Lexus RC F Finishes First in Super GT300 Round 3, Third in Blancpain GT Series

Lexus RC F GT300

It was a busy (and successful) weekend all round for Lexus Racing, with the Super GT Round 3 at Suzuka in Japan and Round 4 of the Blancpain GT Series at Silverstone in the UK.

Super GT Round 3 at Suzuka

The newly formed K-TUNES Lexus RC F GT3 team finished first in the GT300 class during this weekend’s Super GT Round 3 at Suzuka. The team of Morio Nitta & Yuichi Nakayama scored pole position during qualifying and never looked back.

This is the 19th first place finish for driver Nitta, tying the all-time record for wins in the GT300 class.

In the GT500 class, the KeePer TOM’S team of Ryo Hirakawa and Nick Cassidy finished third place in the #1 Lexus LC 500, and now sit in third overall in the season standings.

Blancpain GT Series

The Switzerland-based Emil Frey Racing team scored third place in this weekend’s Blancpain GT Round 4 at Silverstone, the first podium finish for the RC F GT 3 this season.

Lexus RC F Blancpain

As a bonus, here’s in-car footage from inside the RC F GT3 at the race previous: