Toyota Target First Win after Podium

Toyota technical director Mike Gascoyne claimed that the team can win for the first time this year after seeing Jarno Trulli secure their first ever podium with second place in the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday

Toyota Target First Win after Podium

Gascoyne joined the team last year and has provided the managerial support to a strong design team and the new car has proved competitive in the opening two races of the year.

Trulli has qualified on the front row of the grid in both races so far this season and he was able to drive a strong and controlled race to stay in second place to the end.

"We have shown that we can deliver and now we need to go on and we need to start winning races," said an confident Gascoyne. "We did say after second stops it would be a long few laps and it was."

Trulli failed to make the most of his second place on the grid in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix but Gascoyne insists he was not to blame and believes the Italian has now proved the doubters wrong.

"Jarno did a great job," said Gascoyne. "He was criticised, people said after Melbourne that it was Jarno dropping off the pace but he showed what he can do here and it is great. He is a great guy."

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