On February 6, Australiaâ€™s V8 Supercars announced a new partnership agreement with Lexus to name their new high-performance RC F coupe the official safety car for the 2015 season.
V8 Supercars is a FIA (FÃ©dÃ©ration Internationale de l’Automobile) sanctioned touring car race in Australia. This highly popular motorsports features a lineup of participants including GMâ€™s Holden and Ford Motors. The series has expanded in popularity with the recent additions of the Nissan Altima and the Mercedes Benz E-class in 2013 as well as the Volvo S60 last year.
For the 2015 season, Lexus will also provide their GS 350 F Sport as the official course car and its IS 350 F Sport as the medical car for the series.
V8 Supercarsâ€™ CEO James Warburton said, â€œWe are honored and excited that Lexus has chosen V8 Supercars as the stage to showcase their high-performance credentials.â€
(Translated by Travis Yamabata)