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  • World Endurance Championship

    POSITIVE PROGRESS FOR KAZUKI

    TOYOTA GAZOO Racing is pleased to report that Kazuki Nakajima is making very positive progress as he recovers from the back injury sustained during the Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. After spending several days in hospital in Verviers, Kazuki was transferred to the neuro-radiology unit of Nice Hospital in southern France for further treatment on his...

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  • World Endurance Championship

    COMPOSITE MECHANICS AT WORK!

    TOYOTA GAZOO Racing has three composite mechanics on track to support team operations. We spoke to Principle Composite Technician Robert to describe his job, which is very specific and requires a lot of precision. Let’s discover his world… What is carbon fibre? “Carbon fibre is a strong material which is also lightweight. It is used...

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  • World Endurance Championship

    BELGIAN BLUES FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

    TOYOTA GAZOO Racing completed a weekend to forget in the Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps with a deeply disappointing result in the second round of the World Endurance Championship. The event got off to a bad start on Thursday when Kazuki Nakajima suffered a fractured vertebra during a heavy practice accident in wet conditions and a...

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  • World Endurance Championship

    SPA DISAPPOINTMENT FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

    TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will start the second round of the World Endurance Championship from sixth and seventh after a dissatisfying qualifying session for the Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium today. World Champions Anthony Davidson and Sébastien Buemi, racing alone in the #1 TS040 HYBRID after Kazuki Nakajima was hurt in a practice accident, took...

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  • World Endurance Championship

    TOUGH START FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

    TOYOTA GAZOO Racing endured a difficult start to the Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps weekend due to a heavy accident for the #1 car in terrible conditions. Opening practice for the second round of the World Endurance Championship took place in continuous rain which contributed to an accident for Kazuki Nakajima, who hit the back of...

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  • World Endurance Championship

    SPA BECKONS FOR THE WORLD CHAMPIONS

    TOYOTA GAZOO Racing makes the short journey to Belgium for the second round of the World Endurance Championship, the Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, this weekend. The team is based at TOYOTA Motorsport GmbH in Cologne, Germany, approximately 120km away from Spa, which is considered the first of three home races alongside Fuji and Nürburgring. Anthony...

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  • GAZOO Logo squared

    INTRODUCING GAZOO RACING

    This week, the reigning World Champions are competing for the first time with the name of ‘TOYOTA GAZOO Racing’, which reflects a TOYOTA Motor Corporation philosophy to emphasise motorsport as a tool to make ever-better road cars. This philosophy is already embraced by the WEC programme, with hybrid technology transfer from the race track benefiting...

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  • World Endurance Championship

    PODIUM START FOR TOYOTA RACING

    TOYOTA Racing started the World Endurance Championship season with a podium finish in a hotly-contested Six Hours of Silverstone today. The 2014 World Champions faced tougher competition at Silverstone than last year, when it claimed a one-two victory, but brought both cars home in the top four. The #1 TS040 HYBRID of Anthony Davidson, Sébastien...

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  • World Endurance Championship

    WORLD CHAMPIONS TOYOTA RACING READY FOR RACE ONE

    TOYOTA Racing will begin the new World Endurance Championship season from the second and third rows of the grid after a close qualifying session for the Six Hours of Silverstone. The #1 TS040 HYBRID of last year’s Silverstone winners Anthony Davidson and Sébastien Buemi, alongside Kazuki Nakajima, will start from fourth place after missing out...

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  • World Endurance Championship

    PRODUCTIVE START FOR TOYOTA RACING AT SILVERSTONE

    TOYOTA Racing made a positive start to the new World Endurance Championship season with a constructive three hours of practice for the Six Hours of Silverstone today. The eight-race season begins in Great Britain this weekend with a race which delivered a one-two victory for TOYOTA 12 months ago, paving the way for a drivers’...

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  • World Endurance Championship

    CHAMPIONS SUPPORT FIA ACTION FOR ROAD SAFETY

    Reigning World Endurance Driver’s Champions Anthony Davidson and Sebastien Buemi have both pledged their support for the FIA Action for Road Safety by joining F1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton as an Ambassador for the campaign. Their role will be to help raise awareness of the campaign that aims to drastically reduce the number of deaths...

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  • World Endurance Championship

    TOYOTA RACING’S CHAMPIONSHIP DEFENCE STARTS HERE

    TOYOTA Racing begins the defence of its World Endurance Championship titles in positive mood following a successful testing programme to prepare for this weekend’s Six Hours of Silverstone. Last season began with a TOYOTA one-two at Silverstone, setting the tone for an impressive year which brought five wins from eight races and established the TS040...

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  • Testing

    TOYOTA RACING DRIVERS LOOK AHEAD TO 2015

    Anthony Davidson (#1 TS040 HYBRID): “Having the #1 on the car is really great and we want to defend that. It was a great feeling to win the championship last year but there was one big race missing and that was Le Mans. From the team’s point of view as well as from me personally,...

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    NEW AND FAMILIAR FACES AT TOYOTA RACING IN 2015

    Inside the cockpit, the #1 TS040 HYBRID will feature World Champions Anthony and Sébastien alongside Kazuki Nakajima, who is planned to compete in a full WEC season for the first time. In the #2 car, Alex Wurz and Stéphane Sarrazin are joined by Mike Conway, who raced three times in 2014 in his role as test...

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    A NEW ERA FOR THE WORLD CHAMPIONS

    TOYOTA Racing enters the 2015 World Endurance Championship ready to start a new era with the defence of its two titles. TOYOTA became the first Japanese company to win the World Championship during a very successful 2014 season, which saw Anthony Davidson and Sébastien Buemi also win the drivers’ title. In a period where energy...

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  • WEC 6 Hours of The Circuit of the Americas

    TOYOTA RACING CONFIRMS 2015 DRIVERS

    TOYOTA Racing is delighted to confirm its driver line-up for the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship. The team will again enter two TS040 HYBRID cars as it aims to extend its reign as drivers’ and manufacturers’ World Champions. As World Champions, TOYOTA Racing will take the #1 and #2 plates while the individual driver line-ups...

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  • WEC Brazil 6 Hour Race

    TOYOTA RACING: WORLD CHAMPIONS 2014

    TOYOTA Racing is the 2014 drivers’ and manufacturers’ World Champion after a successful conclusion to the FIA World Endurance Championship season in the Six Hours of Sao Paulo, at Interlagos. The eighth and final race of the season was a thrilling one, with the #8 TS040 HYBRID of World Champions Anthony Davidson and Sébastien Buemi...

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  • WEC Brazil 6 Hour Race

    TOYOTA RACING READY FOR FINAL RACE

    TOYOTA Racing will start the final round of the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship from the second and third rows of the grid after qualifying for the Six Hours of Sao Paulo at Interlagos today. The #8 TS040 HYBRID of Anthony Davidson and Sébastien Buemi took third place, missing pole position by 0.394secs. Stéphane Sarrazin...

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  • WEC Brazil 6 Hour Race

    TOYOTA RACING HARD AT WORK IN SAO PAULO

    TOYOTA Racing got the final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship underway with two 90-minute practice sessions for the Six Hours of Sao Paulo at Interlagos. After a day dedicated to gathering data on the TS040 HYBRID and its Michelin tyres, the team will work hard to improve performance prior to tomorrow’s qualifying and,...

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  • WEC 6 Hours of Bahrain

    TOYOTA RACING TARGETS TITLE IN BRAZIL

    TOYOTA Racing heads to Brazil this weekend on the verge of securing the FIA World Endurance Championship title in the season-ending Six Hours of Sao Paulo at Interlagos. Anthony Davidson and Sébastien Buemi, driving the #8 TS040 HYBRID, already won the drivers’ World Championship at the penultimate race in Bahrain just over a week ago...

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