Team Toro Rosso may miss the season finale in Abu Dhabi, if in the course of the weekend in Interlagos will be confronted with another technical problem.
In the first free practice Pierre went Out and Brendon Hartley drove only seven laps for two. On the machine both riders STR there is a problem with the power plant. Thus even before the start of the weekend it became known that both lost positions at the start on Sunday.
The problem is that Toro Rosso have reached the limit of new parts engine supplier Renault and has to use the old parts.
“Toro Rosso is similar to the parts shop for used cars”, – quotes sports consultant to Red Bull Helmut Marko edition Auto Motor und Sport.
Especially critical is the situation with turbochargers and generators MGU-H, which in the case of another failure just over.
“We don’t have time to build these parts for two weeks”, – said the Executive Director of Renault Sport’s Cyril Abitbul.
Thus, in Abu Dhabi it may happen that one of the machines Toro Rosso not off the track. In the worst case the child, the team did miss the point.
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