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2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT500 aims for Super GT success

Nissan’s new GT500 challenger has been unveiled on the eve of last weekend’s Super GT final rounds. Aiming for championship success in 2017 the Nissan GT-R Nismo GT500 was unveiled at Twin Ring Motegi in Japan along with entries from rivals Lexus and Honda. New regulations for 2017 include a 25 …

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Lexus LC GT500 to race in 2017 Super GT Season

Lexus has announced the all-new LC 500 flagship coupe will replace the RC F as the factory GT500 race car in Japan’s Super GT championship from 2017. As with the previous RC F SuperGT challenger, the new LC GT500 is built by Toyota’s factory motorsport outfit Gazoo Racing. While the production Lexus LC 500 is …

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Super GT and DTM machines to compete in joint races

The machines from the Japanese Super GT and German DTM race series will compete together in joint races starting from 2017. A steering committee meeting between the German and Japanese-based series, as well as the International Motor Sport Association, confirmed last weekend the new specifications, including engine configurations and aerodynamics, which …

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Nissan dominates Super GT and fastest in LM P2 at Le Mans

Nissan turned up the volume on the summer of #eatsleepRACErepeat over the weekend with events taking place at Le Mans, Silverstone, the USA and Japan. The first race results of the weekend came from Japan with a fantastic 1-2-3 finish in the Super GT race at Autopolis. Nissan’s new GT500 GT-R dominated …

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2013 Super GT Round 1 Highlights: Okayama

The first round of the 2013 Season Super GT Championship took place earlier this month at Okayama International Circuit in Japan. The first race of the season started under a thin cloud cover, with a chance of rain looming. The dry track recorded a temperature of a cool 21 degree …

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Mugen Honda CR-Z GT to Join Super GT Series GT300

Honda’s tuning arm Mugen, has today announced that the company will be competing in the 2012 Super GT Series GT 300 class with a race-bred Honda CR-Z. The new racer will debut at the 4th round of the series to be held at Sportsland Sugo in July 29. Team Mugen …

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2012 Super GT Round 2: Fuji Speedway

Round 2 of the Super GT Championship took place at Fuji Speedway in Shizuoka, Japan over the weekend of May 4, 2012. The “Fuji GT 500Km Race” started out wet from intermittent showers throughout the late morning on race day. About 10 laps into the race, teams started on dry …

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Super GT Round 4: Sportsland Sugo GT300 Class

Round 4 of the Super GT race took place at the Sportsland Sugo Circuit in Japan’s Miyagi prefecture over the July 30-31 weekend. The GT300 race started with a cloudy weather but dry condition. The 68-lap race ended with the SG Changi IS350 taking victory. Second spot belongs to the …

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