Virtually every championship in motorsport has its one signature event, one which stands above all the rest in terms of prestige, history, and stature. The Indianapolis 500. The 24 Hours of Le Mans. And in Super GT, there is that one crown jewel event: The International Suzuka 1000km, Japan’s great race. With a history dating […]

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Nick Cassidy goes into this weekend’s Suzuka 1000 kms, looking for a podium position in his Lexus LC 500 and the opportunity to continue his front running form in the SUPER GT Championship. With co-driver Ryo Hirakawa, the Aucklander currently lies third in the series, only two points behind leader James Rossiter and just one […]

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Where one tradition ends, another will soon begin. On Wednesday, the Japan Automobile Federation (JAF) released their first provisional calendar for 2018 motorsports activities, and confirmed that the fifth round of the 2018 Autobacs Super GT Series at Fuji Speedway on August 4-5 will be contested over 500 miles (or 800 miles) as the “Fuji GT 500 […]

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Nick Cassidy is staying right in the hunt for Japan’s SUPER GT Championship after finishing sixth in the Fuji 300 kms race last night in his Lexus LC500 with team-mate Ryo Hirakawa. The pair are only two points behind Englishman James Rossiter who finished fourth in the latest round of Japan’s major series. “It went […]

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Quite simply, qualifying for the fifth round of the Autobacs Super GT Series at Fuji Speedway was a banner day for Autobacs Racing Team Aguri, who took pole position in both GT500 and GT300 classes. Thanks to a last-gasp flying lap from Tomoki Nojiri in Q2, the #8 ARTA Honda NSX-GT of Nojiri and Takashi […]

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The #19 WedsSport Advan Lexus LC500 of Yuhi Sekiguchi and Yuji Kunimoto will likely be the favourites to extend Lexus’ unbeaten GT500 record in 2017. They proved just that, as Lexus Team WedsSport Bandoh went fastest in Saturday’s free practice session for the Fuji GT 300km Race. Sekiguchi laid down his fastest lap of the […]

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With half of the 2017 Autobacs Super GT Series completed, there’s still another half left to run. The next four rounds and 1,850+ kilometers of racing will decide the championships in both classes of Super GT, and so far, the story of GT500 has been the domination of the new Lexus LC500, winner in the […]

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On July 28, the GT Association (GTA), the promoter of the Autobacs Super GT Series, announced the provisional schedule for the 2018 Super GT season. The 2018 calendar consists of eight races, seven of which will be held domestically in Japan, and one single fly-away round in Thailand. Among the highlights of the new calendar […]

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Nick Cassidy has held onto second place in Japan’s SUPER GT series in his Lexus LC 500, despite only finishing tenth at the latest round at Sugo. The Aucklander had worked his way up to sixth place by the half way distance of the 300 kms race, despite carrying the heaviest weight handicap of any […]

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