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That was total domination on Honda's home track because Suzuka is owned by Honda. 6 out of the top 7 in GT500 were LC500's and a Lexus RC-F won GT300.

That was the 3rd race out of 8 this season so there's still a long way to go but hopefully Lexus can win a championship in their final Super GT season. Next year Toyota is switching over to a Supra based GT500 car for all teams.
 

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Is it hard and very expensive for Toyota as they already compete in the GT500/GT300 to put 3 cars in Nurburgring ?
 

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Is it hard and very expensive for Toyota as they already compete in the GT500/GT300 to put 3 cars in Nurburgring ?
I don't think it's all that hard because the LC500 competing in the Nurburgring 24 Hours is not the same specification as a GT500 car. The series that covers the Nurburgring 24 Hours uses the GT3 platforms so even though the Nurburgring car is a LC500, it's running GT3 specs. As far as expense goes Gazoo racing is only putting that single LC500 in the Nurburgring 24 Hours, any other Lexus products like a RC-F would be by privateers.
 

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Sadly, things did not go well for the other Lexus racing team seeing action on the weekend of June 1-2: Tech 1 Racing, competing in Round 3 of the Blancpain GT Series Europe Endurance Cup at France's Circuit Paul Ricard. Given its longer 1000 km duration, regular drivers Fabien Barthez and Bernard Delhez were joined by Eric Cayrolle. The team ended the race in 38th place overall and 7th among the 9 cars competing in the AM Cup category.

A French-language account informs us that as night fell just past the midway point of the 6-hour race, the #23 Lexus RC F GT3 abandoned the race due to mechanical problems.
 

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It was a busy weekend in Lexus racing, with teams in the United States and Japan competing with varied success.
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Lexus swept the GT 500 podium at Super GT Round 4 in Thailand, with Lexus Team Wako’s LeMans LC 500 finishing first for the first time in five years. Drivers Kazuya Oshima & Kenta Yamashita endured the high heat, driving from pole position to victory.

Atsushi Hirakawa & Nick Cassidy with the KeePer TOM’S LC 500 #37 finished second, and Yuko Kunimoto & Shobo Tsuboi in the WedsSport ADVAN LC500 #19 continued in third place.
Lexus teams also dominate the season standings, with KeePer TOM’S at the top, followed by Wako’s LeMans in second and Zent Cerumo in third. The top five teams are all driving LC 500s.
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Am still asking the leaders to add Toyota Sports to this thread, the next year LC will be replaced by Supra and we don't have news here about the WEC because it's not Lexus

I know the website named Lexus Enthusiast but must give credit to the base

Even in Audi websites and Porsche websites they never neglecting any of all VAG news
 

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The AIM VASSER SULLIVAN (AVS) #12 RC F GT3 finished third in the GTD class at yesterday’s IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship race at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. The drivers were Townsend Bell and Frankie Montecalvo.
The AVS #14 RC F with drivers Jack Hawksworth and Richard Heistand finished 12th following contact with a competitor. The car was forced into the garage for repairs before eventually returning to finish the race.
Combined, the AVS Lexus RC F GT3s have earned two wins, five podiums, eight top-fives and 10 top-10 results in six races this season.

Lexus continues to lead the provisional GTD Sprint Cup Championship standings and currently sits third in the GTD overall manufacturer championship points.
In the overall GTD team points, the AVS #12 Lexus moved...
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The #14's race got messed up due to another car's bonehead move. The #9 Pfaff Porsche went off track at turn 6 then came back on track right into the left front of the #14 Lexus. That's what sent the #14 behind the wall for the lengthy repairs and pretty much ruined their day. The Porsche got a drive through penalty for avoidable contact but continued on in the race and finished 5th.
 
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