The agreement between TOYOTA GAZOO Racing and NACON will extend for some time covering the current WRC 8, as well as the next iteration of the official WRC game, WRC 9, scheduled to launch on September 3, 2020.
Through the partnership, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing and NACON will offer the overall winner of the eSport WRC a new Toyota GR Yaris, a pure sports car, born from Toyota’s winning experience in the World Rally Championship.
Forged out of the heat of competition, this model features technology and design directly from motor racing on the road, true to the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing philosophy of making ever better cars, intrinsically rewarding and fun to drive.
Developed by TOYOTA GAZOO Racing in partnership with Tommi Mäkinen Racing, GR Yaris is the top of the range for the new Yaris generation. Powered by a 261 hp 1.6-liter turbo three-cylinder engine, it accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in less than 5.5 seconds with a lightweight construction, dynamic balance and a new GR-FOUR intelligent all-wheel drive system. Toyota.
Currently in its fifth season, the eSports WRC continues to attract more virtual pilots who test their expertise against players from around the world. The season is set to end in October with an exciting “Grand Final”, where the winner of the season will be presented with a new Toyota GR Yaris.