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Toyota Champions Speed into Spa

Proudly bearing their new name, Toyota Gazoo Racing will make the short journey from their base in Cologne, Germany, to Belgium’s sweeping Spa-Francorchamps circuit this weekend for the second round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship. The reigning world champions will be looking to build on the third and fourth places they secured in the season-opening race at Silverstone. Anthony ...

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Rally Argentina: Hyundai Motorsport Fights to Fifth

Hyundai Motorsport has completed a tough Rally Argentina, round four of the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), with a top-five finish following two passes of the dramatic El Condor stage. Dani Sordo (#8 Hyundai i20 WRC) was the highest classified Hyundai Motorsport driver in the rally, taking a hard-earned fifth place overall and two Power Stage points after a ...

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SIR CHRIS HOY STRIKES GOLD FOR NISSAN

Sir Chris Hoy and his team-mate Charlie Robertson took a class victory in the opening round of the European Le Mans Series at Silverstone on Saturday. This was Hoy’s first win in international motorsport and his first win with Nissan.    Driving the #3 Ginetta-Nissan in the four-hour race, Hoy and Robertson took a brilliant victory, setting the pace for a ...

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Lewis Hamilton May Earn £3,082 Per Hour

…As He Signs New Mercedes Contract This Week   By: MATILDA FRANCES World’s youngest Formular1 Champion, Lewis Hamilton’s income may rise to over £3000(equivalent of N900,000) per hour once a new contract he is expected to sign with Mercedes-Benz this week is concluded. As reported by BBC Sports, the 30-year-old Briton, who has been handling negotiations with team bosses himself, ...

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TOYOTA BECOMES IOC TOP PARTNER

Toyota Motor Corporation has entered into a sponsorship agreement with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to become part of The Olympic Partner (TOP) programme.   The agreement, which runs through to the end of 2024 in the mobility category, includes vehicles, mobility services and mobility solutions.   The announcement was marked by a ceremony in Tokyo, attended by IOC President ...

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GAC Becomes Official Logistics Partner for World RX

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has agreed to a multi-year partnership with worldwide shipping, logistics and marine services provider, GAC.  The new partnership will see World RX, which is run and promoted by IMG, use GAC to oversee all of the Championship’s logistic requirements on an on-going basis. The company, which employs more than 10,000 people ...

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Paris-Dakar Rally:Toyota Hilux Comes Second

Toyota was back on the podium at the climax of the 2015 Dakar cross-country race with Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von. It marked a brilliant return to form for the South Africa-based team, which celebrated its third top-three finish in four years.   After 14 days and more than 9,000km of driving in hostile terrain across South America, South ...

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Three Hyundai i20 Cars Set for Rally Sweden

As contained in a recent release from Newspress, Belgian crew Thierry Neuville/Nicolas Gilsoul and Spaniards Dani Sordo/Marc Martí will continue behind the wheel of the #7 and #8 Hyundai Shell World Rally Team cars respectively. While Hayden Paddon will take part in his first event of the year at Rally Sweden, driving the #20 Hyundai i20 WRC alongside compatriot co-driver ...

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