Toyota Outlines Motorsports Activities for 2014
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Toyota Outlines Motorsports Activities for 2014

Tokyo, Jan 30, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that its community-based motorsports activities through Lexus Racing and Toyota Racing-aimed to bring more joy to more people through automobiles-will continue in various locations around the world in 2014.

Toyota views motorsports as an ideal medium for conveying the anticipation and excitement of driving cars, and through GAZOO Racing will strive to expand the reach of motorsports to attract a wide range of car enthusiasts. Toyota hopes to use these activities to hone its people, automobiles and technologies, and to use the experience and personal expertise to develop ever-better cars.

Toyota's 2014 motorsports activities will include participation in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and its legendary Le Mans 24-hour race, the NASCAR racing series and the Super GT and Super Formula championships.

GAZOO Racing will help promote grass-roots motorsports by conducting GAZOO Racing "Waku Doki" circuit events and the GAZOO Racing 86/BRZ Race, and by supporting the TRD Rally Challenge and other races to increase opportunities for people to enjoy cars. It also plans to participate again in the 24 Hours Nurburgring endurance race.

Toyota will continue to work with its affiliates around the world to promote activities for consumers to see, learn about and experience motorsports, thereby bringing the joy of cars to an even wider audience and contributing to car culture. Going forward, it will also increase its wide range of motorsports and other initiatives to better respond to dedicated car enthusiasts everywhere.

Full press release at http://www2.toyota.co.jp/en/news/14/01/0130.html.

About Toyota

Supported by people around the world, Toyota Motor Corporation (TSE: 7203; NYSE: TM), has endeavored since its establishment in 1937 to serve society by creating better products. As of the end of December 2012, Toyota conducts its business worldwide with 52 overseas manufacturing companies in 27 countries and regions. Toyota's vehicles are sold in more than 160 countries and regions. For more information, please visit www.toyota-global.com.

Contact:

Toyota Motor Corporation
Public Affairs Division
Global Communications Department
Tel: +81-3-3817-9926
 


Jan 30, 2014
Source: Toyota

Toyota (TSE: 7203) (U.S: TM)

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