Toyota Quits Formula One, Cries About It

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After spending nine years and over $2.4 billion dollars without a single race victory, Toyota has officially dropped out of Formula One. As you can see from the photo, Toyota Motorsport Chairman Tadashi Yamashina was quite broken up about it.

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Of course, this means there's no longer a Japanese manufacturer in Formula One with Honda gone and no carmaker from the Land of the Rising Sun in a position to throw that much money away. [AutoNews]

DISCUSSION

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Jonathan Harper

waa waa waa...they're just trying to follow the cool kids...

....BMW did it first.

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They didn't cry either... #formulaone