Toyota fired up for the Nurburgring
Toyota GAZOO Racing is determined to bounce back from the heartbreak of Le Mans when it resumes its World Endurance Championship campaign this weekend.
Driver and 2014 world champion Anthony Davidson summed up the team's resolve, saying he was "definitely more fired up than ever" for the six-hour race at the famed Nürburgring grand prix circuit in Germany.
Team president Toshio Sato said touching messages of support from fans and rivals alike after Le Mans had spurred the team as it prepares to fight for victory.
Frosty pockets third place points
After qualifying third earlier in the day, a stellar lap in the top ten shootout saw him take the front row for race 15, where he lead until shortly after the second round of pit stops, caused by safety car.
A battle with Shane van Gisbergen after the race restart saw Frosty drop to second before a photo finish with a charging James Courtney pushed him to third.
Toyota uses race track to improve 86 sports car
riving characteristics have been revamped with better engine breathing that releases more power and torque for manual models along with across-the-board updates to suspension and body rigidity that promote improved handling.
Toyota has also focused on design updates that advance the aerodynamics, steering stability and the driver's sense of being connected to the vehicle which is renowned for its ideally balanced front-engine, rear-drive layout.