Franz Tost on his long tenure at Toro Rosso, developing young drivers and more
Putting aside Frank Williams, who is no longer in the active role at Williams he once was, Franz Tost is the second longest-serving team boss in the F1 pit lane, behind only Red Bull counterpart Christian Horner.
In his 14 years at the helm of Toro Rosso, Tost has overseen the team’s maiden pole and victory, nurtured talents like Sebastian Vettel, Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo, and helped rehabilitate the careers of those moving the other way in the Red Bull pyramid.
And on this week’s episode of the official F1 podcast - Beyond The Grid, supported by Bose - the affable Austrian discusses all of the above and more, including his early years in F1 with Ralf Schumacher, his involvement with BMW during the Williams years, his famous altercation with Scott Speed, and even his own racing days…
You can listen to the full episode below, or via your favourite podcast app.