Toro Rosso's Ascanelli in demand

Toro Rosso may be facing competition to keep its technical director Giorgio Ascanelli. The Italian has had an illustrious Formula One career, initially as a race engineer with Ferrari, Benetton and McLaren, and famously behind some of Ayrton ...

Toro Rosso may be facing competition to keep its technical director Giorgio Ascanelli.

The Italian has had an illustrious Formula One career, initially as a race engineer with Ferrari, Benetton and McLaren, and famously behind some of Ayrton Senna's most memorable Grand Prix wins for the latter team.

Now as a leading technical boss, he is in demand, receiving offers from many current teams including Ferrari, Germany's Auto Motor und Sport claims.

Toro Rosso team principal Franz Tost commented: "We have a contract with Giorgio."

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Ayrton Senna
Teams Ferrari , McLaren , Toro Rosso , Benetton