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Pierre Gasly of Scuderia Toro


As the Formula 1 season came to an end, thousands of people made their way to oil-rich Abu Dhabi to see their favorite drivers one more time. And the picturesque Yas Marina didn’t disappoint.

The Mercedes team that already had the contractors’ championship in the pocket displayed another strong performance, with both drivers taking the first two podium positions, followed by Ferraris’ Sebastian Vettel who settled for third while retaining the second spot in the driver standings.

Franz Tost of Toro Rosso

It’s hard to believe, but the 2017 Formula 1 season is nearly over. With only two races to go, we asked Franz Tost, Scuderia Toro Rosso Team Principal, to sum up the season so far and share his goals for 2018.

Never Give Up — an Important Value in Sport and Business

Pierre Gasly of Scuderia Toro Rosso

Sometimes, even in the ultra-competitive world of Formula 1 racing where even a single point can be of huge significance come the end of a season, just taking part and gaining valuable experience can be of equal importance.

Just as Lewis Hamilton wrapped up a fourth world drivers’ title by recovering to finish ninth following an opening lap collision with rival Sebastian Vettel, so Scuderia Toro Rosso drivers Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley can be proud of their battling efforts after a tough weekend.

Farewell Malaysia, Welcome Pierre

2017 Malaysia Formula 1 Grand Prix

Ever since its inaugural grand prix in 1999, the Malaysian Grand Prix has been a favorite for teams and drivers alike. Located close to Kuala Lumpur International Airport, the challenging Sepang circuit layout with two long straights and numerous sweeping corners, designed by Hermann Tilke, has provided many exciting races over the years. Alas, the 2017 race would be the last at the venue for the foreseeable future but also a memorable one both for Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz and a brand new addition to the team in exciting young French starlet Pierre Gasly.

Celebrating 3 years of Acronis International HQ in Singapore

Acronis – Scuderia Toro Rosso partnership powers on! Three years ago Scuderia Toro Rosso supported the opening of Acronis International Headquarters in Singapore as guests. This week, the drivers and the team’s IT key members joined the celebration as partners, celebrating Acronis’ Singaporean origin and demonstrating the benefits of using Acronis’ technology in motor racing.

Love for STR and Acronis at the Team's Home From Home

Scuderia Toro Rosso Italian Grand Prix 2017

Although the Italian Grand Prix failed to deliver the desired grid order or points for many teams, the weekend proved a roaring success in other ways.

Scuderia Toro Rosso

It had been three weeks before the trucks arrived in Belgium to unload their precious cargoes and once again go racing again after the long summer break. During this time, Acronis launched Acronis True Image 2018, the #1 personal backup software, and the FIA also had safety on its mind, announcing that it was to introduce the radical ‘Halo’ driver protection device for the 2018 season onwards.

Acronis – Scuderia Toro Rosso Partnership

One year ago in Hungary, Acronis announced a long-term partnership with Scuderia Toro Rosso, becoming the first Singaporean company to sponsor an F1 racing team!

One year on, the partnership is growing stronger. Scuderia Toro Rosso has moved from the role of being a product supporter to using Acronis’ solutions itself, both trackside and in the factory.

Toro Rosso Access Advanced

Formula 1 teams share large amounts of data between racing locations, home base, and partners. Scuderia Toro Rosso is no exception. With a small army of trackside engineers and hundreds of devices following the racing calendar around the globe, the data flow never stops.

Some data, like telemetry, pumps through the standard channels for a live feed at the factory. Other information, race-specific calculations and sensitive data, may fall outside of the always-on telemetry stream and require extra attention. While there’s always been sufficient security in place, secure data exchange required manual setup, which prompted Scuderia Toro Rosso to deploy Acronis Access Advanced to streamline the process.

It’s Racing Time!

The start of the 2017 Grand Prix season is a big occasion for Acronis. We are proud of our fruitful relationship with Scuderia Toro Rosso and we’re excited about the new season. Even though we operate in different industries, we share common values of being #1, Fast, and Innovative.