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Tost sets ambitious 2013 target for Toro Rosso

Adding former Force India and Sauber guiding light James Key as technical director is seen as a key bonus for STR, and Tost is keen for the Briton to have a long-term influence.

“He was with Jordan when I met him and stayed with the same team through its many metamorphoses,” the Austrian explained, “Then he switched to Sauber and, for whatever reason, he didn't feel so much at home there, [so] he came to us. Hopefully he'll be a fixture in our team for the next couple of years.

“James has built a very good technical team around himself and the method he is working with fits my philosophy. I am sure that his direction is the right one for us, and that if we keep working as we do now we will be successful.”




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Andy - Unregistered

February 07, 2013 2:19 PM

Its gonna be tough. Top 5 will surely consist of Ferrari, rbr, mclaren, lotus and merc. 6th is best of the rest. Strong competition will come from Williams, sauber and Force India. 6th is optimistic but there's nothing wrong with aiming high



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