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José María López

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FOURTH SUCCESSIVE LE MANS WIN FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing earned a historic and dramatic fourth consecutive Le Mans 24 Hours victory, overcoming adversity to become the first Hypercar winners at the Circuit de la Sarthe. The whole team showed a never-give-up spirit to conquer a fuel system issue which threatened to derail the challenge of both cars when it struck in … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING AIMS FOR LE MANS HYPERCAR HISTORY

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing aims to defend its crown and make Hypercar history in the 89th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours next week Following a hat-trick of Le Mans victories with its TS050 HYBRID, this year the team competes with the new GR010 HYBRID Hypercar for the first time at the Circuit de la … Continue reading

TOYOTA HITS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CENTURY AT PORTIMAO

Next week’s event in Portugal marks Toyota’s 100th race at the top level of World Championship endurance racing. Since the debut of the 83C car in the Fuji 1000km in October 1983, Toyota prototypes have participated in 99 World Championship races. Following a historic first Hypercar victory in Spa-Francorchamps, the World Champions face new competition from … Continue reading

HARD-FOUGHT HYPERCAR WIN FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing began the Hypercar era in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) with a landmark victory in the Total 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps following an exciting start to the 2021 season in Belgium. Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Brendon Hartley earned a place in the record books by winning in the #8 GR010 … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING HYPED FOR HYPERCAR DEBUT

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will begin a new era with its GR010 HYBRID Hypercar when the road to the Le Mans 24 Hours opens at the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium, the opening round of the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) on 1 May. A direct successor to the legendary Group C period of … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING AIMING FOR LE MANS HAT-TRICK

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will challenge for a third consecutive victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours as it targets a perfect final appearance at the Circuit de la Sarthe with its history-making TS050 HYBRID, in the 88th edition of the legendary French race. The 1,000PS, four-wheel-drive TS050 HYBRID came within two laps of victory on its 2016 debut before winning … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING REIGNS IN BAHRAIN

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing earned its third win of the 2019-2020 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season with a hard-fought one-two victory in the 8 Hours of Bahrain. For this race, the World Champions faced a severe success handicap, which reduces hybrid and fuel use per lap, but overcame a strong challenge thanks to strong strategy, … Continue reading

DOUBLE SHANGHAI PODIUM FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

The World Championship leaders, competing with the maximum success handicap, faced a significant challenge from the non-hybrid LMP1 cars but minimised the damage by delivering a patient race and making up time in the pit stops. Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Brendon Hartley, in the #8 TS050 HYBRID, took a three-point lead in the drivers’ … Continue reading

SHOWDOWN IN SHANGHAI FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

The reigning World Champions and 2018-2019 Le Mans winners have incurred the maximum success handicap of 2.74secs per lap as a result of a perfect start to the WEC season, which continued with another one-two victory on home soil at Fuji Speedway last month. With both crews tied on points at the top of the … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING RETURNS HOME FOR FUJI

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing returns to Japan seeking a fourth consecutive victory on home ground in the 6 Hours of Fuji, the second round of the 2019-2020 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season. Since the team’s last visit to its home track, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing has won Le Mans for a second time and the 2018-2019 … Continue reading

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