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Overheating issues behind Toro Rosso struggles – Pierre Gasly

Pierre Gasly says issues with Toro Rosso’s STR14 overheating cost the team in its bid to challenge for points at Formula 1’s Russian Grand Prix. Gasly set top 10 pace during practice and only narrowly missed out on a Q3 spot in qualifying, taking 11th, which became 16th once a five-place grid penalty for an engine change was applied. But in race trim, Toro Rosso lacked pure performance and Gasly finished 14th of the 15 classified runners, with team-mate Daniil Kvyat placing only two spots higher. “It was quite difficult, [we had] a lot of overheating issues, all the race, and we just didn’t have the speed to fight for the top 10,” said Gasly. “It was...
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