Toyota are celebrating after class wins for the GT86 at the 40th ADAC 24 Hours Nürburgring race - Printable Version
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Toyota are celebrating after class wins for the GT86 at the 40th ADAC 24 Hours Nürburgring race - car fanatics - 05-21-2012 10:15 AM
Photo credit: Toyota
May 21, 2012
By: CF staff
The GAZOO Racing Toyota GT86 took the win in the SP3 class, completing 129 laps. In the overall standings, the car finished in 46th place.
In the ‘close-to-production’ V3 class, Toyota Swiss Racing GT86 finished 1st, completing 119 laps. In the overall standings the car finished in 78th place.
Production of the GT86 for Europe started in April this year, and success in the car’s first 24-hour races bodes well for the future racing activity of small teams and individuals alike.
Lexus were also celebrating a strong result, with the GAZOO Racing Lexus LFA taking 1st place in the high-performance SP8 class. After surviving a few minor incidents, and posting a quickest lap time of 8:44.636, the GAZOO Racing Lexus LFA ran reliably and consistently throughout the race, and 15th place in the overall standings.