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Toro Rosso remain realistic about winning chances - Giorgio Ascanelli says the team know how things stand

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It’s the 15th September 2008, and you’re listening to F1Minute.

Just a day after winning their maiden victory in Italy, Toro Rosso have come back to earth with a bump. Technical Director Giorgio Ascanelli admits they know it will be difficult to achieve a second win, and they don’t expect to do so, but he says that this will have been a boost to the team no matter what. However, Sebastien Bourdais reveals that he found it hard to celebrate with the team, as he was ruing what could have been if he had not stalled on the grid. “It's very difficult to enjoy it with the team in these conditions. I'm very happy for them but my race was a non-event.”

Meanwhile, Stefano Domenicali has said he doesn’t doubt that Räikkönen will support Massa, without directly referencing the fact that Kimi will be playing number two driver. “I've always said that our main interest is the team. Of course, that's the most important thing and the drivers know it.” Domenicali also said the team will be looking at how the car works with the tyres in cooler temperatures, as that has been one of the main problems so far this year.

That’s it for today, I’ll be back tomorrow with another F1Minute.