Fuji II (2021)
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ARTA went into the last weekend’s SUPER GT finale at Fuji Speedway second in the standings and in a strong position to help ensure Honda defended its title. But in the end, the team was powerless to hold back the Toyota tide.
The #36 TOM'S Toyota of Yuhi Sekiguchi and Sho Tsuboi winning this year's SUPER GT title is an outcome virtually nobody would have expected before last weekend - and even at the start of the year. So how did the pair defy the odds?
Subaru's first-ever SUPER GT title with the brand-new BRZ was "a really long time coming" according to marque stalwart Hideki Yamauchi.
Bertrand Baguette has accepted the blame for the early pile-up that ended the Real Racing Honda team's SUPER GT title hopes at Fuji Speedway, but insists that the team lacked the pace to fight anyway.
TOM'S Toyota driver Sho Tsuboi says he is shocked his maiden top-level SUPER GT win in Sunday's Fuji Speedway finale also ended up delivering he and teammate Yuhi Sekiguchi an improbable first title.
Honda driver Naoki Yamamoto says he had taken extra care to avoid any trouble with lapped traffic at the time of the incident with a GT300 machine that wrecked his and Team Kunimitsu's SUPER GT title hopes.
Toyota stole the SUPER GT title away from Honda in a dramatic Fuji Speedway season finale as TOM'S pair Yuhi Sekiguchi and Sho Tsuboi won the race and Naoki Yamamoto was eliminated by a GT300 car.
Bertrand Baguette is adamant that beating fellow Honda driver Naoki Yamamoto to the SUPER GT title remains possible despite a poor qualifying showing for the Real Racing squad at Fuji Speedway.
Rookie Racing Toyota driver Kenta Yamashita snatched pole position for this weekend's Fuji SUPER GT finale with a new lap record, beating Honda's pre-race points leader Naoki Yamamoto.
No team and driver combination has ever won the title in SUPER GT's GT300 class for two years in a row. But that could change this weekend at Fuji Speedway, as Kondo Racing, Joao Paulo de Oliveira and Kiyoto Fujinami aim to defend their 2020 crown.
ARTA Honda driver Tomoki Nojiri has warned that winning the last two SUPER GT races will count for nothing in this weekend's Fuji Speedway title decider.
Honda is in a strong position to wrap up the SUPER GT title in this weekend's Fuji Speedway finale, but for two drivers in particular there's much more at stake, as Naoki Yamamoto eyes revenge for his defeat to Tomoki Nojiri in Super Formula.