Toyota warns it may not lodge entry John Howett: "Under the rules as they are published, we cannot submit an entry. There are concerns about the governance process within the sport, that there are clearly prescribed areas of discussion within the sporting and technical rules and we don't feel they are being complied with." Q … Continue reading F1 links: Toyota threatens to quit
The fuel loads have confirmed the suspicions that the Toyotas ran with lower fuel loads than their rivals to take control of the first row of the grid. On row two we find the two drivers most likely to become our title protagonists: race winners Sebastian Vettel and Jenson Button. Which one of these is … Continue reading How Lewis Hamilton can win the race – for Toyota (Bahrain GP pre-race analysis)
Jarno Trulli may have taken pole position but Sebastian Vettel is set to stop three laps later than the Toyota driver in the Bahrain Grand Prix. Here’s the fuel weights for each of the drivers and their predicted first stint lengths.
Jarno Trulli leads the first ever one-two for Toyota with Timo Glock in second place.
Brawn GP, Williams and Toyota will be allowed to continue using their controversial ‘double decker’ diffusers after the FIA rejected an appeal against them by four other teams. The verdict was handed down at a meeting of the International Court of Appeal attended by the seven teams involved, plus McLaren. So which of the teams … Continue reading FIA says Brawn, Williams and Toyota diffusers are legal – what happens next?
The FIA International Court of Appeal will today finally rule on whether the ‘double decker’ diffusers used by Brawn GP, Toyota and Williams are legal.
Toyota drivers Jarno Trulli and Timo Glock will start the Australian Grand prix from the back of the grid after being excluded from qualifying. The rear wings of their TF109s were found to be in contravention of the rules limiting how much they may flex. Glock and Trulli originally qualified sixth and eighth respectively. But … Continue reading Toyota drivers lose qualifying positions
Keep On Smiling, Alex "The quick response of the marshals and medics saved Alex’s life. They stabalised him as best they could and rushed him to hospital. It took about 60 minutes from impact to arriving at Berlin, at which point doctors worked tirelessly to stem the bleeding and transfuse blood into Alex. The violence … Continue reading F1 links: Toyota considered quitting F1
Half of the 2009 F1 grid has now been launched providing us with some insight into the different design directions taken by likely front-runners of 2009. Here’s how the freshly-launched Renault R29 and Williams FW31 compare to the Ferrari, McLaren and Toyota that appeared last week.
With McLaren’s MP2-24 unveiled yesterday we can now see how the first three 2009 F1 cars to be launched compare. Here’s some close-up comparisons of the new McLaren alongside the Ferrari F60 and Toyota TF109.
The first two F1 cars of 2009 have been officially unveiled – so now we can get a close-up look at the pair of them and see where the designers have gone in different directions. Here’s a look at the Ferrari F60 and Toyota TF109 side by side.
The Toyota TF109 has become the second F1 car to break cover. Toyota used a live online launch to unveil their eighth car to contest the F1 world championship.
Toyota launches its 2009 F1 car, the TF109, in a live online show today. The launch will be broadcast live at www.tf109-premiere.com and a comment thread for discussion is open below.
One of the surprises of 2008 was Toro Rosso beating its sister team Red Bull in the constructors’ championship and claiming its maiden win. Toyota, meanwhile, had one of their best ever F1 seasons. Here’s a look at how these three teams performed in 2008.
Ferrari, F1’s oldest team, has threatened to quit over standard engines First Toyota, now Ferrari is threatening to pull its F1 team if Max Mosley persists with his plan to make all F1 teams use the same engine: The Ferrari Board of Directors expressed strong concerns regarding plans to standardise engines as it felt that … Continue reading Ferrari and Toyota threaten to quit F1 if Max Mosley forces standard engines
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