Toyota Vios Cup, GR GT Cup get green light this year

Updated Mar 16, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

Catch both events even at the comfort of your home.

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) announces that it will soon commence the Vios Cup and GR GT Cup this 2021. Last year, the race series was postponed due to the global health crisis. As such, both the Toyota race series this year will be undertaken with full compliance to safety protocols against the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Toyota Gazoo Racing – Vios Cup will be held at the Clark International Speedway with no crowds to maintain social distancing. Fortunately, the Vios Cup will be streamed live so racing fans can still watch the event in the comfort of their homes. TMP is projecting the Vios Cup to start around July 2021 if no threats of COVID-19 are monitored among participants.

Toyota Vios Racing model

A great treat for Toyota Vios owners

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On the other hand, the GR GT Cup, which is now on its second season, is an e-racing series through the Gran Turismo game on Playstation. Just like the Vios Cup, the GR GT Cup e-Motorsport Series will be held online for safety purposes and will start in April.

Interested racers for the Vios Cup may inquire through the event’s secretariat managed by TMP’s official race management partner Tuason Racing via email address Meanwhile, registration for the GR GT Cup has now started via

Two Toyota Vios racing

The Vios Cup will be held at the Clark International Speedway

“While the race itself will be done live at the Clark International Speedway with no on-site spectators, more fans can enjoy watching the event as a digital spectacle. Supporters all over the world may follow and view the Toyota Gazoo Racing – Vios Cup online in the safety of their own homes,” said Sherwin Chualim, TMP’s First Vice President for Vehicle Sales Operations.

“Fans can look forward to significant improvements in the production to make the live stream doubly exciting and worth catching. Online fan engagements and brand-building experiences will also be boosted through the support of the Toyota Gazoo Racing global brand and the addition of the GR GT Cup e-Motorsport (online racing) activities.”

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Know more about Toyota Vios 2024

Toyota Vios

Competing in the subcompact sedan segment, the Toyota Vios 2023 is the top sales contributor for the Japanese automaker. The price for the Toyota Vios in the Philippines ranges from PHP 732,000 to PHP 1,055,000. A total of 7 Toyota Vios variants are offered, with the top-of-the-line Vios GR-S variant coming with a tag of PHP 1,055,000. Two engine options are available in the range, which can be connected to either a 5-speed manual or continuously variable transmission (CVT). Dimensions-wise, the subcompact sedan spans 4,425 mm in length, 1,730 mm in width, and 1,475 mm in height. The main rivals of the Toyota vehicle include the Honda City, Mitsubishi Mirage G4, and Nissan Almera.

The Toyota Vios is not only the best-selling model in the Japanese automaker's lineup, but the entire Philippine market. It serves as a reliable subcompact sedan for those who are looking for a daily driver. Also, the Vios is proudly Philippine-assembled which supports Filipino automotive workers. Now, the vehicle is competing in its respective class head high using the refreshed body released by Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) in the country last 2020.

₱ 732,000 - ₱ 1,055,000

Rex Sanchez

Rex Sanchez


Rex Sanchez grew up in Saudi Arabia where he saw and got into the automotive scene. He started his career for an aviation company in the said region, writing about turbines and rotors which are later distributed for educational purposes. And now, he joined as a staff writer. Currently, he is the youngest on the team and is more than ready to grow in the field.


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