Lexus Announces Plans for LMGT3 Entry in World Endurance Championship
The team made the announcement on Tuesday ahead of the start of a two-day test with the Lexus RC F GT3 it hopes to campaign next season, assuming it is granted entry slots.
Toyota’s luxury brand Lexus has been linked to a presence in the new LMGT3 class with the existing RC F for some time as it continues development of a next-generation GT3 model based on the GR GT3 Concept, expected to make its debut in the near future.
The decision to enter the LMGT3 class marks an exciting chapter for Lexus motorsport, as they aim to compete against other prestigious manufacturers in the World Endurance Championship.
Development of Next-Generation GT3 Model
Lexus has been diligently working on the development of a new GT3 model, based on the GR GT3 Concept. This new model promises to bring enhanced performance and technology to the competitive world of sports car racing.
With the LMGT3 class being a highly challenging and competitive category, Lexus is determined to showcase their engineering excellence by producing a state-of-the-art GT3 contender.
A New Era for Lexus Motorsport
The entry of Lexus into the LMGT3 class represents a significant milestone for the brand’s motorsport ambitions. With a rich heritage in luxury vehicles, Lexus now seeks to assert its dominance on the race track as well.
By participating in the World Endurance Championship, Lexus aims to captivate racing enthusiasts with the combination of speed, performance, and luxury that defines the brand.
The team at Lexus is confident in their ability to compete and vie for podium finishes against other reputable manufacturers that have a long-standing presence in sports car racing.
Preparation for the LMGT3 Campaign
The upcoming two-day test with the Lexus RC F GT3 will play a crucial role in assessing the car’s performance and making necessary optimizations for the upcoming season.
If granted entry slots, Lexus is committed to putting their best foot forward and ensuring that their GT3 contender is race-ready, capable of withstanding the rigors of endurance racing.
Lexus’s decision to enter the LMGT3 class in the World Endurance Championship brings excitement and anticipation for the future of the brand in motorsport. With the development of a next-generation GT3 model and a dedicated team behind them, Lexus is ready to make a mark on the race track.