BMW, Toyota to Test V8 Engine this Week

Toyota and BMW will debut the new V8 engines they will use in the 2006 season in this week's test at the Jerez circuit in Spain

BMW, Toyota to Test V8 Engine this Week

Despite not having reached a deal to use BMW engines next season, the Williams team will take the new V8 units to Jerez, in what will be the first time the German engine runs on track.

BMW have purchased Sauber as they prepare to make their entry in Formula One as a team, but the German company has not ruled out supplying Williams should the British squad want the engines in 2006.

The Toyota team will also be in action at Jerez this week to complete the first running of their 2.4-litre, eight-cylinder engine.

Both Honda and Mercedes-Benz had already tested their V8 engines on track earlier this year.

The Jerez test begins on Wednesday.

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