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Hard-earned points for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

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Monday, March 4, 2024

Toyota City, Japan, Mar 4, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing took on a tough challenge in the season-opening Qatar 1812 KM and earned valuable FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) points after a determined team effort.

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  • Toyota City, Japan, Mar 4, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing took on a tough challenge in the season-opening Qatar 1812 KM and earned valuable FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) points after a determined team effort.
  • Ryo completed the race in 10th to make it a double points finish for the team, despite the challenging circumstances.
  • After missing out on an overall podium for the first time since Silverstone in 2018, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing is determined to achieve an instant return at the next round of the 2024 season, the 6 Hours of Imola, in Italy on 21 April.
  • But, despite the difficulties, all team members worked very hard to score points with both cars.

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Presents new-look cars for WRC and WEC in 2024

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Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Toyota City, Japan, Dec 12, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) has unveiled the new livery for the cars that will compete in the FIA World Rally Championship and FIA World Endurance Championship in the 2024 season.

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  • Toyota City, Japan, Dec 12, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) has unveiled the new livery for the cars that will compete in the FIA World Rally Championship and FIA World Endurance Championship in the 2024 season.
  • There are two concepts for the all-new matt black livery for the GR YARIS Rally1 HYBRID and the GR010 HYBRID, which compete in the respective FIA World Championships.
  • The other one is the "Prototype" which represents making ever-better motorsports-bred cars and to keep evolving.
  • The new livery will be used not only in the WRC and the WEC, but also in other competitions in which TOYOTA GAZOO Racing participates.

Title-deciding Bahrain win for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

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Monday, November 6, 2023

Toyota City, Japan, Nov 6, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing brought the curtain down on a thrilling 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season with a one-two victory in the 8 Hours of Bahrain to decide the destination of the drivers' title.

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  • Toyota City, Japan, Nov 6, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing brought the curtain down on a thrilling 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season with a one-two victory in the 8 Hours of Bahrain to decide the destination of the drivers' title.
  • TOYOTA GAZOO Racing confirmed its fifth consecutive World Championship double of manufacturers' and drivers' titles for the perfect end to an exciting season of Hypercar competition which featured fierce challenges from Cadillac, Ferrari, Glickenhaus, Peugeot, Porsche and Vanwall.
  • That challenge continued into the final race of the season, which began on a hot, sunny afternoon in Bahrain.
  • That brought the 2023 season to an end after seven events, 64 hours of racing and six wins for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing, including four one-twos, to take the team's tally to 45 victories since its WEC debut in 2012.

Bahrain title showdown for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

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Monday, October 30, 2023

Toyota City, Japan, Oct 30, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing aims to bring the curtain down on the 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season with another title-winning celebration in the 8 Hours of Bahrain.

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  • Toyota City, Japan, Oct 30, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing aims to bring the curtain down on the 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season with another title-winning celebration in the 8 Hours of Bahrain.
  • A fifth straight drivers' title for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing is not yet mathematically secure, with both Ferraris still challenging.
  • The #50 drivers are 36 points adrift while the #51 crew are 31 points behind with 39 still available in Bahrain.
  • "I am looking forward to racing again in Bahrain because I enjoy the circuit, as well as racing into the night and in hot conditions.

World title for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing after Fuji win

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Monday, September 11, 2023

Toyota City, Japan, Sept 11, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing earned a thrilling one-two victory on home ground in the 6 Hours of Fuji to clinch the manufacturers' title in the penultimate race of the 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season.

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  • Toyota City, Japan, Sept 11, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing earned a thrilling one-two victory on home ground in the 6 Hours of Fuji to clinch the manufacturers' title in the penultimate race of the 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season.
  • An exciting battle between World Championship contenders TOYOTA GAZOO Racing and Ferrari saw the GR010 HYBRIDs come out on top.
  • After leading the team throughout the weekend, Toyota President and TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Europe Chairman Koji Sato joined the drivers to celebrate a hard-earned victory, and world title, on the podium.
  • Congratulations to everyone at TOYOTA GAZOO Racing on the manufacturers' title, now let's try to get the drivers' title in Bahrain."

Japan awaits home heroes TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

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Monday, September 4, 2023

TOKYO, Sept 4, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing defends its remarkable home record in the 6 Hours of Fuji this weekend in the penultimate race of the 2023 the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season.

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  • TOKYO, Sept 4, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing defends its remarkable home record in the 6 Hours of Fuji this weekend in the penultimate race of the 2023 the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season.
  • The historic racetrack, located 100km west of Tokyo, is very much a home race for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing and the GR010 HYBRID, whose hybrid powertrain is designed, developed and built at the nearby Higashi-Fuji Technical Center,
    TOYOTA GAZOO Racing aims for a fifth victory in 2023, which could secure the manufacturers' World Championship for a fifth consecutive season.
  • An exciting four-way battle for the drivers' World Championship between both TOYOTA GAZOO Racing and Ferrari crews will go down to the wire in Bahrain on 4 November, regardless of the result in Japan.
  • Everyone knows how passionate the Japanese fans are; they make it an incredible experience for all the drivers, and particularly for us as TOYOTA GAZOO Racing drivers.

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing celebrates World Championships and looks towards a zero carbon future for motorsport at the 2023 Goodwood Festival of Speed

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Tuesday, July 11, 2023

TGR's participation will also highlight its multi-technology path for motorsport to progress towards a sustainable, zero carbon future while maintaining the excitement and spectacle enjoyed by fans around the world.

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  • TGR's participation will also highlight its multi-technology path for motorsport to progress towards a sustainable, zero carbon future while maintaining the excitement and spectacle enjoyed by fans around the world.
  • This year the festival is honouring Nasser Al-Attiyah with the addition of a new "Nasser's Jump" feature in the off-road arena.
  • The Toyota GR Yaris Rally1 HYBRID will lead a trio of GR Yaris competition cars that will be in action at Goodwood.
  • Toyota are currently leading the manufacturer and driver standings in all three disciplines of motorsport, WRC, WEC and W2RC.

Memorable Monza win for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

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Monday, July 10, 2023

Toyota City, Japan, July 10, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing returned to winning ways with a hard-fought victory on its rival's home ground in an exciting 6 Hours of Monza, the fifth round of the 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

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  • Toyota City, Japan, July 10, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing returned to winning ways with a hard-fought victory on its rival's home ground in an exciting 6 Hours of Monza, the fifth round of the 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).
  • TOYOTA GAZOO Racing's fourth win of the season is the perfect response to a frustrating Le Mans 24 Hours and extends the team's World Championship lead to 26 points.
  • The safety car brought the chasing pack right on Mike's tail and when racing resumed he dropped to third.
  • With fresh rubber, Kamui set the fastest lap and pulled clear to win by 16.520secs from the #50 Ferrari.

Monza beckons for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

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Monday, July 3, 2023

Toyota City, Japan, July 3, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing targets a return to winning ways when the 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) resumes at another legendary venue on 8-9 July for the 6 Hours of Monza.

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  • Toyota City, Japan, July 3, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing targets a return to winning ways when the 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) resumes at another legendary venue on 8-9 July for the 6 Hours of Monza.
  • TOYOTA GAZOO Racing leads Ferrari by 18 points in the manufacturers' title race and now takes the battle to the Italian marque's home ground, the 5.793km Autodromo Nazionale Monza, where Hypercars average close to 220km/h over a lap, the second highest of the year after Le Mans.
  • Since returning to endurance racing with a hybrid-powered prototype in 2012, the team has raced twice at Monza.
  • "I am looking forward to racing at Monza, particularly this year because I think the atmosphere will be more special than ever.

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing second in Le Mans thriller

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Monday, June 12, 2023

After 24 relentless hours of racing, the #8 crossed the line in second place, 1min 21.793secs behind the winning #51 Ferrari.

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  • After 24 relentless hours of racing, the #8 crossed the line in second place, 1min 21.793secs behind the winning #51 Ferrari.
  • In a show of team spirit and determination, the #7 crew of mechanics and engineers put that disappointment aside and immediately joined forces with their #8 counterparts to strengthen the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing challenge.
  • TOYOTA GAZOO Racing's advantage in the manufacturers' World Championship has been cut to 18 points over Ferrari, with three races remaining.
  • It was very hard to challenge Ferrari but we never gave up hope and we tried everything to win Le Mans again.