Lexus RC F GT3 Wins GTD Class at IMSA Mid-Ohio Race

Lexus Racing First Place

The AIM VASSER SULLIVAN (AVS) #14 Lexus RC F GT3 finished first in the GTD class of this weekend’s IMSA WeatherTech Championship race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Driving was Jack Hawksworth and Richard Heistand.

This is the third win for the RC F GT3 in IMSA competition, and the first for AVS. Heistand earned his first-career pole position on Saturday and led the field for the first eight laps of the race. Hawksworth drove the final two stints of the two-hour, 40-minute event and led twice for 21 laps in the No. 14 Lexus.

Lexus Racing Second photo

The #12 RC F GT3 finished fifth with drivers Townsend Bell and Frankie Montecalvo. This is the second pair of top-five results for AVS in just the team’s third race.

The #12 Lexus is second in the GTD championship point standings, while #14 moved up to third in points with the win.