Scuderia Toro Rosso took part in the 2007 Formula 1 World Championship with the STR2. The car took to the track for the first time in Barcelona on February 13 2007 with Vitantonio Liuzzi and Scott Speed in the driving seat. Starting at the Hungarian Grand Prix 2007, Sebastian Vettel replaced the American, competing in the last seven races of the season.
The technical sheet
The Toro Rosso STR2 was made with the collaboration of Red Bull Technology. The monocoque was made of composite material and was equipped with a seven-speed longitudinal gearbox with AP Racing clutch. The front and rear suspension used a pushrod design, with carbon upper and lower wishbones and Bridgestone tyres.
The STR2 was powered by Ferrari’s 056 engine, a 2988 cc 90-degree V8.
After a difficult start to the season, the Ferrari-powered STR2 gave Scuderia Toro Rosso its first encouraging results, the result of hard work from the Faenza team. The first double points finish in the history of our team arrived at the 2007 Chinese Grand Prix, with Vettel fourth and Liuzzi sixth.
A noteworthy result, which contributed to Toro Rosso finishing seventh in the Manufacturers’ World Championship.
Composite monocoque structure, carrying the Ferrari V8 056 engine as fully stressed member
Seven-speed gearbox, longitudinally mounted high-pressure hydraulic system for power shift and clutch operation. AP Racing triple-plate pull-type clutch
Front: Upper and lower carbon wishbones and pushrods, torsion bar springs and anti roll bars
Rear: Upper and lower carbon wishbones and pushrods, torsion bar springs and anti roll bars
- NUMBER OF CYLINDERS
- 2398 cm3
- MAX RPM
- NUMBER OF VALVES
- VEE ANGLE
- > 95