How one team is getting eight more GPs of running in 2019

How one team is getting eight more GPs of running in 2019

Toro Rosso is on for its equal-best Formula 1 season, and a big part of its progress is down to the extra mileage it's covering in 2019. That's down to a tweak in its relationship with Red Bull, and a lot less crash damage...

It's almost a quarter of a century since Match of the Day pundit Alan Hansen said "you can't win anything with kids" in his languid Lowlands burr, months before a youthful Manchester United team won the Premier League. Similarly, it was back in 2007 when Mark Webber famously admonished Sebastian Vettel's rear-ending crash at Fuji with "it's kids, isn't it? Kids with not enough experience...".

Then, less than a year later, Vettel won at Monza in a Toro Rosso. Bloody kids, winning.

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