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Toyota GAZOO Racing Earns 3rd Straight Le Mans Victory

Toyota GAZOO Racing once again dominated the proceedings at the Circuit de la Sarthe.  The pole-sitting No. 7 Toyota TS050 was in charge for nearly the entire first half of the race.  However, a turbo issue just past the halfway point resulted in a 30-minute stint in the garage.  That …

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Rebellion Racing Dominates to Win Lone Star Le Mans at COTA

Rebellion Racing’s Gustavo Menezes, Norman Nato and Bruno Senna dominated the proceedings Sunday (Feb. 23) at Circuit of the Americas.  The trio combined to lead 156 of the 189 laps en route to winning the Lone Star Le Mans, the fifth round of the 2019-20 FIA World Endurance Championship. Changes …

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IMSA, ACO Announce Prototype Convergence, DPi 2.0 Becomes LMDh

Officials from IMSA and the Automobile Club d’Ouest (ACO) announced convergence of future prototype regulations Friday (Jan. 25) in a special press conference at Daytona International Speedway.  The new second-generation DPi cars will now run as the Le Mans Daytona h class, or LMDh class, starting in 2022. These new …

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Toyota Avoids Collision, Earns 1-2 Finish in Bahrain

Toyota GAZOO Racing’s Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez claimed a dominant victory in the Bapco 8 Hours at Bahrain Saturday (Dec. 14), the team’s second win of the 2019-20 season.  It was an unexpectedly dominant race for the No. 7 team, leading all 257 laps. Conway lined …

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Rebellion Racing Wins Bapco 8 Hours of Bahrain Pole

Rebellion Racing’s Norman Nato and Bruno Senna‘s fastest laps averaged out to 117.566 mph.  That was good enough Friday (Dec. 13) to give Rebellion Racing the overall pole position for Saturday’s Bapco 8 Hours of Bahrain.  It is Rebellion Racing’s second straight overall pole. Nato and Senna’s average lap was …

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Kazuki Nakajima, Brendon Hartley Claim 6 Hours of Fuji Pole

The ongoing dominance of the FIA World Endurance Championship by Toyota GAZOO Racing continued in the overnight hours Saturday morning (Oct. 5).  Teammates Brendon Hartley and Kazuki Nakajima turned in a two-lap average at 120.052 mph to win the pole for the 6 Hours of Fuji, a very important race …

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Toyota GAZOO Racing Claims Silverstone 1-2 Finish

In Sunday’s (Sep. 1) FIA World Endurance Championship season-opening 4 Hours of Silverstone, Toyota GAZOO Racing claimed their sixth consecutive win when Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez emerged victorious.  The No. 8 Toyota was close behind to give Toyota a one-two finish. The Toyotas were up front …

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Toyota GAZOO Racing Claims 4 Hours of Silverstone Pole

Toyota GAZOO Racing’s Kamui Kobayashi and Mike Conway combined to set an average lap speed at 137.454 mph to win the pole for Sunday’s 4 Hours of Silverstone, the 2019-20 season opener for the FIA World Endurance Championship. Kobayashi’s lap during his portion of the session was the only lap …

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