Tag Archive: Toyota Gazoo Racing

Jun 15

Le Mans 24 Hours: Toyota secure front row for 24 Hours of Le Mans

Toyota Gazoo Racing today gave the firmest of signals to its competitors of its desire to conquer the 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-06-04-0305The Japanese team, and two of its Japanese drivers, secured the front row of the grid for this weekend’s third round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship race, and smashed the qualifying lap record to bits in the process.

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Jun 13

Mike Conway ready for Le Mans

FIA WEC Round 3 – Le Mans 24 Hours

2016-04-16-0059Mike Conway and the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing team will revisit the scene of its most dramatic moment later this week for the 85th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours, the third round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 04

Toyota 1-2-3 after Le Mans test day (+video)

Le Mans 24 Hours Test Day

2017-06-03-0055Toyota Gazoo Racing will go into race week for the 24 Hours of Le Mans with plenty of confidence after filling the first three places on the time sheets at the only official test day.

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May 06

WEC: Toyota takes 1-2 at Spa; Ferrari 1-2 in GTE (updated

6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps

2017-05-05-0178The #8 Toyota Gazoo Racing trio of Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Anthony Davidson took a second consecutive FIA World Endurance Championship victory at Spa-Francorchamps after another fascinating 6 Hour race today.

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May 04

José María López to miss WEC 6 Hours of Spa Francorchamps

WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

2017-04-16_0025Toyota Gazoo Racing has announced that José María López will not compete in the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, the second round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship.

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May 03

WEC: Organising Toyota’s trio

Toyota Gazoo Racing will not be limited to the amount of personnel they can take to Spa and Le Mans

2017-04-16_0185Toyota Gazoo Racing will bring three of the team’s significantly updated Toyota TS050 HYBRID LMP1 cars to Spa-Francorchamps this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 22

WRC: Toyota targets gravel progress

After a strong start to the year, and a surprise win at the second round in Sweden

The Toyota Gazoo Racing team is counting on technical improvements to its Yaris WRC and its drivers’ previous winning records to lift its recent gravel form at the upcoming YPF Rally Argentina (27 – 30 April). Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 16

WEC: Toyota takes thrilling last-gasp win at Silverstone

6 Hours of Silverstone

2017-04-14-0054Toyota Gazoo Racing took a thrilling victory in the opening round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship at Silverstone this afternoon.

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Apr 02

WEC: At the Prologue, Toyota on top as night falls

The fastest LM P2 is Vaillante Rebellion’s ORECA 07

2017-04-01-0003The first two testing sessions of the day place Toyota Gazoo Racing at the top of the hierarchy, but Porsche isn’t far behind. It remains to be seen what nighttime will bring…

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Mar 31

WEC: New Toyota LMP1 Challenger launched at Monza

“Our 2017 TS050 HYBRID represents a significant update”

2017-01-19_0551Toyota Gazoo Racing today unveiled the latest evolution of its TS050 HYBRID, which the Japanese manufacturer hopes will return them to the top of the FIA World Endurance Championship for the first time since 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 19

No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R captures 36 Hours of Florida honors

This time, there was no controversy – just an old-fashioned butt-whipping by the winning Prototype team

The No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing/Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi V.R, with Ricky Taylor behind the wheel, won the 2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona, with the No. 5 Action Express Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi V.R finishing second.

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Mar 17

WRC: Latvala looks forward

“It was a miracle we got back to service”

Jari-Matti Latvala’s troubled weekend at Rally Guanajuato Mexico highlighted the areas in which his Toyota Gazoo Racing team must focus, according to the Finn. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

WRC: Thrilling city spectacle kicks off Rally Mexico

Massive crowds will generate a sizzling atmosphere

WRC Thrilling city spectacle kicks off Rally Mexico Bustling Mexico City will stop in its tracks on Thursday (9 March) when the FIA World Rally Championship transforms the famous Zócalo square into a colourful motorsport fiesta.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 27

Hyundai unveils driver scheme

Hyundai’s programme follows in the footsteps of Toyota Gazoo Racing’s similar scheme

Hyundai Motorsport has launched a driver development programme with South Korea’s Chewon Lim the first to benefit from the new scheme. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 02

Kamui Kobayashi joins KCMG for 2017 Super Formula campaign

This season, Kobayashi will divide his time between FIA WEC’s LMP1 grid with Toyota and Super Formula with KCMG

Kamui Kobayashi joins KCMG for 2017 Super Formula campaign KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) is pleased to announce that Kamui Kobayashi will represent the Hong Kong-based squad in their 2017 Super Formula campaign, following the official announcement made during Toyota Gazoo Racing’s highly anticipated motorsport pre-season event held in Mega Web, Tokyo this morning.

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Feb 02

WEC: Toyota announce expanded 2017 driver line up

José María López joins for 2017 and will compete alongside WEC race winners Mike Conway and Kamui Kobayashi

2016-04-16-0059 Toyota Gazoo Racing has confirmed an expanded driver line-up for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship as part of its three-car entry in selected races. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

WRC: Toyota expectations raised?

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In the latest edition of the Regroup podcast we chat with sporting director of Toyota Gazoo Racing, Jarmo Lehtinen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 14

WRC: Latvala joins Toyota squad

Latvala joins compatriot Juho Hänninen

Toyota Gazoo Racing has confirmed that Jari-Matti Latvala will lead its driver line up for the upcoming WRC season after the team officially launched its 2017 programme in Helsinki this afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 19

WEC: Audi take emotional final win; Porsche’s Dumas, Jani and Lieb crowned World Champions (updated, +photos)

Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain – The Le Mans winners are the new World Champions

The Le Mans winners are the new World Champions The final round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship was an emotional one at the Bahrain International Circuit, with champions crowned, farewells to firm friends, and drama along the way.  At the six-hour race in Bahrain the Porsche trio of Romain Dumas (FR), Neel Jani (CH) and Marc Lieb (DE) secured the drivers’ title in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

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Nov 04

WEC: Hartley leads way for Porsche in FP1

The Headlines from FP1 at Shanghai…….

2016-07-23-Saturday-0165 No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid leads the way in the first 90-minute Free Practice session as Brendon Hartley claims best lap of 1m46.781s.  No.8 Audi R18 places second with Lucas Di Grassi setting a 1m46.979s to go within 0.2s of leading Porsche. Read the rest of this entry »

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