Timo Glock: Why I'm staying at Virgin

Timo Glock: Why I'm staying at Virgin

It's less than two seasons since Timo Glock was fighting for podiums with Toyota, but a year is a long time in sport and the German has spent the last one helping Virgin learn all about F1. Now, he tells Adam Cooper, it's time to reap the rewards

The 2010 season was a tough one for Timo Glock at Virgin, just as it was for his former Toyota team-mate Jarno Trulli and Heikki Kovalainen at Lotus. All three switched from teams with whom they could challenge for poles and wins to scratching around at the back of the field. Their only opposition was each other and – on occasion – fellow new boys Hispania.

All three knew that going to a new team would be hard, but all three soon admitted that it had been a lot harder than they had expected.

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