Ferrari issued a veiled criticism of the World Endurance Championship’s latest Balance of Performance adjustment following their defeat in yesterday’s Six Hours of Monza.
The performance of Ferrari’s Hypercar will be pegged back for the next round of the World Endurance Championship following its victory at the Le Mans 24 Hours.
Toyota chairman Akio Toyoda criticised changes to the World Endurance Championship’s Balance of Performance before last week’s Le Mans 24 Hours.
Kamui Kobayashi will make his debut in the NASCAR Cup Series this year, becoming only the second Japanese driver to race in the category.
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Toyota’s number seven crew started the 2023 World Endurance Championship season with victory in the Sebring 1000 Miles.
Toyota is on course to win the first WEC race of 2023, as they occupy the top two spots in the Sebring 1000 Miles with just over an hour to go.
Toyota continue to lead the way in the Sebring 1000 Miles going into the second half of the WEC’s season-opening race.
Ferrari stormed to a surprise pole position for the opening round of the World Endurance Championship in Sebring on their return to top level sports car racing.
Ferrari, Toyota, Porsche, Peugeot and more will do battle in the expanded WEC Hypercar class when the new season begins in Sebring this weekend.
Toyota, Ferrari, Porsche and Peugeot are among the 13 entries for the World Endurance Championship’s Hypercar class in 2023.
Fernando Alonso will undergo an extensive training programme for the 2020 Dakar Rally with Toyota, but has not yet confirmed he will participate in the event.
Aston Martin will enter their V12 Valkyrie hypercar in the mixed hybrid and combustion class.
Fernando Alonso plans to test a Dakar-specification Toyota Hilux in South Africa this week as the ex-F1 star considers attempting the gruelling event.
Honda, BMW and Toyota all closed their F1 teams in the last four years. Now they’re entering other major racing categories in 2012.
Pirelli is to begin testing its new tyres at Mugello tomorrow, ahead of its return to Formula One for the 2011 season. Pirelli will conduct its test programme using a 2009 Toyota TF109 and Mercedes GP reserve driver Nick Heidfeld is expected to drive.
The car Toyota would have raced in F1 this year has been driven by Kazuki Nakajima in Cologne.
Toyota’s former F1 boss Tadashi Yamashina has said the company isn’t interested in competing in F1 because it is too distant from ordinary drivers. Speaking to Automotive News Yamasina said Toyota, who announced its decision to quit F1 within days of the 2009 season finale, would have happened regardless of the credit crunch: It might … Continue reading Toyota not planning return to “elitist” F1
Stefan GP claim they are on course to enter an F1 car in the world championship having agreed a deal with Toyota Motorsport. A statement on the Stefan GP website said: Stefan GP has just come to a basic agreement with Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG) that Stefan GP will receive technical supports from TMG. Stefan … Continue reading Stefan GP agree deal with Toyota
The FIA has confirmed Sauber will be granted the 13th slot on the 2010 F1 grid after it was left vacant by departing rivals Toyota. Although the team have officially competed as ‘BMW-Sauber’ for the past four years, this confirms the return of Sauber as an independent outfit in F1, last seen in 2005.