Toyota: TF108 to feature black band at French Grand Prix 

Written by David on June 16th, 2008 at 5:22 pmLast Update: June 16th, 2008 at 5:22 pm

Ove AnderssonFollowing Toyota’s first team principal Ove Andersson death in a crash during a historic rally in South Africa last week, the Panasonic Toyota Racing F1 team has decided that during this weekend’s French Grand Prix, both TF108′s will feature a black band to pay tribute to him. “To mark his passing, both TF108 will feature a black band around the monocoque while the design of the team garage will also include black,” the Japanese team has announced.

A book of condolences, which will be given to Andersson’s family, will be available in the team’s motorhome for all F1 personnel and media to sign. Naturally, the team is aiming for a strong result as a fitting tribute to a man whose passion for motorsport inspired many.

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