TGR-E United competes in Nürburgring 24 Hours using synthetic fuel
Toyota Gazoo Racing Europe’s volunteer team TGR-E United, ran a GR Supra
GT4 in the 50th edition of the Nürburgring 24 Hours using synthetic fuel as
part of the ‘Race2eFuels’ project.
TGR-E United’s GR Supra GT4 was the first to compete in the Nürburgring
24 Hours using Racing eFuels98, a fossil-free and therefore almost
CO2-neutral synthetic fuel. “We want to show that a CO2-neutral use of
combustion engines is already possible today with the standard highperformance engine we are using in the GR Supra GT4”, says TGR-E United
team manager Jörg Mertin.
The innovative product, called Racing eFuels98, is produced by
Chemieanlagenbau Chemnitz GmbH (CAC) using a process developed by
the TU Bergakademie Freiberg. Together, the two organisations operate
Europe’s largest test facility for eFuels. It has a theoretical production
capacity of one million litres per year.

The TGR-E United Supra GT4 ran on synthetic fuel

Go Green at Le Mans
The Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO), founder and organiser
of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, is introducing the first ever lowcarbon ticket for a motorsports event. Just one feature of the
new Green Experience for racegoers.
Mindful of the climate emergency, the race organiser has
appled an ambitious carbon strategy, with the introduction
of a 100 per cent renewable fuel on track – and trackside, with
a new low-carbon admission ticket.

endeavours, and other responsible initiatives, and includes
around 12 missions to complete. Those who achieve Finisher
(5 missions), Podium (8 missions), Winner (10 missions) or
Legend (all missions completed) status will be able to enter
the prize draw, with the lucky winner treated to a first track
experience in the hydrogen racing prototype developed by
the ACO and GreenGT for MissionH24.

Anyone with a General Enclosure, Grandstand or Campsite
ticket can pick up their “Green Ticket” if they’re able to provide
proof of the transport used to reach the circuit (tram or train
ticket, registration document for an electric or hybrid car) at
the Green Experience Kiosk located by the circuit’s East gate.
The Green Ticket comes with an array of benefits – 20 per cent
off the full range of eco-friendly products in the Museum Shop,
plus the ACO will €1 donate per spectator to a low-carbon
project set up near the circuit. Green Ticket holders can also
claim a free 2022 Eco Cup.
The Green Challenge encourages racegoers to choose ecofriendly food options, low-carbon transport, charitable

Hydrogen racing prototype developed by the ACO and GreenGT
for MissionH24

Motorsport UK has commissioned an external environmental consultancy to calculate the
emissions of motorsport in the UK. This baseline assessment will be a comprehensive study
from grassroots to elite activity, allowing everyone to understand where emissions are coming
from and in what proportion. This information will support future work to ensure the sport is
more sustainable and will continue to demonstrate Motorsport UKs UNFCCC commitments.


Revolution - June 2022