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Toyota Gazoo Racing unveils GR010 hybrid racer
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15th Jan 2021
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Toyota Gazoo Racing unveils GR010 hybrid racer

Toyota Gazoo Racing has pulled the covers off its Le Mans endurance hypercar: the GR010. The GR010 is the racing version of the Toyota GR Super Sports concept, first revealed in January 2018, with the model engineered to compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Powered by a 3.5-litre twin-turbocharged petrol V6 producing 500kW, drive is sent through a transverse seven-speed sequential manual transmission, passing through a mechanical locking differential to the rear wheels.
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Video: Toyota GR Super Sport hypercar shown at Le Mans – UPDATE: January 15 unveiling confirmed
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5th Jan 2021
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Video: Toyota GR Super Sport hypercar shown at Le Mans – UPDATE: January 15 unveiling confirmed

UPDATE, 6 January 2021: Toyota Gazoo Racing has announced a reveal date for its new-generation Le Mans racer: 15 January 2021. In a Twitter post, the Japanese performance brand confirmed the Le Mans Hypercar-homologated racing version of the GR Super Sport hypercar will feature a hybrid powertrain, sending 500kW of power to all four wheels. Lightweight wheels wrapped in Michelin tyres will fill the arches, while the racer will tip the scales in at just 1030kg.
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2021 Subaru BRZ GT300 race car revealed for Japan's Super GT series
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1st Jan 2021
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2021 Subaru BRZ GT300 race car revealed for Japan's Super GT series

The recently-revealed 2022 Subaru BRZ will go racing. Subaru's motorsport division has unveiled the BRZ GT300, a track-honed, high-downforce version of the second-generation sports car, designed to compete in the lower-rung GT300 class of Japan's Super GT sports car racing series.
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Volkswagen quits all motorsport
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2nd Dec 2020
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Volkswagen quits all motorsport

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Rob Margeit
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2nd Dec 2020
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Volkswagen quits all motorsport

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Porsche 911 GT2 RS breaks Mount Panorama production car lap record
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30th Nov 2020
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Porsche 911 GT2 RS breaks Mount Panorama production car lap record

A Porsche 911 GT2 RS has broken the production car lap record at Mount Panorama, with amateur driver Jeff Morton behind the wheel. The time of 2:14.24 – achieved during a Super Sprint session at the Challenge Bathurst event – shaved more than two seconds of the previous record of 2:16.50, set in 2017 by Bernd Schneider in a Mercedes-AMG GT R. “I’m extremely happy, the time came pretty easily in the end,” Morton said of the attempt.
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Melbourne is back: Albert Park to host Formula 1 season-opener in 2021
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11th Nov 2020
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Melbourne is back: Albert Park to host Formula 1 season-opener in 2021

Charlie Bullis • The Australian Grand Prix will retain its status as the opening race of the 2021 Formula 1 season, following the announcement of next year's calendar. The preliminary schedule released by Formula 1 yesterday, names Melbourne’s Albert Park as the host for Round 1 from 18-21 March 2021. It’s welcome news for race fans and Victoria’s recovering economy, following the late cancellation of the 2020 event earlier this year, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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