2018 Launch News

Toyota

Lesser-Spotted F1 Liveries

Some F1 liveries are iconic. The rosso corsa Ferrari, as used for decades. The red and white Marlboro McLaren, raced by legends such as Senna and Prost. The variations of the blue and white colour scheme used by Williams during their glory years in the '80s and '90s. The Silver Arrows Mercedes which was synonymous with both Mercedes in the '50s and McLaren over 40 years later. But not all designs reach this level of prominence. Some are consigned to the dustbin after no more than one or two events. Some are never raced at all. Others are never even intended to be raced! Created for reasons as varied as charity promotion, sponsorship changes and regulation disputes, this is a collection of obscure F1 liveries. [Read More]

January 11, 2010 // 15 Comments

2009 Launches : A Round-Up

Okay, it’s about time I got around to this, so that we’ll be nice and up-to-date for when the next round of launches kicks off (Red Bull are scheduled to launch on the 9th, with Force India and Toro Rosso to be confirmed and the Williams livery to be unveiled at the opening race). [Read More]

February 1, 2009 // 8 Comments

Toyota Actually Change Their Livery!

Alright, alright, don’t get too excited. They’ve kept the same colour scheme, and the same motif of jagged red bits. However, they have at least made some changes : You’ll note that the car is no longer asymmetrical, as previously, which is probably the biggest change. [Read More]

January 10, 2008 // 1 Comment

Toyota launch TF107 : World Yawns

If there’s one thing guaranteed to dampen the excitement of yet another round of new car launches, it’s the news that Toyota are the first out of the blocks. Ever since launching their first livery in 2002, F1’s biggest-spending underachievers have steadfastly refused to show any [Read More]

January 12, 2007 // 0 Comments