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TOYOTA OPPOSES LOOPHOLE

2005-03-15 14:07

Honda's staunch Japanese rival hit out at their decision to retire healthy cars in Australia in order to slip through a rule 'loophole.'

"We're against (it)," said engine technical director Luca Marmorini.

Like BAR-Honda, Toyota - which may have formally asked the FIA for clarification - finished outside the top eight at Albert Park, but chose to pass the chequered flag.

Marmorini said every team has a responsibility to 'the F1 show.

"(Our action) increases our chance of having a failure in Malaysia," the Italian added, "but this is what we understand by the concept of racing." -GMM

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