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Toyota to join forces with Batman at Silverstone 01 Jul 2008

Jarno Trulli (ITA) Toyota TF108 celebrates his third position.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 8, French Grand Prix, Race, Magny-Cours, France, Sunday, 22 June 2008 (L to R): Timo Glock (GER) Toyota and Jarno Trulli (ITA) Toyota on the drivers parade.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 8, French Grand Prix, Race Day, Magny-Cours, France, Sunday, 22 June 2008

As if Formula One racing wasn’t exciting enough, Toyota will also bring a touch of Hollywood glamour to this weekend’s British Grand Prix, as they help Warner Bros. Pictures celebrate the UK release of the new Batman film, The Dark Knight.

To mark the movie’s launch, Toyota will adopt a different look throughout the British event at Silverstone, with the film's artwork appearing on the squad’s cars, motorhome and on the overalls of drivers Jarno Trulli and Timo Glock. In addition to several special media events and displays over the course of the weekend, the legendary Batmobile is also expected to take to the track on Thursday evening alongside the Japanese team’s TF108s for a unique photo opportunity.

The Dark Knight is the sequel to 2005’s Batman Begins film and reunites director Christopher Nolan with lead actor Christian Bale. The film will be released in cinemas across the UK on July 25.