Pechito López and his first impressions of the Toyota hypercar for the WEC

The Cordovan accumulated several kilometers in the Portuguese circuit of Algarve.

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"The team did a brilliant job". With these words the Cordoba Jose Maria Lopez gave the OK to Toyota GR Super Supra, the LMH hypercar with which the Toyota GAZOO Racing will compete from now on in the World Endurance. Pechito performed this analysis after testing the prototype at the Portuguese circuit of Algarve.

After the first start on the French track in Paul ricard At the beginning of October, the Japanese team returned to action this week with three days of rehearsals on Portuguese soil.

Pechito LopezIn addition to López the unit was tested by the English Mike conway, the Swiss Sebastien Buemi, the New Zealander Brendon harley and the dutch tester Nyck de Vries. The japan Kamui Kobayashi y Kazuki Nakajima They did not participate because they had commitments in the Super Formula of their country.

“The tests were very good. We drove many kilometers and we verified that the reliability of the car is optimal. With a car as complex as this it was quite impressive to shoot so much ", said López.

"The team has been working on this technology for a long time and has done a brilliant job"added the Argentine about the hypercar that, at the moment, is known by the name Toyota GR Super Supra.

Toyota GR Super SportThe test also left in line with those responsible for the team. "Our understanding of the characteristics of the new car increases every day on the track thanks to a lot of data, as well as constructive feedback from the drivers," explained Pascar Vasselon, technical director of Toyota GAZOO Racing.

 

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