1985 Toleman Formula One

TG185

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1985
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Nürburgring

Germany

Saturday 9th August 2008 Motor Cars at 17:00
Viewing: Friday 8th August from 10:00 to 19:00
Saturday from 10:00

Admission by catalogue only - admits two.

Toleman''s entry to Formula One was announced in November 1980. In 1983, the T183 showed improved form thanks to a major update. The budget increased as Toleman''s current sponsor, white goods manufacturer Candy, was joined by Magirus and BP. Derrick Warwick achieved Toleman''s first points finish in the Dutch GP and scored again in the remaining three Grands Prix. These results placed Toleman 9th in the constructors'' championship standings.

The driver line-up changed completely in 1984. Warwick''s performances were rewarded with a Renault contract and his place was taken by Grand Prix debutant and future three-time World Champion Ayrton Senna. In May 1985, Toleman acquired major sponsorship from the Benetton clothing