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GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA FINALISES 2022 CALENDAR

2022’s Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS calendar is now confirmed following the addition of three new circuits: the recently completed Mandalika in Indonesia, as well as Japanese venues Sugo and Okayama. The sweeping calendar changes, which will also see the previously announced Japan Cup incorporated into all four Japanese rounds, have encouraged … Continue reading

THE CALSONIC IMPUL GT-R GETS ITS FIRST SUPER GT WIN IN FIVE YEARS

The SUGO GT 300km RACE, Round 5 of the 2021 AUTOBACS SUPER GT series, was held at Sportsland SUGO circuit (one lap: 3.586 km x 84 laps) in Miyagi Prefecture on the afternoon of September 12 (Sun.). In the GT500 class, the winner was the No. 12 CALSONIC IMPUL GT-R driven by Kazuki Hiramine and … Continue reading

THE ARTA NSX-GT TAKES ITS FIRST SUPER GT POLE POSITION OF THE SEASON

The qualifying for the “SUGO GT 300km RACE,” Round 5 of the 2021 AUTOBACS SUPER GT, was held at Sportsland SUGO circuit in Miyagi Prefecture on September 11. In the GT500 class qualifying, was won by Fukuzumi in the No. 8 ARTA NSX-GT (Tomoki Nojiri/Nirei Fukuzumi) for their first pole position of the season. In … Continue reading

SUPER GT RETURNS WITH NISSAN GT-R STARS HEADED TO SUGO

After a challenging last Super GT round at Fuji International Speedway, Nissan’s four GT-R NISMO GT500s have their sights set on redemption this weekend at Sportsland Sugo. Jann Mardenborough and Daiki Sasaki dominated the race and looked set for victory at Fuji until being forced to pit with an issue with only 28 laps remaining. … Continue reading

CHAMPIONSHIP LEADER WALKINSHAW TARGETING MORE SILVERWARE AS SUPER GT SEASON ENTERS FINAL STRETCH AT SUGO

Multiple Super GT Championship GT300 race winner Sean Walkinshaw is determined to put some more daylight between himself and his title rivals when the 2018 season resumes next weekend, 15th/16th September, at Sportsland Sugo in Japan. Carrying a six-point lead into the ante-penultimate race meeting of the Super GT season, along with team-mate Shinichi Takagi, … Continue reading

WALKINSHAW AND TAKAGI ROBBED OF POTENTIAL SECOND PODIUM AFTER MID-RACE CONTACT AT RAIN-LASHED SUGO

First year Super GT Championship racer Sean Walkinshaw experienced a hugely frustrating visit to Sportsland Sugo in Japan over the weekend, 22nd/23rd July, when contact for team-mate Shinichi Takagi halfway through round four robbed the team-mates of a very likely podium result. Arriving at Sugo with confidence high after securing their maiden GT300 podium result … Continue reading

ARTA NSX-GT WINS ITS SECOND POLE POSITION OF THE SUPER GT SEASON

The qualifying for the “SUGO GT 300km RACE” Round 4 of the 2017 AUTOBACS SUPER GT, was held at Sportsland SUGO (one lap: 3.704 km) in Miyagi Prefecture on July 22. In the GT500 class qualifying, the No. 8 ARTA NSX-GT driven by Tomoki Nojiri and Takashi Kobayashi won pole position (1st qualifier). In the … Continue reading

A REFRESHED LYONS AND TEAM HITOTSUYAMA PREPARE FOR ROUND 4 OF THE SUPER GT CHAMPIONSHIP

After a run of disappointing results during the opening rounds of this years Super GT championship, Richard Lyons and Team Hitotsuyama entered summer testing with the aim of working out the kinks and to push their R8 to the limits. Testing with the R8 turned out well for the team, with vital information learned, essential … Continue reading

WALKINSHAW EAGER TO GET BACK TO BUSINESS AS SUPER GT SEASON RESUMES AT SUGO

Two long months since the prestigious Super GT Championship was last in action at Autopolis in Japan, the world-renowned endurance racing category resumes at Sportsland Sugo this coming weekend, 22nd/23rd July, where British driver Sean Walkinshaw will be eyeing more silverware. Starring last time out with his maiden GT300 class podium during the third race … Continue reading

FORUM ENGINEEERING ADVAN GT-R SCORES COME-FROM-BEHIND SUPER GT VICTORY

The SUGO GT 300km RACE, Round 4 of the 2016 AUTOBACS SUPER GT, was held at Sportsland SUGO (one lap: 3.704 km x 81 laps) in Miyagi Prefecture on July 24. Although the morning rain had stopped, it turned out to be a race with many upsets from beginning to end in both classes. In … Continue reading

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