Scuderia Toro Rosso is in discussions with an unnamed sponsor to re-brand its Renault engines next season.
The deal will be similar to that employed by sister team Red Bull Racing, which runs its engines under the TAG-Heuer name, a consequence of the public spat with Renault in 2015.
“We have the opportunity of finding a title sponsor to rebrand our 2017 engine, as Red Bull did last year with TAG-Heuer,” team principal Franz Tost told Gazzetta dello Sport
“We are in talks and are in discussions with a sponsor.”
Toro Rosso switches back to Renault power units in 2017 after a single season using year-old Ferrari engines.
Meanwhile, Tost added that Toro Rosso's 2017 car will make its debut shortly before the first pre-season test with an outing planned as part of a filming day.
“We have done the crash tests and will do a filming day with the new car before the first winter test,” he confirmed.
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