Kiwi Jono Lester helped his Vattana Motorsport team into the lead of the Thailand Super Series points chase with another victory on the streets of Bangsaen over the weekend, at the annual Bangsaen Grand Prix street race. On his first visit to the bumpy, narrow Bangsaen circuit, 28-year old Lester scored an emphatic pole position […]

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The Supercars lit Townsville last weekend and we have the ‘out of left field’ announcement that Supercars stalwart Craig Lowndes is calling it quits on a fulltime drive at the end of the year. I’ll get to more of that in a bit. First I want to touch on how good and in demand New […]

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On Wednesday, 4 July, the 33-car provisional entry list for the 2018 Suzuka 10 Hours was published by Suzuka Circuit and Mobilityland Corporation. 25 teams, representing 12 different manufacturers, and fielded from 9 different countries, will take part in the 47th Summer Endurance sports car race at Suzuka Circuit, which has a rich history spanning […]

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D’station Racing will enter two Porsche 911 GT3R into the 47th Suzuka 10 Hours, which forms the Asian leg of the 2018 Intercontinental GT Challenge, from August 23-26. D’station Racing announce a driver line-up with extensive Porsche experience across all six drivers, including two current Porsche Factory Drivers. The #7 D’station Racing entry in the […]

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Kiwi Jono Lester will return to Japan for the 47th Suzuka 10 Hour Race, having signed with leading Japanese Porsche team D’station Racing for the Asian leg of the Intercontinental GT Challenge. Lester impressed the D’station team with his performances in the 2017 Super GT Series, driving a Porsche 991 GT3-R with Gulf Racing, leading […]

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Kiwi Jono Lester made a winning return to Thailand with double victory in the Thailand Super Series and GT Asia Series at the Buriram International Circuit. Driving Vattana Motorsport’s Lamborghini Gallardo FL2 alongside Japanese Akihiro Asai, Lester scored pole position for the Thailand Super Series contingent in a spectacular qualifying session held at dusk. Combined […]

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Kiwi Jono Lester has signed with leading Thai racing team, Vattana Motorsport, to drive a Lamborghini Gallardo FL2 GT3 in the forthcoming Thailand Super Series season. Returning to GT racing in the greater Asian region after a year in Japan’s SUPER GT Series, 28-year old Lester will lead a four-car Vattana line-up in the GTM+ […]

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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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As a racing driver, you always want to end the season on a positive note. The summer break can be a miserable time to stew over a poor performance, or a bad result. Thankfully, the cards were in our favour at Twin Ring Motegi – and we knew this before we started. A ‘stop-start’ layout, […]

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