Toyota Gazoo win at Fuji

Tuesday 18 October 2016

Toyota Gazoo Racing No.6 car takes victory after a sensational 6 Hours of Fuji race to the delight of 53,200 home fans.

The No.6 Toyota Gazoo Racing trio of Kamui Kobayashi, Stephane Sarrazin and Mike Conway won a highly memorable 6 Hours of Fuji on Sunday after a gripping contest throughout the entire duration of the race and resulting in a home win for the Toyota TS050 HYBRID LMP1 car

The fight for victory came down to a last hour battle between all three LMP1 manufacturers. It was a tense ending to the race but Kamui Kobayashi’s Toyota TS 050 HYBRID just had enough to hold off the No.8 Audi Sport Team Joest driven by Loic Duval. A thrilling fight comes down to last hour as Toyota opt to not take new Michelin rubber and gain track position. Loic Duval takes new rubber at final stop but No.8 Audi unable to catch Kobayashi’s Toyota despite best efforts

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Reigning champions in Porsche No.1 Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley completed the podium in third position.

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