Toro Rosso set to rename as Alpha Tauri for 2020 season

Alpha Tauri is the name of a clothing brand owned with the aid of Toro Rosso’s discern organization red Bull and could be used to sell the emblem from the 2020 season onwards. The Italian team became predicted to announce the name alternate over the winter, however the release of the official FIA entry listing on Saturday meant the information has been showed beforehand of the professional rebranding.

Toro Rosso, the Italian translation of “red Bull,” has existed as a red Bull junior group due to the fact that 2006 when the Austrian drinks manufacturer took over the Minardi F1 team. it has been a completing school for red Bull’s drivers and has seen race winners Sebastian Vettel, Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen come via its ranks.

The team scored two podiums this 12 months with Daniil Kvyat in Germany and Pierre Gasly in Brazil, but its excellent end result stays its one and only victory at the 2008 Italian Grand Prix with Vettel.

formula One is no stranger to groups changing names: Racing point are the direct successors to force India, who have been previously Spyker, Midland and Jordan, even as Alfa Romeo are the renamed Sauber. Champions Mercedes have been previously Brawn, Honda, BAR and Tyrrell under previous ownerships.

the main red Bull crew started out as Stewart after which became Jaguar earlier than their most current change in 2005.

it’d now not be the primary time a group has raced below the call of a fashion logo. Benetton, previously Toleman, won world championships with Schumacher in 1994 and 1995 earlier than the German moved to Ferrari.

The group is now competing as Renault, after additionally racing as Lotus.

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