Race-Spec Lexus IS F Drifting Fail

At a Tokyo Auto Salon demonstration event last week, a Gazoo Racing Lexus IS F was all ready to put on a show — unfortunately, things didn’t go as planned:

Here’s the bizarre accident from another angle:

So what happened? The first video shows that the driver has lined the IS F up to cut close to the orange cones, but fails to see the concrete blocks — it all makes for an unfortunate turn of events that both the driver and the show organizers won’t soon forget.

(Thanks to Joe Z. for his crash theory!)