R-M congratulates Emil Frey Lexus Racing team - taking historic race win at Paul Ricard 1000kms
Paul Ricard (France), 03 June 2018:
Emil Frey Lexus Racing has gained a place in history books with its sensational win at the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup at Paul Ricard. Two months following the disappointing start to the season, Spaniard Albert Costa Balboa took the lead of only half a lap prior to the end, crossing the finishing line in the Lexus RC F GT3 as winner of the six-hour race at Le Castellet. Team Quotes Emil Frey Lexus Racing
Lorenz Frey, Team Principal Emil Frey Racing “We still cannot believe it. We have one the 1000 kilometres of Paul Ricard in one of the most high-class GT Championships in the world. The last lap was nerve-racking, nobody would have thought that after six hours it would be so close. We have now definitely proven that we have a very strong package. We could show the performance of the Lexus and the expert work of our team. A big thank you to the whole team, who worked very hard to achieve this victory.”
The Emil Frey Group, founded in 1924, is a Swiss family company operating in the car trade. The Emil Frey Group and R-M have worked together as partners for many years, with many Emil Frey companies in Switzerland using the R-M premium product for their paintwork refinishing.
In 2018 R-M became the new sponsor of the Emil Frey Racing Team for the following three years – across Europe. The Emil Frey Group and R-M have already worked together as partners for many years, committed to premium quality, teamwork, dynamism and a spirit of partnership.