AYGO TO GOODWOOD

Toyota’s “shopping supercar”, Aygo Crazy, will make an unexpected early public debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on 11-13 July.

PRIUS SETS LAND SPEED RECORD FOR HYBRIDS

The lean, green Toyota Prius has swapped Sunset Boulevard and the Hollywood Hills for the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah to set a new world land speed record for hybrid powered cars. The record setting car will be displayed at the Detroit Motor Show in early January 2005.

ANATOMY OF A PIT STOP

There are only three situations when TV directors will never cut to adverts during a Formula 1 race: just before the start, as the leader approaches his final lap; and during a pit stop window.