View Full Version : Red Bull Racing Sells Half of Scuderia Torro Rosso

02-09-2006, 03:50 PM
<IMG SRC="http://www.autoblog.com/media/2006/02/gerhardberger.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><B>Gerhard Berger, former Austrian Formula 1 driver, has bought 50 percent of the Red Bull "Junior" team Scuderia Torro Rosso</B>. Berger's last involvement in F1 was as BMW's motorsports director during the early days of the company's involvement with Williams F1.<p><B>The deal is part of a larger transaction that sees Dieter Mateschitz' Red Bull buy a 50 percent stake in Berger Logistik, the Berger family's Austria-based transport company</B>.<p><B>Berger will be personally involved in the operation of Scuderia Torro Rosso, and will serve in an advisory capacity for Red Bull's overall F1 involvement</B>.<p>Meanwhile, the Scuderia's 2006 racecar, the STR01, ran for the first time Thursday at Jerez, Spain. The team will be running a rev-limited version of last year's Cosworth V10 under the FIA's V10-V8 equivalency formula. Up 'til now the team has been testing with last year's Red Bull RB1 chassis, but the rules require that each team design and build its own cars - hence the STR01.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Gernhard Berger & Franz Tost together, thatll be fun to see<p><A HREF="http://www.autoblog.com/2006/02/09/formula-1-red-bull-sells-half-of-scuderia-torro-rosso/" TARGET="_blank">AutoBlog</A><br> <br> <BR><BR>
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