Toro Rosso Technical Director James Key has admitted that the team was solely to blame for the Q1 exit of both Jean-Eric Vergne and Daniel Ricciardo. The Faenza based squad had been looking impressive this weekend, with Vergne describing his Friday experience as the best opening day that he has ever had to a Grand Prix weekend.
Despite this encouraging performance, Vergne and Ricciardo will line-up 18th and 19th on the grid for Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix, following a bizarre Q1 exit, when the teams decision to go out early for a second run on intermediate tyres hurt them as the track continued to yield more and more time.
Key accepted that it was the teams error that had cost both...
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