A British motorsport website has suggested that Toyota could return to the World Rally Championship next year.

Toyota have not competed in the WRC since the end of 1999, but after its withdrawal from Formula 1 at the end of last year, it is believed the Japanese company is keen to re-establish itself in international motorsport.

Website crash.net has hinted that Toyota could team up with Prodrive, the David Richards-led company which ran Subaru's World Rally Championship program until the end of the 2008 WRC.

“We want to be prepared if and when we get a call from Japan to go and compete,” a spokesman for Cologne-based Toyota Motorsport said.

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