Nick Cassidy and his partner Ryo Hirakawa have extended their points lead in Japan’s top race series, SUPER GT, despite only finishing sixth in the Autopolis 300 kms race last night in their Lexus LC 500. The pair went into the event with just a single point lead over fellow LC 500 drivers Kazuya Oshima […]

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Autopolis was nothing special, despite the belief that the nature of the circuit would be well suited to the rear-engined Porsche. Unlike Fuji – where a wrong tyre call was the root cause of a poor result – at Autopolis we didn’t have any excuses. We just didn’t have the pace. This was a theme […]

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Fuji unearthed our potential, as well as our flaws. For that reason, it was a vitally important event for myself and Gulf Racing Japan, as we mount a championship challenge in SUPER GT this year. We knew we had a quick car, and second place in qualifying confirmed that. I was happy with the front […]

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Nick Cassidy and his partner Ryo Hirakawa continue to lead Japan’s top race series, SUPER GT, after finishing third in the Fuji 500 kms last night in their Lexus LC 500. “It’s an awesome result,” said Cassidy. “We didn’t expect this having to carry 40 kgs of ballast after winning the first-round last month.” The […]

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Not even a field-high 40 kilogram Success Ballast penalty was going to stop Goodsmile Racing with Team UKYO from continuing their torrid start to the 2017 Autobacs Super GT Series, as they took GT300 pole position for the 2017 Fuji GT 500km Race thanks to a pole-winning lap in Q2 from ace driver Nobuteru Taniguchi. […]

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Full race replay from the Okayama 300km race, in which Nick Cassidy won in GT500 and Jono Lester placed 3rd in GT300. Thanks to NISMO.tv.

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Nick Cassidy has won the first round of Japan’s SUPER GT Championship at Okayama with co-driver Ryo Hirakawa, leading for most of the event after qualifying third in their TOM’S Lexus LC 500. “We knew we had a great chance coming into the weekend, the confidence was there, but the conditions were so different from […]

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Kiwi Jono Lester is ‘fizzing’ after scoring a maiden podium at the opening round of the 2017 Autobacs Super GT Series in Japan. In only his second ever Super GT race, 27-year old Lester & Japanese team-mate Kyosuke Mineo climbed from fifteenth on the grid to a third place podium, driving the Gulf Racing Porsche […]

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