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NISSAN LOOKING TO FINISH FINAL SUPER GT ROUND ON A HIGH

Nissan is looking to finish the final round of the 2018 Super GT Championship on a strong note with Tsugio Matsuda and Ronnie Quintarelli aiming to replicate their victory from last year. The Japanese/Italian combination dominated here last year taking pole position and racing away to the win despite suffering contact from behind on the … Continue reading

JONO LESTER: MY THOUGHTS FROM MOTEGI

As a racing driver, you always want to end the season on a positive note. The summer break can be a miserable time to stew over a poor performance, or a bad result. Thankfully, the cards were in our favour at Twin Ring Motegi – and we knew this before we started. A ‘stop-start’ layout, … Continue reading

RUNNER-UP SPOT IN SUPER GT FINALE AT MOTEGI SECURES FOURTH IN GT300 STANDINGS FOR WALKINSHAW

Autobacs Racing Team Aguri driver Sean Walkinshaw wrapped-up an outstanding first season in the prestigious Super GT Championship with his third GT300 podium on Sunday, 12th November, after racing to an excellent second place finish at Motegi in Japan. Along with team-mate Shinichi Takagi, the 24-year-old Briton from Chipping Norton concludes the 2017 campaign fourth … Continue reading

MOTUL AUTECH GT-R TAKES SUPER GT WIN AT MOTEGI

The MOTEGI GT GRAND FINAL, Round 8 of the 2017 AUTOBACS SUPER GT series, was held at the Motegi Twin Ring circuit (lap = 4.801 km x 53 laps) in Tochigi Pref. on November 12 (Sun.). In the GT500 class, the race winner was the No. 23 MOTUL AUTECH GT-R driven by Tsugio Matsuda and … Continue reading

BMW M4 DTM VISITS THE JAPANESE SUPER GT CHAMPIONSHIP

Four weeks after the final round of the 2017 DTM season at Hockenheim (GER), the BMW M4 DTM was back in action in the Far East this weekend. The three manufacturers involved in the DTM thrilled the huge crowd of fans at the Japanese Super GT Championship in Motegi (JPN) season finale, where they presented … Continue reading

MOTUL AUTECH GT-R TAKES SUPER GT POLE AT MOTEGI

The official qualifying for the MOTEGI GT GRAND FINAL, Round 8 of the 2017 AUTOBACS SUPER GT series, was held at the Motegi Twin Ring circuit (Tochigi Prefecture) on November 11 (Sat.). In the GT500 class, the No. 23 MOTUL AUTECH GT-R driven by Tsugio Matsuda and Ronnie Quintarelli won pole position for the first … Continue reading

THE END OF A TOUGH SEASON IS IN SIGHT FOR LYONS AND TEAM HITOTSUYAMA

Winter is coming and Super GT is drawing the curtains on its 2017 season this weekend at Motegi Twin Ring. Its been a tough and long season for Lyons and Team Hitotsuyama. Plagued by a lethal cocktail of mechanical problems, electrical issues and large doses of bad luck, Lyons has had precious little chance to score points and show … Continue reading

WALKINSHAW AIMING TO END MAIDEN SUPER GT SEASON BACK ON PODIUM DURING MOTEGI FINALE

Race winning Super GT driver Sean Walkinshaw says he is going ‘all out’ to make a deserved return to the podium during the final race of the season at Motegi in Japan on Sunday, 12th November, where he and team-mate Shinichi Takagi still have a slim chance of winning the GT300 title.  In what has … Continue reading

SUPER GT CHAMPIONSHIP CLIMAX FOR LYONS AND HITOTSUYAMA

A never say die attitude scored Lyons and Audi Team Hitotsuyama a well driven 4th in the final race of SuperGT 2016. Being in with a shout of securing a third Japanese domestic title, Lyons was gunning for top spot, his team only a few points off claiming the title when the lights went out … Continue reading

THE DENSO KOBELCO SARD RC F WINS THE RACE AND THE SUPER GT SEASON TITLE

The MOTEGI GT GRAND FINAL, Round 8 of the 2016 AUTOBACS SUPER GT series, was held at Twin Ring Motegi (lap = 4.801 km x 53 laps) in Tochigi Pref. on November 13. The Motegi event this time included a race on Saturday to make up for the Autopolis Round 3 race that had to … Continue reading

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