Or at least that's what the French authorities say.
For a long time, liking anything from the Toyota Racing Series seemed like treason.
Here's what it was like watching Adelaide's factory close forever.
Growing up in migrant suburbia, a Commodore with a Japanese engine made sense.
In a day curtailed by unrelenting pressure, there was even greater relief. For the drivers, at least. As fans folded up their camp chairs and picnic mats, there was a sense of anxiety in the air. With one race, came another: the race to beat traffic.
Behind the breakdown of the most successful racing partnership in Australian history.
Just as a new wave of car manufacturing takes shape, Australia is closing its factories, selling machinery, and firing its knowledge base.
And watch, as they play beside a fountain, a field, and some weird stone sculpture that looks like a spaceship.
I grew up in Elizabeth, where everyone worked at Holden. Now it's a picture of South Australia's economic decline.