Scuderia Toro Rosso is far from fashionable. It's one of Formula 1's smaller squads, with a little over 300 people on its books, but its association with Red Bull means it perhaps doesn't get a fair share of the affection that fans feel towards the minnow teams.
Yet in 2014 Toro Rosso has been grand prix racing's sleeper hit. Like the three other Renault-propelled teams, it endured a trying pre-season and headed to the Australian Grand Prix without a full race distance under its belt.
Jean-Eric Vergne and Daniil Kvyat not only lasted the distance in Australia, but came home eighth and ninth respectively. Toro Rosso has eight points in the bag so far - a modest haul on paper, but numerically this has been its strongest start to an F1 season.
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