After starting the program with the all-new Lexus RC F GT3 in April 2017, Emil Frey Lexus Racing is now ready to test the Lexus RC F GT3 in one of the most competitive GT3 championships: the highly regarded Blancpain GT Series.
“We have proven the capability of the Lexus RC F GT3 and feel now is the right time to take the program one step further”, says Hannes Gautschi, technical coordinator Emil Frey Lexus Racing. “We have no high hopes or are not aiming at any point results, we will use this race meeting purely as a testing ground to see where we stand with our car in such a competitive field and surrounding. It will also be a totally new experience for us to run on Pirelli tyres, so we will get some very important knowledge on how the car handles on different tyres.”
Albert Costa Balboa will take the wheel of the Lexus RC F GT3 at the Sprint Cup race at Nürburgring. He will be joined by the longstanding Emil Frey driver, Stéphane Ortelli.