The DTM and Super GT will combine for two exhibition races in 2019 with one event in Germany and one in Japan, Autosport has learned. The two series have been attempting a tie-up since 2015, and Super GT chairman Masaaki Bandoh said a pair of demonstration runs last year at Hockenheim and Motegi marked a “big […]

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Takuya Izawa and Tomoki Nojiri claimed victory in Super GT’s Suzuka 300km round after holding off the Team Kunimitsu Honda of ex-Formula 1 champion Jenson Button and Naoki Yamamoto. At the start of the race, ARTA Honda driver Izawa got away cleanly from pole position, while Button came under pressure from a fast-starting Nick Cassidy. […]

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The most successful Super GT team of all time are back on top, as the #23 Motul Autech NISMO GT-R of Tsugio Matsuda and Ronnie Quintarelli won the annual running of Super GT’s “Golden Week classic”, the Fuji GT 500km Race, in a fast-paced strategic battle that saw them fend off the challenge of the […]

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Yuji Tachikawa and Hiroaki Ishiura will start Friday’s Fuji GT 500 km Race from pole position after qualifying on top in their Lexus Team Zent Cerumo car on Thursday. Tachikawa took his 23rd GT500 class pole with a time of 1:27.904 in the No. 38 Lexus LC 500 ahead of the second Super GT race […]

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In May of 1994, a new racing championship was born at Fuji Speedway, and with it, a tradition that has endured for the better part of 25 years. Japan’s Golden Week holidays mean one thing for auto racing fans in the country: The Fuji GT 500km Race. Held annually on the 4th of May, the […]

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One-time Formula 1 champion Jenson Button and his Team Kunimitsu team-mate Naoki Yamamoto finished second in the Super GT season opener at Okayama, behind the victorious Real Racing Honda. Button had qualified the #100 Honda NSX-GT in fifth position in a wet qualifying on Saturday and also started Sunday’s race. While the Button managed to […]

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Nick Cassidy, the youngest ever winner of Japan’s equivalent of V8 Supercars, expects a tough time defending the Super GT title in his Lexus LC500 when this year’s championship starts at Okayama this Sunday. With co-driver Ryo Hirakawa, Aucklander Cassidy will start the championship as the marked men, carrying number one on their 600-horsepower coupe. […]

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Nick Cassidy is under no illusions how tough the defence of his Super GT Championship will be as he returns to Japan this week to continue preparations with extensive testing of his Lexus LC 500. “I think it will be a season long development battle,” said Cassidy. “The roles are a bit reversed from last […]

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Jono Lester has been released from Gulf Racing with Pacific, and appears to be out of the frame to return elsewhere in the Autobacs Super GT Series in 2018 – but in his press release from Wednesday, he is committed to a long-term career goal of racing in Super GT. Lester impressed in his rookie […]

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