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DRAMATIC ONE-TWO FINISH AT LE MANS FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Fernando Alonso, in the #8 TS050 HYBRID, defended their Le Mans crown and secured the drivers’ World Championship in the process, winning by 16.9secs from team-mates Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and José María López in the #7. But those bare facts do not reflect the true drama of the closing … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING LE MANS 24 HOURS UPDATE

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing continues to lead the 87th Le Mans 24 Hours, with both cars battling for victory at the halfway stage of the 2018-2019 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season finale. Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and José María López in the #7 TS050 HYBRID led last year’s winners Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Fernando … Continue reading

PROVISIONAL LE MANS POLE FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing holds provisional pole position for the 87th Le Mans 24 Hours, the final round of the 2018-2019 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season, following an eventful first day of track action at the Circuit de la Sarthe. Kamui Kobayashi, who holds the record for the fastest-ever lap of Le Mans thanks to … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING READY TO DEFEND LE MANS CROWN

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will bring the curtain down on its record-breaking 2018-2019 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season when it sets out to defend its Le Mans 24 Hours crown next week in the most challenging event of the year. Following its historic first victory last year, in the second race of the 2018-2019 WEC … Continue reading

PRODUCTIVE LE MANS TEST FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing began the defence of its Le Mans 24 Hours crown with a productive and positive test session at the Circuit de la Sarthe yesterday. The traditional pre-event test is the only chance for teams to experience the 13.626km La Sarthe circuit away from the race week, making today’s eight hours of running … Continue reading

FERNANDO ALONSO HANDS OVER TO BRENDON HARTLEY AT TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

Two-time Formula 1 World Champion Fernando Alonso will pursue new motorsport challenges following the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours, handing over his place in the Toyota Gazoo Racing team in the FIA World Endurance Championship to Brendon Hartley. Alonso, who is looking to new adventures within the Toyota Gazoo Racing family, will complete his WEC … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING FLAT-OUT FOR SPA WEEKEND

The team, based just 120km away in Cologne, Germany, leads the World Championship by 53 points and will secure the title with one race remaining by scoring 12 points at Spa, or if nearest challengers Rebellion Racing fail to finish on the podium. The 2018-2019 season began at Spa back in May 2018 and since … Continue reading

HISTORIC SEBRING POLE FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will start the 1000 Miles of Sebring from pole position after a clean sweep of the front row in qualifying for the sixth round of the 2018-2019 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). The team maintained its perfect record in WEC qualifying this season, with the #8 TS050 HYBRID of World Championship leaders … Continue reading

CADILLAC WINS ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

Cadillac has won the 57th running of the Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona. The Konica Minolta Cadillac team soldiered through 24 hours of start and stop racing to give the Cadillac brand a Rolex 24 hat trick with their third win in as many years. Wayne Taylor led Konica Minolta Cadillac team wins second Rolex … Continue reading

CHINESE CHALLENGE FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing is determined to end the year on a high with another one-two victory in this weekend’s 6 Hours of Shanghai to extend its World Championship lead. The eight-round 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) runs from this May to next June so the Chinese event, held at the 5.451km Shanghai International Circuit, … Continue reading

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