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F1: Scuderia Toro Rosso confirms launch date of 2014 turbo car

Toro Rosso Formula 1 team will launch its new 2014 turbo hybrid Formula 1 car the day before the start of the first winter test session in Jerez, Spain.

The STR9 is the first Toro Rosso F1 car not powered by a Ferrari engine. For 2014, the Italian has reached an agreement to use 1.6L Renault V6 power units.

The car, designed under the guidance of James Key, will be unveiled Monday January 27 at 5:30pm on the Jerez circuit pit lane.

The press release mentions that Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne will drive the car for the first time the following day.

F1 rookie, Russian driver Danii Kvyat will then take over the driving duties.