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Toyota TS040 HYBRID

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ROOKIES GET TOYOTA TS040 HYBRID TEST

The season-ending Six Hours of Bahrain did not mean the end of track activities for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing, with the team conducting a one-day test today. LMP1 rookies Sam Bird and Alex Lynn were given a chance to drive the TS040 HYBRID and both familiarised themselves with an LMP1 car, performing impressively. Sam, 28, joined … Continue reading

SAME AGAIN IN QUALIFYING FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will bring the curtain down on the 2015 World Endurance Championship season from the third row of the grid in the Six Hours of Bahrain after this evening’s qualifying session. Qualifying for the eighth and final race of the season, which begins in daylight and ends in darkness, was a familiar story … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING GETTING BUSY IN BAHRAIN

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing kicked off the final race week of the 2015 World Endurance Championship with a busy day of practice for the Six Hours of Bahrain. The #1 of Anthony Davidson, Sébastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima were fifth in opening practice and sixth in the following session on a day when the focus was … Continue reading

SHANGHAI STRUGGLE FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing suffered a race to forget in a wet Six Hours of Shanghai, the penultimate round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship. Both TS040 HYBRIDs finished in the top six, with the #2 of Alex Wurz, Stéphane Sarrazin and Mike Conway earning fifth place. Anthony Davidson, Sébastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima were sixth … Continue reading

CHINA CALLING FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing moves to China this week for the penultimate round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship, the Six Hours of Shanghai. The eight-race WEC season concludes with three Asian rounds, starting earlier this month with TOYOTA’s home race at Fuji Speedway, then heading across the East China Sea to Shanghai and finally to … Continue reading

FUJI FRUSTRATION FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing played its part in an exciting but ultimately disappointing Six Hours of Fuji, finishing fifth and sixth in its home race. In front of an enthusiastic crowd, including many supporters from TOYOTA Motor Corporation, the two TS040 HYBRIDs were significantly more competitive in the wet weather conditions early in the race. But … Continue reading

QUALIFYING DISAPPOINTMENT AT FUJI FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will start its home race from the third row of the grid after today’s qualifying session for the Six Hours of Fuji, the sixth round of the World Endurance Championship. The World Champions, unbeaten at Fuji Speedway since WEC returned to the Japanese venue in 2012, could not match their rivals in … Continue reading

HOME KICK-OFF FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing began its home event with a productive day of practice for the Six Hours of Fuji, the sixth round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship. Showing off the coveted #1 plate for the first time on home ground in Japan since winning both World Championships in 2014, the team had a busy … Continue reading

FOURTH PLACE IN TEXAS FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing experienced a difficult Six Hours of Circuit of the Americas but nevertheless scored its best result since the opening round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship. Anthony Davidson, Sébastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima finished fourth in the #1 TS040 HYBRID while the #2 of Alex Wurz, Stéphane Sarrazin and Mike Conway retired … Continue reading

CIRCUIT OF THE AMERICAS FIA WEC QUALIFYING ROUND-UP

Fifth grid front row lock out in qualifying for the Porsche 919 Hybrid The Porsche 919 Hybrid continued to prove its outstanding qualifying performance when taking the fifth pole position in the fifth round of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship. It is also the fifth consecutive front row grid lock out for the innovative … Continue reading

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