Renault in sight: Toro Rosso still wants to be in the top 5 of the World Cup
(Motorsport-Total.com) – Thanks to Pierre Gasly's second place and Daniil Kwjat's tenth place, Toro Rosso has got a lot of fun at the Apt Prix of Brazil in Sao Paulo 19 WM points retracted. A race before the end of the season puts you in sixth place in the constructors' championship
But you do not want to know a lot about securing the sixth World Cup rankings in Abu Dhabi at Toro Rosso. Rather, one takes the fifth rank still in the sights. Because there is currently Renault with only eight points ahead.
“You never know, used to be happened,” says Toro Rosso team principal Franz Tost after the Brazil Apt Prix. “But fifth place is still possible, we have to be artful and we have to get the vote of the cars right, then let's see, but hopefully we will be competitive.”
Gaslys second place last Sunday in Sao Paulo warfare for Toro Rosso already the second podium place 2019, after team-mate Kwjat finished third in the Apt Prix of Germany in Hockenheim
That they got along so well in the second half of the season and thus still care about the Renault factory team in the World Championship can be dangerous, Tost returns to two things: “On the one hand were the aerodynamic updates that have helped united states. On the other hand, Honda has made a big step forward.”
The share of the engine partner but on the upswing is greater than that of the aerodynamics department, as Tost praising notes in the direction of Japan: “Honestly warfare it is the main leisurely Honda. When they brought the Spec-B engine along with new fuel has extremely helped the our efficiency. “