Weekend Results: Lexus LC Teams finish 1-2 in Super GT Fuji Race

Lexus LC au TOM'S Win Fuji

There were two races for Lexus this weekend, with Super GT Round 5 at Fuji Speedway and the 3GT Racing teams running the IMSA Road America in Wisconsin.

Super GT Round 5

The #36 au TOM’S LC 500 driven by Kazuki Nakajima & Yuhi Sekiguchi scored their first win of the season at Fuji Speedway, with the #1 KeePer TOM’S LC team coming in second. Here is an extended highlight video with English commentary:

(This is something that should have been done years ago, as English commentary brings the race to a much wider audience. Hope to see these videos for every race in the future.)

Now five races into the season, Lexus KeePer TOM’S is first overall in the GT500 class, with the au TOM’S team in second. The next race will be at Sportsland SUGO in mid-September.

IMSA WeatherTech Championship

Lexus RC F GT3 Race

The 3GT Racing #14 Lexus RC F GT3 finished sixth in the GTD class at Sunday’s Road America race in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

The #15 RC F GT3 was unable to participate due to a heavy crash during warmup — from Sportscar365:

According to IMSA Radio, Hawksworth experience a braking problem and subsequently went nose first into the tire barrier in Turn 8. He exited the car under his own power and was checked and cleared from the infield medical center.

The car sustained damage that was too significant to repair in time for this afternoon’s race and the team has shifted its focus to the next round at Virginia International Raceway for the No. 15.