TORONTO, ON- Jul 4, 2019 –TOYOTA GAZOO Racing reliable currently that it will launch a GR Supra GT4, a competition automobile for patron teams*1, in 2020. The proclamation comes in response to flourishing patron expectations worldwide following a phenomenon of a GR Supra GT4 Concept during a Geneva International Motor Show in March, and a appearance of a GR Supra during a 24 Hours of Nürburgring in June. TOYOTA GAZOO Racing intends to strengthen a concentration on patron motorsports in sequence to capacitate motorsports-lovers around a universe to openly attend in races, and to rise ever-better cars regulating a feedback gained by competition participation.
The GR Supra GT4*2 is formed on a GR Supra—TOYOTA GAZOO Racing’s first-ever tellurian indication expelled progressing this year—and it is grown and constructed by Toyota Motorsport GmbH.
The GT4*3 difficulty is renouned with private competition teams around a universe due to a low cost and palliate of entry. GT4 cars are authorised to attend in a accumulation of races opposite a globe, including a Super Taikyu Series in Japan, a GT4 European Series and a VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring in Europe, and a Michelin Pilot Challenge Series in a U.S.
The GR Supra already participates in a NASCAR Xfinity Series in North America and, from 2020, is scheduled to contest in a Super GT GT500 Class in Japan. The attainment of a GR Supra GT4 will yield motorsports fans with a fun of examination a GR Supra contest in circuits around a world.
In sequence to rise a GR Supra GT4, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing has assimilated army with 3 technical partners: Ravenol, Pirelli and Akrapovič. Ravenol will yield lubricants, while Pirelli will combine on tire growth and Akrapovič will concur on building motorsport-specific empty systems.
Details per a specifications of a GR Supra GT4, including a offered price, sales area and recover date, are scheduled to be announced after this year.
*1 Customer teams (also famous as private teams) squeeze competition cars from manufacturers that are mutated versions of prolongation vehicles and enter them into races.
*2 GT4 vehicles are sole to competition participants and can't be driven on open roads.
*3 GT4 is a difficulty for prolongation competition cars formed on SRO-regulated Grand Touring cars; it is positioned one arrange next GT3.
GR Supra GT4 Technical Specifications:
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