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6 hours of Bahrain: Toyota ends on a high
12.02.2014

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Anthony Davidson, Sebastien Buemi and Stephane Sarrazin took the eighth and final race of the season in the World Championship FIM Endurance, the Bahrain 6 Hours, globally under Japanese brand’s dominance and strong showing. Toyota started with sweeping the front row with its #7 (Alex Wurz, Nicolas Lapierre and Kazuki Nakajima) ahead of #8 ( …

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6 hours of Shanghaï: Toyota endures Chinese torture
12.02.2014

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The two Toyotas TS030 HYBRID were flying to success a little over an hour from the end of the 6 Hours of Shanghai when a twist of fate handed a sixth win in seven races to Audi. The facts After the win in a curtailed race at home in Fuji, Toyota aimed to convert their …

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6 hours of Fuji: Toyota take damp win
12.02.2014

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On board of the Toyota TS030 HYBRID N.7, Alex Wurz, Nicolas Lapierre and Kazuki Nakajima won the Fuji 6 Hours, a race curtailed by heavy and continuous rainfalls flooding the Japanese track. The facts It’s probably not the way Toyota aimed to retain the title won in Fuji last year, but the skies had other …

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6 hours of Austin: Toyota in the fight in Texas
12.02.2014

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On board the Toyota TS030 HYBRID, Sebastien Buemi, Anthony Davidson and Stéphane Sarrazin took second place at the Six Hours of the Circuit of Americas in Austin, Texas, troubling considerably the Audis run and fighting for win to the end. The facts The Japanese marque bounced back in style following the setback of an early …

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6 hours of Sao Paulo: a blow in Brazil
12.02.2014

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Bad luck hits Toyota at Interlagos The Sao Paulo 6 Hours lasted only 35 minutes for the Toyota Racing team who withdrew its car N.8 after it was taken out by an LMP2 car. The incident paved the way for another Audi success with the N°1 led by Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer and Benoît Treluyer. …

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24 hours Le Mans: Toyota shines in Le Mans
12.02.2014

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Toyota rivalled Audi Toyota earned a second place at Le Mans 24 Hours after fighting toe to toe with the Audis in a 81st edition that was overshadowed by the death of Allan Simonsen early in the race. At the wheel of the TS030 HYBRID N.8, Anthony Davidson, Sebastien Buemi and Stephane Sarrazin equalled Japanese …

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6 hours of SPA: Toyota miss the podium
12.02.2014

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Given its debut at the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, the 2013-spec Toyota TS030 HYBRID failed to finish but produced a competitive race. Meanwhile the other Japanese prototype narrowly missed out the podium on fourth place. The facts 2013 car, in the hands of #7 crew Alex Wurz, Nicolas Lapierre and Kazuki Nakajima had to stop …

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6 hours of Silverstone: Toyota kicks off with a podium
12.02.2014

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Toyota Racing launched their 2013 campaign with taking the front row on Saturday at Silverstone 6 Hours and a podium in the race on Sunday for the No. 8 led by Anthony Davidson, Stéphane Sarrazin and Sebastien Buemi. The facts With their R18 e-tron, Audi got few trouble to take a one-two win. The Toyotas …

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Enduring the myth
12.02.2014

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The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) was born in June 2011 to perpetuate the great tradition of a global Endurance Championship. With Le Mans as the climax of a season visiting some of the most prestigious venues in Asia, Europe and America, the WEC also aimed and succeeded in renewing with a popular event. Brands …

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Eleven nations
12.02.2014

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Eleven different nations take place in the 2013 entry list throughout the three classes, LMP1 and LMP2, LMGTE Pro and Am, for the entire season. In the most famous prototype class, Audi took the crown and will be once again the team to beat, but Toyota’s racing duo Nicolas Lapierre and Alex Wurz secured third …

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