Akio Toyoda to Race Lexus RC in This Weekend’s 24 Hours of Nürburgring?

Lexus Akio Toyoda Racing Nürburgring

According to the official starter list, Toyota President Akio “Morizo” Toyoda will be a driver of the #188 Lexus RC racing in this weekend’s 24 Hours of Nürburgring. He will join Takayuki Kinoshita, Takamitsu Matsui, and Naoya Gamo as they compete in the SP 3T class with this RC 200t:

Lexus RC Nürburgring

The #36 Lexus RC F race car produced by TRD Japan and TOM’s Japan will also be racing this weekend in the SP-Pro class, and even the LC 500 will be making an appearance:

The LC luxury coupe will join other Lexus models for the event’s Prologue on Saturday, May 28, from 13:30, prior to the race proper getting under way at 15:30. After the Prologue, the LC 500 will be driven to the Ring Boulevard, where it will be on public display throughout the event.