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  • WEC TS-040

    NEW NUMBERS FOR TS050 HYBRID

    The new TS050 HYBRID will wear the numbers 5 and 6 in the 2016 World Endurance Championship, it was confirmed today. In a press conference in Paris, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest confirmed all entries for WEC and the Le Mans 24 Hours, including race numbers. That means that in 2016, Anthony Davidson, Sébastien Buemi...

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  • Toyota Racing TS040 
World Endurance Championship. 6 Hours of Spa 
29th April - 2nd May 2015. Circuit Spa Francorchamps, Belgium.

    WHY TOYOTA GAZOO RACING

      For the 2016 season, the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will make its official debut in the World Endurance Championship, as part of a global re-branding of TOYOTA’s motorsport activities. The name first appeared as a logo on the TS040 HYBRID at last year’s Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps and was carried for the remainder of the...

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  • Kamui Kobayashi (JPN)  
Toyota Hybrid Racing
World Endurance Championship. 6 Hours of Fuji. 8th-11th October 2015. Fuji Speedway, Japan.

    REVISED DRIVER LINE-UP FOR A NEW ERA

    TOYOTA GAZOO Racing today revealed the driver line-up which will lead it into a new era of World Endurance Championship competition. A completely new TS050 HYBRID car has been developed for this season, with significant changes to all areas, including monocoque, engine and hybrid system to meet the team’s ambitious performance targets. On the driver...

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  • Stephane Sarrazin (FRA)  
Toyota Hybrid Racing
World Endurance Championship. 6 Hours of Bahrain. 18th-21st  November 2015. Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain.

    STÉPHANE SARRAZIN Q+A

    As the year 2015 draws to a close, we caught up with Stéphane Sarrazin, who has high hopes for 2016. Can you describe your 2015 season? The season was not good as we expected. We had the best car in 2014, we had a strong testing performance in the winter and improved our lap times...

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  • Mike Conway (GBR) 
Toyota Hybrid Racing
World Endurance Championship. 6 Hours of Bahrain. 18th-21st  November 2015. Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain.

    MIKE CONWAY Q+A

    As the dust settles on the 2015 World Endurance Championship season, we had a quick chat with Mike Conway to recap his first season as a TOYOTA race driver. Can you describe your 2015 season? It was my first full year in LMP1 so there was a lot to learn, not just driving the car...

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  • Alex Wurz (AUT) 
Toyota Hybrid Racing
World Endurance Championship. 6 Hours of Bahrain. 18th-21st  November 2015. Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain.

    NEW ROLE FOR ALEX WURZ

    TOYOTA GAZOO Racing is proud to announce that Alex Wurz will take on a new role within its World Endurance Championship project. Last month’s Six Hours of Bahrain, in which Alex finished on the podium, was his final race behind the wheel. He will move into a new position as advisor and ambassador for the...

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  • Kazuki Nakajima (JPN)  
Toyota Hybrid Racing
World Endurance Championship. 6 Hours of Fuji. 8th-11th October 2015. Fuji Speedway, Japan.

    KAZUKI NAKAJIMA Q+A

    We caught up with Kazuki Nakajima to recap on his 2015 season, and to already look forward to the 2016 World Endurance Championship Can you describe your 2015 season? It has been a difficult season for sure. We knew that it was not going to be as dominant as last year but we expected to win...

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  • Toyota Hybrid Racing
World Endurance Championship. 6 Hours of Bahrain. 18th-21st  November 2015. Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain.

    ANTHONY DAVIDSON Q+A

    We caught up with Anthony Davidson after the season for a quick chat to look back on 2015. Here’s what the 2014 World Champion had to say… Can you describe your 2015 season? It hasn’t been the season I’d expected to be honest. The car felt really similar to the car we had last year...

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    ROOKIES GET 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...

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  • Podium Stephane Sarrazin (FRA) , Alex Wurz (AUT) and Mike Conway (GBR) 
Toyota Hybrid Racing
World Endurance Championship. 6 Hours of Bahrain. 18th-21st  November 2015. Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain.

    TOYOTA GAZOO RACING BACK ON THE PODIUM

    TOYOTA GAZOO Racing returned to the podium in a thrilling Six Hours of Bahrain, the final round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship. An emotional result saw Alex Wurz stand on the podium in his last-ever race, claiming third place in the #2 TS040 HYBRID he shares with Stéphane Sarrazin and Mike Conway. As well...

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  • WEC 6 Hours of Bahrain

    SAME AGAIN IN QUALIFYING

    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...

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  • WEC 6 Hours of Bahrain

    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...

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  • Toyota Hybrid Racing
World Endurance Championship. 6 Hours of Bahrain. 12th-15th November 2014. Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain.

    END OF AN ERA IN BAHRAIN

    TOYOTA GAZOO Racing bids farewell to driver Alex Wurz and its double-title-winning TS040 HYBRID this weekend in the Six Hours of Bahrain, the final round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship. The 1,000hp, four-wheel-drive hybrid prototype will compete in its 16th race, marking the end of an era wearing the #1 it earned by winning...

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  • Alex Wurz (AUT) 
Toyota Hybrid Racing
World Endurance Championship. 6 Hours of Fuji. 9th-12th October 2013. Fuji Speedway, Japan.

    ALEX WURZ ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

    TOYOTA GAZOO Racing would like to thank Alex Wurz for his significant contribution to its World Endurance Championship project. Alex, 41, announced today that he will retire from racing after next weekend’s Six Hours of Bahrain, the final round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship. Alex was the first driver signed by TOYOTA in 2011 when...

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  • World Endurance Championship

    SHANGHAI STRUGGLE

    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...

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  • World Endurance Championship

    THIRD ROW ON THE GRID IN SHANGHAI

    TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will start the penultimate round of the World Endurance Championship from the third row of the grid after a disappointing qualifying session for the Six Hours of Shanghai. For the fourth consecutive race, the #1 TS040 HYBRID of Anthony Davidson, Sébastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima will start from fifth place on the...

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  • World Endurance Championship

    PRACTICE STARTS IN SHANGHAI

    TOYOTA GAZOO Racing’s penultimate race weekend of the 2015 World Endurance Championship began with a busy day of practice for the Six Hours of Shanghai today. Returning to the scene of last year’s one-two victory, the #1 TS040 HYBRID of Anthony Davidson, Sébastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima lined up alongside Alex Wurz, Stéphane Sarrazin and...

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  • World Endurance Championship

    FOCUS ON THE ENGINE MECHANICS… GENTLEMAN, START YOUR ENGINES!

    At TOYOTA GAZOO Racing, all team members are key people. So, after our incredible wheel gunners, let’s meet Jörg, the man in charge of TS040 HYBRID engine maintenance. Good mechanical and technical skills, manual dexterity and being able to pay attention to the smallest details are the qualities required to be an efficient engine mechanic....

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  • Toyota Hybrid Racing
World Endurance Championship. 6 Hours of Shanghai. 7th-9th November 2013.Shanghai International Circuit, China.

    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...

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    TMG DAY OUT AT NÜRBURGRING

    The Six Hours of Nürburgring is the home race for Toyota Motorsport GmbH – so we brought 600 guests to watch World Champions TOYOTA GAZOO Racing in action. As in previous years, all employees as well as sponsors and business guests were invited to join together with their friends and family, which again made for...

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