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VIDEO: Playstation GT6 v VLN racecar

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 Posted in Motorsports, Nurburgring news, Toyota, Video | No Comments »

Ever wondered how close the virtual world of the Nürburgring on Playstation GT6 is to the real world? Thanks to Dale from Bridge to Gantry we can show you a driver's eye view answer to that question. And it's pretty damn ...

Toyota TMG EV P002 laps Nordschleife in 7:22.329

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 Posted in Lap times, Toyota, Video | No Comments »

This plucky little Toyota TMG EV P002 has knocked an astonishing 25 seconds from its own Nürburgring lap record. The new benchmark for electric powered vehicles now sits at a blindingly quick 7 minutes 22.329 seconds. Jochen Krumbach was at the ...

2012 N24h: Toyota race review

Saturday, May 26th, 2012 Posted in 24 hour race, Lexus, Toyota | No Comments »

Toyota's Gazoo Racing team sent three cars to the Nürburgring for the 24 hour race. Heading the list was the #83 Lexus LFA in the SP8 class, supported by a pair of GT86s in the SP3 category. So they'd be pretty ...

2012 N24h: Toyota preview

Thursday, May 17th, 2012 Posted in 24 hour race, Lexus, Toyota | No Comments »

Toyota will be racing two of its new back-to-basics GT86 models at the 24 hour race this weekend. They've been entered under the Gazoo Racing banner, who are back with a V10-powered Lexus LFA. The Gazoo Racing GT86s have been entered ...

Australian flag at the Nürburgring

Friday, September 2nd, 2011 Posted in Australia, Nurburgring news, Toyota | 1 Comment »

Thanks to Toyota Motorsport for this excellent photo of the Aussie flag at the Karussell. We first reported on our national emblem's appearance at the Green Hell back in 2008. Best guesses tell us the flag first appeared on the armco ...

Toyota smashes electric lap record

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 Posted in Lap times, Toyota, Video | 1 Comment »

Toyota's radically styled TMG EV P001 has smashed the lap record for an electric vehicle at the Nürburgring. This is just the third genuine attempt at an EV record around the demanding Nordschleife, following MINI and Peugeot, but Toyota's lap ...

Toyota gunning for Nürburgring electric record

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 Posted in Nurburgring news, Toyota | No Comments »

Toyota is shouting from its rooftop that it plans to claim a new Nürburgring record for the fastest lap set by an electric powered vehicle. It's even named the date as well; mark down 29 August. The current electric lap record ...