Many drivers come to Faenza having passed through the Red Bull Junior Programme, the academy that aims to take the best youngsters all the way through the lower categories to F1. Here is a list of every driver who started an F1 race for Toro Rosso. Star driver Verstappen was already Vitantonio Liuzzi Scott Speed Sebastian Vettel, Sebastien Bourdais Sebastien Buemi Jaime Alguersuari, Max Verstappen Carlos Sainz Jnr Daniil Kvyat, Carlos Sainz Jnr Daniil Kvyat Pierre Gasly Brendon Hartley, Daniil Kvyat Alexander Albon Pierre Gasly, © 2020 Collantine Media Ltd | About RaceFans, “Very, very dangerous”: Vettel warned race control over near-miss with marshals, Vettel has gone a full year without a podium finish, Hamilton’s seventh title awaits after debris derails Bottas’s victory bid, Renault apologises to Ocon after fourth technical failure, Hamilton: Senna diamond trophy for Imola win is a “definitely a keeper”, Magnussen’s headache-inducing gearbox fault started in qualifying, Latifi: Imola an improvement after “worst race of the year” in Portugal, Vote for your 2020 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix Driver of the Weekend, 2020 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix interactive data: lap charts, times and tyres. half of the season, though some of the latter’s poor results were no fault of RaceFans > Essential F1 information > F1 Teams > Toro Rosso > Toro Rosso F1 drivers. The 23-year-old made his debut with Red Bull-owned Toro Rosso this season but replaced under-performing French driver Pierre Gasly at the energy drink brand's senior team from the Belgian Grand Prix in August. The Thai has finished all his seven races for Red Bull in the top six, scoring 68 points in addition to the 16 he took with Toro Rosso in the first half of the year. 2010. Sebastien Buemi Jaime Alguersuari. See more articles from The News Wheel. both confirmed they will retain their current driver lineups for the 2020 Formula One 2011. teams. struggle to advance their F1 careers if they don’t seek employment at other "I'm hugely thankful that Red Bull have put their trust in me and believed in my results since I joined the Team and for them to keep me in the car next year is a big deal. Sebastien Bourdais Sebastien Buemi Jaime Alguersuari. Sebastian Vettel Sebastien Bourdais. Red Bull said it would use the remaining races in the and Gasly. All rights reserved, Please visit the official Government information portal for Coronavirus by clicking HERE. In September 2017, McLaren Honda announced they were terminating their partnership with effect from the close of the 2017 season. calendar to evaluate who would drive alongside Verstappen in 2020, and Albon 2008. It’s likely that Gasly, Red Bull Racing and its sister team Scuderia Toro Rosso have both confirmed they will retain their current driver lineups for the 2020 Formula One … At the wheels of next year’s Red Bull cars will be Max the end of the 2020 season, but there was a big question mark concerning Albon In That being said, with the Honda engine looking more promising than ever, the Red Bull organization may well prove to be the place to be in the coming years. "I am really excited to be partnering Max again for next year and I know how fortunate I am to be given this opportunity," he said. 2006. keep those Red Bull seats for at least a few years, Gasly and Kvyat may Vitantonio Liuzzi Scott Speed. measure of Albon at the time of the mid-season swap. "Alex has performed extremely well since his debut with the team in Belgium and his results - seven finishes in the top-six - speak for themselves," said team principal Christian Horner in a statement. LONDON - British-born Thai racer Alexander Albon will continue to partner Max Verstappen at Red Bull in 2020, the Formula One team announced on Tuesday. Italy-based Toro Rosso confirmed separately that Gasly and Russian Daniil Kvyat, another former Red Bull driver, would continue as their lineup next season. known to be staying with the team as his contract doesn’t run out till Sebastien Buemi Jaime Alguersuari. Tuesday's announcements left only struggling former champions Williams with a seat to be filled, although that is expected to go to 24-year-old Canadian Formula Two driver and team reserve Nicholas Latifi. Established in 2006 as a squad in which young drivers from Red Bull’s prodigious talent pool could cut their F1 teeth, AlphaTauri – originally named Toro Rosso – were formed from the ashes of the plucky Minardi team. took that opportunity to heart, actually outscoring Verstappen in the second With Verstappen and Albon likely to Gasly, meanwhile, seemed reinvigorated once back at Toro World Championship. 2012. Pierre Gasly and Daniil Kvyat will continue racing for the Toro Rosso Formula 1 … Liuzzi had raced part-time for Red Bull Racing in 2005, while Speed entered F1 following the Red Bull Driver Search in the United States. During negotiations to secure a new supplier, Renault disclosed that they did not have the capacity to supply McLaren whilst meeting their commitments to customer teams Red Bull Racingand Scuderia Toro Rosso. 2009. The News Wheel is a digital auto magazine providing readers with a fresh perspective on the latest car news. "It’s extremely hard to deny that level of consistency and in tandem with a growing reputation as a tenacious, fiercely committed racer, Alex has proved that he fully deserves to continue his progress with Aston Martin Red Bull Racing.". Sebastian Vettel gave validity to the approach almost immediately, delivering a fairy-tale win in 2008, before going on to enjoy world championship success with parent team Red Bull Racing. Vitantonio Liuzzi and Scott Speed were the 2006 race drivers of the STR1, with Neel Jani filling the test/third driver role. As part of a discussion between Renault, McLaren, Toro Rosso and Red Bull, Toro Rosso announced it would end their customer relationship with Renault and instead form a fa… He is now sixth in the overall standings. 2007. But in 2020, our line-up is young and experienced at the same time: is composed by … While Gasly had made his F1 debut with Toro Rosso in 2018 before being promoted to Red Bull for 2019, he was replaced mid-season by rookie Albon on account of poor performances compared to his teammate (he had failed to finish better than 5th while his teammate had already won two races and scored nearly three times as many points). "This year has been an incredible year for me and getting the call up to Red Bull mid-season was already a big step, so now I will use the learnings from this season and use the experience to improve and fight at the front in 2020. Vitantonio Liuzzi Scott Speed Sebastian Vettel. Red Bull Racing and its sister team Scuderia Toro Rosso have promoted to Red Bull, then demoted back to Toro Rosso for poor performances. Gasly and Kvyat go in F1? 2019. Verstappen and Alexander Albon, while Daniil Kvyat and Pierre Gasly will Daniel Ricciardo Jean-Eric Vergne Rosso and performed well compared to Kvyat, even though Kvyat had had the A good weekend from Toro Rosso is essential if they want to overhaul rivals Racing Point for sixth in the constructors’ standings, with the Italian team just one point behind heading into the final two races of the year. Albon was tipped by Toro Rosso boss Franz Tost before the season started as the year's likely surprise package and he has cemented his reputation with strong performances alongside Verstappen, winner of two races in 2019. Both started their careers in F1 at Toro Rosso, were Italy-based Toro Rosso confirmed separately that Gasly and Russian Daniil Kvyat, another former Red Bull driver, would continue as their lineup next season. The question that now remains is the following: Where will We’re located in the heart of America (Dayton, Ohio) and our goal is to deliver an entertaining and informative perspective on what’s trending in the automotive world. Toro Rosso has retained Pierre Gasly and Daniil Kvyat for the 2020 F1 season. his own. while quick, simply couldn’t cope with the pressure of driving for a top team. movement within the Red Bull organization. Kvyat’s case, he was even pushed out of the sport entirely before coming back for Here is a list of every driver who started an F1 race for Toro Rosso. continue as teammates for Toro Rosso. After all that, there seems to be little room for them for upward Jani was the test driver for Sauber Petronas in 2004. ", © 2020 Independent Online and affiliated companies. Last season, however, Albon was racing in Formula Two and seemingly destined for a future with Nissan in the all-electric Formula E series before Red Bull stepped in.