Toro Rosso STR11

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Toro Rosso STR11
Daniil Kvyat 2016 Malaysia FP2 1.jpg
The Toro Rosso STR11, driven by Daniil Kvyat, during the 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix.
Category Formula One
Constructor Toro Rosso
Predecessor Toro Rosso STR10
Successor Toro Rosso STR12
Technical specifications
Chassis Carbon-fibre composite survival cell
Suspension (front) Upper and lower carbon wishbones, pushrod, torsion bar springs, central damper and anti-roll bars. Sachs dampers
Suspension (rear) Upper and lower carbon wishbones, pullrod, torsion bar springs, central damper and anti-roll bars. Sachs dampers
Length Over 5,300 mm (209 in)
Width 1,800 mm (71 in)
Height 950 mm (37 in)
Wheelbase 3,700 mm (146 in)
Engine Ferrari 060[1] 1.6 L (98 cu in) direct injection V6 single-turbocharged engine, limited to 15,000 rpm in a mid-mounted, rear-wheel drive layout
Electric motor Kinetic and thermal energy recovery systems
Transmission Integrated gearbox developed jointly by Red Bull Technology and Ferrari 8 forward gears + 1 reverse sequential semi-automatic paddle shift with Scuderia Toro Rosso housing
Battery Lithium-ion batteries
Weight 702 kg (1,548 lb) including driver
Fuel Shell V-Power Nitro+ 98 RON unleaded racing gasoline
Lubricants Shell Helix Ultra
Brakes Brembo carbon discs with aluminium calipers
Tyres Pirelli P Zero (dry) tyres
Pirelli Cinturato (wet) tyres
Competition history
Notable entrants Scuderia Toro Rosso
Notable drivers 26. Russia Daniil Kvyat
33. Netherlands Max Verstappen
55. Spain Carlos Sainz, Jr.
Debut 2016 Australian Grand Prix

The Toro Rosso STR11 is a Formula One racing car designed by Scuderia Toro Rosso to compete in the 2016 Formula One season. The car was driven by Carlos Sainz, Jr. and Daniil Kvyat, who swapped seats with Max Verstappen, who drove the car in the first four Grands Prix of the season.[2] It used Ferrari's 2015-specification power unit, the 060.[1]


Prior to the 2016 season, both Toro Rosso and parent team Red Bull Racing used engines supplied by Renault. However, frustrated by the unreliability of the Renault Energy F1-2015 and its lack of power relative to rivals Mercedes and Ferrari, Red Bull terminated the partnership at the end of the 2015 season. While Red Bull later renewed the relationship—albeit with engines rebadged as TAG Heuer—Toro Rosso secured a new supply deal with Ferrari. Given the lateness of the deal, the substantial revisions made to the 059 series of engines between the 2015 and 2016 seasons, and the time taken to manufacture new components, Ferrari secured permission from the FIA to supply Toro Rosso with a 2015-specification 060 engine,[3] as opposed to the 061 used by Ferrari's works team and customer teams Haas and Sauber. Toro Rosso had already collaborated with Ferrari from 2007 through 2013.

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
2016 Scuderia Toro Rosso Ferrari 060 P
Daniil Kvyat 10 Ret 12 Ret Ret 10 16 15 14 Ret 9 14 13 11 18 13 Ret 63 7th
Carlos Sainz, Jr. 9 Ret 9 12 6 8 9 Ret 8 8 8 14 Ret 15 14 11 17 6 16 6 Ret
Max Verstappen 10 6 8 Ret


  1. ^ a b "STR11". Scuderia Toro Rosso. Retrieved 16 September 2016. 
  2. ^ "2016 Final F1 Entry List". FIA. Archived from the original on 19 February 2016. Retrieved 19 February 2016. 
  3. ^ "Toro Rosso to use 2015-spec Ferrari engines next season". 

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