Toro Rosso confirm Liuzzi and Speed 06 Dec 2005
Vitantonio Liuzzi, Scott Speed and Neel Jani will drive for Scuderia Toro Rosso next year, when the new Red Bull-owned team contest their first season in Formula One.
Italian Liuzzi, who competed in four Grands Prix for Red Bull this year, and American GP2 star Speed will race for the team, while 21-year-old Swiss Jani, also a graduate of GP2, will be their test and reserve driver, performing Friday driving duties at each race of the season.
The line-up will make for one of the youngest teams on the grid. With an average driver age of just 23, rookies Speed and Jani will, bizarrely, be looking up to Liuzzi as the veteran of the team. All three drivers are products of the Red Bull Junior Team.