This was of course the first SUPER GT win for the new Lexus RC F.
In this meeting, the committee members from the three nations involved began to work – inter alia – on planning first joint events.
JAF Grand Prix winners are KEIHIN HSV-010 and in GT300 the GAINER DIXCEL SLS
Race winners are Eneos Sustina and Gainer Dixcel SLS.
In the GT500 class qualifying, the No. 6 ENEOS SUSTINA SC430 driven by Kazuya Oshima and Yuji Kunimoto won the pole position.
Andre Couto with a regrettable retirement…
Jann Mardenborough and Alex Buncombe to compete at the Fuji Sprint Cup in November. Both head to Japan this week for SUPER GT Test at Fuji.
Sudden rain turns Sugo into a severe battle of survivors and ARTA HSV-010 stages dramatic reversal for first victory in 3 years! ARTA CR-Z GT takes GT300 win for a double ARTA triumph.
Hans Werner Aufrecht: “We have agreed upon the goal that in 2017, all manufacturers will be racing to absolutely identical regulations."
The Calsonic Impul GT-R GT500 team of De Oliveira and Matsuda will start on the pole on the Sepang International Circuit. In the GT300, the front row goes to the two CR-Z hybrid machines!
In a tough race of 500kms, Andrea Caldarelli starting from the furthest back places 6th and Andre Couto finishes the race in 11th.
The second round for the Super GT series saw Kazuki Nakajima taking his first victory in a GT500 race! Lexus SC430 cars sweep top four at home course Fuji. Prius GT hybrid scores first win in GT300.
Kazuki Nakajima takes the GT500 class pole position! BRZ takes its second consecutive GT300 pole!
Andre Couto in 14th place and Andrea Caldarelli in 15th.
Magnificent 3-way contest between the HSV-010 and GT-R teams
Bad weather forces GT500 class qualifying to end with Q1 and Subaru BRZ takes GT300 class pole!
Okayama International Circuit will be the first round of the Super GT series and the Nissan teams are ready for the final year using the current regulations.