F1 » Trulli: It would have been a surprise if Toyota had stayed in F1!


Whilst Toyota's withdrawal from F1 three months on from signing the Concorde Agreement in 2009 might have come as a surprise to some, the team's former driver Jarno Trulli reveals that he would only have been surprised if the Japanese manufacturer had stayed...

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rob01

January 28, 2010 7:37 PM

The latest addition to the Toyota recalls was announced Wednesday, with 1.1 million vehicles added to the 4.2 million recalled in November to fix a problem in which the gas pedal can become caught on the edge of the removable floormat, causing the vehicle to accelerate uncontrollably.

This explains why Jarno flew off the track under yellow. And the pass he tried on Sutil. Whew, I am glad that is solved. I thought it was the fact that he sucked.

tom - Unregistered

January 28, 2010 11:59 PM

I think its pathetic, morally repugnant that a manufacturer can be allowed to commit to the Concorde agreement when a withdrawal decision had been made months, if not years in advance. I hope they get sued for hundreds of millions of dollars.

Dangerous Dave - Unregistered

January 29, 2010 12:52 AM

From the very start Toyota assumed that throwing money at the team would get them results. Then they go and employ people like Gascoyne and Ralf Schumacher and blindly pretend that things will work out. They should have stopped ****ing about 5 years ago woken up and smelt the coffee! - You cannot run an F1 team full of yes men from a boardroom in Japan. I feel sorry for all the guys who are jobless. Maybe they should go back to the WRC and carry on developing those variable restricters they were famous for!!! :)

moose - Unregistered

January 29, 2010 1:20 PM

dont worry dave, many of them already being employed by Lotus.I remember in one of the interview, Trulli said that he used to work with 50% of the engineers in Lotus.

10bor - Unregistered

January 30, 2010 5:46 AM

rob, trulli beat his team mate and qualified second at Suzuka aka the drivers circuit and finished second place, beating apparent best (according to fanboys and Vettel haters) hamilton

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