Cologna, Germany,

Live from Le Mans with TOYOTA Racing TS030 Hybrid

Toyota Europe will be covering the 80th 24 Hours of Le Mans live on social media channels throughout this week and the race weekend (June 16-17). Coverage and exclusive behind the scenes access of Toyota Racing and the team's TS030 HYBRID (cars no. 7 and 8) start with free practice and qualifying sessions on Wednesday and Thursday. Enjoy 24 hours of uninterrupted race coverage from Saturday, as Takeshi Uchiyamada, Executive Vice President of Toyota Motor Corporation and "Father of the Toyota Prius," waves the starting flag at 15:00 CET, until Sunday afternoon.

Toyota's special "Le Rendez-Vous Toyota" showroom on the Champs-Élysées in Paris will broadcast the race live (schedule available at the showroom). The second round of the Le Mans themed TS030 HYBRID pit stop challenge will take place on June 16 between 16:00-18:00 CET. Participate and stand a chance to win two tickets to see Toyota's heritage and present road-going models and race cars live in action at the 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed from June 29 to July 1.


Toyota Europe on social media:

@toyota_europe corporate Twitter handle:!/toyota_europe

Toyota Europe Corporate Blog:


Toyota Racing on social media:

@Toyota_Hybrid team Twitter handle:!/Toyota_Hybrid

Toyota Motorsport GmbH Facebook:

Toyota Motorsport GmbH YouTube:

Toyota Racing website:


80th 24 Hours of Le Mans schedule (all times CET):

Wednesday, June 13

16:00-20:00: Free practice

22:00-00:00: Qualifying

Thursday, June 14

19:00-21:00: Qualifying

22:00-00:00: Qualifying

Friday, June 15

17:30-19:00: Drivers' Parade at Le Mans City Centre

Saturday, June 16 — Sunday June 17

15:00-15:00: 80th 24 Hours of Le Mans race