Toyota Racing will debut its 2013-spec TS030 Hybrid at the Six-Hours of Spa-Francorchamps this weekend for the second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).
Toyota TS030 Hybrid
A staggering array of racing Toyotas are set to be part of the Goodwood Festival of Speed (July 12-14) with trios of rally and endurance sportscars leading the manufacturer’s representatives.
Toyota have revealed a revised TS030 Hybrid to spearhead their FIA World Endurance Championship and 24 Hours of Le Mans challenges for 2013.
Toyota Hybrid Racing will field a pair of LMP1 Toyota TS030 Hybrids for the full FIA World Endurance Championship this season (WEC).
Nicolas Lapierre and Alex Wurz dominated the final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), ending the season with a third victory for Toyota Hybrid Racing in the Six Hours of Shanghai.
The Shanghai track dried out after the final practice session was conducted on a wet track Alex Wurz ran the fastest lap so far of the Six Hours of Shanghai weekend to claim pole for the final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).
Kazuki Nakajima starred in Toyota Hybrid Racing’s victory at the Six Hours of Fuji, taking the team’s second win in this year’s FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).
Toyota Hybrid Racing team president Yoshiaki Kinoshita heralded Kazuki Nakajima’s pole position for the Six Hours of Fuji as a “fantastic result”. The Japanese driver beat Audi’s Benoit Treluyer and Tom Kristensen to claim the second pole of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season for Toyota.
Having set a blinding pace in the final free practice session Kazuki Nakajima was man nominated for qualifying duties in the Toyota TS030 Hybrid and the Japanese responded by giving the brand pole position for their home race in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).
Having missed the rounds in Brazil and Bahrain Kazuki Nakajima rejoins the Toyota Hybrid Racing squad for both his and the manufacturer’s home race at the Six Hours of Mount Fuji this weekend.
An astonishing show from Alex Wurz ensured that the Toyota Racing TS030 Hybrid will start the FIA World Endurance Championship Six Hours of Sao Paulo from pole position after the Austrian blasted around the Interlagos track while both Audis sat idle in the pitlane.
Toyota Racing enjoyed a strong second place finish at Silverstone last weekend, in what was only their second competitive outing with the new for 2012 TS030 Hybrid.
From a French hospital bed Anthony Davidson has been describing the accident that put he and the #8 Toyota TS030 out of the 2012 24 Hours of Le Mans after five hours of racing.
The first third of the 2012 24 Hours of Le Mans was one of extreme highs and lows for the Toyota Racing team with their two TS030 Hybrid LMP1 cars.
Toyota Racing returns to the Le Mans 24 Hours next weekend, with the team aiming to show the potential of its TS030 Hybrid car.