Toyota has revealed a video of its first test of the GR Super Sport Concept that will become the basis of its World Endurance Championship Hypercar entry for 2020/21. The video shows that the GR Super Sport Concept car will share its styling with the road car, and it is known that the powertrain is […]

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Toyota Gazoo Racing has claimed its second consecutive victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, following a drama-filled closing hour of the race that saw the World Championship-winning No. 8 crew come out on top. A sequence of two unscheduled stops for the No. 7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid of Jose Maria Lopez, who had […]

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Toyota has extended its involvement in the FIA World Endurance Championship, confirming that it will compete in the Hypercar class. The announcement, made Friday at Le Mans, follows official confirmation of the new top-class regulations by the FIA and ACO, which will debut in the 2020-21 WEC season. The Japanese manufacturer’s commitment, as expected, will […]

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Toyota claimed its third consecutive 24 Hours of Le Mans pole position despite improvements from its non-hybrid LMP1 rivals in Wednesday’s final qualifying session. Kamui Kobayashi’s time of 3:15.497 set during the second two-hour session earlier in the evening was enough to the plant No. 7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid on pole ahead of its sister […]

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Toyota Gazoo Racing’s pair of TS050 HYBRIDs topped the times in today’s Le Mans Test Day, Sebastien Buemi emerging as the Japanese team’s fastest driver. Buemi’s best time came with 30 minutes remaining in the four-hour Afternoon Session, which was held in scorching conditions. Buemi was the only driver to break the 3:20 mark with […]

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Even at this early stage in his tenure with Toyota Gazoo Racing, it’s clear that former Le Mans 24 Hours winner Brendon Hartley is enjoying being back in the FIA WEC paddock. The Kiwi, who is back in sportscar racing after a challenging season in Formula One with Toro Rosso told DSC that he’s been impressed so […]

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Brendon Hartley says that joining the Toyota Gazoo Racing LMP1 team will feel different to when he first raced in the FIA World Endurance Championship’s top class with Porsche in 2014. The two-time WEC champion will make his first public appearance with Toyota during tomorrow’s Test Day after being confirmed in the team’s 2019-20 lineup last […]

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Porsche GT Team is set to race at Le Mans next month with special liveries for its FIA WEC-entered #91 and #92 911 RSRs, the pair sporting a gold trim rather than red and world champion logos on their roofs. The factory Porsches from IMSA entered in GTE Pro will also run in special liveries: […]

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Ford has revealed its set of liveries for the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours, with each of the four factory Ford GT’s racing in the GTE Pro class due to run a special ‘celebration livery. It’s not all good news though from the ‘Blue Oval’, its announcement also revealing the end of its factory involvement […]

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Brendon Hartley had his first laps aboard a Toyota Gazoo Racing TS050 HYBRID at Spa earlier today as the factory team continued its preparations for the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours next month. Double WEC World Drivers Champion and 2017 Le Mans winner Hartley was announced last month as the replacement for the departing Fernando […]

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