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Toyota Gazoo Racing to kick off Season 3 in September

UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd has announced that the Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Festival will return for its third season this September.As before, the Toyota Vios-only racing series will feature three categories - Promotional class for local celebrities, Sporting for amateur, and Super Sporting for professional racing drivers. By having all drivers competing in identical cars, the TGR series is a true measure of one’s driving talent. Teams/drivers are only allowed to alter the car&rsq

Robert

Robert

Jul 29, 2019

Toyota Vios GR (Gazoo Racing), pengganti Toyota Vios TRD bakal hadir tahun 2020?

Toyota ViosSebelum ini, terdapat khabar angin yang mengatakan bahawa Toyota Vios bakal menerima facelift ringkas pada hujung tahun 2020. Tidak mahu diketepikan dari saingan Honda City 2020 serba baru dan Nissan Almera Turbo 2020 serba baru, Toyota Vios dikatakan bakal mengenakan facelift berdasarkan Toyota Yaris Ativ di Thailand.Kereta sama, pelumba berbeza. Baru betul skil!Sehubungan dengan itu, Toyota Vios 2020 facelift tersebut turut dilaporkan bakal menerima varian GR (Gazoo Racing). Ga

Haris

Haris

Oct 21, 2020

Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival sets an exciting race weekend at Bandar Malaysia

The Bandar Malaysia track is one of the fastest and longest ever constructed for the series. It features 20 corners and two long straights, the longest being 600 meters.It sets the stage for fastest street racing action so far in three seasons of the Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival. Higher speeds bring higher risks and that makes for an entertaining spectacle.For those unfamiliar with the Vios Racing Challenge, there are three categories: Sporting Class, Super Sporting Class, and Pro

Shaun

Shaun

Nov 11, 2019

Video: Why is Zerotohundred racing in a Toyota Vios?!

Zerotohundred.com is an automotive enthusiast site most popularly known for its automotive forum in the early days of the internet.Look up ZTH on Instagram and YouTube, you’ll be treated with adrenaline-pumping content from the all-new Toyota GR Supra to Ferraris.However, this weekend (9 – 10 November 2019), founder of ZTH, Tom Goh will be behind the wheel of a Toyota Vios for the Season 3 Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival Toyota Vios one-make series.We caught up with Tom to find out why

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Nov 9, 2019

New 2020 Toyota Vios to add Gazoo Racing variant, launching in December

If you’ve been following our posts, you would’ve known by now that UMW Toyota Motor is expected to launch a new 2020 Toyota Vios facelift in December. You wouldn’t expect the company to sit idly while watching the all-new 2020 Honda City and 2020 Nissan Almera muscle into its territory right?Wheel to wheel, door to door racing doesn't get anymore intense than this - everyone in equal cars, driving skills is the only differentiating factorAs a follow up to that, we have rece

Hans

Hans

Oct 21, 2020

Toyota perkenal Gazoo Racing Young Talent Development. Pupuk bakat tempatan jadi juara dunia!

UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd telah mengumumkan pelancaran Gazoo Racing Young Talent Development (Program Pembangunan Bakat Muda Gazoo Racing) pada 23 September 2020 yang bertujuan untuk mengenal pasti dan memupuk bakat lumba muda Malaysia antara 14 dan 20 tahun yang beralih dari sukan go kart dan perlumbaan simulasi ke perlumbaan kereta saloon.Bakat-bakat muda tersebut adalah Mika Hakimi, 17 tahun dan Naquib Azlan, 20 tahun adalah bakat daripada perlumbaan simulasi. Selain itu Amer Harris, 17 t

Haris

Haris

Sep 24, 2020

This is ZTH’s Tom Goh's new car for Toyota Gazoo Racing Malaysia’s Vios Challenge Cup

Our fellow media friend Tom Goh from zerotohundred.com will once again be participating in Season 4 of the Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Malaysia Vios Challenge. Once again, Tom will be racing in car #33, in the mid-tier Sporting Class, under Team S&D Tama Motorsports.S&D Tama, better known as Toyota Penang, is a Japanese Toyota dealer that has expanded to Malaysia. It’s the local arm of Netz Toyota Tama, which has been operating in Japan for nearly 60 years.Livery is prepared by Motor

Hans

Hans

Mar 26, 2021

Perodua Myvi GR sebenar? Ini imej render Toyota Passo dengan gaya Gazoo Racing!

Perodua MyviPilihan varian berprestasi tinggi oleh pengeluar sememangnya menjadi kegemaran sesetengah pembeli prospek. Sebelum ini, terdapat banyak minat mengenai Perodua Myvi dengan kelengkapan Gazoo Racing. Walaubagaimanapun, Perodua Myvi GR yang lebih realistik mungkin bukan seperti apa yang anda bayangkan.Perodua Myvi S - gaya sama tapi bukanSebuah ciapan di twitter oleh Mr Kuruma memberikan gambaran yang lebih jelas dan realistik terhadap Perodua Myvi GR. Hal ini kerana 2 generasi Perodua M

Haris

Haris

Nov 2, 2020

Tengku Djan wants you to get ready for Season 4 of Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival Malaysia

After a year-long, pandemic-enforced hiatus, the Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival in Malaysia can finally make a return. Mark your calendar folks, season 4 of Toyotas one-make-race is upon us. There will be a total of 6 race weekends, from March all the way till November of 2021.The season-opening round 1 will be held at our very own Sepang International Circuit, from 26-28 March 2021 (that will be next weekend). Tune in to see an array of top-class racing drivers pit their skills against each other

Jason

Jason

Mar 19, 2021

Winner of Toyota Gazoo Racing eSports Championship walks home with RM 20,000 cash!

UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has been actively involved in motorsports-driven initiatives such as the Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival, Toyota Vios Challenge and more recently, the launch of the first GR Garage outside of Japan.Among these initiatives include the Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) Velocity eSports Championship. In the grand finals of the second season of the largest national eSports racing event in Malaysia, the overall winners shared a prize pool of RM 70,000. After an intense day battling with

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Sep 23, 2019

Toyota Hilux versi Gazoo Racing, harga barang je boleh beli Myvi!

Bab kit badan dan aksesori tambahan, kita kena bagi kredit dekat pengeluar kereta Jepun sebab diorang memang pakar dalam bab-bab ini. Kali ini, divisyen prestasi Toyota Jepun iaitu Gazoo Racing (GR) telah memberi sentuhan yang garang kepada Toyota Hilux!Apa yang ada dekat Hilux GR ni?Untuk harga JPY 305,800 (RM 11,950), pemilik Hilux akan mendapat pelindung bumper bewarna perak, plat skid merah, tangga sisi keluli dan rollbar sports hitam matte di bahagian kabin belakang. ​Gaya, mutu, keunggulan

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Sep 4, 2020

BMW M2 CS Racing gets its own endurance racing class

Following the successful start of the Nürburgring Endurance Series (NLS) last week, the next event will see teams having more opportunities to compete, thanks to the introduction of the new BMW M2 CS Racing VLN class. This marks the second BMW-only racing class in the NLS, in addition to the BMW M240i Racing Cup. With the introduction of this new class, BMW M Customer Racing continues the tradition of providing opportunities for drivers and teams to break into racing through production

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jul 6, 2020

Wet races and drama marks Toyota Gazoo Racing Vios Challenge Season 4 opener

Racing is finally back on the menu as the Toyota Gazoo Racing Vios Challenge kick-started its fourth season at Sepang International Circuit over the weekend (26th - 28th March 2021). And what a season opener it was - further dramafied by wet races and drivers who, as always, were not afraid to go all out. TGR Race Classification - New rookie classThis is the Super Sporting class - with Speedaddixs Hayden Haikal giving M7 Japan Project Teams Syafiq Ali a hard timeFor those of you tuning in to thi

Sanjay

Sanjay

Mar 29, 2021

Audi pulls out of DTM racing series, upsets BMW

The Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) is a premier GT racing series based in Germany, racing a silhouette race car that's based on a mass-produced road car since the year 2000. The series used to consists mainly of the big-3 premium German manufacturers, namely Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz.In DTM 19 year's history, Audi has won a total of 7 DTM championship.However, the DTM series has seen a steady decline, evident by a shock withdrawal from Mercedes-Benz in 2017, leaving only BMW and Au

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

May 6, 2020

ZTH's Tom Goh to aim for another victory at Gazoo Racing Festival in Penang

Founder of Zerotohundred.com, Tom Goh, currently has 28 points in the Sporting Class standings. Representing S&D Tama Motorsports, he took home his first-ever victory at the previous race weekend in Bandar Malaysia.Held at Stadium Batu Kawan from 15-16 February 2020, Tom will be defending his lead in the second to last race of Season 3. The season will reach its conclusion in April at the Sepang International Circuit."As representative for S&D Tama Toyota Penang, this week

Shaun

Shaun

Feb 14, 2020

2020 Toyota Hilux gains Gazoo Racing parts, cost as much as a new Myvi!

The Japanese usually jump at the chance to spice up fairly normal cars, and it's especially true for the men and women at Gazoo Racing. Yes, the team behind the Toyota GR Yaris raided their parts bin and dumped some good stuff on a 2020 Toyota Hilux.Lots of tough loveGR’s styling package beefs up the Hilux’s already-tough exterior by a notch.For an additional JPY 305,800 (~RM 11,950), buyers will get a silver bumper guard, striking red skid plate, steel side s

Sanjay

Sanjay

Sep 2, 2020

Police officers under investigation for drag racing their Dodge Chargers

The Dallas County Sheriff Office is currently facing an unusual, and rather massive, dilemma following a viral video of 2 police cars drag racing on one of Dallas’ most popular drag strips.Two deputy sheriffs from Dallas County, Texas are currently facing charges for unauthorised drag racing with their Dodge Charger patrol vehicles on the popular drag racing strip Yello Belly in Grand Prairie, Texas.According to the Sheriff Office, they had no knowledge of the drag race until they saw

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 10, 2020

How much of the Ford Ranger Raptor is inspired by racing technology?

The Ford Ranger Raptor has been on sale in Malaysia since the start of 2019, and by now, many would know that the Ranger Raptor is inspired by desert racing trucks and is a watered-down version of the bigger F-150 Raptor. But how much of the Ranger Raptor is inspired by racing technology? Quite a lot.Starting from the looks, the Ranger Raptor sports vented discs all around the truck for heavy-duty cooling. It also has a much thicker steel underbody guard (approximately 2.33 mm thick), fender ext

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 26, 2020

Throwback: Proton Satria Neo R3 Lotus Racing Edition, R3's final hurrah

19 hp & 18 Nm increase from the R3 tuned 1.6 CPS engine Only 25 units made priced at RM 115k each back in the day Came with Nappa leather seats from factoryIf there is a name that is as iconic as the Proton Saga would be the Satria. A three-door hatchback that spanned from 1994 to 2015 across two generations.During the heydays of Proton R3 (Race, Rally, Research), Proton’s own in-house racing development arm, the Proton R3 team made some highly limited, mean machines that tu

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Sep 20, 2019

Imbau Kembali: Proton Satria Neo R3 Lotus Racing Edition, sentuhan R3 yang terakhir

Selain Proton Saga, Proton Satria juga merupakan ikon dalam jenama Proton. Ia telah wujud dari tahun 1994 hingga 2015.Sewaktu zaman kegemilangan Proton R3 (Race, Rally, Research), mereka telah membangunkan beberapa model terhad yang mempunyai keutuhan jiwa adrenalin.Kenderaan terakhir yang menerima pembangunan daripada R3 ialah Proton Satria Neo R3 Lotus Racing Edition. Hanya 25 unit sahaja yang dikeluarkan, dengan harga yang agak padu: RM 115,000. Untuk maklumat anda, Honda Civic 1.8 mempunyai

Faisal

Faisal

Sep 1, 2020

6 steps to setting up your own racing simulator for less than RM 1k

Did you know that racing simulators or simulator rigs have been around since 2005? Whether if it is the Toyota Gazoo E-sports or the F1 Twitch Quartet, simulator games are making waves across the world. So, why not set up a gaming rig of your own? Heres our BM Editor Zamil trying to get the full experience!If you like to do-it-yourself instead of hiring someone to set up the rig for you, then here’s a 6-step guide to help you get started. David Perel, Blancpain GT 2017 ChampionTo start wit

Jerrica

Jerrica

Mar 20, 2021

Racing simulator – 6 langkah dan cara mudah untuk anda berlumba bawah RM 1,000!

Imej Perodua Myvi dari F.A.H. ArtWork.Adakah anda berhajat untuk memasuki trek Sepang tetapi tidak berani untuk jejak kaki di trek sebenar? Atau anda seorang kaki permainan video yang ingin mencuba benda baru? Takpun, anda dah bosan sangat duduk kat rumah disebabkan PKP?Baru ada feel pakai helmet dan racing gloves!Jika salah satu daripada persoalan ini timbul dalam minda anda, anda bertuah kerana saya sendiri adalah pengguna racing simulator ini sejak dari 2005, dan saya ingin kongsikan 6 langka

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Feb 20, 2021

Start your Toyota Supra engines, Toyota GR Velocity Esports Championships is back

Malaysia’s fastest growing E-Sports motor-racing competition is gearing up for the new season starting in September. The third season of the Toyota GR Velocity Esports Championship will be held throughout the month with an estimated 720 virtual racers ready to take on the grid.Four qualifying sessions will kick off the season. Participants will have the honour of racing the Toyota GR Supra RZ around the Fuji International Speedway in Japan before advancing to the semi-final where the

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 13, 2020

Bos NTS RW Racing GP mohon maaf kepada Hafizh Syahrin, janji bangkit aksi berikutnya!

Susulan kegagalan pelumba negara, Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah untuk menghabiskan perlumbaan Moto2 di GP Qatar minggu lalu, bos pasukan RW Racing GP, Jarno Janssen menyusun 10 jari memohon maaf kepada pelumbanya itu.Ini kali pertama Hafizh, yang pernah berlumba dalam kelas utama, MotoGP beraksi bersama pasukan RW Racing GP yang menggunakan casis NTS pada perlumbaan berkenaan.Begitupun, selepas mengharungi 11 pusingan, pelumba kelahiran Ampang itu terpaksa memasuki pit perlumbaan akibat masalah yang d

Khairil

Khairil

Apr 1, 2021

Karamjit Singh kembali ke sukan rali dengan Cisco Racing, janji akan masyurkan semula nama Malaysia

Legenda sukan permotoran negara, Karamjit Singh berjanji untuk mengembalikan semula kegemilangan rali Malaysia dalam tempoh beberapa tahun akan datang.Pemandu berusia 59 tahun itu yang juga dikenali sebagai Flying Sikh berkata melalui kerjasama antara agensi kerajaan berkaitan dan pihak penganjur, akan dapat menjadikan Malaysia di peta kejohanan dunia sekali lagi.“Saya fikir penganjur sekarang mempunyai impian untuk mengembalikan semula kegemilangan rali Malaysia. Saya yakin dengan bantuan

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Apr 13, 2021

Red Bull Racing still powered by Honda, to build F1 engines in-house

At the end of the haphazard 2020 Formula 1 season, Honda announced that they will be pulling out of the sport after the 2021 season to focus on their carbon neutral target. This left Red Bull Racing and Scuderia AlphaTauri looking for a new engine supplier. But the teams and Honda has reached a new agreement that will see Honda continue to supply engines until 2025.Did someone say FREEZE?! ✋ Introducing Red Bull Powertrains Limited - Powering the Team from 2022 💪 #ChargeOn 🤘— Red Bull Ra

Jerrica

Jerrica

Feb 16, 2021

Investment Where It Matters - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing's contribution to Malaysian Motorsports

With the Movement Control Order (MCO) concluding in Selangor and the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, motorsports springs back into action to jumpstart its activities that have been grounded to a halt for almost a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Among the first to announce the return of four-wheels racing was Toyota that is due to stage the opening round of its TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Festival and fourth season of the Vios Challenge racing series at the end of the month. Racing returns, albeit a

WapCar Admin

WapCar Admin

Mar 12, 2021

Toyota GR Hilux trademarked, Malaysia debut likely?

Toyota has quietly registered the GR Hilux name in Australia, hinting that the company could be injecting its Gazoo Racing goodness into the Hilux.The N80-generation Hilux has been rallying in the Dakar Rally since 2016While Australia is no stranger to high-performance pick-up trucks (much of the Ford Ranger Raptor’s development work was done in Australia), could the GR Hilux find its way to Malaysia?The Hilux won its first-ever Dakar Rally in 2019After all, Toyota Malaysia is promoting th

Eric

Eric

Apr 9, 2020

Toyota, Subaru to announce new model on 5-Apr – Toyota GR 86 or Toyo-baru SUV?

Toyota and Subaru have just announced that they will unveil a new co-developed model in Japan on 5-April 2021. What could it be? Since Toyota Gazoo Racing is mentioned in the joint statement, we are more inclined to believe that it refers to the Toyota GR 86.Remember that although the Subaru BRZ has made its global debut in the US, the model has yet to be launched in Japan, and the Subaru BRZ’s twin the Toyota 86, which will be re-designated as the Toyota GR 86 in the same vein as GR Yaris

Hans

Hans

Mar 25, 2021

Its name is not Supra, but Toyota GR Supra – What GR means for TRD?

The Toyota GR Supra is now here, priced from RM 568,000. Any discussion about the Toyota GR Supra will inevitably be overshadowed by debates about whether this BMW-Toyota jointly developed model can be a true successor to carry the legendary Supra nameplate, which is a shame because it takes the attention away from something that’s very important to anyone who cares about the brand that makes the Toyota GR Supra.The latest A90 generation Supra isn’t called the Toyota Supra but T

Hans

Hans

Sep 20, 2019