Jenson Button and Naoki Yamamoto moved to the top of the Japanese Super GT standings with their first win of the season at Sportsland Sugo. The Team Kunimitsu pair came out on top in a close-fought 300km race that saw pole-sitter Yamamoto lose his lead in the opening stint before Button reclaimed the No. 100 […]

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Nick Cassidy and his co-driver Ryo Hirakawa have leapt into the lead of Japan’s Super GT series after finishing second in the Fuji 500 miles, the longest race of the championship, in their Lexus LC500. “It was a great result after we only qualified seventh,” said the 23-year-old Aucklander and defending champion. “Getting a seven-points […]

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Many had wondered, after three races in the 2018 Autobacs Super GT Series, when the Lexus LC500s that so thoroughly dominated GT500 in their debut year of 2017 would return to form and get back to winning races. They did so in Thailand on Sunday, and with plenty of fireworks involved. Heikki Kovalainen and Kamui […]

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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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