In August, Lexus held its Unleash the LFA contest on Facebook, with the winner getting to spend the day in its LFA supercar (at Scott Pruett and also win a three-day High Performance Driving Experience at Skip Barber Racing School. In a random selection, Mark Clemons of Culver City, California was the lucky winner, and on September 18, he collected his prize.

After warming up with some autocross action in a Lexus IS F and getting some instruction about Laguna Seca, Clemons was let loose on the challenging 11-turn track with the 552-horsepower LFA. Then it was Pruett's turn behind the wheel, and he proceeds to give Clemons the ride of his life, something that almost almost goes without saying.

Scroll down to watch the video where there's plenty of great footage showing Clemons piloting and riding as a passenger in the LFA at the legendary track.


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      NY EVO X MR GUY
      • 2 Years Ago
      Regardless of your opinion of the LFA, you would not turn down the experience to be in one. The price is higher than most supercars, but this gentleman experienced something that most of us may never witness. He looked like he had fun and enjoyed the experience. The was at the Skip Barber racing school getting lessons on how to drive. They let him get warmed up with an IS-F and he got to be in side of an rare production car. Why can't people just be happy for others for once? Who cares who makes the LFA? It sounds great, looks stunning and the experience will be something that he will remember forever. Congratulations Marcus. *thumbs up*
      Ian D.
      • 2 Years Ago
      My adrenalin levels were up by just watching the video..wow Lucky guy..
      dan1malk
      • 2 Years Ago
      When the winner is driving and Scott is talking about the fastest part of the track, they flash to the speedo doing 120! ... ...kph. Haha. Still awesome. Very jealous
        over9000
        • 2 Years Ago
        @dan1malk
        can you imagine what the sound would be like if the LF-A had a CVT?
      Trent
      • 2 Years Ago
      What a great experience for Marcus and very nice of Lexus to do this for people who would never get a chance to test drive one of their cars.
      th0mb0ne
      • 2 Years Ago
      Lucky bastard!
      The Man
      • 2 Years Ago
      What a lucky dude! I am very jealous! Thumbs up!
      Danny
      • 2 Years Ago
      Sweet car. it'd be cool if they showed it driving in or maybe a whole lap instead of cuts
      Mark Munoz
      • 2 Years Ago
      He got what others spend almost $300k for. That is to use the Toyota for a bit then have to give it back.
      Randy
      • 2 Years Ago
      That is amazing. Im happy for the guy. i was expecting them to just have him as a passenger, but they actually gave him the keys to joy ride..
      over9000
      • 2 Years Ago
      It's not that hard if you don't have 3 pedals, these guys are *******.
      treeinsc
      • 2 Years Ago
      So he actually drove only one lap and being a passenger for another one? What a wonderful day...
        th0mb0ne
        • 2 Years Ago
        @treeinsc
        Looks like he got plenty of Skip Barber School action too. I'd take it any day.
        Mark S. Clemons
        • 2 Years Ago
        @treeinsc
        I actually drove 10 laps on my own & was the passenger for 10 laps.
      Drakkon
      • 2 Years Ago
      It would have been a fabulous day, right up until I punch Scott Pruitt in my *&^% head.
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