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KAMUI KOBAYASHI

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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

HISTORIC LE MANS HYPERCAR POLE FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will start the 89th Le Mans 24 Hours from pole position after locking out the front row to make Hypercar history at the Circuit de la Sarthe. Kamui Kobayashi’s lap of 3mins 23.900secs in the Hyperpole session, in the #7 GR010 HYBRID he shares with Mike Conway and José María López, secured … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING ON TOP AT LE MANS

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing set another milestone in the Hypercar era during qualifying for the 89th Le Mans 24 Hours, the fourth round of the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Kamui Kobayashi, in the #7 GR010 HYBRID he shares with Mike Conway and José María López, set the fastest lap time yet for a Hypercar … 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

MAGICAL MONZA FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing extended its 100% winning record with the new GR010 HYBRID Hypercar thanks to a hard-earned victory in an enthralling 6 Hours of Monza, the third round of the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and José María López, in the #7 GR010 HYBRID overcame challenges and strong Hypercar … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING MAKING MONZA PROGRESS

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing completed the first practice session for the inaugural 6 Hours of Monza, as it began its quest for a third consecutive Hypercar victory to extend the new GR010 HYBRID’s 100% winning record. The team leads the World Championship following those wins at Spa-Francorchamps and Portimao and it will again take on Hypercar … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING MOTIVATED FOR MONZA

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing aims to maintain its 100% winning Hypercar record this week when the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) returns to Italy for the first time in nearly 30 years for the 6 Hours of Monza. The new GR010 HYBRID Hypercar has won both races so far this season, in Spa-Francorchamps and Portimao, … Continue reading

ALLY RACING RETURNS TO ACTION AT WATKINS GLEN

Drivers Jimmie Johnson (Mooresville, N.C.), Simon Pagenaud (France) and Kamui Kobayashi (Japan) return to action in the No. 48 Ally Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R for this weekend’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen at Watkins Glen International. Johnson, Pagenaud and Kobayashi are only competing in the WeatherTech Championship’s four Endurance Cup races in … 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

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