FIA World Endurance Championship

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).

Key Points: 
  • 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.

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Motivated for Monza

Monday, July 12, 2021 - 9:03am

TOKYO, July 12, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing aims to maintain its 100% winning Hypercar record this week when the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) returns to Italy for the first time in nearly 30 years for the 6 Hours of Monza.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, July 12, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing aims to maintain its 100% winning Hypercar record this week when the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) returns to Italy for the first time in nearly 30 years for the 6 Hours of Monza.
  • TOYOTA GAZOO Racing heads to Monza leading both World Championships following an exciting start to the season.
  • But that will change in Monza, when a limited number of spectators will make a welcome return.
  • Monza has a great history in endurance racing and it's great that it's back on the WEC calendar.

Motorsport Games and the ACO Enhance and Extend Le Mans Esports Series Joint Venture

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 1:30pm

The agreement follows the success of the Le Mans Esports Series and 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual event in June 2020.

Key Points: 
  • The agreement follows the success of the Le Mans Esports Series and 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual event in June 2020.
  • Dmitry Kozko, CEO of Motorsport Games, stated, The 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual in 2020 was the perfect illustration of what the partnership between Motorsport Games and the ACO can create.
  • Grard Neveu, CEO of Le Mans Esports Series, commented, Motorsport Games has demonstrated its passion, expertise and commitment to the ACO and the FIA World Endurance Championship.
  • More news about the forthcoming projects from Motorsport Games, including Le Mans, will be revealed in the coming months.

Toyota Gazoo Racing Introduces GR010 Hybrid Hypercar

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 11:37pm

Toyota City, Japan, Jan 15, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing begins a new era of endurance racing with the launch of its all-new GR010 HYBRID Le Mans Hypercar, which will compete in the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

Key Points: 
  • Toyota City, Japan, Jan 15, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing begins a new era of endurance racing with the launch of its all-new GR010 HYBRID Le Mans Hypercar, which will compete in the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).
  • The reigning World Champions and three-time Le Mans winners will defend those titles against new manufacturer competitors using a racing version of the upcoming hypercar road car, featuring powertrain technology developed in the TS050 HYBRID and highlighted via new Racing Hybrid branding.
  • To mark this new era for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing, a new livery includes the iconic GR lettering to indicate the strong link between race and road cars.
  • That should ensure close racing between TOYOTA GAZOO Racing and its hypercar competitors Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus and ByKolles Racing, as well as Alpine, which will present an additional challenge with its LMP1 car.

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.

Key Points: 
  • 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.