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  • World Endurance Championship

    ONE-TWO FOR TOYOTA RACING AT SILVERSTONE

    TOYOTA Racing made the perfect start to the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship season with a one-two finish from pole position in the Six Hours of Silverstone. The 1000PS, four-wheel-drive TS040 HYBRID won its very first race in convincing fashion thanks to the #8 of Anthony Davidson, Nicolas Lapierre and Sébastien Buemi who take an...

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  • World Endurance Championship

    POLE FOR TOYOTA RACING AT SILVERSTONE

    TOYOTA Racing will start the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship on pole position after an exciting qualifying session for the Six Hours of Silverstone. Alex Wurz and Kazuki Nakajima qualified the #7 TS040 HYBRID, which they share with Stéphane Sarrazin, at the head of the field by a tiny margin of just 0.005secs. The #8...

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  • World Endurance Championship

    TROUBLE-FREE START FOR TOYOTA RACING

    TOYOTA Racing got its 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship season underway with the opening practice sessions for the Six Hours of Silverstone today. The TS040 HYBRID, which delivers 1000PS whilst using 25% less fuel than its predecessor, performed without issue throughout, giving the team maximum opportunity to prepare for the race weekend. The #7 car...

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  • Toyota Racing Launch and WEC Group Test

    SILVERSTONE DEBUT FOR TOYOTA TS040 HYBRID

    TOYOTA Racing starts the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season with a race debut for its new 1000PS TS040 HYBRID in the Six Hours of Silverstone this weekend. The new car, which features TOYOTA’s ground-breaking four-wheel drive hybrid technology, has completed over 25,000km of testing in preparation for the first of eight WEC races...

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  • Toyota Racing Launch and WEC Group Test

    Quick catch up with… Kazuki Nakajima

    How has testing gone so far this year? Basically we have had good tests since the beginning of the year. It is very nice to drive the TS040 HYBRID, particularly with four-wheel drive and as we explained at the launch it is great to experience 1000PS, although we don’t have that power all through a...

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  • Toyota Racing Launch and WEC Group Test

    Quick catch up with… Sébastien Buemi

    With the Prologue official test underway, we caught up with Sébastien Buemi after his morning stint behind the wheel of the #8 TS040 HYBRID: How is the Prologue going? We managed quite a lot of laps and looked at various things. The team is working hard, the spirit is good. We haven’t shown our full...

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  • TS040 HYBRID 3

    NEW ERA FOR TOYOTA RACING WITH TS040 HYBRID

    TOYOTA Racing has today revealed the TS040 HYBRID car and revised driver line-up which will take it into the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship – and into a new era of hybrid motorsport. With 480PS of four-wheel-drive hybrid boost in addition to the 520PS 3.7litre petrol engine, the TS040 HYBRID, launched today at Paul Ricard,...

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  • TS040 HYBRID 12

    TOYOTA RACING DRIVERS LOOK FORWARD TO 2014

    TOYOTA Racing today launched its new TS040 HYBRID car prior to the team’s third season of FIA World Endurance Championship competition, with a revised driver line-up. After two years of the same line-ups in the #7 and #8 cars, the team has slightly reshuffled its driver crews. That means Alex Wurz, Stéphane Sarrazin and Kazuki...

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  • Toyota_AskYourQuestions

    Ask your questions to Alex Wurz and Sébastien Buemi !

    On Thursday 27 March, the day before the FIA World Endurance Championship’s annual Prologue test, TOYOTA Racing will introduce its new car: the TOYOTA TS040 HYBRID. The new prototype, which has already been testing, will be handed over to six familiar drivers: Alex Wurz, Stéphane Sarrazin and Kazuki Nakajima will be at the wheel of...

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  • Roll Out Test

    TOYOTA Racing 2014 video trailer revealed

    TOYOTA Racing can reveal video footage of the new TS040 HYBRID for the first time. This exclusive video shows Alex Wurz and Anthony Davidson in action during the very first test of the year, at Paul Ricard in France. The new car is 10cm narrower than its predecessor and features updated aerodynamics as well as...

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  • Roll Out Test

    TS040 HYBRID: The sound of the future

    TOYOTA Racing has revealed the sound of its TS040 HYBRID, as excitement builds ahead of the car’s long-awaited launch. The TS040 HYBRID will be launched on 27 March in Paul Ricard, one day before the Prologue test at the same track which sees all WEC teams on track together for the first time this year....

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  • Le Mans 24 Hours Race

    Driver swap for TOYOTA Racing

    TOYOTA Racing has shuffled its driver line-up for the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship season, it can reveal today. During two years of the same driver line-ups, TOYOTA Racing has learned more about the specific strengths and characteristics of each driver, and this year’s new line-ups are designed to maximise the chances of success for...

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  • Roll Out Test

    Hybrid at the heart of TOYOTA Racing in 2014

    TOYOTA Racing can reveal the first details of its participation in the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), in which it will push the limits of hybrid powertrain technology in motorsport. TOYOTA Racing entered two cars for the WEC season, including the Le Mans 24 Hours, and the Automobile Club de l’Ouest is scheduled to...

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  • Motor Racing - FIA World Endurance Championship - WEC- Round 7 - Shanghai, China

    In depth – Mike Conway

    TOYOTA Racing’s new test and reserve driver shares his thoughts on the challenge ahead, as well as his experiences in some of the world’s most iconic sporting events. Tell us how you became a TOYOTA Racing test and reserve driver? “There was one particular qualifying session at Le Mans which I think caught the eye. It...

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  • WEC 6 Hours of Fuji

    Kazuki Nakajima – In Depth

    As Christmas approaches fast, it’s time to sit down with Kazuki Nakajima and find out how he is enjoying life in endurance racing… You had a busy year? “Yeah, I’ve been racing in three different categories this year so yes, busy but I have enjoyed all of it and, particularly as a professional driver, it...

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  • WEC 6 Hours of Bahrain

    Alex Wurz – In Depth

    The 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship season has drawn to a close, so we took the chance to catch up with Alex Wurz about his love for endurance racing… What excites you about endurance racing? “This is a childhood dream, and I have been lucky enough to make it my career. I have to say...

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  • Motor Racing - FIA World Endurance Championship - WEC- Round 7 - Shanghai, China

    Mike Conway joins TOYOTA Racing

    TOYOTA Racing is pleased to announce the signing of Mike Conway as test and reserve driver for the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship. Mike, 30, will support the work of existing drivers Alex Wurz, Nicolas Lapierre, Kazuki Nakajima, Anthony Davidson, Sébastien Buemi and Stéphane Sarrazin, all of whom are confirmed as race drivers for next...

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