Al Abdulghani Motors (AAM) has made a significant stride in promoting environmentally conscious racing by offering robust backing to the Toyota Gazoo Racing team at the 2024 World Endurance Championship in Qatar, a statement said Tuesday.

Top executives from AAM joined by company's senior management and employees were present at the championship alongside representatives from Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and Toyota Gazoo Racing Europe.

The event showcased the pivotal role of AAM in leveraging media platforms to educate the public about hybrid electric vehicle technology's benefits in enhancing fuel efficiency and curbing emissions. It spotlighted how hybrid electric vehicles can excel in motorsports, underscoring Toyota's commitment to innovation in this domain. This collaboration marks the continuation of a fruitful 60-year partnership between AAM and TMC.

The Toyota Gazoo Racing team demonstrated its prowess with two cars, Car #7 GR010 driven by Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi, and Nick de Vries, and Car #8 GR010 driven by Sebastien Buemi, Brendon Hartley, and Rio Hirakawa. These high-performance Toyota GR010 hybrid electric vehicles operate on 100% renewable energy from biofuels, slashing carbon emissions by at least 65%.

At the championship, the GR Pavilion showcased an impressive lineup of exclusive cars, including the GR Corolla, GR Supra, GR 86, and GR Yaris, alongside the remarkable GR010. Visitors enjoyed various engaging activities, such as the GR simulation, interactive photo booths, cafe, and contests, culminating in the unveiling of the prestigious GR Yaris Cup, set to debut in November 2024.

Abdulghani Nasser al-Abdulghani, CEO of AAM, expressed pride in supporting the Toyota Gazoo Racing team, affirming their commitment to motorsport enthusiasts. He highlighted the leading position of AAM in the automotive industry and its dedication to delivering top-notch products, services, and fun to drive vehicles.

Firas Mufti, head of Motorsport and Special Projects at AAM, commended Toyota's efforts in advancing sustainable mobility and fostering a greener future through motorsport participation.

Toyota's engagement in motorsports spans Formula 1, the World Endurance Championship, and the Nürburgring 24 Hours race.

In April 2015, the establishment of the "Toyota Gazoo Racing" division aimed to consolidate the company's motorsport endeavours. Guided by the motto: "We Gain Experience on the Roads to Build Better Vehicles," Toyota emphasises its commitment to developing cutting-edge technologies gleaned from challenging competitions, ensuring driving pleasure, adventure, and freedom for all. Notably, the Toyota Gazoo Racing team has clinched numerous victories with the high-performance Toyota GR010 hybrid electric car since its debut in 2021, triumphing in 16 out of 19 races, the statement added.
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