Another busy weekend for Lexus racing wraps up, here’s a breakdown of the action.
Super GT Round One
After finishing Super GT Round 1 in the top six positions, it was another dominant performance for the Lexus LC GT 500 race teams — the ZENT CERUMO team of Yuji Tachikawa & Hiroaki Ishiura finished first in Round 2 at Fuji Speedway, followed by the WAKO’S 4CR team in second and the KeePer TOM’S team in third:
Lexus also won the GT 300 class, with the JMS P. MU LMcorsa RC F GT 3 team of Yuichi Nakayama & Sho Tsuboi picking up the car’s first GT3 win in Japan:
Super GT Round 2 is scheduled for May 20-21 at Autopolis in Kyushu, Japan.
IMSA Weathertech SportsCar Championship
The 3GT Racing’s #14 Lexus RC F GT3 finished ninth in the GTD class (21st overall) at the The Circuit of the Americas this weekend, with drivers Scott Pruett and Sage Karam giving the team a second straight top-ten finish.
The 3GT Racing #15 Lexus RC F GT3 had some bad luck — after finishing second in qualifying, the team was penalized for a vehicle ride height violation. In the end, it was a 13th place finish (25th overall) for drivers Robert Alon & Jack Hawksworth.
Top photo by Super GT World.