Monday, December 26, 2005

Silly Season gets worse - Toyota bid for Raikkonen

According to Pitpass, Toyota are going to place a bid on Raikkonen's services for 2007. link.

The figures quoted are an amazing Euro 275 Million for a long term deal! On TV, there was report that this was a 5 year deal. This is huge considering that Raikkonen's hasn't yet won a championship and until last season had won only 2 races in 3 seasons.

If Toyota want to win a championship, then they need some serious talent behind the wheel. With all due respect to Trulli and Ralf Schumacher, neither one of them can be considered to be world beaters. If not Raikkonen, Toyota can and should also look at young talent.

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