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ENEOS X PRIME GR SUPRA VICTORIOUS AT OKAYAMA

The “Takanoko Hotel Okayama GT 300 Km RACE,” opening round of the 2021 AUTOBACS SUPER GT series, took place at the Okayama International Circuit (one lap 3,703 m x 82 laps) on April 11. Race Sunday was blessed with fine spring weather, and despite with-corona restrictions like social distancing, the fans were back to enjoy … Continue reading

KEEPER TOM’S GR SUPRA TAKES SUPER GT POLE AT OKAYAMA

The official qualifying for the opening round of the 2021 AUTOBACS SUPER GT series, the “Takanoko Hotel OKAYAMA GT 300km RACE,” was held on April 10 at the Okayama International Circuit (one lap 3,703 m) in Okayama Prefecture. The SUPER GT qualifying is run in a knock-out style format, and in the GT500 class the … Continue reading

WALKINSHAW AIMING FOR OKAYAMA SILVERWARE AS SUPER GT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON BEGINS

Race-winning Super GT driver Sean Walkinshaw aims to get his GT300 championship bid off to the strongest possible start at Okayama International Circuit in Japan this coming weekend, 7th/8th April, when the much anticipated 2018 campaign gets underway. Heading into his second season in the hugely competitive Far East championship, the 24-year-old from Chipping Norton … Continue reading

NISSAN CHASING ANOTHER SUPER GT TITLE AS SEASON BEGINS AT OKAYAMA

Nissan has its sights set on reclaiming the Super GT GT500 crown when the 2018 championship kicks off this weekend at Okayama in Japan. After claiming the title in 2014 and ‘15 with Ronnie Quintarelli and Tsugio Matsuda, the No. 23 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT500 came close to more championship success in the past two … Continue reading

NISSAN READY FOR SUPER GT SEASON AFTER FINAL TEST AT FUJI SPEEDWAY

Nissan has its sights set on a strong Super GT season ahead after completing testing in preparation for the opening round of the championship in two week’s time. Two of Nissan’s young stars shone brightly at the final pre-season test at Fuji Speedway with impressive performances from GT500 rookie Mitsunori Takaboshi and GT Academy ace, … Continue reading

AUDI TEAM HITOTSUYAMA AND LYONS START THEIR ENGINES FOR 2017

Beginning as is always traditional with the remote mountain setting of the Okayama International Circuit. This circuit has been favourable to the R8 in the past and means that straight out of the blocks Richard and new team mate Masataka Yanagida have every opportunity to start the season as they mean to go on. Richard Lyons: “Finally! The … Continue reading

SUPER GT ACES PREPARE FOR 2017 CHAMPIONSHIP

Nissan’s assault on the 2017 Super GT Series in Japan will kick off in two weeks when the championship stages its first round at Okayama on April 9. The championship conducted a pre-season test at Fuji International Speedway last weekend with all four Nissan GT-R GT500 machines taking part. Unfortunately, the second day of testing … Continue reading

MIEDECKE STONE MOTORSPORT RIGHT IN THE MIX ON DEBUT IN JAPAN

Australian-based Miedecke Stone Motorsport [MSM] made it’s GT Asia Series debut at the former Aida Formula One circuit in Japan, the Aston Martin Racing outfit putting in a solid performance at Okayama against some of the most competitive teams in Asia. Campaigning Australian GT points leader Nathan Morcom alongside MSM’s George Miedecke, the team proved … Continue reading

GT ASIA SERIES WIN NUMBER 2 FOR AUDI AND PHOENIX RACING ASIA AT OKAYAMA

After a brilliant opening race at Okayama, the GT Asia Series field regrouped for a second round at the former Formula One venue on Sunday, and the legions of fans who attended the circuit and watched the event unfold live online, were not disappointed..! Ultimately victory went to Phoenix Racing Asia’s Marchy Lee and Shaun … Continue reading

LIGHTS TO FLAG GT ASIA SERIES VICTORY FOR FONG AND KIM AT OKAYAMA

As it did 12-months ago, the Okayama round of the GT Asia Series proved to be an entertaining event, with the first race at the popular Japanese circuit delivering plenty of intrigue, right from the opening lap of qualifying through to the final lap of the opening race. Ultimately it was Absolute Team Bentley’s day, … Continue reading

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