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March
2017
Toyota On-Stand Press Conference Geneva Motor Show – 5 - 6 March 2017 Dr. Johan Van Zyl, President and CEO, Toyota Motor Europe Pierre Romeo, i-TRIL Chief Designer
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March
2017
In 2015 Toyota united its motorsports activities into TOYOTA GAZOO Racing, placing motorsports at the core of its commitment to make ‘ever-better cars’.
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January
2017
Dakar 2017 drew to a close in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires, after Stage 12 of the world’s toughest motor race. The event, run over thirteen days in Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina, saw three SA-built Toyota Hilux race vehicles finish
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January
2017
Stage 11 of Dakar 2017 was another long, hot slog for the crews taking part in the world’s toughest motor race. For Toyota Gazoo Racing SA, it was also a nail biting penultimate stage to the event, which saw Giniel de Villiers and navigator
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January
2017
It was a long, hot and tough day for Toyota on Dakar 2017, as the crews faced Stage 10 of the iconic race, from Chilecito to San Juan. The 449 km racing stage started at an altitude near 3,000 metres, but later dropped down to 1,000 metres above sea
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January
2017
The Argentine town of Abra Pampa isn’t much more than a spec on the map, but at the end of Stage 8 of Dakar 2017, it served as a makeshift bivouac for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA. The team was forced to complete an entire service on the side of the
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January
2017
Hailed by many as the toughest Dakar in many years, the 2017 edition of the world’s toughest motor race has seen its fair share of challenges. The extreme weather conditions experienced in the northern parts of Bolivia saw Stage 6 cancelled,
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January
2017
With the first half of Dakar 2017 done and dusted, it was time for the race crews to relax a bit, on the so-called ‘rest day’ of the 12-stage race. While the rest day may offer some respite to the race crews, however, it is one of the
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January
2017
Dakar 2017 started with a bang, as many of the top names ran into difficulties during the opening stages. This seemed to be the new trend, as Stage 5 of the iconic event brought a new curveball: Rain, rain and more rain. So much so that the stage
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January
2017
The first three stages of Dakar 2017 brought a mix of emotions for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA. First came an opening stage win for Nasser Al-Attiyah and Mathieu Baumel (#301), which filled the team with pride and confidence. Stage two brought a
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January
2017
What started as an exciting, ding-dong battle on Stage 3, as former winners Nasser Al-Attiyah (Toyota Gazoo Racing SA) and Stephane Peterhansel (Peugeot) went head-to-head on the 364 km stage, turned to disappointment for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA when
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