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New Toyota 86 GT300 car set for 2022 SUPER GT debut

A new GT300 model based on the new-shape Toyota 86 that will go on sale later this year is set to join the SUPER GT grid in 2022.

Nissan not giving up on title despite costly engine woes

Nissan says it is not yet ready to give up on its SUPER GT championship aspirations for 2021 despite its hopes taking a severe setback last weekend with engine problems for two of its cars.

Subaru showed new BRZ's "true strength" with Sugo win

Subaru SUPER GT driver Takuto Iguchi says the brand's new BRZ GT300 challenger was able to finally demonstrate its "true strength" after taking the car's first victory in last weekend's Sugo race.

How Honda stole a march in SUPER GT’s engine battle at Sugo

While Nissan scored back-to-back SUPER GT wins last weekend at Sugo, it was Honda that struck what could be a decisive blow in the championship fight, boosted by the introduction of a new engine.

Baguette "angry" at Oyu's over-aggressive Sugo defending

Bertrand Baguette has hit out at fellow Honda SUPER GT driver Toshiki Oyu for what he sees as over-aggressive defending that denied the Real Racing squad a possible victory at Sugo.

Impul boss Hoshino “more relieved than happy” after Sugo win

Impul Nissan SUPER GT boss Kazuyoshi Hoshino admits he feels “more relieved than happy” following his team’s first win in the series for five years last weekend at Sugo.

ARTA team explains bizarre quadruple drive-through penalty Sugo
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ARTA team explains bizarre quadruple drive-through penalty

The ARTA Honda team has explained how it bizarrely ended up serving four drive-through penalties in a SUPER GT race at Sugo it had appeared well set to win until that point.

Sugo SUPER GT: Impul Nissan scores first win in five years Sugo
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Sugo SUPER GT: Impul Nissan scores first win in five years

The Impul Nissan team clinched its first SUPER GT race victory in five years at Sugo after a drive-through penalty dropped the polesitting ARTA Honda out of contention.

Kovalainen explains SARD's first-to-last qualifying drop Sugo
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Kovalainen explains SARD's first-to-last qualifying drop

Ex-Formula 1 driver Heikki Kovalainen says he was powerless to challenge for SUPER GT pole position at Sugo after struggling with the harder compound Bridgestone tyre on his SARD Toyota.

Sugo SUPER GT: ARTA's Fukuzumi leads all-Honda front row Sugo
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Sugo SUPER GT: ARTA's Fukuzumi leads all-Honda front row

Honda locked out the front row of the grid for Sunday’s SUPER GT race at Sugo, with Nirei Fukuzumi claiming pole position in the ARTA NSX-GT.

SUPER GT set for step into the unknown with Sugo return

This weekend, SUPER GT is making its first trip to Sugo in two years – but it will be the first time at the track for the current generation of GT500 cars, creating plenty of unknowns.

Why Dunlop believes Nakajima, not Mugen, is its best bet

With Mugen joining the Dunlop SUPER GT stable this year, there was every reason to think the team could eclipse fellow Honda squad Nakajima Racing. But, halfway through the season, the tyre manufacturer believes its best hopes of a win this year lie with the more established team.

Kazuki Hoshino to retire from SUPER GT after 2021 season
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Kazuki Hoshino to retire from SUPER GT after 2021 season

Long-time Nissan driver Kazuki Hoshino has announced he will step down from SUPER GT driving duties at the end of the 2021 season.

The winners and losers of the SUPER GT season so far

Four races down, four races left to go in the 2021 SUPER GT season. We examine who's surpassed expectations so far and whose performances have left something to be desired.

How Nissan scored its first podium lockout since 2014

Nissan had high hopes for SUPER GT's only visit of the season to Suzuka, but last weekend's podium lockout will have surpassed even the most ardent GT-R fan's wildest expectations. Jamie Klein looks at how it happened.

Honda's Yamamoto apologises for Suzuka tyre decision Suzuka
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Honda's Yamamoto apologises for Suzuka tyre decision

Honda's Naoki Yamamoto has taken responsibility for what he concedes was a mistaken call for the Team Kunimitsu squad to start on soft tyres in Sunday's Suzuka SUPER GT race.

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.

Why Button's DTM success chances are out of his hands Prime

Why Button's DTM success chances are out of his hands

One is set up for sprint and one for endurance. So how exactly are the DTM and SUPER GT going to make their joint race a fair battle at Hockenheim this weekend? Jenson Button's chances of victory depend on it.