Toro Rosso STR9

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Toro Rosso STR9
Daniil Kvyat 2014 China Race.jpg
Category Formula One
Constructor Toro Rosso
Designer(s) James Key (Technical Director)
Predecessor Toro Rosso STR8
Technical specifications[1]
Chassis Carbon fibre composite monocoque structure
Suspension (front) Upper and lower carbon wishbones, pushrod, torsion bar springs, central damper and anti roll bars, Multimatic/Penske dampers
Suspension (rear) Upper and lower carbon wishbones, pullrod, torsion bar springs, central damper and anti roll bars, Multimatic/Penske dampers
Engine Renault Energy F1-2014 1.6 L (98 cu in) V6, turbo
Transmission Scuderia Toro Rosso Eight-speed gearbox sequential - hydraulically operated
Weight 691 kg (1,523.4 lb)
Fuel Cepsa
Tyres Pirelli P Zero (dry), Cinturato (wet)
Competition history
Notable entrants Scuderia Toro Rosso
Notable drivers 25. France Jean-Éric Vergne[2]
26. Russia Daniil Kvyat[2]
Debut 2014 Australian Grand Prix
Races Wins Poles Fastest laps
13 0 0 0

The Toro Rosso STR9 is a Formula One racing car designed by Scuderia Toro Rosso to compete in the 2014 Formula One season.[3] It is being driven by Jean-Éric Vergne and 2013 GP3 Series champion Daniil Kvyat,[2] who replaced Daniel Ricciardo after Ricciardo moved to Red Bull Racing. The STR9 is the first Toro Rosso car to use an engine built by Renault,[4] the Energy F1-2014.[5]

Complete Formula One results[edit]

(key) (results in bold indicate pole position; results in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Engine Tyres Drivers Grands Prix Points WCC
AUS MAL BHR CHN ESP MON CAN AUT GBR GER HUN BEL ITA SIN JPN RUS USA BRA ABU
2014 Scuderia Toro Rosso Renault Energy F1-2014 P Jean-Éric Vergne 8 Ret Ret 12 Ret Ret 8 Ret 10 13 9 11 13 19* 7th*
Daniil Kvyat 9 10 11 10 14 Ret Ret Ret 9 Ret 14 9 11

* Season in progress.

  Teams and drivers scored double points at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.f1technical.net/f1db/cars/1011/scuderia-toro-rosso-str9
  2. ^ a b c "2014 Scuderia Toro Rosso Driver Line-Up". Scuderia Toro Rosso (Scuderia Toro Rosso SPA). 21 October 2013. Retrieved 21 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "The Shortest Month". scuderiatororosso.com (Scuderia Toro Rosso). 3 January 2014. Retrieved 4 January 2014. "On the Scuderia Toro Rosso front, the first STR9 chassis is currently being assembled in the Faenza factory. New rules or not, the same procedures apply and over the Christmas period Jean-Eric Vergne and Russian rookie Daniil Kvyat turned up at the factory for the traditional seat fitting in the new chassis that will carry all our hopes in 2014." 
  4. ^ Straw, Edd (26 May 2013). "Toro Rosso seals Renault Formula 1 engine deal for 2014". Autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). Retrieved 26 May 2013. 
  5. ^ "Renault unveil 2014 turbo engine". Formula One World Championship Limited. 21 June 2013. Retrieved 20 October 2013.