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Toro Rosso STR7
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Constructor Scuderia Toro Rosso
Designer(s) Italy Giorgio Ascanelli
France Laurent Mekies
Predecessor STR6
Successor STR8
Formula One World Championship
Years Active 2012
Constructors Scuderia Toro Rosso
Drivers 16. Australia Daniel Ricciardo

17. France Jean-Éric Vergne

Debut 2012 Australian Grand Prix
Races 20
Wins 0
Poles 0
Fastest Laps 0

The Toro Rosso STR7, is a Formula One racing car designed by Scuderia Toro Rosso for the 2012 Formula One season. It was be the seventh car run by the team, and the third car that they have developed since the introduction of rules in 2010 prohibiting teams from using a "customer chassis", or a design that had previously been used by another team. The car was be driven by Daniel Ricciardo and Jean-Éric Vergne after the team elected not to renew the contracts of former drivers Sébastien Buemi and Jaime Alguersuari, and was launched on 7 February at the first winter test of the season at Jerez de la Frontera.

DesignEdit

Technical specificationsEdit

Component Specification
Chassis Carbon fibre with aluminium honeycomb monocoque
Front suspension Double wishbones, push-rod actuated torsion bar springs and dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension Double wishbones, push-rod actuated torsion bar springs and dampers, anti-roll bar
Tyres P Pirelli
Brakes Brembo carbon ceramic discs, all-round
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r)
Weight 640 kg (1,411 lb) (including driver)
Engine Ferrari Type 056 2,400 cc (146.5 cu in) 90° V8, limited to 18,000 RPM with KERS naturally aspirated mid-mounted
Gearbox Ferrari seven-speed sequential semi-automatic shift
Fuel Shell V-Power
Fuel tank

Racing historyEdit

Complete Formula One resultsEdit

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

Year Entrant Engine Tyres Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Points WCC
2012 Scuderia Toro Rosso Ferrari Type 056 P AUS MAL CHN BHR ESP MON CAN EUR GBR GER HUN BEL ITA SIN JPN KOR IND ABU USA BRA 26 9th
Australia Daniel Ricciardo 9 12 17 15 13 Ret 14 11 13 13 15 9 12 9 10 9 13 10 12 13
France Jean-Éric Vergne 11 8 16 14 12 12 15 Ret 14 14 16 8 Ret Ret 13 8 15 12 Ret 8

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