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SUPER GT cars could fight for Le Mans win, says Makowiecki

Ex-SUPER GT driver Frederic Makowiecki believes a GT500 car has the speed to fight for the overall win in the Le Mans 24 Hours.

Sugo modifies pit exit again after driver complaints

Sugo has modified its pit exit layout again ahead of this weekend's Super Formula race, following complaints from drivers last year.

Nissan has no qualms about #3 crew beating flagship #23 car Suzuka
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Nissan has no qualms about #3 crew beating flagship #23 car

Nissan has stated it has no qualms if its secondary SUPER GT crew of Katsumasa Chiyo and Mitsunori Takaboshi ends up surpassing its primary NISMO flagship car.

Fenestraz likens Nissan Z's speed to Toyota Supra in 2020

Nissan is now in a similar position with its new Z SUPER GT contender to the one Toyota enjoyed two years ago with its GR Supra, believes Sacha Fenestraz.

Subaru BRZ's strength 'disappeared' in painful Suzuka race Suzuka
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Subaru BRZ's strength 'disappeared' in painful Suzuka race

Subaru SUPER GT driver Hideki Yamauchi admits the BRZ GT300's strength "disappeared" in what he described as a "painful" Suzuka race for the team last weekend.

Mugen's Sasahara unhappy after latest Dunlop tyre woes

Mugen Honda SUPER GT driver Ukyo Sasahara was left frustrated after more Dunlop tyre woes last weekend at Suzuka robbed the team of a potential solid points finish.

NISMO crew 'needs mindset change' after #3 Nissan drubbing

Nissan's flagship NISMO SUPER GT crew needs a change of approach after being shown up by the sister #3 squad last weekend at Suzuka, admits Tsugio Matsuda.

BMW M4 was “in the zone” at Suzuka for landmark Studie win

Team Studie's BMW M4 GT3 was "in the zone" on the way to a landmark first win for the squad in last weekend's Suzuka SUPER GT race, Seiji Ara says.

Cerumo Toyota faces penalty after double engine failure

The Cerumo Toyota SUPER GT team faces a penalty in the next round at Fuji Speedway following two engine failures on successive days last weekend at Suzuka.

NDDP Nissan's Suzuka win a "reward" for Fuji crash rebuild Suzuka
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NDDP Nissan's Suzuka win a "reward" for Fuji crash rebuild

Nissan SUPER GT driver Katsumasa Chiyo says that victory for the NDDP Racing crew at Suzuka is a just "reward" for the team's efforts to rebuild the #3 car after Mitsunori Takaboshi's huge crash at Fuji Speedway.

Suzuka SUPER GT: Nissan Z dominates for first GT500 win Suzuka
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Suzuka SUPER GT: Nissan Z dominates for first GT500 win

NDDP Racing Nissan duo Katsumasa Chiyo and Mitsunori Takaboshi claimed a fairytale comeback SUPER GT victory at Suzuka, a first for the manufacturer's new Z GT500 car.

Why huge Fuji SUPER GT crash was judged as racing incident Fuji
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Why huge Fuji SUPER GT crash was judged as racing incident

SUPER GT race director Naoki Hattori has explained why the massive crash that brought this month's second round at Fuji Speedway to a premature halt was judged to be a racing incident.

Suzuka SUPER GT: Bandoh team leads all-Toyota front row Suzuka
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Suzuka SUPER GT: Bandoh team leads all-Toyota front row

Yuji Kunimoto clinched the Racing Project Bandoh Toyota’s second consecutive SUPER GT pole position at Suzuka, smashing the lap record in Saturday’s qualifying session.

Takaboshi determined to get Suzuka result after huge Fuji crash

Nissan SUPER GT driver Mitsunori Takaboshi is aiming to channel the frustration of his huge crash at Fuji Speedway into a strong result in this weekend’s third round at Suzuka.

The quest to become SUPER GT’s youngest-ever champions

TOM'S Toyota pair Sacha Fenestraz and Ritomo Miyata may not have had the smoothest start to the SUPER GT season, but they still have their eyes on earning a place in the history books at the end of the year.

Suzuka SUPER GT – schedule, how to watch, entry list

SUPER GT makes its first visit of the year to the legendary Suzuka Circuit this weekend for the third round of the 2022 season. Here's how you can follow all the action.

How SUPER GT helped heal Kovalainen’s F1 "scars" Prime

How SUPER GT helped heal Kovalainen’s F1 "scars"

After exiting the Formula 1 paddock underappreciated and then narrowly missing out on a next logical step to the DTM, Heikki Kovalainen became an unlikely SUPER GT refugee. But the 2008 Hungarian Grand Prix winner went big in Japan, winning the title in 2016 and finding peace with his racing career.

The Super GT champion shaped by two Toyota rejections Prime

The Super GT champion shaped by two Toyota rejections

Once seemingly destined for Formula 1, two-time SUPER GT champion Kohei Hirate is determined to prove his worth with Nissan after ending up on the receiving end of not one but two career-changing Toyota rejections.

How an Indy 500 'nearly man' found a home in Japan Prime

How an Indy 500 'nearly man' found a home in Japan

Having come within three laps of winning the Indianapolis 500, having already had the door to Formula 1 slammed in his face, Bertrand Baguette finally found a stable home in Japan with Honda. Ahead of his eighth season as a SUPER GT driver, he looks back on his career so far with Jamie Klein.

How the DTM and Super GT can build on their experiment

The Class One 'Dream Race' staged by the DTM and SUPER GT proved a hit - from a competitive and collaborative standpoint. The next step will be for both parties to ensure a successful trial ends up being more than just that.