Toro Rosso: Ramping up for the future

Toro Rosso: Ramping up for the future

Toro Rosso may be Red Bull's 'junior' team, but the Faenza-based squad is ramping up its effort to be much more than that in the near future. Dieter Rencken talked to team boss Franz Tost about STR's prospects

Every time Red Bull Racing wins a grand prix – almost a formality in recent times – the Austrian anthem is played despite the lifestyle drinks company's team being based in Milton Keynes, England, the team principal being as British as bulldogs and Bulmers; and its chief technical officer having been schooled with Jeremy Clarkson and designed cars solely for British-based teams.

The choice of music is, of course, down to the team's entrant's licence being issued in Austria due to its holding company (and primary pusher, Dietrich Mateschitz) being based in the land-locked country.

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