Toro Rosso STR13

Toro Rosso STR13 image ‘leaked’ by the team

Toro Rosso STR13

Toro Rosso have revealed the first image of the Honda-powered STR13 which the team will campaign in the 2018 Formula 1 world championship with testing set to get underway in Barcelona on Monday.

The team are set to formally unveil their new car on the first day of testing starting on Monday but gave F1 fans a sneak preview of their 2018 challenger making it’s track debut at a wet Misano circuit with Brendon Hartley in the cockpit.

Shortly after the images of the car were leaked online, Toro Rosso ‘leaked’ the first official photo of the Honda-powered STR13 on Twitter on Wednesday.

The car, sporting a similar livery to last year, was fitted with the mandatory halo, which in this instance had a winglet attached to the top of the safety device. Sauber’s new car featured a similar winglet.

Hartley and Pierre Gasly will race for the team, in what is also the start of the new era for the Red Bull-owned outfit.