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Opening round of the IMSA Weather Tech Sportscar Championship season
While it’s still some weeks until all the competitors for the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship are on track together (The Prologue, Le Castellet, on 25/26th March), a very large number of WEC drivers will this weekend be racing in the Rolex 24 at Daytona in Florida.
After the departure of Jacques Villeneuve
Mike Conway and Stéphane Sarrazin are joined at the hip now that in addition to being teammates with Toyota in the World Endurance Championship (WEC), they will do the same in Formula E – the electric single-seaters championship set up by the FIA – with the Venturi outfit from Monaco.
Whilst the internal duel in the Peugeot team then the combat with Mini drew the attention, Toyota have almost been forgotten
Toyota could run three cars when it returns to the FIA World Rally Championship in 2017, according to team principal Tommi Mäkinen
Stéphane Sarrazin can boast three consecutive pole positions at the 24 Hours of Le Mans (2007–09), but this season with Toyota Racing has been tough.
We had a chat with him at the première of the official film of the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans. He told us about his World Endurance Championship disappointment this year and the new car, the Toyota TS 050-Hybrid.
How does one resist the lure of the Nordschleife (north loop) of the Nürburgring?
Even in a simulator, it’s almost impossible! And Toyota programmed it into its simulator as the 6 Hours of Nürburgring, fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), will take place at the circuit designed for F1.
Toyota, Porsche, Audi and Bykolles will each be fielding one car to give the German fans a first glimpse of the LMP1
Some of the teams and drivers competing in the 2015 World Endurance Championship will be heading to the Nürburgring for a test session organised by Toyota Racing on the 27/28 July ahead of the first visit to Germany by the WEC on 28-30 August.
A look back at the 83rd edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the Toyota crew…
Despite its 2014 World Endurance Champion title, Toyota came to Le Mans with a long shot mentality after the performances demonstrated at the first two races of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and Test Day at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Di Grassi and Duval take fourth for Audi, Bird on LMP2 podium
Lucas di Grassi and Loic Duval took fourth place overall driving for Audi in last weekend’s Le Mans 24 Hours. The Audi Sport ABT and Dragon Racing drivers were the best-placed Formula E drivers that took place in the world-famous endurance race.
Conway features in the regular line-up for the #2 car, alongside Alex Wurz, a two-time Le Mans winner, and Stéphane Sarrazin
Exactly 50 years ago, Stewart and Hill took it to 10th place overall and first British car ranked
After his first win at Le Mans with Porsche in 1998, Allan McNish was a part of Toyota’s debut in Formula 1 (16 Grand Prix in 2002), before turning permanently to endurance and building one of the most impressive records in the discipline: two additional victories at the 24 Hours (2008 and 2013), four at the 12 Hours of Sebring (2004, 2006, 2009 and 2012) and a world champion title (2013).
“As well as the tests, we have extensive facilities and rigs in-house which we can use, so we are flat-out using all options and all possibilities.”
Denny Hamlin delivers win for Gibbs, Toyota
With Brad Keselowski beating a tattoo into his rear bumper, and with his No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota sliding sideways as it approached the checkered flag, Denny Hamlin held on to his car and held off Keselowski to win Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway.
Toyota confirmed today that it will return to the FIA World Rally Championship with a Yaris World Rally Car in 2017.
Toyota Motor Corporation president Akio Toyoda ended months of speculation when he made the announcement during a press conference in Tokyo, at which the Yaris WRC made its public debut in a launch livery.