The World Championship Rally has erupted with force in the Paris motor show due to the new generation of vehicles that will debut in the season 2017. In addition to the Citroen C3 WRC Concept Car and the Hyundai i20 WRC, in the event it has been shown by surprise the new Toyota Yaris WRC 2017, model Toyota Gazoo Racing will return to the contest 17 years after the hand of the team led by Tommi Mäkinen and that, in principle, was not expected to appear in the Mondial Auto. a blow on the table in view of the concerns that have dragged the project.
The first public act of the Toyota Yaris WRC has not only served to get chest, but also for reveal some of the keys to the new project in the World of Rallies. However, the Yaris WRC has been presented with the colors official red, white and black common of all of the competition vehicles of the brand, although it is not the livery of a definitive or of a real model that include validating in the next few weeks. In any case, these colors have appeared the logos of the three partners of weight such as Microsoft, Panasonic and DMG Mori.
Microsoft will be the main partner of Toyota Gazoo Racing in the WRC. However, the multinational company of u.s. origin will act as sponsor and a technical collaborator of the project. Microsoft will develop systems of live telemetry to assist in the development of the Toyota Yaris WRC, in the same way that will enhance the communication between the members of the teams and the fans with different cloud services. In addition, Panasonic also added to the project after collaborating on the stage of Toyota in Formula 1, while DMG Mori is the other great team support.