Unfashionable B-team is F1's sleeper hit

Unfashionable B-team is F1's sleeper hit

Scuderia Toro Rosso is arguably the lowest-profile team in grand prix racing. But, as EDD STRAW explains, it's doing an impressive job in difficult circumstances

Scuderia Toro Rosso is far from fashionable. It's one of Formula 1's smaller squads, with a little over 300 people on its books, but its association with Red Bull means it perhaps doesn't get a fair share of the affection that fans feel towards the minnow teams.

Yet in 2014 Toro Rosso has been grand prix racing's sleeper hit. Like the three other Renault-propelled teams, it endured a trying pre-season and headed to the Australian Grand Prix without a full race distance under its belt.

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