Car Review: 2022 Toyota Corolla Hatchback
Before I had kids and a mortgage, I bought a 2004 Toyota Corolla. It’s still running with over 650,000 kilometres on it. Now, my oldest son is months away from getting his driver’s licence, and I took the opportunity to test drive the 2022 Toyota Corolla Hatchback with a manual transmission. If you’ve done the math, I jumped 18 years in model upgrades. The Corolla has definitely changed a few things, but the road test didn’t disappoint. Side If you’ve done the math, I jumped 18 years in model upgrades. The Corolla has definitely changed a few things, but the road test didn’t disappoint.
in the Rally Championship (WRC) will take place this season for the first time special tartests on request from Pirelli. The kick-off is this week Toyota, which are nominated by the Automobile World Association of Fia. © Motorsport.com Motorsport Photo
Kalle Rovanpera will test on asphalt on asphalt from today's Thursday in Croatia, where from 21 to 24 April, the third run of the WRC season 2022 will take three days on asphalt. In the further course of the season, the two other WRC manufacturers M-Sport Ford and Hyundai are used for appropriate tire tests.
Pirelli had requested the tire tests as the construction of the tires had to be enhanced in the course of the introduction of the Rally1 regulations. Rovanpera should drive around 200 kilometers with the Toyota Gr Yaris on the three days according to plan.
24h Daytona 2022: Three GT cars after qualifying races punished
The qualifying race for the 24 hours of Daytona 2022 saw a gripping dual fight for both the DPI and the GTD-Pro class last Sunday Victory. In the GTD pro class, however, two penalties were subsequently pronounced. There is also a punishment in the GTD class. © Motorsport.com Motorsport Photo affected are two Porsche and a Mercedes.
"The aim of the test in Croatia is to examine how the hard tires can be further developed in accordance with the development of the new hybrid cars that are heavier and more efficient than the previous generation and therefore potentially greater demands on the tire," says Pirelli operator Terenzio Testoni.
back on the black stuff with @elfynevans and @scottmartinat kicking off our @croatia_rally prep! #Toyotagazooracing #Gryaris #WRC #Croatiarally pic.twitter.com/ziwmbju7s7
- Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT (@tgr_wrc) April 5, 2022
"To understand that, we will be the new tires with the help of the Toyota engineers and, of course, test with Kalle, who has already proven to be outstanding testists in the past, "says Testoni.
The tire test for Pirelli is embedded in the routine test drives in the run-up to the Rally Croatia. After Rovanpera and Elfyn Evans had prepared for the asphalt rally at the beginning of the week, Esapekka Lappi and Takamoto Katsuta are used today and tomorrow.
also the M-Sport pilots Craig Breen, Gus Greensmith, Adrien Fourmaux and Pierre-Louis Loubet as well as the Hyundai Trio Thierry Neuville, Ott Tänak and Oliver Solberg have turned this week in Croatia.
with image material from Toyota Gazoo Racing.
Porsche-LMDH ends three-day test in Spa-Francorchamps .
Porsche and Penske have completed a three-day test on the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps and has also shown moving pictures. Information is currently sparsely, but Porsche is called that more than 200 rounds were covered. © Motorsport.com Motorsport Photo Since a round is quite exactly seven kilometers long, over 1,400 kilometers were plucked on three days. Porsche has uploaded some pictures and videos of the prototypes based on a multimatic chassis in the social media.