Tag Archive: Toyota Gazoo Racing

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Jan 29

WRC: Toyota expectations raised?

Find out more in Regroup   

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 »

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 »

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 »

Oct 26

WRC: Toyota oncourse for 2017

“I don’t have to worry” – Koei Saga

Toyota is ready for its FIA World Rally Championship return next season, according to the Japanese executive who oversaw the company’s last success in the series. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

WEC: Toyota win epic 6 Hours of Fuji (updated)

Reigning champions, Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley completed the podium in third position

The No.6 Toyota Gazoo Racing trio of Kamui Kobayashi, Stephane Sarrazin and Mike Conway won a highly memorable 6 Hours of Fuji this afternoon after a gripping contest throughout the entire duration of the race. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

WEC: Kobayashi looks forward to Fuji

Coming home

2016-06-14-Tuesday-0031 For any racing driver, racing at home holds special significance. The fans, the proximity to family, the familiarity of it all contributes to an exciting atmosphere. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

WEC: Porsche repeats last year’s victory at the Nürburgring

6 Hours of Nurburgring

2016-07-24-Sunday-0151The reigning world champions Timo Bernhard (DE), Brendon Hartley (NZ) and Mark Webber (AU) repeated their last year’s win at the six-hour race at the Nürburgring (DE).

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Jul 14

The WEC gets ready for an action-filled return to Germany

The WEC is delighted to once again be heralding the return of the Spirit of Le Mans to the Eifel region of Germany

“We are bringing the excitement and positive energy from Le Mans to the Nürburgring,” said Porsche Team’s Marc Lieb today at a press conference held to highlight the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship, the 6 Hours of Nürburgring which will take place from 22-24 July.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 22

Championship points following 24 Hours of Le Mans

Here is how things stand now

2016-06-19-0101 With double points on offer for the third round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship, a team’s result from the 24 Hours of Le Mans often has a strong impact on a season’s outcome.

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Jun 14

24 Hours of Le Mans: Mike Conway primed and ready for Le Mans

The #6 car will be piloted by MB Partners’ client Mike Conway together with Kamui Kobayashi and Stéphane Sarrazin

2016-04-16-0059 Mike Conway and the Toyota Gazoo Racing are prepared and positive ahead of contesting the 84th running of the Le Mans 24 hours, one of the world’s most prestigious motorsports events and the centrepiece of the 2016 World Endurance Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Hänninen ‘very likely’ for Toyota drive

“Next season, Toyota has three race drivers, one of which is very likely to be Juho Hänninen.”

Toyota Gazoo Racing boss Tommi Mäkinen has dropped his biggest hint yet that Juho Hänninen will drive a Yaris World Rally Car when the Japanese manufacturer returns to the WRC in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

May 09

WEC: Mike Conway puts Spa weekend behind him

“That was tough. I made a mistake”

2016-05-07-Saturday-0071Mike Conway and the Toyota Gazoo Racing team lost a likely victory in the second round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) when mechanical issues hit the car at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium this weekend.

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May 04

WEC: Conway heads to Spa for round two of World Endurance Championship

Conway will share the No6 car with team mates Stephane Sarrazin and Kamui Kobayashi

2016-04-16-0059Following a successful start to his WEC season at Silverstone, MB Partners’ client Mike Conway heads to Belgium this weekend with the Toyota Gazoo Racing team, for the second round of the 2016 World Endurance Championship at Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

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