Toyota GAZOO Racing Argentina to the Green Hell: "It's a crazy dream we have"

Daniel Herrero, president of Toyota Argentina, confirmed the project to create a new Argentine Mission to compete in the 24 Hours of the Nürburgring.

Toyota's commitment to motorsports is visible on the different tracks of the world. In addition to the official participation of the brand in the WRC, el Wec and Dakar RallyIn South America we can also attest to this with their participation in different categories. In our country it is present in the Super TC2000, National tourism, Argentine Rally, Top Race, TC Pick-Up; and in Brazil in the Stock Car. Also, this year he started running in the IMSA in a project that includes Argentina, Republic Dominican Republic y Costa Rica.

Daniel Herrero
Daniel Herrero, president of Toyota Argentina.

Behind all the ventures related to this part of the world is Daniel Herrero, President of Toyota Argentina and great passionate about the motor world. And if there is something that the executive has shown in this time, it is that he likes challenges like the one you have in mind now: create an Argentine Mission to race in the 24 Hours of the Nürburgring, as happened in the 60s with the Torino who faced the Green Hell in an 84-hour competition.

"A crazy dream we have is to race at the Nürburgring with another Argentine mission", Herrero explained in an interview with WorldSport (Monday to Friday from 18 to 19 by La 990). “It is still missing, but I have that idea. You saw what the Torinos produced at the Nürburgring and I think we have to try to repeat it. Let's see how we can do it ", Agregó.

NurburgringA few days ago details of this project were known. The idea is to race a Toyota Corolla from the Super TC2000 with certain modifications. The pilots would be the same ones who race today in the category: Matias Rossi, The Brazilian Rubens Barrichello, Julian Santero y Franco Vivian.

It was said that the experience could already be in the 2021 edition of the German classic, which will be held on 5 6 and June. If plans are disrupted by the consequences of the coronavirus, the guns would be aimed at 2022.



Automundo is the blog about news from the automotive industry, motorsport and the culture of the region. Director: Diego Durruty.

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