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Executives from Lexus and Toyota Antagonism Development are hopeful of debuting an all-new GT3 car by as aboriginal as 2024, in what has been declared as a “best case scenario” by TRD President and accepted administrator David Wilson.
The affluence automaker, which is represented in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with a brace of Lexus RC F GT3s fielded by Vasser Sullivan, has reaffirmed its abiding charge to GT3 racing, with the accepted archetypal set for at atomic the abutting two seasons.
However, with no accepted assembly car in Lexus’ calendar that is accounted to be ill-fitted to the platform, Wilson said they are cat-and-mouse on a new archetypal to serve as the base of a “ground up” GT3 car.
“We’ve fabricated no abstruse or acknowledgment for the actuality that the car we’re antagonism appropriate now… The botheration is that from a apple-pie area of paper, it wasn’t conceived as a GT3 car,” Wilson told Sportscar365.
“It was a sports car and way too backward bottomward the band addition said, ‘We should chase it.’
“Man it’s been a journey. I’m appreciative of the actuality that we accept a aggressive chase car but it’s not a actual acceptable GT3 car and that’s aloof a fact.”
The RC F GT3 is homologated through the 2026 season, which Wilson said allows Lexus time to delay for what could be abutting in the assembly pipeline.
He said the RC F affairs has additionally served as a acceptable acquirements acquaintance in its attack into