It is no use when we are building delightfully balanced and competent cars like the Subaru BRZ, Toyota GT 86 and Scion FR- S without taking them to race. Well, in fact the Japanese carmakers have abundant racing event and now they are ready to field their own sportcars.
The BRZ GT300 racing model that recently has been revealed is also planned to be fielded in Japna’s SuperGT series. Following Subaru, Toyota lately confirmed that the company will also bring a pair examples of its GT 86 to be field in the Nurburgring 24 hour endurance race next month. The company’s own Gazoo Racing team together with one Lexus LFA is the side that wants to field the two GT 86.
In addition the company’s racing plans for the GT 86 are expanded since it has announced a plan to support privateer teams to compete with the GT 86 domestically in the Super Taikyu Endurance Series and All- Japan Rally Championship. The rumors also suggest that the Toyota is also preparing to re- enter the World Rally Championship of which the Japanese carmaker had established its position in the past nineties with four Drivers’ Championships and three Constructors’ Campionship.
Actually the WRC or World Rally Championship’s operation had been closed and it turns to Formula One. However today, the F1 program is in not good situation. Well, no one knows what will happen to Toyota whether it can find the right path to return to the peak of rallying or not. Just let the time to tell Toyota’s fate in rallying. I will make you update with any further information, so stay tune and don’t forget to check a bunch of Toyota GT 86’s images provided on the gallery below.
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