Toyota GT One Le Mans

Toyota GT One Le Mans @ Goodwood 2011 Festival of Speed GREAT Car!!

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1999 - Le Mans - Ukyo Katayama's puncture
The Japanese crew (Ukyo Katayama, Keiichi Tsuchiya and Toshino Suzuki) Toyota GT One is stuck behind Thomas Bscher in his own BMW V12 LM98 and is having trouble getting past. It is involved in its own battle (and probably isn't keen to let the Toyota through) At exactly 3.06pm, Katayama's left rear tyre has blown on the way into Indianapolis. It is now coming in very slowly, but it is probably too soon to try and run through from this stop. There doesn't appear to be much damage though so they might be able to get it through. They are in the pits and the 52 Viper is coming in. It will park just in front of them and the BMW has just gone through to force the Toyota to lose a lap. Meanwhile the Toyota crew have got the bodywork off and are now tiewrapping it back. Having just seen a rerun of the tyre blowout, how Katayama held it out of the Armco is anyone's guess. And the BMW is about to come round again, while they try to reattach the bodywork. Right rear pin won't secure properly but he goes back out to try and catch up. This may turn out to be the decisive moment of the race. The bid for glory was finished by a four-minute delay.





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Martin Brundle drives the TS020 at Goodwood, 2013.
We're in the cockpit of the iconic Toyota TS020, driven by racing driver and commentator Martin Brundle, one of the original drivers during Toyota's Le Mans campaign in 1998 and 1999. We caught up with Martin at Goodwood, read the full interview on the Toyota blog: http://ow.ly/mVuu2. Watch the 2013 TS030 Hybrid drive the same course with Alex Wurz, here. http://youtu.be/oQPc3atMB1A Join the conversation: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/toyotauk Twitter: https://twitter.com/toyotagb Google+: https://plus.google.com/+toyotauk Instagram: http://instagram.com/toyotauk





Toyota GT-ONE - A lap of the Le Mans track
Here's a lap of the Le Mans track with some onboard shots in a Toyota TS020 who was better know under the name of Toyota GT-ONE during the 24 Hours of Le Mans 1999. It's a shame that we can't properly hear the sound of this car because of the commentators, but we can see that this car is really fast. Enjoy the lap !




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