Toyota Gazoo Racing announced their global motorsports activities for the 2018 season in a press release on Thursday, and with it, outlined their participation for the Autobacs Super GT Series.
Super GT series is the top category of Japanese car racing, and in 2018, Lexus Gazoo Racing will continue to enter the Lexus LC 500. Lexus Gazoo Racing will support 6 teams and 6 vehicles through TRD. In the GT300 class, Toyota Gazoo Racing will enter 2 Toyota Prius and 3 Lexus RC F GT3 models.
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Super GT’s lone international-flagged entry will officially join the Toyota Gazoo Racing umbrella in 2018.
Panther Team Thailand, who joined the series full-time last season, will contest the 2018 Autobacs Super GT Series with a brand-new Lexus RC F GT3, and backing from Toyota as they seek to improve on a difficult first season in their sophomore campaign.
Their lineup remains unchanged from 2017, with Thai racing legend Nattavude Charoensukhawatana once again partnering fellow countryman Nattapong Horthongkum in the #35 Arto RC F GT3.
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If it feels like Christmas Day has come early, in a sense, it has.
The teams and drivers of the Autobacs Super GT Series arrived for the first round of the 2017 season at Okayama International Circuit. As the cars were unloaded and photos were taken for the press, there were quite a few things to catch up on.
Here’s some notes from “Day Zero” at Okayama.
Continue reading Friday News and Notes: Okayama GT 300km Race