Tag: Toyota Racing

Toyota Racing commits to the WEC Series

2014 WEC Champions Toyota Racing have announced its commitment to the Series. This decision reaffirms the Manufacturer’s commitment to the development of hybrid powertrain technology through motorsport.

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Toyota win WEC penultimate race in Shanghai; Porsche claim titles

  The penultimate round of the WEC (World Endurance Championship) in Shanghai was won by Toyota Racing in their desperate attempt to prolong the title fight into the finale, next up. However, Porsche no.2 car managed to finish runners up which was enough to lock on the Drivers and Manufacturers titles for the Stuttgart team. Porsche and the trio of Timo Bernhard, Earl Bamber and Brendon Hartley are WEC Champions this season.

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Toyota Racing snatch pole at WEC 6-hour Shanghai

  Toyota Racing who’s trying to bring the WEC title to the finale have secured pole on the penultimate round, the 6-hour Shanghai. It was the no.7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid topping rivals no. i Porsche 919 Hybrid of Neel Jani, Andre Lotterer and Nick Tandy. Sister Toyota n0.8 finished third, ahead of the second Porsche car no.2.

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Porsche WEC aim to close out titles at penultimate round in Shanghai

  WEC (World Endurance Championship) rival factory teams Toyota Racing and Porsche WEC are ready for the penultimate round at the 6 Hours of Shanghai.

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WEC Second-half of season begins

The WEC (World Endurance Championship) roars back to action with the second half of the season. The WEC crews head to Mexico, for round five of the series.

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New President at Toyota Racing WEC Team and Toyota Motorspot

  Hisatake Murata has announced as the new Team President of Toyota Racing WEC Team and President of Toyota Motorsport GmbH, with immediate effect.

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WEC Crews hit the Nurburgring 6-Hour

  WEC factory squads Porsche and Toyota Racing are gearing up for the weekend’s WEC (World Endurance Championship) Nurburgring 6-Hour, following an exciting Le Mans 24-Hour a couple of weeks ago. After a solid win at the circuit de la Sarthe, Porsche LMP Team prepare to continue its winning run at its home race. In the Eifel mountains, Porsche target a clean six-hour race and intend to win it for a third consecutive time.

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Porsche rises like Phoenix from Ashes to overall win at Le Mans 24-Hout

  The 24-Hour Le Mans saw Porsche manage to repeat as Champions of the world’s toughest endurance race. The Porsche 919 Hybrid car no.2 of Earl Bamber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley climbed from 56th position to capture overall victory.

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Kobayashi secures pole for Toyota Racing at 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours

  Toyota Racing firm up their bid for the 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours title as they secured pole position in the final qualifying on Thursday with the fastest-ever lap. Once again, it was Kamui Kobayashi in the TS050 Hybrid car no.7 who captured pole with a lap time of 3:14.791 and an average speed of 251.9 km/h. Kobayashi shares car no.7 with Mike Conway and Stephane Sarrazin.

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Toyota fastest in first qualifying for the Le Mans 24 Hours

  The 2017 Le Mans 24-Hour. the third round of the WEC (World Endurance Championship) has kicked started on Wednesday with the first qualifying session. The first qualifiers saw Toyota Racing picked up pole position, courtesy of its Japanese driver Kamui Kobayashi. Toyota Racing aims for its very first Le Mans title, against rival Porsche Motorsport, this weekend. The first qualifiers was shortened by 20 minutes.

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