Grand Prix History in Scale Models

2002, Mika Salo, Minichamps, Toyota

2002 Toyota TF102 Salo

The Toyota TF102 was the car with which the Toyota team debuted in Formula One.  The car was a successor to the team’s 2001 test car, TF101. It was designed by a team led by Chief Designer Gustav Brunner, and painted in Toyota’s corporate colours of red and white. As with the TF101, it was piloted during the season by Mika Salo and Allan McNish. At the opening race of the 2002 season in Melbourne, Salo came home sixth to give the team a point on its Formula One debut. Second point was added by the Finn in Brazil, but further the season the car suffered from technical problems.

2002F1WCAustralian GP
Driver No.Entrant
Mika Salo24Panasonic Toyota Racing
Scale ManufacturerCollection
Cat. No.QualityRarity

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