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The Gazoo Racing Toyota 86 and Lexus LFA have taken class victories at the 24 Hours of Nürburgring.

Despite a minor crash, the LFA took first in the SP8 class and placed 15th overall. It was driven by Takayuki Kinoshita, Akira Iida and Juichi Wakisaka.

Likewise, the Toyota 86 driven by Hiroaki Ishiura, Kazuya Oshima, Takuto Iguchi and Minoru Takaki won the SP3 class and took 46th overall. A second Toyota 86 placed sixth in the SP3 class and was 65th overall.

According to Toyota, "employee participation in the race allows them to gather knowledge firsthand and apply it to making ever-better cars."

Gallery: Gazoo Racing Toyota 86 and Lexus LFA take class victories at Nürburgring

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