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May 23, 2012
 

Toyota 86 or Scion FR-S Double Class Win at Nurburgring 24 Hours

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Toyota 86 or Scion FR S Double Class Win at Nurburgring 24 Hours
Toyota 86 or Scion FR S Double Class Win at Nurburgring 24 Hours

Driving the new , sold as the in the US, Gazoo won the SP3 class at the 40th ADAC 24 Hours Nürburgring race. In addition, the car won the V3 class with Swiss Team.

Adding to Toyota’s silverware cabinet was the Gazoo Racing Lexus LFA, that won the SP8 class.

The SP3 set a fast pace, completing 129 laps, that placed the car 46th in the overall standings.

Toyota 86 or Scion FR S Double Class Win at Nurburgring 24 Hours

The performance was matched by the V3 win, because the cars are very close to production, yet the GT86 managed to complete a totoal of 119 laps in 24 hours. This placed it in 78th place overall, which is a great feat for a new car.

Lexus was celebrating first place in the high-performance SP8 class. Despite surviving some minor incidents, and posting a quickest lap time of 8:44.636, the Gazoo Racing Lexus LFA ran consistently to finish 15th overall.

Results:

Class Car Number Position in Class Overall Laps
SP8 GAZOO Racing Lexus LFA 83 1 15 147
SP3 GAZOO RacingToyotaGT86 166 1 46 129
SP3 GAZOO RacingToyotaGT86 165 3 65 125
V3 ToyotaSwiss Racing GT86 200 1 78 119
V3 ToyotaSwiss Racing GT86 201 DNF DNF 11

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