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Tost always certain Vettel would be 'a real big driver’

Franz Tost says he was convinced from the very earliest point that Sebastian Vettel would become a huge success in Formula 1. Tost was team principal at Toro Rosso when Vettel joined the squad in 2007, after a one-off appearance for BMW Sauber deputising for an injured Robert Kubica. Vettel stayed with the team into 2008 and picked up his maiden Grand Prix win in a rain-hit Italian Grand Prix at Monza, earning him promotion to the senior Red Bull team the following season. From there the rest is history as the saying goes, but it came as no surprise to Tost given what he'd seen of Vettel by that point. Read also: Gasly recalls crucial career help he got from Vettel "When he came then...
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