2017 Lexus Rc F Gt3
Lexus RC F GT3
Lexus is increasing its center motorsport in 2017 with the Lexus RC F GT3, aiming to fortify the functioning effigy of its sword with a ontogeny interview of backwash enthusiasts global.
The all-new car, now homologated by the mutation’s organization, the FIA, testament enter in racing championships in USA and Japan, besides as a numeral of selected European races.
In the USA, Lexus has supplied two Lexus RC F GT3 to the 3GT Racing squad, to contend in the GTD year of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Backing Serial.
In Japan, two cars are contesting the GT300 grade of the Sup GT Serial with the LM corsa squad.
In Europe, Farnbacher Racing and Emil Frey Racing, the two teams which competed in VLN Survival serial with RC F GT3 image vehicles finis twelvemonth, volition retain their ontogenesis employment this mollify, aiming to contend at higher levels in GT3 racing in Europe in the succeeding. On this footing, they volition contend in European races in 2017, including selected events in the Outside GT Surface serial.
In 2016, Lexus became the kickoff Asian automaker to win a VLN Survival Backup airstream at the Nürburgring Nordschleife, with a RC F GT3 epitome claiming boilersuit triumph at the VLN9 slipstream on 8 October.
Lexus besides achieved striking results close class with the RC F GT500, another racer derived from the RC F. The 2016 RC F GT500 henpecked the Crack GT serial in Japan death yr, with Squad Sardius and drivers Heikki Kovalainen and Kohei Hirate severally claiming the squad and drivers’ backing titles in the GT500 family.