"It's commendable," said German teammate Ralf Schumacher, who finished fifth, "considering Toyota have had only 50 races in F1."
Renault, on 26, rule a commanding 14-point lead over the Cologne-based outfit, with Red Bull, Ferrari, Williams and McLaren all within a three points striking distance of Toyota.
Ralf, 29, continued: "Ferrari, McLaren and Williams have more than a century of experience between them.
"People underestimate how difficult F1 is." -GMM