When we talk about Petronas, Malaysian already knew that our national oil company already invested and sponsored the BMW Sauber and also Yamaha in MOTO GP. But, not all of us know about PETRONAS TOYOTA TEAM TOM’S.The team manager is Masanori Sekiya, and they used Lexus SC430. The PETRONAS TOM’S SC430 participated in 2009 Super GT Championship and the driver for this team are Juichi Wakisaka and Andre Lottere.
Below are some pictures of the PETRONAS TOM’S SC430 in it’s test car form before the light teal green/white livery get’s applied. Great to see it in this stage as it shows the shape and form of the aerodynamics real well.
PETRONAS TOM’S SC430 in it’s test car form before the light teal green/white livery get’s applied
And here it is with the complete livery during the shake down.
The SC430 painted in white with a blue line, which is a corporate color of the team’s main sponsor Petronas, make entry in the Super GT Championship as PETRONAS TOYOTA TEAM TOM’S.
Below are some diecast car for the 2008 PETRONAS TOM’S LEXUS SC430 by Ebbro.
Below are the result for the second round. It was a podium finish for the LEXUS TEAM PETRONAS TOM’S at the second round of the 2009 Super GT Championship.
LEXUS TEAM PETRONAS TOM’S
2009 Super GT Series – Round 2
Suzuka International Circuit 18 – 19 April 2009
Weather: Cloudy but dry (qualifying), sunny and dry (raceday)
Temperature:19 – 22ºC (ambient), 31 – 35ºC (track)
Car number: 36
Car: PETRONAS TOM’S SC430
Lotterer and Wakisaka bag Suzuka podium finish
It was a podium finish for the LEXUS TEAM PETRONAS TOM’S at the second round of the 2009 Super GT Championship. Despite having led the race in the latter stages, the team had to be content with second place having conceded the lead with just four laps to go to the end.