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Nissan unveils Z GT4 car for 2023

Nissan has taken the covers off a GT4 version of the new Z, which will be available for customers to race starting next year.

Toyota eyes liquid hydrogen move after second Fuji 24h finish

Toyota has revealed ambitions to switch to liquid hydrogen for its developmental Corolla racer after securing another finish with the car in its second outing in the Fuji 24 Hours last weekend.

Latvala: Toyota's Fuji 24h hydrogen tech has WRC potential

Toyota World Rally Championship boss Jari-Matti Latvala believes hydrogen power could be an option for rallying to consider in the future as he prepares to tackle the Fuji 24 Hours this weekend.

Latvala to drive hydrogen-powered Toyota in Fuji 24 Hours

Toyota World Rally Championship boss Jari-Matti Latvala will contest next month's Fuji 24 Hours as part of the crew tasked with driving the Japanese marque's hydrogen-powered Corolla.

Nissan announces two-car Fuji 24 Hours effort with Z

Nissan has announced it will race a version of its new Z in the Fuji 24 Hours, as it seeks to gather data for the car to be used in other categories.

Hydrogen Toyota will race on in 2022, joined by new biofuel cars
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Hydrogen Toyota will race on in 2022, joined by new biofuel cars

Toyota's hydrogen-powered Corolla Sport will continue to race in Super Taikyu in 2022, while Subaru and Mazda will all field new biofuel-powered entries in the series.

Hydrogen-powered Toyota reaches petrol horsepower parity

Toyota says the hydrogen engine in its experimental Corolla Sport has achieved power parity with the traditional internal combustion unit it replaces after the car’s third race appearance on Sunday.

Upgraded hydrogen-powered Toyota completes second race

Toyota’s hydrogen-powered Corolla Sport completed its second Super Taikyu race on Sunday, having received major upgrades since its debut in May’s Fuji 24 Hours.

Kobayashi: Hydrogen car finish 'like a win in the old days'

Kamui Kobayashi says that Toyota's hydrogen-powered car finishing last weekend's Fuji 24 Hours is an achievement comparable to a "win in the old days" of endurance racing.

Toyota gives hydrogen car successful debut in Fuji 24 Hours

Toyota has said it wants to use motorsport to promote hydrogen as a viable alternative to electric cars following a successful debut for its hydrogen-powered Corolla Sport in last weekend's Fuji 24 Hours.

Kobayashi to race hydrogen Toyota in Fuji 24 Hours

Kamui Kobayashi will make his return to Japanese motorsport in this month’s Fuji 24 Hours driving Toyota’s experimental hydrogen-powered Corolla Sport.

Parsons targets Super GT return alongside Mercedes deal

Japan-domiciled Australian racer Jake Parsons will contest the 2021 Super Taikyu season with the 5Zigen team, and is targeting a return to SUPER GT later in the year.

Salo to race alongside son Max in Fuji 24 Hours

Ex-Formula 1 driver Mika Salo will race alongside his son Max in this weekend's Fuji 24 Hours, marking his first race appearance on Japanese soil in 18 years.

Adrian Newey to race GT3 car in Super Taikyu series

Red Bull Formula 1 technical chief Adrian Newey will make a one-off appearance in Japan’s Super Taikyu series later this month.

Aston Martin Vantage GT3 scores first win in Suzuka

Aston Martin's new Vantage GT3 car has scored its first race victory in the season-opening round of the Japanese Super Taikyu series at Suzuka.

Team Goh withdraws McLaren-backed Super Taikyu entry

McLaren factory-supported squad Team Goh has withdrawn its entry from the Japan-based Super Taikyu series ahead of this weekend’s season opener in Suzuka.

Newey adds Super Taikyu to 2019 schedule

Harrison Newey will contest the Japan-based Super Taikyu championship in 2019 in addition to his previously announced programme in Super Formula.