You need this: a baker’s dozen Lexus ice racers

David S.
By David S. Wallens
Sep 21, 2023 | Lexus, Ice Racing, Cars For Sale, Lexus IS 300, IS 300

Photography Courtesy Kijiji

What could you do with 13 Lexus IS300s prepped for ice racing? Start your own spec series? Open a museum? Plan some kind of thrilling Fast & Furious heist?

Your opportunity awaits.

From the Kijiji listing:

13 Lexus IS300 for sale 416-312-2900 I have 13 Lexus is300 for sale. All are between 2001-2005. All have new timing Belts. All just had the oil changed. All are AUTOMATIC. Some are street legal, some our not. All were used for driver training on ice and some were ice racers that ran in the Lexus SportCup in Minden Ontario. Most will come with summer tires unless deals are made to include the street stud Hankook that are on the cars now.

Cars start at $3000 and, yes, there’s a SportCross wagon in there.

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Comments
adam525i
adam525i GRM+ Memberand SuperDork
9/21/23 10:47 a.m.

Lots of fun in Minden, Ontario!

 

kevlarcorolla
kevlarcorolla Dork
9/21/23 10:54 a.m.

Yep,been running in our series as a standalone spec class for a few yrs now.

 Not very speedy on ice but super close racing.

Keith Tanner
Keith Tanner GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
9/21/23 10:58 a.m.

Minden! I have family with a cottage up there. Maybe I can arrange temporary parking :)

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
9/21/23 11:10 a.m.

Party at Keith’s. 

kevlarcorolla
kevlarcorolla Dork
9/21/23 11:12 a.m.

In reply to Keith Tanner :

Nice,I'm born and raised in Huntsville(little less then an hr away)and raced in the minden series since '96

 Now relocating to New Brunswick.

Colin Wood
Colin Wood Associate Editor
9/21/23 11:14 a.m.

As someone who spent pretty much his entire life in Florida, ice racing is on my bucket list.

Keith Tanner
Keith Tanner GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
9/21/23 11:53 a.m.
kevlarcorolla said:

In reply to Keith Tanner :

Nice,I'm born and raised in Huntsville(little less then an hr away)and raced in the minden series since '96

 Now relocating to New Brunswick.

I know Huntsville, my grandparents had a cottage on 3 Mile Lake, my dad worked at Windermere House as a kid and my mom's brothers and sisters have about 8 cottages on an island in Lake Cecebe, near Magentewan. The Minden cottage belongs to my cousins. I get up to our Cecebe cottage at least once a year if I can, but usually when there's no ice :)We drive through Huntsville on every trip.

Maybe I'll suggest the extended family buy this fleet so we can get to the island more easily in the winter. I'm sure the ice fishers won't mind.

kevlarcorolla
kevlarcorolla Dork
9/21/23 3:56 p.m.

In reply to Keith Tanner :

Nice,I've done nothing but build custom cottages on various muskoka lakes since the late 80's......not up on Cecebe though :)

 So I don't have much of a tie to you other then Miatas and having 2 of your books :)

APEowner
APEowner GRM+ Memberand UltraDork
9/21/23 4:49 p.m.

I have the same issue with ice racing that I do with snowmobiles.  It's always cold out when the equipment breaks down and needs work.

kevlarcorolla
kevlarcorolla Dork
9/21/23 4:55 p.m.

In reply to APEowner :

Thats why the best ice racers build the best prepped cars ;)

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