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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.

Kamui Kobayashi


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