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2016 Toro Rosso STR11 passes FIA crash tests

Formula 1 2016 Toro Rosso STR11 passes FIA crash tests

Formula 1 2016 Toro Rosso STR11 passes FIA crash tests

Formula 1 2016 Toro Rosso STR11 passed the FIA’s mandatory crash tests ahead of the start of pre-season testing.

2016 Toro Rosso will be powered by 2015 Ferrari spec engine. Recently many sources claim that STR11 will feature a Mercedes-style short nose.

Also their young speedy tipped that, Toro Rosso’s new car is up to a second per lap faster than its 2015 predecessor.

“It looks very good. It seems that we are eight tenths to one second (per lap) faster than last year,” Verstappen told the Dutch source Ziggo Sport.

“That’s a lot. We will probably make a bigger step than the teams that are simply getting a new version of their (existing) engine for 2016,” he added.

Verstappen, 18, explained: “For us, the engine is a big change.”

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