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Lexus CT 200h @ Australian Grand Prix

Lexus CT 200h Challenge

The Lexus CT 200h Celebrity F1 challenge took place last night in Melbourne, Australia, and when the dust settled, the podium saw Australian celebrities Sav Rocca, Corbin Harris & Luke Ricketson finishing first, second & third respectively.

Lexus was also big on advertising during the actual Australian Grand Prix — I took some photos on my TV to illustrate:

Lexus Advertising @ The Austrlian Grand Prix 1

Lexus Advertising @ The Austrlian Grand Prix 2

Lexus Advertising @ The Austrlian Grand Prix 3

Australia sure went big for the launch of the CT. Very cool watching the Grand Prix and seeing Lexus advertising — too bad there’s no team out on the track to accompany it.

[Source: Australian Grand Prix]

Ei ? All 3 picture is the same eh ...
    • K
    • March 28, 2011
    Whoops -- fixed. Thanks for the heads up!
  • Anonymous
  • March 28, 2011
So I missed the start of this race, and my Mercedes-lovin' friends told me to hurry on over. The first thing I saw was the "LEXUS CT 200h LEXUS CT 200h LEXUS CT 200h LEXUS CT 200h LEXUS CT 200h..."!!! I smiled wide! Then both the Mercedes cars had trouble. I smiled wider! Finally, my friends resorted to the claim that McLaren is still using a Mercedes engine. I kept smiling (= The cars they own: an S 600, a C 300, and a 560 SL. I was ballin' with my LS 400! :D
    • Anonymous
    • March 31, 2011
    WOL, I didn't know you were anti Mercedes. So I guess you were rooting for Red Bull...
    • Anonymous
    • April 1, 2011
    I was simply anti-Mercedes. I like your new avatar (=
    • Anonymous
    • April 3, 2011
    Thanks WOL, it's an LS460L with my fav interior color. Guess being anti-Merc you must've hated my previous CL avatar.HA,HA
  • J
  • March 28, 2011
nothing says fast like 134 HP and 0-60 in 9.4 seconds :p
Look at that quality, and I had to watch some wash out looking thing that I couldn't even make out lap times. We get no HD feed where I live
I was thought the Lexus CT run together with the Formula 1 & easily cut of the RBR-Renault ... XD
  • S
    Shane From Australia
  • March 29, 2011
It was a good weekend of advertising for Lexus and the CT200h at the Melbourne F1 Grand Prix and i hope it results in good sales not just for Lexus Australia but globally aswell.
  • Anonymous
  • March 31, 2011
I almost jumped from my seat when I first saw the Lexus hoardings while watching the grand prix... Anyway speaking off topic, too bad Ferrari didn't have the pace they showed during testing & being a huge Fernando Alonso fan, I would also like to add that Lewis Hamilton is a bonafide a$$ !
    • K
    • April 11, 2011
    I'm a Felipe Massa fan myself, though I find it hard not to root for Lewis Hamilton as well. I racers with BIG attitudes. ;-)
    • Anonymous
    • April 15, 2011
    So what do you think of Alonso? Personally though I think Massa lost a bit of his edge since his near fatal accident in 2009. But he was fantastic in 2008 & in my mind he is the 2008 champion,not Hamilton.