1. Discover Toyota
  2. Toyota Gazoo Racing
  3. World Endurance Championship
Internet Explorer is not supported. For the best experience use another browser.

World Endurance Championship

After a successful debut season in 2021, which included a historic fourth consecutive Le Mans 24 Hours victory and Drivers’ and Manufacturers’ World Championships, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing is back to defend its crowns with the GR010 HYBRID.

More excitement, more challenges, more fun. Always reshaping and rebuilding to break the mould, in a never-ending pursuit to improve our Hybrid technology.

Because the toughest challenges are those that drive us forward.

Explore the latest WEC videos, news and events

Hybrid Staying Power

The updated GR010 Hybrid Hypercar is ready to push the limits in the six-race 2022 World Endurance Championship. The ultimate test of our advanced Hybrid technology.


3.5-litre direct-injection V6 twin-turbo engine using 100% renewable fuel

Hybrid system:

Four-wheel drive racing Hybrid powertrain – total output 500kW (680 PS)


High-powered TOYOTA lithium-ion

Rims & tyres:

Front: 12.5 x 18” magnesium alloys, 29/71-18 tyres

Rear: 14 x 18” magnesium alloys, 34/71-18 tyres

Toyota at Le Mans

“I am strongly determined to make sure that cars will be fun for the next 100 years”


Meet the Team

Our multinational team combines a wealth of motorsport experience from around the world.

Akio Toyoda

Team founder/President Toyota Motor Corporation

Kazuki Nakajima

Vice Chairman TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Europe

Kamui Kobayashi

Team Principal & Driver

Car: #7

Driver: Mike Conway
Country: UK
Best achievement:  Winning at Monaco, Macau and Long Beach circuits. Winning the 2019-2020 and 2021 World Endurance Championship. Winner 2021 Le Mans 24 Hours

Car: #7

Driver: Kamui Kobayashi
Country: Japan
Best achievement: F1 podium finisher, fastest lap in Le Mans history with pole position at Le Mans 2017. Winning 2019-2020 and 2021 World Endurance Championship. Winner 2021 Le Mans 24 Hours.

Car: #7

Driver: José María López
Country: Argentina 
Best achievement: Winning the 2014, 2015, 2016 World Touring Car Championship. Winning the 2019-2020 and 2021 World Endurance Championship. Winner 2021 Le Mans 24 Hours.

Car: #8

Driver: Sébastien Buemi
Country:  Switzerland
Best achievement: Winning the 2014 and 2018-19 World Endurance Championship. Winner of Le Mans 24 Hours, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Car: #8

Driver: Brendon Hartley
Country: New Zealand
Best achievement: Winning the 2017 and 2019-2020 World Endurance Championship. Winner of Le Mans 24 Hours, 2017 and 2020.

Car: #8

Driver: Ryo Hirakawa
Country:  Japan
Best achievement: Winning 2017 Super GT championship and 2012 All-Japan Formula three championship. Le Mans debut 2016.

Driven: Mike Conway's Story

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing driver, Mike Conway, shares a story of sacrifice and setback and a passion for racing that has driven him from the very beginning.

Track Limits, Road Learnings

We learn a lot at the limit. From energy recovery to battery cooling and downsizing, the WEC helps us significantly progress the development of our hybrid road cars.

The GR Sport range

Inspired by TOYOTA GAZOO Racing, this sleek line-up brings an injection of dynamic style into everyday life. Each model is meticulously designed to exude attitude, combining unique athletic exterior with a sporty interior and premium features.

Keep up to date

Sign up to our newsletter to keep up to date with all of our latest news.

Season 2022 Calendar

Driving images show vehicles driven by professionals in a racing environment.