What could have, should have, would have been. It was one of those weekends at Sugo, where you can feel the pressure building and for every step forward, you take two steps backwards. In an interview with Radio Sport (listen here) before the weekend, I said “I’ve got a really good feeling, but you never […]

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Testing, testing…1, 2, 3. That’s been the flavour of the month with three in-season SUPER GT tests over in Japan. #1 – Suzuka Tyre Test First up was two days of tyre testing at Suzuka, working closely with Yokohama to isolate our compounds for the 1000km race in August. Honestly, Suzuka was airmarked as a […]

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The first round of testing in the lead up to the 46th International Suzuka 1000km: The Final commenced with two days and four sessions of tyre manufacturer tests at Suzuka Circuit on Tuesday June 6 and Wednesday June 7. Though the star attraction of the tests was the debuting 2009 Formula 1 World Champion, Jenson […]

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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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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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