TOYOTA TS050 Hybrid 2018

At the beginning of the day, Toyota presented the new conformation of the Toyota TS050 hybrid 2018 with the new super season of the World Endurance Championship where it will be the great favorite to win the championship but above all, the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
The Japanese company will once again try to bring home the victory on the Sarthe circuit, after having lost it several times in recent years, particularly in 2014 with the loss of power of the car from Nakajima one lap from the finish line. The TS050 Hybrid confirmed by the team, has not undergone major changes compared to last season. The biggest differences are the new livery and a softer line with respect to last year’s car.
The less pronounced muzzle with the two horizontal panels that create two tunnels that were present last year. Also the front profiles placed under the large optical groups have been modified. Toyota’s goal was to reduce resistance to progress.
The 2018 car has already been testing since the beginning of the year. The shakedown was done in January in the Aragon circuit, again in the Spanish circuit the first endurance test last week.
Toyota has formalized the six drivers who will take part in the 2018/2019 season. The novelty is the presence of Fernando Alonso, who will replace Anthony Davidson in almost all the WEC races. The Spanish rider tried the new version of the TS050 Hybrid after racing in Daytona. For the McLaren driver, the goal of the victory at Le Mans is shared by the Japanese house.

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