Here at Toyota, the aim is to constantly provide everyone, with ever-better cars. Over the years, Toyota has managed to constantly improve the technology of on-road production cars by ensuring a safe and comfortable ride for drivers and passengers alike. To make this possible, Toyota is always looking to push boundaries, test limits, and turn visions into reality.
Toyota also believes that it is the responsibility of automakers’ to impart knowledge, educate and nurture race fans from around the world whose interests may vary from the wide array of racing disciplines whether it be endurance races, or drift racing.
That is the reason why TOYOTA GAZOO Racing follows the path of the wise words that Toyota founder Kiichiro Toyoda said in 1952: “Car racing is more than just entertainment. It is vital to the development of the Japanese passenger vehicle industry. Just as athletes test their capabilities by competing with all their strength in the Olympics, automakers use racing as an opportunity to push a vehicle’s performance to the limits and compete for supremacy, enabling them to discover new ways of advancing automotive technology.”
The focus does not only revolve around Toyota’s top race teams and drivers. TOYOTA GAZOO Racing also aims to develop and nurture young engineers, drivers and mechanics, whose passion for motorsports have just been ignited. Providing them a platform to learn, hone, and showcase their skills, enabling them to become masters of their respective disciplines over the years, efficiently maximizing their knowledge of racing both on and off the racetrack.
By incorporating a Waku-Doki mentality, shortened from the Japanese “Waku Waku Doki Doki” and translated as “heart-pumping excitement”, Toyota aims to ignite the spirit of Waku-Doki in all its fans, teams and drivers!