Toro Rosso has confirmed its 2015 car has passed its mandatory FIA crash tests ahead of the start of pre-season testing.

The 2015 car - the STR10 - will be driven by rookies Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz Jr. Toro Rosso announced via its Twitter account that the new chassis had passed all of the required crash tests, with the first pre-season test of the year set to start in Jerez on February 1.

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The STR10 is expected to be launched in the pit lane at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31.

McLaren and Sauber have previously announced their respective cars have also passed crash tests.