The Cerumo Lexus team claimed victory in Super GT’s Fuji 500km round after coming out in top in a race-long battle with Nissan’s factory-entered NISMO squad. The race ebbed and flowed between the two teams as the track dried out after early showers, with Yuji Tachikawa and Hiroaki Ishiura sealing victory with a move just […]

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A post-race penalty for the No. 17 Honda crew saw Takuya Izawa and Tomoki Nojiri inherit victory in a rain-shortened Japanese Super GT season-opener at Okayama. Sunday’s race was originally advertised as a 300km contest that would run to 82 laps, however poor weather conditions and a pair of red flag crashes brought proceedings to […]

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Over a fortnight between Okayama International Circuit and Fuji Speedway, the teams and drivers of the 2019 Autobacs Super GT Series went through four days and over sixteen hours of testing – which concluded this Sunday with the final day of testing from Fuji. Even though overnight rain showers washed away most of the rubber […]

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Toyota will bring back the legendary Supra name to Super GT next year after revealing a concept version of the racecar at the Tokyo Auto Salon on Friday. The Japanese manufacturer first used the Supra in Super GT’s forerunner the All Japan Grand Touring Car Championship (JGTC) in 1995 and enjoyed plenty of success over […]

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Nick Cassidy has turned down an offer to race in DTM – the German Touring Car Championship – in 2019 and will continue to drive for Lexus and Toyota in Japan’s two premier classes, Super GT and Super Formula respectively. “DTM is a bit shaky at the moment and I wasn’t keen to move,” says […]

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For the second time in a fortnight Nick Cassidy has had to swallow the bitter pill of finishing runner-up in both of Japan’s premier motor racing series. With co-driver Ryo Hirakawa the pair’s Lexus LC500 finished just 1.5 seconds behind 2009 Formula 1 World Champion Jensen Button and his co-driver Yamamoto Naoki. The two teams […]

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Jenson Button feels winning the Super GT title in his debut season is “just as big” an achievement as his Formula 1 championship success in 2009. Button and Kunimitsu Honda team-mate Naoki Yamamoto clinched the 2018 GT500 title by finishing third in the Motegi finale, beating TOM’S Lexus drivers Nick Cassidy and Ryo Hirakawa by just three […]

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The Super GT series will hold its first-ever night race when it returns to Malaysia’s Sepang International Circuit in 2020. The circuit has agreed a deal to host the night race, using the former Formula 1 venue’s newly installed floodlights, and will host a Super GT round for the first time in seven years. Sepang […]

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Nick Cassidy says it would be “natural” for Honda to use team orders in support of Jenson Button and Naoki Yamamoto’s Super GT title bid in the finale at Motegi. Button and Yamamoto’s chances of winning the 2018 GT500 championship title received a major boost when they qualified second for the final round of the […]

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Ryo Hirakawa and Nick Cassidy erased the gap between themselves and Super GT points leaders Jenson Button and Naoki Yamamoto with victory at Autopolis. The TOM’s Lexus pair won Sunday’s 300km penultimate race of the season while Button and Yamamoto finished fifth in their Team Kunimitsu Honda NSX-GT, resulting in a 14-point swing. It means […]

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