ROOKIE Racing's Journey: What You Need to Know Before the 24H Endurance Race Challenge (extra edition)


As Toyota has taken on the unprecedented challenge to compete in a hydrogen-engine-powered race car, a video showing the challenges of ROOKIE Racing in the previous races is released by Toyota Times, describing the significant role it is playing in Toyota's car-making.

The 24-hour endurance race at Fuji Speedway is set to start on May 22-23. As already announced, driving the vehicle with a hydrogen-powered engine for Toyota is the ROOKIE Racing team. Probably not many people, especially those outside of Japan, know about this team.

Akio Toyoda, who is the founder and team owner of ROOKIE Racing, describes it as “a family-like professional team”

Since its establishment in 2020, the team has worked to contribute to making ever-better cars through motorsports. The 7.5-minute video illustrates the challenges faced in the previous races and shares an exclusive interview with Akio. Watch it to learn about the venture-like motorsport team that plays a critical role in Toyota’s car-making!