Toyota confirms Buemi for Le Mans

Feb.10 (GMM) Sebastien Buemi has added Le Mans to his 2012 calendar, it was confirmed officially on Friday.

Sebastien Buemi, Scuderia Toro Rosso
Sebastien Buemi, Scuderia Toro Rosso

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It was expected the former Toro Rosso driver, who has been signed as Red Bull's full time reserve for this season, would also join Toyota's new Le Mans sports car project.

Also to drive the Japanese giant's new hybrid will be former F1 driver Anthony Davidson, Toyota said.

"This is an exciting driver lineup for our additional car," said team president Yoshiaki Kinoshita.

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Series FORMULA 1
Drivers Anthony Davidson , Sébastien Buemi
Teams Toro Rosso
Tags buemi, hybrid, lemans, toyota