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FIA World Endurance



Akebono supplies brakes for the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) which has been held since 2012.

This racing series is comprised of endurance races longer than six hours each. It includes renowned events such as the "24 Hours of Le Mans", regarded as one of the top three endurance races in the world, and the "6 Hours of Fuji" held at Fuji International Speedway.

Akebono has been supplying brake calipers to the Toyota team from 2013. This includes supplying brake calipers to TOYOTA GAZOO Racing's "TS050 HYBRID" since 2017 and the new "GR010 HYBRID" Le Mans Hypercar since 2021.

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing's two "GR010 HYBRID" cars achieved a one-two finish in round four of the 2021 WEC series, the 89th 24 Hours of Le Mans, marking the team's fourth consecutive Le Mans victory.

Brake calipers for the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) (2015 model)

A monoblock opposed piston type caliper developed according to requirements of endurance races. It is manufactured by machining a block of aluminum alloy. Each brake is built to the specifications that correspond to the weight, speed and required braking performance of the vehicle. It features outstanding stability and controllability, as well as light weight, high rigidity and excellent durability.
(Racing Exclusive Product)

  • 6-pot front caliper

    6-pot front caliper

  • 6-pot rear caliper

    6-pot rear caliper

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