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FIA World Endurance



Akebono supplies brakes to the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) held from 2012.

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

Akebono has been supplying brake calipers to the Toyota team from 2013. Akebono has supplied brake calipers to TOYOTA GAZOO Racing "TS050 HYBRID" since 2017. TOYOTA GAZOO Racing No. 8 "TS050 HYBRID" won the "2018 24hours of Le Mans".

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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