Toyota recently announced that it has reached an agreement with Microsoft to collaborate in the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) series. As part of the agreement, Microsoft will serve as a ‘technology partner’ for the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing WRC rally team.
Lexus has unveiled a dramatic race car based on the all-new LC 500 - well ahead of the luxury coupe's arrival in showrooms around the world.
The No. 31 TOYOTA PRIUS apr GT driven by Koki Saga and Yuichi Nakayama competed brilliantly to claim second place in Round 6 of the 2016 AUTOBACS SUPER GT 300 series, which took place recently at the 45th International Suzuka 1000km race held at the Suzuka Circuit in Japan. The No. 31 TOYOTA PRIUS apr GT stands second in the team rankings at this stage with two more rounds to go for the season.
The No. 38 ZENT CERUMO Lexus RC F driven by Yuji Tachikawa and Hiroaki Ishiura emerged as victors in an outstanding race in the GT 500 class after starting from eighth position on the grid in Round 6 of the 2016 AUTOBACS SUPER GT series, which took place recently at the Suzuka Circuit in Japan. The race also saw the No. 36 au TOM'S Lexus RC F driven by Daisuke Ito and Nick Cassidy competing till the very end to finish a creditable second making it two podiums finishes for Lexus.
The No. 39 DENSO KOBELCO SARD Lexus RC F driven by Heikki Kovalainen and Kohei Hirate came a creditable second in Round 4 of the 2016 AUTOBACS SUPER GT to make it yet another podium finish for Lexus in the GT 500 class.