The Austrian billionaire did not even mention Finn Raikkonen as a contender
British Formula 1™ driver Lewis Hamilton MBE was awarded the BRDC’s premier annual award, the BRDC Gold Star, for the fourth time.
Changes to the technical and design team under the Scuderia Toro Rosso banner showcased their first car today. Luca Furbatto and James Key were on hand with drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Jean-Eric Vergne for the unveiling of the STR8.
Red Bull hopeful for the 2014 seat being vacated by Mark Webber, Daniel Ricciardo topped the timesheets for Toro Rosso at the end of the second day of the F1 Young Driver Test at Silverstone.
All Formula One teams except for Mercedes tested a new range of Pirelli tyres at the Silverstone circuit during the three-day Young Drivers Test.
Nancy Knapp Schilke, F1 correspondent
Preparing for the new era of Formula One is a key point made by Toro Rosso Team Principal, Franz Tost in today's launch of new 2013 challenger.
Ricciardo insists, the feeling about the new STR8 is "more positive".
Berthold Bouman, F1 correspondent