First round of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Festival to be broadcast live this weekend

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought on strict measures to prevent and stop the spread of the coronavirus. Although the authorities have eased the restrictions, large gatherings are still not allowed. Therefore, while many activities can be run, the general public cannot attend and have to watch via broadcasts over the internet. The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing […]

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Season 4 of the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Festival/Vios Challenge starts on March 27

After almost a year’s absence, the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Festival (TGR Festival) will start its fourth season at the Sepang International Circuit from on March 27. As in previous years, the highlight is the Vios Challenge and this new season will have 3 rounds for a total of 6 races. Expanded racing activities Additionally, GAZOO […]

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Opening round of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Festival Season 4 postponed

Last year, the sudden and extended period of the Movement Control Order (MCO) affected all evens in Malaysia, forcing cancellations or postponements. Motorsports were no exception and UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) had to cancel the final round of its Vios Challenge one-make series that was to be held at the Sepang International Circuit. This year, […]

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Season 4 of Toyota GAZOO Racing Festival to have 6 events with 11 races in 2021

From just a weekend motor carnival and a one-make series with the Toyota Vios, the Toyota GAZOO Racing Festival (TGR Festival) has continued to grow since starting in 2017. The one-make series, known as the Vios Challenge, has been a regular highlight of the TGR Festival which has taken place in different parts of Peninsular […]

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GAZOO Racing Young Talent Development Program

UMW Toyota Motor starts GAZOO Racing Young Talent Development Program

When UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) started the Toyota Vios Challenge One-Make series, one of the aims was to bring new blood into the racing scene, especially at grassroots level. Now, after three successful seasons, the company is introducing the GAZOO Racing Young Talent  Development Program. This is aimed at identifying and nurturing young Malaysian racing […]

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Vios Challenge Season 2

Final round of Vios Challenge one-make race to be ‘closed event’ at Sepang

The fourth and final round of the Toyota GAZOO Racing Festival (TGR Festival) and the Vios Challenge one-make race will be held at the Sepang International Circuit on April 18 and 19, 2020. However, the event will not be open to the public due to the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. In a statement just release, […]

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Vios Challenge delivers masterclass racing in Penang

The Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival (TGR) concluded its third round here at Stadium Batu Kawan, Penang, where the Vios Challenge race series presented one heck of an action-packed racing all weekend long in all three classes taking part. Here’s the race report for those who are following the series before they head into the final […]

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Top reasons why you should go to TGR Festival in Penang this weekend!

Round 3 of the TGR Festival (Toyota Gazoo Racing) is currently taking place all weekend long (15-16 February 2020) at Stadium Batu Kawan, Penang and if you’ve made plans already, cancel them and head over here right now. Why? Here are our top reasons why you should go to the Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival Round […]

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Toyota GAZOO Racing Festival

Toyota GAZOO Racing Festival/Vios Challenge to be held in Penang on February 15/16

The Toyota GAZOO Racing Festival (TGR Festival) heads to Penang next weekend (February 15/16) for the third round, again using the venue at Stadium Batu Kawan on the mainland side. Currently in its third season, the highlight of the event is the Toyota Vios Challenge one-make race series. Drivers in all three classes – Super […]

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Akio Takeyama

UMW Toyota Motor’s Deputy Chairman & Chief Motorsports Officer to race in Sepang 1000-km

Akio Takeyama, the Chief Motorsports Officer of UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT), will be among the participants in this weekend’s Sepang 1,000-km race (S1K). Mr. Takeyama, who is also Deputy Chairman of UMWT, will be a member of Team Toyota GAZOO Racing Malaysia in his maiden endurance race. Regular in Vios Challenge Racing is not new […]

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