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Old 12th January 2007, 22:52   #1
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Hey!!

Kingfisher airlines has just entered a partnership deal with the Toyota F1 racing team

TOYOTA F1 TEAM official site

As per the deal, the Toyota's 2007 challenger TF 107 will sport the 'Fly Kingfisher' logo on its side pods. It will also appear on Trulli's and Ralf's overalls!!

Observe the logo on the side pods in the image at the following link

TOYOTA F1 TEAM official site

This is good news.. First Tata with Jordan & Williams and now Kingfisher.. Whoz next?
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I see it!! WooHoo!! Makes me proud.

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They would have rather spent that money by being associated with some Indian driver, mega grid and not one Indian name, tcha!
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They would have rather spent that money by being associated with some Indian driver, mega grid and not one Indian name, tcha!
iam not sure they want to do that now,would they...competition.
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Well!! Nice to see another indian brand showing up at F1!!

I would agree with Ported_sir!! That could be more helpful to developing drivers from our part of the world. But that can still be done, right?
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That is awesome news. Makes me so proud to see another Indian brand on F1 cars. Didnt Vijay Mallya sponser the Benetton team too?
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Although the logo placement on the car does look a bit obscure to me, kudos to Kingfisher!
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This is Vijay Mallaya second time courting F1. back in teh 90s, the Benneton Ford sported the Kingfisher Logo.

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WHOA ..... finally, I feel that my money is well spent .... though I wish that these corporates wud pump just a fraction of this amount into Indian Motorsports !!!!

Never the less .... good to see it out there on the F1 grid !!!
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Latest news from the Times of India - today's Bangalore Ed:

1. The deal is for 2 years and for about Rs. 40 crores
2. If things go well, India might have F1 by 2009
3. Dr. Vijay Mallya is already in talks with Ms. Shiela Dixit for hosting the F1 in Delhi, probably converting Rajpath into a F1 track
4. Sometime this year, KF air will down the drivers (Ralf & Trulli) to India as well as the 2007 car -TF107 which will showcased in India.
5. KF air will offer promos and lucky draws on their flights which will enable people to win race tickets!
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I'm going to start flying only Kingfisher from now on !

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great, dad Is joining kingfisher next year, shifting from Singapore airlines.. hopefully within a year and a half I will join KF too... Starting my flying training in a few months...
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just so everyone is aware, Kingfisher also part sponsors one of the rally cars in the indian rally circuit.
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just so everyone is aware, Kingfisher also part sponsors one of the rally cars in the indian rally circuit.
Hey, Whose car does it part sponsor ... though it wud have been much better if Mallya had a full team running in the INRC , i mean he can spend 5% of what he has for getting KF logo onto a F1 car .. !!
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