Toro Rosso: Scott Speed replaced by Sebastian Vettel 

Written by David on July 31st, 2007 at 9:10 pmLast Update: July 31st, 2007 at 9:10 pm

Sebastian Vettel replacing Scott Speed at Toro RossoFollowing the announcement that BMW Sauber had released Sebastian Vettel from his role of test and reserve driver, Scuderia Toro Rosso this morning confirmed that as from the Hungarian Grand Prix, the young German racer will replace Scott Speed as the driver of car number 19.

Vettel, who made his F1 debut at Indianapolis, will drive for the team in all the remaining rounds of the season. Having joined the Red Bull Junior Team in his early karting years at the age of 12 and been guided by us and BMW through his Formula BMW and Formula 3 career, Vettel is now back in the Red Bull family.

Vettel had been competing in the World Series by Renault, and currently leads the championship from Alvaro Parente.

Source: f1live

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