|Category||World Rally Car|
|Predecessor||Toyota Corolla WRC (1997–1999)|
|Engine||Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT 1.6 L (98 cu in) 4-cylinder, 16-valve turbocharged|
|Transmission||6-speed hydraulic shift |
4-wheel drive, active centre and mechanical front and rear differentials
|Fuel||Panta (Official fuel supplier of WRC)|
|Brakes||300mm gravel / 370mm asphalt|
|Competition history (WRC)|
|Notable entrants||Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT|
|Notable drivers|| Juho Hänninen|
|Debut||2017 Monte Carlo Rally|
|First win||2017 Rally Sweden|
|Last win||2018 Rally Australia|
|Constructors' Championships||1 (2018)|
The Toyota Yaris WRC is a World Rally Car designed by Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT to compete in the World Rally Championship. The car is based on the Toyota Yaris, and is the first car Toyota have competed with in the WRC since withdrawing from the championship at the end of the 1999 season to focus on their Le Mans Prototype and Formula One programmes. The car is currently being driven by Ott Tänak., Jari-Matti Latvala and Kris Meeke.
The car entered its testing and development phase in March 2014, ahead of its début in the 2017 season. Development and operation of the cars will be overseen by four-time World Drivers' Champion Tommi Mäkinen, and entered under the banner of Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT. The car made its first public appearance in May 2016 during testing in Palokka-Puuppola, with Mäkinen and Juho Hänninen driving.
Before the 2017 season,Sebastian Ogier evaluated the Yaris, and in 2018 Juho Hänninen was eventually replaced by Ott Tänak. In 2019 Esapekka Lappi moved to Citroën and was replaced by Kris Meeke.
World Rally Championship results
|2018||FIA World Rally Championship for Manufacturers||Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT||39||5||14||368|
|2017||1||2017 Rally Sweden||Snow||Jari-Matti Latvala||Miikka Anttila||Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT|
|2||2017 Rally Finland||Gravel||Esapekka Lappi||Janne Ferm||Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT|
|2018||3||2018 Rally Argentina||Gravel||Ott Tänak||Martin Järveoja||Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT|
|4||2018 Rally Finland||Gravel||Ott Tänak||Martin Järveoja||Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT|
|5||2018 Rallye Deutschland||Tarmac||Ott Tänak||Martin Järveoja||Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT|
|6||2018 Rally Turkey||Gravel||Ott Tänak||Martin Järveoja||Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT|
|7||2018 Rally Australia||Gravel||Jari-Matti Latvala||Miikka Anttila||Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT|
|2019||8||2019 Rally Sweden||Snow||Ott Tänak||Martin Järveoja||Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT|
|9||2019 Rally Chile||Gravel||Ott Tänak||Martin Järveoja||Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT|
- World Rally Car
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