Berger buys into Toro Rosso team

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  • Saturday, 11 Feb 2006

VIENNA: Former Austrian motor racing driver Gerhard Berger has bought a 50% stake in Austrian energy drink maker Red Bull's Formula One team Scuderia Toro Rosso, Red Bull said in a statement on Thursday. 

Berger, who won 10 Formula One races in his active time as a driver, also sold a 50% stake in his shipping company Berger Logistik to Red Bull, the company said.  

A spokeswoman declined to comment on the financial details of the deals. 

“Gerhard Berger will be personally involved in the activities of Scuderia Toro Rosso and be available in an advisory capacity with regard to Red Bull's overall Formula One engagement,” the statement said. – Reuters 

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