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Toyota boss to take wheel at Nurburgring

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The motor-sport loving president of Japanese auto giant Toyota, will get behind the wheel in the Nurburgring 24-hour endurance race in Germany later this month, a company spokesman said Wednesday. 

Akio Toyoda, president of Japanese auto giant Toyota, poses with the company's flagship Crown sedan in Tokyo on December 25, 2012. He will get behind the wheel in the Nurburgring 24-hour endurance race in Germany later this month, a company spokesman said Wednesday.

Akio Toyoda, the grandson of the group's founder, will be one of a team of four driving a Toyota car at the Nurburgring Circuit in the village of Nurburg, south of Cologne, on May 19 and 20, the spokesman said.

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