Kobayashi Confirmed As Toyota’s New Test Driver
Kamui Kobayashi, a 21-Year old Japanese driver has been announced as Toyota’s new test driver, alongside veteran frenchman Franck Montagny.
Kobayashi competed in the Formula 3 Euroseries this year and finished 4th. Other potential F1 drivers, including Nico Hulkenberg and Neel Jani compete in that series.
“It is a big honour and a huge challenge for me, but it is a very exciting one.” Kobayashi told Racing1.de
“I have so much to learn from F1, it will be mad, but a fantastic opportunity to work with and test for the Toyota F1 Team” he admitted
Kobayashi will work as the test driver during 2008, while competing in the GP2 Series.