Lexus Australia clarifies its position on motorsport

MyDrive | Lexus Australia – Lexus has clarified its position on participating in Australian motorsport, announcing it will continue to provide support vehicles to V8 Supercars but not enter the championship as a fully-fledged competitor.

Lexus Australia chief executive Sean Hanley said the luxury marque would continue to have a presence in V8 Supercars while monitoring the sport’s developments, including the 2017 Gen2 Supercar regulations that open up the series to new engine and body configurations.

MyDrive | Lexus RC F

MyDrive | Lexus RC F

“At this stage we will not enter V8 Supercars as a competitor, but we are delighted to continue providing high performance Lexus support vehicles, including the RC F V8 Safety Car,” Mr Hanley said.

“V8 Supercars remains a strong interest for Lexus and we will keenly watch how the sport evolves with the new regulations in 2017.”

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