Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Dernie moves to Toyota

Aerodynamics specialist Frank Dernie will join the Toyota F1 team with immediate effect the Toyota team announced today. Dernie will become the team's sernior advisor on the aerodynamic and chassis-related matters.

Frank Dernie worked in Formula 1 until January 1st with the Williams Formula 1 team but was without a contract this season.At Toyota Dernie will add his considerable expertise to the continuous improvement of this year's TF107 car, as well as the development of the TF108, under the leadership of Senior General Manager Chassis Pascal Vasselon. Toyota's Executive Vice President Yoshiaki Kinoshita said: "We are delighted to welcome Frank to the team. He has a tremendous amount of experience in Formula 1 and, as we are a relatively young team, this will help us move closer to our goals. We are continually striving to improve and I am sure Frank will make a positive contribution."

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