The Toyota hypercar for the WEC took to the track and Pechito López already tested it

The prototype that the Japanese brand will use in the WEC completed three days of testing at Paul Ricard.

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In two and a half months the Toyota GAZOO Racing will present in society the hybrid hypercar that it will use in the 2021 season of the World Endurance. This vehicle, framed in the new WEC regulations, will replace the successful TOYOTA TS050 HYBRID.

As part of its development, the Japanese brand began this month with a series of on-track tests after tests carried out in a virtual environment. The test, which lasted three days, was carried out in Paul ricard and it had a good part of the team of pilots of the Japanese team.

Toyota GR Super SportThe Argentinian Jose Maria Lopez He was one of those who had the opportunity to get behind the wheel of the new car. Along with him they also turned the English Mike conway, the Swiss Sébastien Buemi and the New Zealander Brendon Hartley.

The Japanese Kamui Kobayashi y Kazuki Nakajima They could not be present due to commitments made in their country.

The trials were conducted behind closed doors. Although the results are kept airtight, it did transpire that the vehicle is very different from the development model Toyota GR Super Sport that was exhibited during the last edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Toyota's LMH, which will be officially unveiled on 11 de Enero Next year, he will continue to accumulate kilometers in the coming weeks in tests that include extensive race drills.

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