we could have finished in the top ten. We really wanted to score some good points for the final race of the season and we could not achieve our goal. On the positive side, we are still Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Abu Dhabi GP Qualifying – Scuderia Toro Rosso

Toro Rosso Logo2014 ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX – SATURDAY 22/11/2014

Daniil Kvyat (STR9-03)
Third Practice Session – Best lap: 1:42.809, pos. 9th, 20 laps
Qualifying – Best lap: (Q1) 1:42.302, (Q2) 1:42.082, (Q3) 1:41.908, pos. 7th
“It was a very good Qualifying session for us. I did a good lap in Q3 and I am happy that we achieved P7, even if we Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Abu Dhabi GP Practice – Scuderia Toro Rosso

Toro Rosso Logo2014 ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX – FRIDAY 21/11/2014

Daniil Kvyat (STR9-03)
First Practice Session
Best lap: 1:45.835, pos. 7th, 32 laps
Second Practice Session
Best lap: 1:43.546, pos. 9th, 38 laps
“Conditions were changing quite fast here, because obviously we started when it was hot, in the middle of the day, Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Abu Dhabi GP Preview – Scuderia Toro Rosso

Toro Rosso LogoJEAN-ERIC VERGNE (25): “…The race itself is bound to be interesting because of the double points on offer. The fact the race starts in daylight and ends under floodlights also adds something to the ambience…”

DANIIL KVYAT (26): “…I like the track a lot, as it has an interesting and technical layout, which encourages you to push hard…” Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Brazilian GP Race – Scuderia Toro Rosso

Toro Rosso Logo2014 BRAZILIAN GRAND PRIX – SUNDAY 09/11/2014

Daniil Kvyat (STR9-03)
Race
Position: 11th
“A tough race, but starting from the 17th position on the grid and ending up 11th was the highest result we could achieve today. I really did my best but unfortunately the Mercedes powered cars were a lot quicker than us on the straights and we couldn’t do Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Brazilian GP Qualifying – Scuderia Toro Rosso

Toro Rosso Logo2014 BRAZILIAN GRAND PRIX – SATURDAY 08/11/2014

Daniil Kvyat (STR9-03)
Third Practice Session
Best lap: 1:11.834, pos. 10th, 26 laps
Qualifying Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Brazilian GP Practice – Scuderia Toro Rosso

Toro Rosso Logo2014 BRAZILIAN GRAND PRIX – FRIDAY 07/11/2014

Daniil Kvyat (STR9-03)
First Practice Session
Best lap: 1:13.723, pos. 3rd, 39 laps
Second Practice Session
Best lap: 1:13.254, pos. 8th, 35 laps
“Mixed feelings today. In the morning we looked quite competitive, while in the afternoon our performance was not that good. The Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 US GP Race – Scuderia Toro Rosso

Toro Rosso Logo2014 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX – SUNDAY 02/11/2014

Jean-Eric Vergne (STR9-01)
Race
Position: 10th
“It was an exciting race, but difficult at the same time. In the final stages I absolutely wanted to gain positions. I saw the opportunity to overtake Romain (Grosjean) and I decided to go for it. When he closed the door it was just too late. At the end, this is racing and you have to fight as much as you can. I like fighting, so it was good fun. It’s great to be in the points, Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 US GP Qualifying – Scuderia Toro Rosso

Toro Rosso Logo2014 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX – SATURDAY 01/11/2014

Daniil Kvyat (STR9-03)
Third Practice Session
Best lap: 1:39.688, pos. 15th, 19 laps
Qualifying
Best lap: (Q1) 1:38.936, (Q2) 1:38.699, pos. 14th
“Today’s Q2 was more promising, but at the end we couldn’t do better than this. We just had no pace and now we have to understand why. We really didn’t have the speed and we’ve been struggling with the car, the tyres and the grip. In addition, Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 US GP Practice – Scuderia Toro Rosso

Toro Rosso Logo2014 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX – FRIDAY 31/10/2014

Daniil Kvyat (STR9-03)
First Practice Session
Best lap: 1:40.887, pos. 4th, 33 laps
Second Practice Session
Best lap: 1:40.631, pos. 7th, 34 laps
“It was a quite standard Friday for us. We have to understand the characteristics of this circuit and we will work on finding the optimal settings as we always do between Friday and Saturday. Now we have some homework to do for tomorrow, which is usually something we manage to do quite well. So hopefully we’ll come out with something extra to improve our performance. As for the track, I enjoyed it a lot.” Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 US GP Preview – Scuderia Toro Rosso

Toro Rosso Logo2014 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIXVIEW

JEAN-ERIC VERGNE (25): “I really enjoyed going to Texas, I love the place and on top of that, the Circuit of the Americas itself is a great track to drive…”

DANIIL KVYAT (26): “…I have very good memories of Austin last year. It was a very exciting time for me and now it’s hard to believe that already one year has gone by since that weekend in America…” Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Russian GP Race – Scuderia Toro Rosso

Toro Rosso Logo2014 RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX – SUNDAY 12/10/2014
Jean-Eric Vergne (STR9-01)
Race
Position: 13th
“It was an extremely frustrating race. We have to understand why we had to save so much fuel. It’s a real shame because the guys did an excellent job giving us a very good car, which I felt was great for the whole race. The start was very positive, we were attacking as much as possible but then I had to stop doing it, even Read more of this post

F1 News: 2014 Russian GP Qualifying – Scuderia Toro Rosso

Toro Rosso Logo2014 RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX – SATURDAY 11/10/2014

Daniil Kvyat (STR9-03)
Third Practice Session
Best lap: 1:40.009, pos. 6th, 27 laps Read more of this post