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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Launches GR Corolla Sales Efforts with Lotteries in Japan

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Friday, December 2, 2022

TOKYO, Dec 2, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) commenced its sales efforts today for the Japanese-market trim levels of the new GR Corolla--the GR Corolla RZ and GR Corolla RZ "MORIZO Edition" (GR Corolla Morizo Edition)(1)--with purchasing lotteries that run to December 19 for GR Corolla RZ and December 18 for GR Corolla Morizo Edition.

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  • TOKYO, Dec 2, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) commenced its sales efforts today for the Japanese-market trim levels of the new GR Corolla--the GR Corolla RZ and GR Corolla RZ "MORIZO Edition" (GR Corolla Morizo Edition)(1)--with purchasing lotteries that run to December 19 for GR Corolla RZ and December 18 for GR Corolla Morizo Edition.
  • When the GR Corolla RZ was unveiled on June 1, TGR announced that the model would go on sale through Toyota vehicle dealers throughout Japan.
  • For the GR Corolla Morizo Edition, which is a two-seater model with enhanced driving performance, purchasing lottery applications for 70 units can be made at GR Garage locations nationwide(2).
  • (1) The official name of the GR Corolla Morizo Edition is the "GR Corolla RZ 'MORIZO Edition".

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Presents 2023 Race Team Setups

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Friday, November 25, 2022

TOKYO, Nov 25, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) announced on November 25 its domestic and international race entry structure and the outline of TGR GR86/BRZ Cup and TGR Yaris Cup for the 2023 season.

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  • TOKYO, Nov 25, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) announced on November 25 its domestic and international race entry structure and the outline of TGR GR86/BRZ Cup and TGR Yaris Cup for the 2023 season.
  • - The Hypercar category of the 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season will see a number of new rivals participate, and will also mark the 100th anniversary of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
  • - In the SUPER GT and the Japanese Super Formula Championship, which are the highest categories of racing in Japan, our aim is to win both the Drivers' and the Teams' Championships.
  • TGR will continue its practice of making ever-better motorsports-bred cars and pursuing activities to enhance the appeal and sustainability of motorsports.

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Presents 2023 Rally Team Setups

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Friday, November 18, 2022

TOKYO, Nov 18, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) announced on November 18 its domestic and international rally entry structure and the outline of TGR Rally Challenge for the 2023 season.

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  • TOKYO, Nov 18, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) announced on November 18 its domestic and international rally entry structure and the outline of TGR Rally Challenge for the 2023 season.
  • - In the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), in which TGR will seek its third consecutive title treble, the team of Takamoto Katsuta and Aaron Johnston has been promoted to the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing WRT roster, where they will share the position of driving the third car with the team of Sebastien Ogier and Vincent Landais.
  • - To promote regional development by organizing rallies, TGR will once again work with local communities across Japan to hold the TGR Rally Challenge, in which anyone can compete.
  • TGR will continue its practice of making ever-better motorsports-bred cars and pursuing activities to enhance the appeal and sustainability of motorsports.

Late heartbreak for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing in dramatic season finale

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Monday, November 14, 2022

TOKYO, Nov 14, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team experienced late heartbreak in its goal of closing out the 2022 FIA World Rally Championship season with a victory at home in Japan.

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  • TOKYO, Nov 14, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team experienced late heartbreak in its goal of closing out the 2022 FIA World Rally Championship season with a victory at home in Japan.
  • The GR YARIS Rally1 HYBRID performed strongly from the beginning, and would win 11 out of 16 stages over the weekend.
  • This misfortune for Evans did promote Takamoto Katsuta into third position on his home rally in his TGR WRT Next Generation entry.
  • Winning the home rally of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing would have been very special, but to have Taka on the podium of his home event feels almost just as good.

Providence partners with TGR Foundation, a Tiger Woods Charity, to address health disparities, create career paths for youth

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Empowered Health by Providence and TGR Foundation was created to invest in youth by providing meaningful career paths guided by mentors to ensure they have the ability to reach their full potential.

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  • Empowered Health by Providence and TGR Foundation was created to invest in youth by providing meaningful career paths guided by mentors to ensure they have the ability to reach their full potential.
  • Providence has a long history of working with like-hearted partners with expertise in meeting the varying needs of our communities.
  • Empowered Health will complement existing TGR Foundation programs by focusing on health equity interventions, health education and workforce development.
  • Providence Community Health Worker programs will train students to work in public health, health care and social services.

Gen.G and TGR Foundation Held Two Week-Long Camps for Youth To Get a Crash Course of Working in Gaming & Esports

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Thursday, November 3, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to expose students to gaming education and career pathways, global esports organization Gen.G and TGR Foundation hosted two after-school camps in Anaheim, CA at the TGR Learning Lab. The camps were designed for middle school and high school students to focus on career exploration within the gaming space and strengthen their understanding of the esports ecosystem.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --In an effort to expose students to gaming education and career pathways, global esports organization Gen.G and TGR Foundation hosted two after-school camps in Anaheim, CA at the TGR Learning Lab.
  • The camps were designed for middle school and high school students to focus on career exploration within the gaming space and strengthen their understanding of the esports ecosystem.
  • In addition to the camps, Gen. G. collaborated with TGR Foundation to host a virtual game exploration career panel and an experiential activation at its inaugural Community Fest.
  • With a commitment to helping students find their passions and creating classroom-to-career connections, TGR Foundation and Gen.G.

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing seals manufacturers' crown in style with Ogier win*

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Monday, October 24, 2022

TOKYO, Oct 24, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team has completed an FIA World Rally Championship treble in style by clinching the 2022 manufacturers' title* with a superb win for Sebastien Ogier at Rally de Espana.

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  • TOKYO, Oct 24, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team has completed an FIA World Rally Championship treble in style by clinching the 2022 manufacturers' title* with a superb win for Sebastien Ogier at Rally de Espana.
  • The manufacturers' championship success follows the drivers' and co-drivers' titles that were won by Kalle Rovanpera and Jonne Halttunen on the previous rally in New Zealand.
  • In total, this is the sixth occasion that Toyota has topped the WRC's manufacturers' classification, the third time since it returned to the series in 2017.
  • The rally win in Spain is the team's seventh of the season and a first for the outgoing eight-time champion Ogier in his part-time campaign.

Legendary Mountain Explorer Bradford Washburn's "Lost Cache" Found after 85 Years

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Thursday, October 27, 2022

YUKON, Canada, Oct. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Outdoor exploration media company Teton Gravity Research (TGR) announced today that a recent expedition, led by professional mountain explorer Griffin Post, has discovered a historic cache of camera equipment and mountaineering gear abandoned by legendary mountaineers Bradford Washburn and Robert Bates in 1937. Washburn and Bates were forced to abandon the gear while attempting to escape the mountains with their lives.

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  • Washburn and Bates were forced to abandon the gear while attempting to escape the mountains with their lives.
  • Among the relics discovered was a significant portion of Washburn's Fairchild F-8 aerial camera, an item that was successfully extracted from the ice.
  • This camera is believed to be Bradford Washburn's first-ever aerial photography camera a format in which he gained worldwide notoriety.
  • Griffin Post has spent the better part of the last decade traveling the world in search of mountains to ski.

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Looks Forward to Another Returning Classic

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Takamoto Katsuta will be another New Zealand first-timer in his TGR WRT Next Generation entry.

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  • Takamoto Katsuta will be another New Zealand first-timer in his TGR WRT Next Generation entry.
  • The smooth gravel roads are characterised by their pronounced camber which drivers can use to carry more speed through corners.
  • "Personally I am really looking forward to going back to New Zealand and I think it's a rally that our team can look forward to as well.
  • I've heard many great things about the event and especially about the roads and how rewarding they are to drive.

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing concludes a rocky Acropolis weekend

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Monday, September 12, 2022

Toyota City, Japan, Sept 12, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team has completed a very challenging weekend at the Acropolis Rally Greece without the overall results it desired but with some important points secured to maintain its advantage in the drivers' and manufacturers' championships.

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  • Toyota City, Japan, Sept 12, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team has completed a very challenging weekend at the Acropolis Rally Greece without the overall results it desired but with some important points secured to maintain its advantage in the drivers' and manufacturers' championships.
  • In its second running since returning to the FIA World Rally Championship calendar, the Acropolis lived up to its reputation with slippery and rocky roads and high temperatures providing a considerable challenge.
  • The championship leader experienced a trying weekend after sweeping the loose gravel roads on Friday before losing around 15 minutes on Saturday morning after damaging his car.
  • However, his Power Stage drive ensures he still leads the drivers' championship by 53 points with three rounds remaining.