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201117 Oct

toyota world endurance championship

 

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has announced that it will compete in the FIA (Federation Internationale de l’Automobile) World Endurance Championship in 2012. It is to be noted that 2012 would be the first year of the international endurance race series that’s created through a partnership between the FIA (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile) and the ACO (the Automobile Club de l’Ouest).

“In 2012, Toyota will participate in different races of the FIA World Endurance Championship, including the Le Mans 24 Hours, with a prototype “LMP1” car featuring a gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain. Further details of the participation, such as team name, drivers and participating races, will be disclosed in due course”, read a Toyota Statement.

To mark the announcement, Toyota’s executive in charge of its motorsports activities, Senior Managing Officer Tadashi Yamashina, said: “We have competed in Le Mans before, but by using our hybrid technology, our participation in 2012 will be completely new. We want to make history in the Le Mans 24 Hours, as well as in the FIA World Endurance Championship, through use of our hybrid technology. In addition, we aim to learn from the experience of competing in such a challenging motorsport environment to enhance our production-car technology. We thank the ACO and the FIA for their input and assistance.”

 

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