0 Comments
Timo Glock Hoons It Up In A Hilux Photo:
 
 
Tony O'Kane | Mar, 25 2009 | 0 Comments

Yep, the Formula One circus has well and truly come to Melbourne-town.

As a lighthearted warm-up to this Sunday's F1 season opener at Albert Park, Toyota driver Timo Glock spent some time at Calder Park with Toyota's Hilux Heroes stunt team learning the delicate art of driving a Toyota Hilux on two wheels.

Two-wheelin' isn't exactly a skill that would translate well into Formula One and a V6 Hilux isn't exactly a par with Glock's own TF109 racer, but the German appeared to enjoy himself.

"This was a lot of fun, although I think it would be a little hard to drive a Formula 1 car on two wheels," Glock said.

Toyota Hilux Timo Glock

After celebrating his new found skills with a few doughnuts, Glock turned talk to the weekend's main event:

"In all conditions the [F1] car looks strong. But testing is different to racing, so we have to see how the car performs in qualifying, but my perfect dream would be to win the first race of the season."

Such a win would provide a striking contrast to Glock's performance at Albert Park last year, where he left the circuit with a broken wrist, an even more broken car and Australian Grand Prix organisers rushing to modify the track surface to improve safety.

 
TMR Comments

Finance Calculator

Repayment is : $

Latest Comments
 
The size of your tyre is located on the sidewall of your tyre.
It will be similar to the sample below.
 
New cars for sale View more
 
Ford Ranger XLS $27,690 to $27,690
Plus ORC
 
$0 More Information
Nissan Navara ST-X $25,990 to $25,990
Plus ORC
 
Special Offer $44,990 More Information
Mazda BT-50 GT $25,570 to $25,570
Plus ORC
 
Special Offer $47,990 More Information
Isuzu D-MAX LS-Terrain $28,500 to $28,500
Plus ORC
 
$0 More Information
Volkswagen Amarok TDI550 $38,490 to $38,490
Plus ORC
 
$0 More Information
Holden Colorado Z71 $29,490 to $29,490
Plus ORC
 
$0 More Information
 
Show All