Toyota Gazoo Racing Team, at the end of the WRC Rally of Turkey last week, displayed among the most important races in the world and lived a double victory by winning the Le Mans 24 Hour race.
Challenging gravel stages and come at high temperatures winner of Rally Turkey stands out as a success in bringing many voices who signed the Gazoo Racing Toyota, followed by the last day of racing in the excitement at the end, it came in first with Elfyn Evans.
Having passed the stages smoothly, Evans finished the race in first place with a 35.2 second difference and in the Pilots' Championship, he beat his teammate Sébastien Ogier by 18 points and reached the first place with 97 points. While Elfyn Evans won its second victory for the brand, Toyota managed to win in 5 of the top 3 races.
Turkey race due to problems experienced while Sebastien Ogier Rally tamamlayamazk, 19-year-old pilot Kalle Rovanperä continued its impressive performance in the fourth WRC. With these results, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing maintained its position at the top by increasing the point difference from its closest rival to 9 in the Brands Championship.
Toyota Gazoo Racing, Rally of Turkey after the date October 8 to 11 will compete in the Rally of Sardinia in Italy. Toyota will aim at the top again in the race famous for its fast and narrow stages.
Toyota's victory for the third consecutive year at Le Mans
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing managed to be at the top of the podium for the third time in a row in the World Endurance Championship "Le Mans 24 Hours", another category of motor sports. While the TS050 HYBRID race car was in the lead role of another success at the Circuit de la Sarthe Circuit, Toyota GAZOO Racing reached the championship in the 2019-2020 FIA World Endurance Championship before the season ended and carried its name to the top.
With Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Brendon Hartley, the number 8 TS050 HYBRID car covered over 5 thousand kilometers and won the race by five laps. At the same time, this team of pilots reached the leadership of the World Championship. Sébastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima won at Le Mans for the third time in a row, and joined seven drivers in their 97-year racing history. Brendon Hartley became the winner of this special race for the second time this year after 2017.
Toyota TS1000 HYBRID with 050 HP all-wheel drive set new standards with the performance and efficiency it demonstrated in the Le Mans 24 Hours race. TS2012 HYBRID consumes 1 percent less fuel than the first generation LMP35 hybrids used in 050, and can complete 1 round 10 seconds faster. The TS050 HYBRID also holds the record for fastest lap, as well as four poles and three wins in a row.
This success in Toyota's endurance races inspired the birth of the hypercar named GR Super Sport born in Le Mans. This vehicle was shown for the first time by touring a public track before the race started.
The last race of the season at Le Mans will be held on 14 November 2020 in Bahrain.