On Monday, the entry list was officially confirmed for the much-anticipated inaugural running of the Super GT x DTM Dream Race, taking place at historic Fuji Speedway on the weekend of 23-24 November, 2019. This crossover race of the fastest silhouette GT racing series and the fastest silhouette touring car series is one that has […]

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Team LeMans Lexus duo Kenta Yamashita and Kazuya Oshima won the 2019 SUPER GT title by finishing second behind championship rivals Nick Cassidy and Ryo Hirakawa in the Motegi season finale. While Hirakawa and Cassidy were able to recover from fourth on the grid to take their first victory of the 2019 season in the […]

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The 2009 Formula 1 world champion, Jenson Button, has confirmed he will leave Super GT following this weekend’s season finale at Motegi. Button won the Super GT title in 2018 alongside Naoki Yamamoto in what was his debut season, but the pair have had a difficult title defence and lie eighth in the points heading […]

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The final round of the 2019 Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) Championship from the storied Hockenheimring in Germany was a landmark moment for both the DTM and the Autobacs Super GT Series. For the first time ever, cars from DTM and Super GT’s premier GT500 class raced together in a competitive event, over a four-day weekend […]

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Brendon Hartley, Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima gave the No. 8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid its first victory of the 2019-20 FIA World Endurance Championship season with a dominant performance in the 6 Hours of Fuji. The winning crew never gave up the net lead to their sister No. 7 car, which finished second in the […]

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SUPER GT drivers fear they could face a “huge disadvantage” to their DTM counterparts after hitting the track for the first time ahead of this weekend’s Hockenheim DTM finale. The three wildcard entries from Nissan, Honda and Lexus completed two hours of running at the German track on Thursday, marking their first real opportunity to […]

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B-Max pair Frederic Makowiecki and Kohei Hirate delivered Nissan’s first 2019 SUPER GT win in a rain-hit race at Sugo as early leaders Jenson Button and Naoki Yamamoto finished eighth. As the race got under way after three laps behind the safety car, front-row starter Button immediately sprinted past polesitter Koudai Tsukakoshi into Turn 1, […]

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At a press conference from Suzuka Circuit on Wednesday afternoon, GT Association Chairman Masaaki Bandoh joined representatives from Toyota, Honda, and Nissan in revealing the Autobacs Super GT Series’ new GT500 class vehicles for the 2020 season. A new, front-engined version of the Honda NSX-GT will join the Nissan GT-R and the returning Toyota GR […]

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SARD Lexus duo Heikki Kovalainen and Yuichi Nakayama took an unlikely SUPER GT victory at Autopolis after gambling on wet tyres just before the midpoint of the race. Koudai Tsukakoshi had led by the best part of 10 seconds in the polesitting Real Racing Honda ahead of the Kondo Nissan of Jann Mardenborough in the […]

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The #36 au TOM’s Lexus LC500 of Kazuki Nakajima and Yuhi Sekiguchi put together the perfect race weekend, taking pole position, fastest lap of the race, and most importantly, a near wire-to-wire victory in the Suzuka GT 300km Race, the third round of the 2019 Autobacs Super GT Series. Only conceding the lead during the […]

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