Scuderia Toro Rosso has confirmed that they will be unveiling their new 2017 Formula One contender, the STR12 on Sunday, the 26th of February.

The new car launch will take place at Circuit de Catalunya, the venue for the first pre-season test, in the pitlane outside their allocated garage at 4.30 pm.

Drivers Danii Kvyat and Carlos Sainz jnr will be on hand to take the wraps off the new car that they hope will power them to some strong finishes in this year's 20 race calendar that will get underway in Australia on March 26th.

Testing will get underway the following day where Carlos Sainz will be the first to try out the new car on track.

The team has released a short video of the car firing up for the first time that you can watch below.....