Sunday, November 8, 2009

2009 Super GT season a year to remember for Lexus

There are reasons why Toyota should celebrate in their upcoming 2009 Toyota Motorsports Festival at Fuji Speedway on 22nd November 2009. This was due to the recent double wins in both GT500 and GT300 class of the 2009 Super GT season.

Juichi Wakisaka and Andre Lotterer put up a good title fight right to the finish line to grab the second place in round 9 at Motegi, thus secured the GT500 class drivers and team champion. The No.36 PETRONAS TOM'S SC430 finished the season on high with 10 points ahead of second place AUTOBACS RACING TEAM AGURI on 102. While the championship leader (up to round 8) Nismo came 1 point short in third place.

While veteran Manabu Orido and Tatsuya Kataoka pair with their team RACING PROJECT BANDOH took the GT300 honors. The team was build up of great mechanics, drivers and engineers. According to the team’s Manager Masataka Bando. Their key to success came from good team work. That’s why the No.19 Wedsport IS350 was consistently scored points at every round of the competitive GT300 races.

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