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2012 N24h: Toyota race review

Saturday, May 26th, 2012 Posted in 24 hour race, Lexus, Toyota | No Comments »

Toyota's Gazoo Racing team sent three cars to the Nürburgring for the 24 hour race. Heading the list was the #83 Lexus LFA in the SP8 class, supported by a pair of GT86s in the SP3 category. So they'd be pretty ...

2012 N24h: Toyota preview

Thursday, May 17th, 2012 Posted in 24 hour race, Lexus, Toyota | No Comments »

Toyota will be racing two of its new back-to-basics GT86 models at the 24 hour race this weekend. They've been entered under the Gazoo Racing banner, who are back with a V10-powered Lexus LFA. The Gazoo Racing GT86s have been entered ...

Aston Martin and Toyota bosses compete together in VLN race

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 Posted in Aston Martin, Lexus | 2 Comments »

In the build up to last weekend's VLN 4 hour race at the Nürburgring Dr Ulrich Bez, Aston Martin CEO, and Akio Toyoda, Toyota President, shared a drive in each other's cars. The machines in question were 'Zig' the Aston ...

Lexus LFA laps Nürburgring in 7:14.64

Thursday, September 8th, 2011 Posted in Lap times, Lexus, Track guides, Video | 1 Comment »

As promised yesterday here is the footage from Lexus showing their LFA Nürburgring package lapping the Nordschleife in 7 minutes 14.64 seconds. As is the way these days when a manufacturer sets a quick lap at the Ring a record of ...

Lexus LFA Nürburgring edition on ‘home turf’

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011 Posted in Lexus, Video | 1 Comment »

A couple of days ago we heard the Lexus LFA Nürburgring Edition lapped the Nordschleife in 7 minutes 14 seconds. That's pretty damn quick, of course, and places the LFA ahead of other supercars such as the Porsche 911 GT2 ...

2010 N24 – Lexus pre-race press release

Friday, May 14th, 2010 Posted in 24 hour race, Lexus | No Comments »

Lexus are back at the Nürburgring again this year with two of their LFA supercars. The 2009 debut of Lexus at the N24 wasn't an outstanding success, with one of the entries withdrawing due to mechanical issues and the other ...

Lexus LF-A returns for N24 production

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 Posted in 24 hour race, Lexus | 3 Comments »

Lexus, in partnership with Gazoo Racing, will return to the Nürburgring 24 hour race this year (13–16 May) with production versions of the LF-A supercar. The cars will be driven by a mix of Japanese and German drivers, including Toyota master ...