Pierre Gasly and Daniil Kvyat displayed encouraging pace on Friday in Mexico City for Toro Rosso.
Honda’s Toyoharu Tanabe and Toro Rosso’s Jonathan Eddoll’s both praised Naoki Yamamoto after his maiden practice outing at Suzuka on Friday.
Pierre Gasly and Daniil Kvyat both feel there is more to come from Toro Rosso this weekend after Friday’s running at Suzuka.
Daniil Kvyat: “We tried something different but it didn’t work, so it’s a good lesson for the future”
Daniil Kvyat felt he could have made Q3 had he not been compromised as much as he was in his final run of Q2 on Saturday at Monza.
Toro Rosso’s chief race engineer Jonathan Eddolls described the Hungarian Grand Prix as “eventful”, after rookie driver Alex Albon was able to finish in the points in tenth with his team-mate Daniil Kyvat down the field in fifteenth.
Both Daniil Kyvat and Alexander Albon aim to break into the top ten in Hockenheim
Daniil Kvyat feels there is a lot more time in the STR14 this weekend in Monaco than he was able to achieve on Thursday.
Chief Race Engineer Jonathan Eddolls believes the team are in a good position to move forward despite a somewhat nightmare opening day in Japan.
Friday running has given us “a good idea of what we need to do for tomorrow” – Toro Rosso’s Jonathan Eddolls
Toro Rosso completed their objectives during Friday running in preparation for Saturday in the Singapore Grand Prix.
Toro Rosso’s Alex Albon called his Hungarian GP Free Practice 2 crash a “silly error”.
Toro Rosso Chief Race Engineer Jonathan Eddolls says that the team’s strategy in qualifying has left them with more options in the race.