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    Toyota confirms Hiromu Naruse killed in crash at Nürburgring

    Toyota Motor Company has confirmed that Hiromu Naruse was the test driver killed in yesterday's crash outside the Nürburgring. You can read the TMC's press release and brief bio on the Nur-Miester after the break and read our impromptu eulogy on Naruse-san here.

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    Seat Time with Hiromu Naruse

    Hiromu Naruse's Creations – Click above for image gallery
    Last October I had the chance to shake hands with one of my heroes. I was attending the launch of the Lexus LFA in Florida, and after taking a few hot laps around Homestead, I was offered a ride with Hiromu Naruse, Toyota's "Master ...

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    BREAKING: Toyota's chief test driver dies behind wheel of LFA in Germany

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    According to reports, Toyota's chief test driver, 67-year-old Hiromu Naruse, has died in a crash on highway 410 near the famed Nürburgring race track in Germany. He was driving the recently spied Lexus LFA Nürburgring Edition (above) at the ...

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    VIDEO: Lexus LFA hotlap at Homestead-Miami Speedway

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    Hiromu Naruse is Toyota Motor Company's "master test driver." He's the man responsible for honing our favorite ToMoCo sports cars – from the MR2 to the Supra – and he's one of four drivers that ran the 24 Hours of Nürburgring (along ...


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