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Toro Rosso to roll out new car on eve of Jerez test 17 Jan 2014

The new Scuderia Toro Rosso STR8 is jacked into place before its unveiling.
Scuderia Toro Rosso STR8 Launch, Jerez, Spain, Monday, 4 February 2013 Jean-Eric Vergne (FRA) Scuderia Toro Rosso.
Formula One World Championship, Rd18, United States Grand Prix, Qualifying, Austin, USA, Texas, Saturday, 16 November 2013 Daniil Kvyat (RUS) Scuderia Toro Rosso.
Formula One World Championship, Rd19, Brazilian Grand Prix, Preparations, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, 21 November 2013

Toro Rosso will present their 2014 car, the Renault-powered STR9, in Jerez on the day before pre-season testing begins at the Spanish circuit.

The car will be unveiled in the pit lane at 1730 CET on January 27, before being given its first run by Jean-Eric Vergne the following day.

Vergne’s new team mate, Russian rookie Daniil Kvyat, is expected to take his turn behind the wheel later in the test.

Toro Rosso look set to be the fourth team to reveal their 2014 car. McLaren will launch theirs next Friday, 24 hours ahead of Ferrari, with Sauber following suit on the Sunday. Red Bull, Mercedes and Caterham, meanwhile, will all roll out their 2014 machines on January 28.

2014 car launches / roll-outs


TeamDateVenue
McLarenJanuary 24Online
FerrariJanuary 25Online
SauberJanuary 26Online
Toro RossoJanuary 27Jerez, Spain
MercedesJanuary 28Jerez, Spain
CaterhamJanuary 28Jerez, Spain
Red BullJanuary 28Jerez, Spain


Pre-season testing


VenueProvisional dates
Jerez, SpainJanuary 28-31
Sakhir, BahrainFebruary 19-22
Sakhir, BahrainFebruary 27-March 2