Newsroom Toyota Europe (motorsports wrc)
2017
18
October
2017
Three Yaris WRCs will run on every round of the 2018 season ...
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08
October
2017
Hänninen secures a fine fourth place with TOYOTA GAZOO Racing in Spain. Juho Hänninen completed the final six stages of the Rally de España without issues to claim a fourth place finish for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team on the mixed-surface...
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07
October
2017
The switch from gravel to asphalt for the second day of Rally de España was followed by a superb performance for the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team. Juho Hänninen won two stages and was second-fastest of everybody across the day as he climbed u...
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06
October
2017
The opening day of Rally de España served up a challenging leg for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team. After a solid morning for the team, the afternoon began brightly with a stage win for Jari-Matti Latvala. Unfortunately he was unable to start th...
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05
October
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team is ready to take on Rally de España after successfully completing the shakedown stage close to Salou. The 2.97-kilometre test featured both gravel and asphalt in preparation for what is the only mixed-surface even...
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20
August
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team took two more stage wins on day three of Rallye Deutschland. The first of these came when Juho Hänninen went fastest on the first run over the notorious Panzerplatte stage: one of the most famous and difficult tes...
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19
August
2017
The first full day of competition on Rallye Deutschland was dominated by challenging weather conditions, with changing grip levels during the morning stages and heavy rain in the afternoon. Juho Hänninen ended the day holding sixth overall for the TO...
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18
August
2017
The Yaris WRC drivers have completed the opening super special stage of Rallye Deutschland: a new test for this year around the streets of Saarbrucken. Jari-Matti Latvala leads the team’s charge in sixth, followed by Juho Hänninen in 12th and Esapekk...
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14
August
2017
After a hugely successful home event in Finland, the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team now heads to Rally Germany for the next round of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship season. As only the second pure asphalt event for the Yaris WRC, the main...
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30
July
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team has claimed a stunning victory on home territory at Rally Finland, with Esapekka Lappi claiming his debut victory and Juho Hänninen finishing third: the first time the team has had two cars on the podium. Not only...
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29
July
2017
The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team continues to lead Rally Finland with only four stages remaining after the Yaris WRC was the car to beat again over Saturday’s stages. It was quickest on the first six of the day’s eight stages, and has now won...
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28
July
2017
Tonight marks a historic occasion for the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team, with the Yaris WRC holding first and second places overnight for the first time in its history. Not only that, but the car set nine fastest stage times today (out of 12 s...
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27
July
2017
Rally Finland got underway this evening with a short 2.31-kilometre special stage at Harju, following shakedown in the morning at Ruuhimäki: a classic Rally Finland stage with compacted gravel roads and big jumps. The special stage was less typical, ...
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21
July
2017
Rally Finland is famous for its fast gravel stages through forests, featuring large jumps and numerous crests. Many of these are located on corners, making the positioning of the car for the perfect take-off crucial to carrying speed through the bend...
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21
July
2017
Exploring new ways to bring rally fans closer to the World Rally Championship action, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing and Microsoft are launching the “EchoCam” service at the 2017 Neste Rally Finland. ...
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02
July
2017
The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team ended a challenging event at Rally Poland by taking the win in the Power Stage with Jari-Matti Latvala. It was his fourth stage win of the weekend and gave him five points to add to his championship score, lif...
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01
July
2017
Juho Hänninen ends Saturday of Rally Poland in 11th position, after a challenging day in which every team hit problems. Jari-Matti Latvala maintained his place in the lead battle until encountering a mechanical issue on stage 16 that forced him to st...
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30
June
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team driver Jari-Matti Latvala has been firmly involved in a close lead battle on the first full day of action on Rally Poland. Setting the early pace on extremely wet, muddy and slippery stages in his Yaris WRC, Latva...
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30
June
2017
Rally Poland started with varied weather conditions that could hold a clue about what is to come over the next three days. Shakedown was held in largely muddy conditions, while torrential rain meant that the ceremonial start was cancelled. However, c...
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23
June
2017
The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team will take on some of the fastest roads in the FIA World Rally Championship on Rally Poland from June 29 to July 2, when it will look to continue its strong momentum last time out in Sardinia. Now the team face...
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12
June
2017
At the end of an incredibly challenging four days for the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team, it was an excellent result: second for Jari-Matti Latvala, narrowing the points gap to the championship leader, while Esapekka Lappi was fourth, having cl...
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11
June
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team driver Jari-Matti Latvala is challenging for victory on Rally Italia Sardegna: almost certainly the roughest, and one of the hottest, rallies of the year. Latvala is second, with all three Yaris WRC drivers in the...
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10
June
2017
In a very successful day for the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team, Juho Hänninen led the rally in the morning, while Esapekka Lappi set three fastest stage times: including a Yaris WRC one-two on SS7 this afternoon. Today’s action covered eight s...
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09
June
2017
For only the second time this season, three Toyota Yaris WRC cars took the start of a World Championship Rally, with Jari-Matti Latvala, Juho Hänninen and Esapekka Lappi completing the opening mixed-surface super special stage in Sardinia, before emb...
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06
June
2017
Another gruelling gravel event lies in store for the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team on round seven of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship: Rally Italia Sardegna. The team continues to develop its Yaris WRC challenger during its debut season a...
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22
May
2017
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team has finished one of the most demanding rallies of the year with all three cars in the top 10, after entering a trio of drivers for the first time. Making his debut was Esapekka Lappi, who claimed two points by set...
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21
May
2017
With just one day of Rally Portugal left to run, all three Toyota Yaris WRC drivers are in contention for points despite each having to contend with different issues during Saturday’s six stages. Juho Hänninen ends the day in seventh place, Jari-Matt...
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20
May
2017
Friday’s final gravel stage on Rally Portugal provided a cruel surprise for Jari-Matti Latvala, who lost second place after a roll in tricky conditions that also caught out many other drivers. Nonetheless, all three Yaris WRCs are still in strong con...
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19
May
2017
For the first time, three examples of the Toyota Yaris WRC have taken the start of a World Championship rally, with Esapekka Lappi joining regular drivers Jari-Matti Latvala and Juho Hänninen for Rally Portugal. Following this morning’s shakedown, th...
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12
May
2017
The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team heads to Rally de Portugal (May 18-21) with hopes of accelerating the development of the Yaris WRC in its debut FIA World Rally Championship season. Thanks to some challenging and technical stages, Portugal wi...
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