The place that had been earmarked for Hirakawa in the third Toyota in the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2017 ended up going to a different Toyota protege, Yuji Kunimoto, who was in favour at the time as he had won the Super Formula title in 2016. But he too proved to be disappointingly off the pace at both Spa and Le Mans. … [Read more...] about Who is Toyota’s new Japanese WEC protege?
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I've already been in the car twice as much as I was for the full season last year, so that side of things has been pretty amazing in terms of track time and learning the circuits. The challenge of learning the tracks and taking it to the best in Europe and the world in Supercup has certainly not been easy. We've had our ups and downs, but a lot of fun at the same time. … [Read more...] about Interview: Kiwi Porsche star on his new life in Europe
“Due to the high level of uncertainty around the ability of the event to proceed in 2021, the likely impact on the event for both the consumer and commercial market, and the long-term decline in the core motorsport fan, a decision has been made that it will not be possible to hold the race next year, and to not seek a contract for future years. … [Read more...] about Adelaide Supercars race axed
The redesigned crossover won't arrive in the U.S. market this year. After the official teaser from last month, the Japanese automaker finally unveiled the 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. The facelifted model features noticeable design updates, with one of the changes correcting what seems to be a styling problem of the outgoing model. … [Read more...] about 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Facelift Reveals Design Changes That Matter
Regarding the scale of the Speedway, he responded, “It’s big enough without people in it. I can’t imagine what 400,000 would look like inside. I’ve only been around the side [of the track], I’ve never been in this sort of cathedral right here [front straight grandstands] in pitlane, so I can’t imagine what it’s gonna be like at driver intros. Super excited.” … [Read more...] about McLaughlin completes Rookie Orientation Program at Indy