You’ve heard it drive in anger on the race track. You’ve seen blurry and out of focus photos and video of it. At long last, it’s finally time to take the covers of TOYOTA Racing’s new 2014 contender for the FIA World Endurance Championships and Le Mans 24 Hours, the TS040 HYBRID. Click through the break for all the latest from the unveiling and the following FIA WEC Prologue official test. (more…)
When the chequered flag fell at the end of the 6 Hours of São Paulo last year, our TOYOTA Racing team were euphoric for they brought the #7 car back to pick up the team’s maiden victory in the FIA World Endurance Championship.
The team is now geared up to return to this happy hunting ground with an updated aero package and we’ve got an exclusive shot to whet your appetite before the weekend! Click through the break for our Brazil preview. (more…)
The 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship season resumes next weekend in Brazil after a 10-week long mid-year break. To help you get back to racing mood, we’ve got the official TOYOTA Racing feature film from the team’s last race, Le Mans 24 Hours. Watch the short film after the break. (more…)
Taking the honour of honours amongst a full house of legendary drivers, South African Giniel de Villiers and his Dakar Racing Toyota Hilux was honoured with the Driver’s Award at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Read more after the break. (more…)
Last year, the Goodwood Festival of Speed marked the UK launch of the Toyota GT86. This year, the popular sports coupé is back having won countless awards around the world since its debut. Motorsport fans will also have a rare chance to see Toyota’s Le Mans heritage in action on the world-famous hill climb, not to mention an impressive gathering of rally cars from past and present. Read more after the break. (more…)
Welcome to Race Day at Circuit de la Sarthe! We will be covering TOYOTA Racing throughout the weekend on this post with news, pictures and videos. Check back regularly to catch up on everything going on at the race. You can also follow our team live on Twitter @Toyota_Hybrid. Click through the break for our coverage.
The starting grid is now determined. TOYOTA Racing #7 will start the 2013 Le Mans 24 Hours race from P5 and #8 in P4. Read our final qualifying report after the break.
The jewel in the crown of the FIA World Endurance Championship is closing in quick. The 90th anniversary of the Le Mans 24 Hours started earlier this week with Scrutineering on Sunday and Monday. Track action begins on Wednesday afternoon and we will be bringing all the action to you live on our social channels throughout the race week. Follow our live race blog after the break.
At the heart of the TOYOTA Racing TS030 HYBRID challenging in the FIA World Endurance Championship is our innovative TOYOTA HYBRID System – Racing. Our petrol hybrid powertrain recovers energy under braking at designated energy recovery zones and delivers an incredible 300hp boost automatically as the car accelerates out of the corner. Find out more about how our hybrid racing technology works and see our exclusive video and CGI images after the break. (more…)
TOYOTA Racing has returned to La Sarthe for the 90th anniversary running of the prestigious Le Mans 24 Hours later this weekend. Our team returns after making its debut last year with the same driver line-up and two 2013-spec cars. Read more after the break. (more…)