Former Toyota F1 Team Satisfied With Life Outside The Sport
The team behind the former Toyota F1 Team – Toyota Motorsport GmbH have said they are verys atisfied with life outside of Formula One, and are happy with the way new projects are progressing.
The German base of the team was no shut down when the team left the sport at the end of last season, and was instead turned into a manufacturing group for advanced motorsport projects. Thus far they have worked with Pirelli on the new tyre for F1, providing an F1 car based on their TF109 chassis, along with other projects including electric racing cars.
“This has been a breakthrough year for us,” said Jens Marquardt, TMG’s general manager business development in the company’s annual review.
“We faced many challenges in November 2009 when our F1 participation ended but we met them with courage and optimism. Now our hard work is delivering results, so we can look back with satisfaction on the last 12 months.”