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GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA MAKES FURTHER CHANGES TO 2020 CALENDAR

GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS organisers, SRO Motorsports Group, have made further changes to this year’s calendar in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Sepang, which was due to host round one, now closes out the campaign on December 5/6. It will be the first time that a non-Chinese venue has staged the … Continue reading

PENULTIMATE RACE OF SUPER GT SEASON AT AUTOPOLIS NEXT FOR GT300 POINTS LEADERS WALKINSHAW & TAKAGI

Sean Walkinshaw, leader of the GT300 class in the ultra-competitive Super GT Championship, is eyeing consistency and a sustained challenge for major points when the penultimate round of the 2018 season takes place at Autopolis in Japan this weekend, 20th/21st October. Going into the seventh race of the campaign, Chipping Norton-based Walkinshaw and Autobacs Racing … Continue reading

NISSAN READY FOR AUTOPOLIS SUPER GT BATTLE

Nissan will head to Japan’s southernmost circuit for the next round of the Super GT championship next weekend at Autopolis. Built in 1990, the circuit first held a Super GT race in 2003 with Nissan taking its first win there in 2004 with Satoshi Motoyama and Richard Lyons victorious. Nissan has five Super GT wins … Continue reading

PODIUM FOR PHOENIX RACING ASIA AT SUPER TAIKYU SERIES

Phoenix Racing Asia scored a podium finish in the five-hour Super Taikyu race at the stunning Autopolis Circuit in Japan. The race, held at over 3,000 metres above sea-level on the mountain-top circuit, marked the fourth stop of the 2018 Super Taikyu season, with the #82 Audi R8 LMS GT3 of Alex Au, Audi Sport … Continue reading

OUTSTANDING MAIDEN SUPER GT PODIUM FOR WALKINSHAW AT AUTOPOLIS

Super GT racer Sean Walkinshaw delivered on his clear podium potential during round three of the season at Autopolis in Japan on Sunday, 21st May, after racing to a fantastic third place GT300 class finish for Autobacs Racing Team Aguri. With team-mate Shinichi Takagi delivering a season-best fourth fastest time in qualifying for the No.55 … Continue reading

TOM’S LC500 WINS SUPER GT AT AUTOPOLIS

The SUPER GT in KYUSHU 300 km, Round 3 of the 2017 AUTOBACS SUPER GT series, was held at the AUTOPOLIS circuit (one lap 4,674 m x 65 laps) in Oita Prefecture on May 21. In a race marked by sizzling battles all around the track, the GT500 class victory went to the No. 36 … Continue reading

LYONS READY FOR AUTOPOLIS CHALLENGE

Team Hitotsuyama and Richard Lyons have gotten off to an arguably testing start to this years Super GT championship, persistent mechanical gremlins and some outright bad luck has meant that they find themselves on the backfoot for this next round of GT300. After a year away from the racing calendar due to the 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes, we see the … Continue reading

SUPER GT RACER WALKINSHAW AIMING TO CONVERT CLEAR PACE INTO MAIDEN GT300 PODIUM AT AUTOPOLIS

Rapid Super GT Championship pairing Sean Walkinshaw and Shinichi Takagi head into the third round of the season at Autopolis in Japan next weekend, 20th/21st May, resolutely determined to make their first visit of 2017 to the GT300 class podium. Fresh from a highly competitive outing in Fuji a week ago, where the Autobacs Racing … Continue reading

SUPER GT TITLE WIN FOR NEW NISSAN GT-R NISMO GT3

The NEW Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 won its second GT championship title in as many months yesterday (Sunday), when the GAINER TANAX GT-R team secured the GT300 class championship at the penultimate round of Japan’s Super GT series. The NEW Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 was the class of the field at the Autopolis circuit. Although … Continue reading

CALSONIC IMPUL GT-R WINS ITS FIRST SUPER GT POLE POSITION OF THE SEASON

The official qualifying for the SUPER GT IN KYUSHU 300 km, Round 7 of the AUTOBACS SUPER GT series, was held at the AUTOPOLIS (lap = 4.674 km) in Oita Pref. on October 31. In the GT500 class, the No.12 CALSONIC IMPUL GT-R driven by Hironobu Yasuda/Joao Paulo Lima De Oliveira won pole position with … Continue reading

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