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Exclusive Franz Tost Q&A: FP1 sessions planned for Verstappen

Toro Rosso unexpectedly hit the headlines earlier this week when they announced that Dutch youngster Max Verstappen - currently just 16 - will be racing for them next year, joining the almost-as-youthful Daniil Kvyat, the Russian rookie currently enjoying a successful first season with the Red Bull-owned squad. We caught up with team principal Franz Tost in Belgium on Thursday to discover more about the unusual decision…Q: Franz, the Verstappen announcement came like a big bang, pulling everybody out of their contemplative holiday mood. Why now - why so early?Franz Tost: Red Bull and (their motorsport consultant) Dr Marko have been in contact with Max for a long time. The contract...
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