Ahead of the production debut, Lexus have prepared two of their upcoming supercar for the upcoming Nürburgring 24-Hour race. Akio Toyoda, Toyota’s Executive Vice President will be driving a stint in one of the cars.
In preparation for the event, the first LF-A racecar was tested at the Nürburgring 4-Hour race in April 2009. The sole car won its VLN1 class.
At the 24-Hour race, two teams known as Team Gazoo I and Team Gazoo II have nearly identical cars, weighing in at 1400 kg and powered by a 4805cc V10. Joining them is Team Gazoo III in a specially prepared Lexus IS-F.