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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Yuhi Sekiguchi held off former Formula 1 driver Kamui Kobayashi to win a treacherous Super Formula race at the Okayama Circuit on Sunday. With rain hitting the former Pacific Grand Prix venue as expected on Sunday afternoon, the start was delayed by an hour and race itself was shortened to 70 minutes. However, the rain […]

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Nick Cassidy celebrated his 24th birthday on Sunday with the best present possible – taking the lead in Japan’s Super Formula series with a third place at the 52 laps Motegi race. The Aucklander now leads both the country’s major championships after finishing second in the Fuji 500 miles a fortnight ago in the Super […]

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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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Nick Cassidy took his maiden Super Formula victory at Fuji, cutting Naoki Yamamoto’s championship lead to a single point in the process. Cassidy and Hiroaki Ishiura dominated the 55-lap race, beating the rest of the field by 28.4s. Six drivers from the top 10 of the grid began on soft tyres and they formed the […]

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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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A tactical throw of the dice has seen Nick Cassidy finish second in the latest round of Japan’s Super Formula series at Sugo overnight, elevating him to second overall in the championship after three rounds. The Aucklander had only qualified 11th in his 600 horsepower Toyota powered single seater after perplexing indifferent speed during practice […]

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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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