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Toro Rosso announce 2017 car unveiling date

Toro Rosso have announced that they will unveil their 2017 car on February 26, the day before pre-season testing in Barcelona begins.

As it has done in recent years, the STR12 will make its first public viewing outside Toro Rosso’s garage in the Barcelona pit lane at 4.30pm.

The team also announced that Carlos Sainz Jr. will be the first to drive the new car on the Monday of the opening pre-season test, with Daniil Kvyat taking over the following day.

Toro Rosso are the sixth team to confirm their unveiling date after Mercedes, Ferrari, McLaren, Renault and Force India.

The team released a video of the STR12’s Renault engine being fired up for the first time on Friday.

Confirmed team unveiling dates

February 21 – Renault

February 22 – Force India

February 23 – Mercedes

February 24 – Ferrari and McLaren

February 26 – Toro Rosso



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Chris Stevens

Chris is a member of the Autosport Academy and has been writing about motorsport professionally since 2015. He has been one of the top Formula E journalists since he went to Donington Park for pre-season testing a week after picking up his A-Level results.

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