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HOSHINO AND FUJII CLAIM MAIDEN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA VICTORY AT SUGO

D’station Racing’s Satoshi Hoshino and Tomonobu Fujii collected their first Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS victory in bizarre circumstances at Sportsland SUGO today after race-long leaders CarGuy Racing lost 22 seconds over the final two laps.  An issue with one of the Ferrari’s tyres forced Takeshi Kimura to back off, but he … Continue reading

YOGIBO RACING WITHSTANDS INTENSE PRESSURE TO NET MAIDEN GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA WIN AT SUGO

Kiyoto Fujinami resisted stint-long pressure from Kei Cozzolino to claim his and Yogibo Racing’s maiden Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS victory alongside Naoki Yokomizo at Sportsland SUGO this afternoon. The bright blue Ferrari jumped from second to first at the start and remained the de facto leader thereafter despite coming under intense … Continue reading

GT WORLD CHALLENGE ASIA HEADS TO THE MOUNTAINS OF MIYAGI PREFECTURE

Sportsland SUGO welcomes Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS and SRO Motorsports Group for the first time ever this weekend when the Japanese circuit stages rounds seven and eight of the 10-race campaign. Both GT3’s overall and Fanatec Japan Cup titles can be decided on Sunday, although that relies on a series of … Continue reading

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

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