Before the Turkey weekend I flagged up that I was interested in Toyota's performance after their alarming slump in Monaco and to some extent, Spain...
Before the Turkey weekend I flagged up that I was interested in Toyota's performance after their alarming slump in Monaco and to some extent, Spain.
Well Jarno Trulli had a great weekend, qualifying 5th and racing strongly against Nico Rosberg to finish fourth. Toyota are looking pretty good in third place in the championship, although you can see them possibly dropping one place to fourth when Ferrari get motoring in the second half of the season. What was hugely encouraging for Toyota in Istanbul, though, was that they kept the Ferraris behind them all weekend, despite the massive gains the Scuderia has made of late.
Here's Trulli's view, "We are back on track and it was good to be fighting at the front of the grid again. To return to the top five immediately after what happened in Monaco is great and it is a credit to the team, who have worked really hard to improve our performance. We were not far away from the fastest car; there is still a small gap which we will work to close but we are moving in the right direction.
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