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© Motorsport Images Toyota # 8 has copied the vote of # 7 at the Bahrain final
won the fight, but the battle lost. So the graduation race of the WEC season 2021, which is summarized 8h von Bahrain, from the point of view of Toyota # 8. But Buemi / Nakajima / Hartley have decided the race for themselves, but the title went to Conway / Kobayashi / Lopez. The crew of # 8 talked about the secret of the race success after the race.
"We did what we call Copy paste. Basically, we have taken over the set-up of Auto # 7 to make sure that we no longer have such a wear [as with the 6h], and that was Obviously the right decision, "said Sebastien Buemi open from Toyota Crew # 8.
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Toyota # 8 Copied Vote
Team College Brendon Hartley confirms what Buemi has already explained: "We went as a team [at the 6h race] in the vote in the wrong direction." The race a week ago was a clear affair for Toyota # 7. The sister car # 8 discovered by over 50 seconds.
Buemi / Nakajima / Hartley had besides a clearly high tire consumption also struggling with failed pit stops and vibrations. So the # 8 could keep up with the # 7 only in the first race. At the season final, they presented themselves form improved thanks to the new set-up. From the second hour you had the race under control. Incidentally,
help from the # 7. "After the 6h race, I recommended the guys of # 8 in qualifying to copy our vote, and they have somehow refused, so it's a little surprise. But they have noticed after the race that it is better Copy, and you have won the race ", Lachs Kamui Kobayashi.
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Kazuki Nakajima ends Wec career with victory
The measure paid out, and the Toyota # 8 brought the victory in the last WEC race of Kazuki Nakajima. The Japanese had announced not to start in the long-distance World Cup, but to stay Toyota in any function.
"With this end of my WEC career, I have to be very satisfied. I am very happy to be together with such nice teammates. And we fought very hard as a team until the end. In the end it was a bit difficult for me, me Basically, to keep under control. We managed to win the race together, "says Nakajima.
and teammates are looking forward to the triple LE-Mans winner and WEC champion of 2018/19. "That he cuts off so well is an incredible performance he has done in the last two weeks. I'm proud of him, and I wish him all the best for the future," says Hartley after success in the WEC final 2021.
World Cup title for Toyota # 7 with historical dimensions
at the World Cup title for the # 7, however, does not change the success. Already after qualifying stood that Conway / Kobayashi / Lopez would range a third place in the race for the championship. The trio wrote History: Mike Conway is the first Brite since Derek Bell, which becomes long-distance world champion twice in a row. And Jose Maria Lopez equalizes the five World Cup titles by Landsmann and Formula 1 legend Juan Manuel Fangio.
"It's nice to be part of this club. To win the title twice, is an incredible feeling, and this year also to win in Le Mans, was really the highlight of the season. Without the two guys next to me I did not do that. Kamui and Jose did a fantastic job all year round, "Praise Conway.
"Of course it is a privilege to represent my country, too. I know that Fangio has also managed it in Formula 1. But you can not compare that, and yet it is always a privilege, my flag all over the world Swing. Thanks to all who were involved, "says Lopez at the press conference after the race.
Whether Conway / Kobayashi / Lopez in the coming year the renewed title defense succeeds? The 2022 season, which begins in March with the 1,000 miles Sebring, will show it. Then Toyota meets a new competitor in the Hypercar class: Peugeot.
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Toyota has introduced a GT3-Concept Car on the Tokyo Motor Show. Is this a first sign that the parent brand now wants to get an entry into the GT3 customer sport? © Toyota The GT3 scene has recorded an impressive boom worldwide in recent years. The various series enjoyed great popularity despite Corona pandemic, which could easily be recognized by the large subscriber fields. To participate in the boom, almost every major manufacturer has a matching sports car model on offer.