Toyota would sell 2010 car design - report

Toyota's completed 2010 Formula One car design, codenamed the TF110, is reportedly available for purchase by other teams. The French newspaper Le Parisien said that despite the Japanese manufacturer deciding to pull out of F1 immediately, its ...

Toyota's completed 2010 Formula One car design, codenamed the TF110, is reportedly available for purchase by other teams.

The French newspaper Le Parisien said that despite the Japanese manufacturer deciding to pull out of F1 immediately, its Cologne based team had designed a car for next season.

USF1 and Manor would be the most likely potential customers, given that fellow new entrant Lotus is working with Aerolab on its 2010 car, and the Dallara-built Campos chassis has already passed its front and lateral FIA crash tests.

Meanwhile, development of Sauber/Qadbak's car has been continuous despite BMW's withdrawal, and although Toro Rosso must for the first time be a full constructor in 2010, work on the Faenza based team's next car is well advanced.

It is also believed that the car design of the rejected 2010 entrant Lola is for sale, after a 50 per cent scale wind tunnel model dubbed the MB-01 was revealed recently.

"We don't know about that," Lola Group managing director Robin Brundle told racecar-engineering.com, "simply because nobody has approached us so we have not discussed it."

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Series Formula 1
Teams Sauber , Toro Rosso