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Super GT Suzuka: New Nissan Z dominates for first GT500 win Suzuka
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Super GT Suzuka: New Nissan Z dominates for first GT500 win

NISMO duo Katsumasa Chiyo and Mitsunori Takaboshi claimed a maiden Super GT victory for the new Nissan Z with a commanding drive at Suzuka, as BMW took top honours in the GT300 class.

Super GT Suzuka: 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.

Super GT Fuji: ARTA Honda wins bizarre, crash-shortened race Fuji
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Super GT Fuji: ARTA Honda wins bizarre, crash-shortened race

ARTA Honda was declared the winner of SUPER GT’s Fuji 450km Golden Week race that was overshadowed by a terrifying crash for Nissan driver Mitsunori Takaboshi.

Ex-F1 driver Roberto Merhi set for surprise Audi Super GT call-up

Ex- Formula 1 racer Roberto Merhi will be making his Super GT debut next week at Fuji Speedway following a surprise late call-up to join the Team LeMans Audi squad.

Nissan keen to try out Formula E drivers in Super GT machinery

Nissan has expressed an interest in trying out members of its Formula E stable in Super GT machinery as it looks to recruit more drivers from abroad in future seasons.

Super GT Okayama: Rookie Toyota holds off Kunimitsu Honda

Rookie Racing Toyota pair Kazuya Oshima and Kenta Yamashita took victory in Super GT's 2022 curtain-raiser at Okayama, as NISMO gave the new Nissan Z GT500 a debut podium.

Super GT Okayama: Toyota locks out front row for season opener

Toyota locked out the front row of the grid for the opening round of the 2022 Super GT season at Okayama, with Kazuya Oshima claiming pole position in the Rookie Racing GR Supra.

Japanese racing legend Kunimitsu Takahashi dies aged 82

Japanese racing legend and iconic team owner Kunimitsu Takahashi has died at the age of 82.

Baguette aims to complete "unfinished business" with Nissan

Bertrand Baguette says his Nissan Super GT move gives him the chance to complete “unfinished business” in the championship following his move away from Honda.

Nissan reveals 2022 Super GT line-ups, Baguette replaces Matsushita

Nissan has revealed its 2022 SUPER GT line-ups, confirming Bertrand Baguette's arrival at Impul in place of Nobuharu Matsushita.

How Kovalainen’s F1 "scars" were healed by racing in Japan Plus

How Kovalainen’s F1 "scars" were healed by racing in Japan

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

Matsushita joins Honda as Super GT and Super Formula lineups revealed

Honda has announced its driver line-ups for the 2022 Super GT season, with Nobuharu Matsushita replacing Bertrand Baguette at Real Racing.

Alesi calls early TOM'S SUPER GT promotion "surreal"

Giuliano Alesi has described the chance to drive for the title-winning TOM’S Toyota team in SUPER GT next year as “surreal”.

Alesi gets full-time Super Formula and GT500 promotion at TOM'S

Giuliano Alesi has been handed a promotion to the TOM’S Toyota Super GT team for 2022, and will also drive for the squad full-time in Super Formula.

Nissan reveals new Super GT car as replacement for GT-R

Nissan has taken the covers off the new Z GT500 car that it will campaign in Super GT’s top class from 2022.

Baguette departs Honda Super GT fold

Bertrand Baguette has announced that last weekend's Fuji Speedway finale was his final outing as a Honda Super GT driver.

Ex-F1 driver Kovalainen announces retirement from Super GT

Former Formula 1 driver Heikki Kovalainen has announced that he won’t return to Super GT for an eighth consecutive season in 2022, citing personal reasons for his exit from the series.

Super GT Fuji: Toyota steals title from Honda, TOM'S champions Fuji II
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Super GT Fuji: Toyota steals title from Honda, TOM'S champions

Toyota stole the SUPER GT title away from Honda in a dramatic Fuji Speedway season finale as the TOM's duo won and Naoki Yamamoto was eliminated by a GT300 car.

Super GT Fuji: Yamashita takes pole for finale in Rookie Toyota

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.

Super GT Motegi: ARTA wins as Impul runs out of fuel

The ARTA Honda squad scored a second victory of the Super GT season at Motegi, after the leading Impul Nissan dramatically ran out of fuel on the final lap.

Super GT Motegi: Miyata puts Bandoh Toyota on pole

Racing Project Bandoh Toyota driver Ritomo Miyata secured pole position for this weekend's penultimate round of the Super GT season at Motegi, as Yokohama cars locked out the front row.

Autopolis Super GT: ARTA ends Honda's win drought

ARTA duo Tomoki Nojiri and Nirei Fukuzumi won round six of the 2021 Super GT season at Autopolis, ending Honda's victory drought at the track that stretched back to 2007.

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 drivethrough penalty dropped the polesitting ARTA Honda out of contention.

Suzuka Super GT: NISMO wins as Nissan locks out podium

NISMO pair Ronnie Quintarelli and Tsugio Matsuda scored their first Super GT victory of the season at Suzuka as Nissan locked out the top three positions in the GT500 class.

Is a Super GT car now faster than a WEC Hypercar?

The arrival of the Hypercar regulations in the World Endurance Championship means Toyota's new Le Mans challenger is some way slower than the car it replaces. But can the GR010 Hybrid even still be considered Toyota's fastest racing car?

Kovalainen's Le Mans debut scuppered by SUPER GT clash

Ex-Formula 1 racer Heikki Kovalainen says he's disappointed that the rescheduling of the Suzuka SUPER GT round has prevented him from making his Le Mans 24 Hours debut this year.

Super GT Motegi: Yamamoto holds off Miyata to win for Honda

Kunimitsu Honda duo Naoki Yamamoto and Tadasuke Makino claimed their first Super GT victory of the 2021 season at Motegi after Yamamoto resisted the advances of Toyota’s Ritomo Miyata. hosts ‘Super Sportscar Sunday’ Monza
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Super GT postpones Suzuka race amid COVID-19 surge

SUPER GT has announced that the third round of the season at Suzuka has been postponed owing to an uptick in COVID-19 cases in the Western part of Japan.

Fuji Super GT: Real Racing Honda holds on to win after late drama

Real Racing Honda duo Koudai Tsukakoshi and Bertrand Baguette held on to take an unlikely SUPER GT victory in a dramatic Fuji 500km Golden Week race on Tuesday.

Why a driver twice rejected by Toyota can have the last laugh Plus

Why a driver twice rejected by Toyota can have the last laugh

Passed over for an F1 shot with Toyota in favour of two drivers he beat in 2006, Kohei Hirate rebuilt his career with the marque in Japan - only to be pushed aside again after winning his second SUPER GT title. Now he's out to prove the Toyota bosses wrong with Nissan

Okayama Super GT: Yamashita beats Tsuboi in opener Okayama
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Okayama Super GT: Yamashita beats Tsuboi in opener

Kenta Yamashita and Kazuya Oshima claimed a maiden victory for the Rookie Racing team in the opening round of the 2021 SUPER GT season at Okayama, as Toyota monopolised the top four spots.