“I can’t tell you how great it was to see TOYOTA Racing take first at Sao Paulo. I think we’re all super excited about the new TOYOTA Racing [TS030] Hybrid. … [This win] shows they can certainly compete. …. The Sao Paulo movie TOYOTA released is awesome
Sao Paulo, Brazil (PRWEB) October 03, 2012
TOYOTA Racing has claimed its first victory of the season at The 6 Hours of Sao Paulo FIA World Endurance Championship race held at the Interlagos Circuit (Sao Paulo, Brazil). Exhibiting a nearly flawless performance from TOYOTA Racing, drivers Alex Wurz and Nicolas Lapierre, along with the #7 TOYOTA TS030 Hybrid, finished first in the race by over a minute. It was the 3rd race of the season and amazingly, only the 3rd race for the TOYOTA TS030.
“This is an incredible day for all of us in the team. To stand on the top step of the podium has been our dream and to achieve this in only our third race is a dream come true,” said Yoshiaki Kinoshita, Team President.
The victory at Sao Paulo marks not only TOYOTA’s first victory in an FIA world championship race since the 1999 Rally of China, but also their first international endurance racing win since their victory 20 years ago in the 1992 race at Monza. Both TOYOTA Racing and its fans are delighted by this long awaited return to the top step of the podium. The TOYOTA Racing Victory Video highlights their winning performance and helps to sum up the excitement that surrounds it.
The TOYOTA GLOBAL Youtube channel released the celebratory video as a tribute to the long awaited win and to the fans that support TOYOTA Racing. The video also reminds the racing community that TOYOTA, along with their new TS030 Hybrid, is once again a formidable competitor in this series. For this video and others from TOYOTA, visit the TOYOTA Global Youtube Channel.