Toro Rosso has hired Luca Furbatto from McLaren as its new chief designer.
The 39-year-old, who was an assistant project engineer on the MP4-26, will join Toro Rosso next month.
Furbatto spent 11 years at McLaren.
Toro Rosso has expanded its technical staff since a change in the rules last year required the team to design its own car instead of using chassis supplied by Red Bull Technology.
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