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KAMUI KOBAYASHI

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HISTORIC FIA WEC HYPERCAR POLE FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing earned a historic first-ever Hypercar pole position as the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) began its new era with the new GR010 HYBRID locking out the front row in qualifying for the Total 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. The #7 Hypercar of World Champions Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and José María López will … 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

ALLY CADILLAC CLASSIFIED SEVENTH IN THE TWELVE HOURS OF SEBRING

Ally Cadillac drivers Jimmie Johnson (El Cajon, Calif.), Simon Pagenaud (France) and Kamui Kobayashi (Japan) crossed the finish line third at the end of the 69th IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, but the team was classified as finishing seventh due to a drive time infraction for Pagenaud. “We cut it … Continue reading

JOHNSON, PAGENAUD, AND KOBAYASHI TO COMPETE FOR IMSA ENDURANCE CUP IN ALLY CADILLAC WITH ACTION EXPRESS RACING

Action Express Racing (AXR) together with Jimmie Johnson (El Cajon, Calif.), Simon Pagenaud (France), and Kamui Kobayashi (Japan) will return in the No. 48 Ally Cadillac DPi-V.R to compete for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Michelin Endurance Cup. Coming off of a second-place finish at the Rolex 24 At Daytona four weeks ago, Johnson, seven-time … Continue reading

ALLY CADILLAC FINISHES SECOND AT ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

Ally Cadillac drivers Jimmie Johnson, Simon Pagenaud, Mike Rockenfeller, and Kamui Kobayashi finished second in today’s running of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Rolex 24 At Daytona. As is typical at Daytona, the race came down to the final three hours. The No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R with Kevin Magnusson, Renger van der … Continue reading

ALLY CADILLAC IS FIFTH AT THE 16-HOUR MARK IN ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

Ally drivers Jimmie Johnson (Mooresville, N.C.), Simon Pagenaud (France), Mike Rockenfeller (Germany), and Kamui Kobayashi (Japan) are currently running fifth in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Daytona International Speedway. Kobayashi was running second and was set to pass the No. 01 Cadillac heading into Turn One for the lead just as the sun was … Continue reading

ALLY CADILLAC DPI-V.R LEADS ROLEX 24 AT EIGHT HOURS

Ally Cadillac and drivers Jimmie Johnson, Kamui Kobayashi, Simon Pagenaud, and Mike Rockenfeller are leading the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Rolex 24 At Daytona eight hours into the race. At the drop of the green, Felipe Nasr showed the speed of the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R by leading throughout his first stint. As … Continue reading

ALLY CADILLAC FINISHES SIXTH IN MOTUL POLE AWARD 100 QUALIFYING RACE AT DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

Ally drivers Jimmie Johnson (Mooresville, N.C.) and Kamui Kobayashi (Japan) finished sixth in Sunday’s Motul Pole Award 100 qualifying race at Daytona International Speedway. As a result of their finish, they will start from the third row on the DPi grid for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Rolex 24 At Daytona Jan. 27-31. In today’s … 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

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