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MAGICAL MONZA FOR TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

Monday, July 19, 2021 - 9:08am

TOKYO, July 19, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing extended its 100% winning record with the new GR010 HYBRID Hypercar thanks to a hard-earned victory in an enthralling 6 Hours of Monza, the third round of the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

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  • TOKYO, July 19, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing extended its 100% winning record with the new GR010 HYBRID Hypercar thanks to a hard-earned victory in an enthralling 6 Hours of Monza, the third round of the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).
  • With that result, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing extends its lead in the manufacturers' World Championship to 30 points over Alpine.
  • "It has been a positive day for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing; congratulations to the #7 car and also our colleagues in the World Rally team for their victory in Rally Estonia.
  • But it is better we had a day like this here in Monza rather than at Le Mans.

‘Pikes Peak Live presented by Mobil 1’ returns for 2021 with more for fans

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 5:35pm

In 2020, the challenge was different, but the team behind Mobil 1 motor oil worked closely with the organizers of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb to connect fans across the world like never before.

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  • In 2020, the challenge was different, but the team behind Mobil 1 motor oil worked closely with the organizers of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb to connect fans across the world like never before.
  • For Porsche owners, a limited-edition run of 156 special Pikes Peak Hill Grind Porsche x Mobil 1 coffee sets will be available for those selected fans who provide their VIN for validation of ownership.
  • Meanwhile, OReilly Auto Parts customers will be able to enter to win exclusive 2021 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb collectibles that commemorate the 99th running of the race.
  • Not solely presenting the livestream, Mobil 1 advanced synthetic motor oil also returns as a technology partner within the Porsche Pikes Peak Trophy by Yokohama division.

One-Two in Race 100 for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 4:20am

Toyota City, Japan, June 14, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing celebrated its 100th World Championship sportscar race with a one-two victory for its new GR010 HYBRID Hypercar in the 8 Hours of Portimao following a flawless performance in Portugal.

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  • Toyota City, Japan, June 14, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing celebrated its 100th World Championship sportscar race with a one-two victory for its new GR010 HYBRID Hypercar in the 8 Hours of Portimao following a flawless performance in Portugal.
  • With a second win from two races in 2021, following victory in the season-opening 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing has extended its teams' World Championship lead to 22 points.
  • I think we played a really nice strategic race because we could keep up the pace despite the longer stints.
  • We fought the whole way with #7 but in the end only one car can win and it was a one-two which is great for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing."

DuPont and Nissan e.dams Formula E Team Announce Technical Partnership

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 1:00pm

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --DuPont and the Nissan e.dams Formula E team today announced a technical partnership to accelerate the delivery of new technologies in vehicle electrification.

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  • WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --DuPont and the Nissan e.dams Formula E team today announced a technical partnership to accelerate the delivery of new technologies in vehicle electrification.
  • Tommaso Volpe, Nissan Global Motorsports director, said, "We welcome DuPont to the Nissan e.dams racing family as a new partner for season seven of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.
  • Nissan partnered with seasoned Formula E outfit e.dams for its arrival into the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in the 2018/2019 season, racing as Nissan e.dams.
  • DuPont, the DuPont Oval Logo, and all trademarks and service marks denoted with , SM or are owned by affiliates of DuPont de Nemours, Inc. unless otherwise noted.

Trimble Teams with ROBORACE for its Autonomous Racing Series

Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 1:00pm

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and ROBORACE, the world's first autonomous racing series with electric-powered vehicles, announced today a comprehensive technology and marketing alliance.

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  • SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and ROBORACE, the world's first autonomous racing series with electric-powered vehicles, announced today a comprehensive technology and marketing alliance.
  • "We are thrilled to be working with ROBORACE, the world's first extreme competition of racing teams developing self-driving artificial intelligence for autonomous driving systems," said Louis Nastro, director of Land Products, Applanix.
  • ROBORACE is the world's first racing series for autonomous driving systems.
  • In September 2020, Roborace commenced its Beta series with six competing teams taking place at various locations until May 2021, featuring 12 races and involvingmixed-realityelements dubbed "Roborace Metaverse."

Mouser Partners with DRAGON / PENSKE AUTOSPORT Formula E Racing for 7th Year

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 5:50pm
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    Mouser Electronics once again partners with the DRAGON / PENSKE AUTOSPORT Formula E team as they kick off the series seventh season, and the first Formula E racing season as an FIA World Championship.
  • Mouser and Molex have been proud supporters since the inception of Formula E, and we wish the DRAGON / PENSKE AUTOSPORT team a very safe and successful season.
  • In 2014, DRAGON / PENSKE AUTOSPORT became one of the three founding teams of the FIA Formula E Championship.
  • The DRAGON / PENSKE AUTOSPORT team motto is the Latin phrase E Pluribus Unum, meaning out of many, there is one.

CUPRA is the first automotive brand to participate in Extreme E

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 2:00pm

Extreme E, the electric SUV off-road competition, is set to travel across some of the world's most extreme environments in 2021 with a five-stage format.

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  • Extreme E, the electric SUV off-road competition, is set to travel across some of the world's most extreme environments in 2021 with a five-stage format.
  • CUPRA's move into the Extreme E arena isn't a surprise, as the brand has always pushed the boundaries of what is possible.
  • The Extreme E has a gender equal sporting format whereby teams must field one male and one female driver.
  • "Extreme E is a mix of Raid and Rally Cross, racing through very different environments with tracks marked using GPS," said Ekstrm.

GR Super Sport Makes Dynamic Public Debut at Le Mans

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 2:24am

Fittingly for a vehicle based on the two-time Le Mans-winning TS050 HYBRID race car, a customized GR Super Sport development model, customized as a convertible and in GR camouflage livery, completed a demonstration lap, before participating in the ceremony to return the Le Mans trophy for this year's race.

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  • Fittingly for a vehicle based on the two-time Le Mans-winning TS050 HYBRID race car, a customized GR Super Sport development model, customized as a convertible and in GR camouflage livery, completed a demonstration lap, before participating in the ceremony to return the Le Mans trophy for this year's race.
  • Those performances are the inspiration for the GR Super Sport, a hypercar with race car pedigree and performance.
  • "It was an honour to drive this development version of the GR Super Sport for the first time in public, and especially at a circuit like Le Mans which is so closely connected to this car.
  • The GR Super Sport was born at Le Mans so this felt like a homecoming.

Toyota Gazoo Racing Takes Le Mans Hat-Trick

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 2:11am

Toyota City, Japan, Sept 21, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing earned a third consecutive overall Le Mans 24 Hours win with the TS050 HYBRID after a turbulent and ultimately-successful race at the Circuit de la Sarthe.

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  • Toyota City, Japan, Sept 21, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing earned a third consecutive overall Le Mans 24 Hours win with the TS050 HYBRID after a turbulent and ultimately-successful race at the Circuit de la Sarthe.
  • It is a big achievement for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing to win this big race for the third time in a row.
  • When the #7 car had the issue, it was all about winning the race for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing and this was quite tough.
  • Everything was executed really well, so a big thank you to TOYOTA GAZOO Racing."

Carnegie Mellon University To Join Roborace Autonomous Racing Championship

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 2:00pm

LOS ANGELES, May 27,2020 /PRNewswire/ --A student team from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is joining the upcoming season of Roborace, an international competition involving autonomous, electrically powered vehicles.

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  • LOS ANGELES, May 27,2020 /PRNewswire/ --A student team from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is joining the upcoming season of Roborace, an international competition involving autonomous, electrically powered vehicles.
  • It will be the first U.S. team to join Roborace and anticipates competing in a Roborace event later this year.
  • Carnegie Mellon has been a leader in autonomous driving research for four decades and claims such notable achievements as its 2007 victory in the $2 million Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Urban Challenge, an autonomous street race.
  • Season Beta is the second development season for Roborace, with its forthcoming 2020-2021 schedule expected to consist of twelve championship rounds.