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Nojiri: ARTA momentum worth nothing
Tsuchiya to switch to Supra GT300
Why SGT finale has extra dimension
Rosenqvist, O'Ward in Gulf 12 Hours
Latest SGT 'silly season' rumours

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.

Tsuchiya to switch to Toyota Supra GT300 for 2022
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Tsuchiya Engineering will contest the 2022 SUPER GT season with a self-constructed version of the Toyota GR Supra GT300 car, ending a two-year spell running Porsche GT3 machinery.

Intra-Honda fight gives SUPER GT title decider extra dimension Fuji II
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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.

McLaren IndyCar drivers Felix Rosenqvist and Pato O'Ward will share a car with team boss Zak Brown in next January's Gulf 12 Hours in Abu Dhabi.

Ahead of the final SUPER GT race of the season at Fuji Speedway this weekend, more information has come to light concerning the likely make-up of the 2022 grid, with Toyota set for the biggest changes.

Newgarden: 2023 downtown Detroit layout is “fantastic for racing”
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Newgarden: 2023 downtown Detroit layout is “fantastic for racing”

Josef Newgarden says the new IndyCar/IMSA street course for downtown Detroit will be a hit for race fans as well as local businesses given the layout.

Yamashita: Lack of consistency cost Rookie Racing title shot

Kenta Yamashita believes a lack of consistency has cost the Rookie Racing Toyota squad a genuine SUPER GT title shot in its first season as an independent outfit.

WEC GTE Am champion Rovera added to Ferrari factory roster
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WEC GTE Am champion Rovera added to Ferrari factory roster

Ferrari has added Alessio Rovera, who helped AF Corse win this year's FIA World Endurance Championship GTE Am title, to its roster of factory drivers.

Castroneves to race for MSR in IMSA endurance rounds in 2022
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Castroneves to race for MSR in IMSA endurance rounds in 2022

Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves will be the ‘third man’ in Meyer Shank Racing’s Acura for IMSA’s four enduro rounds next season.

Jani explores other LMDh options while Porsche deal unsigned

Le Mans 24 Hours winner Neel Jani has revealed he has yet to conclude a new contract with Porsche and is talking to other manufacturers about the new LMDh category. 

Bathurst 12 Hour moved to February, avoiding Sebring clash

The 2022 running of the Bathurst 12 Hour has been shifted to a late February date, avoiding a clash with the 12 Hours of Sebring weekend.

Blomqvist returns to IMSA in 2022 with Meyer Shank

Tom Blomqvist will return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2022, contesting the full season with Meyer Shank Racing in the top DPi class.

Nissan confirms GT-R GT500 car will be replaced for 2022
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Nissan confirms GT-R GT500 car will be replaced for 2022

Nissan has announced that the current-generation of GT-R will be replaced as its GT500 base model for the 2022 SUPER GT season.

Jarvis signs for full IMSA season with Meyer Shank Acura
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Jarvis signs for full IMSA season with Meyer Shank Acura

Oliver Jarvis will remain a full time IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship driver in 2022, having signed up to drive the #60 Meyer Shank Racing Acura ARX-05.

Against all odds: How Mazda earned its perfect IMSA swansong

The Mazda RT24-P came from three laps down to win its last IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race, the 2021 Petit Le Mans. Harry Tincknell, Oliver Jarvis and Jonathan Bomarito reflect on a thrilling race and the end of a chapter in their careers. By David Malsher-Lopez.

Nasr knew Taylor wouldn’t make corner in final-lap lunge

Felipe Nasr says he knew Ricky Taylor wouldn’t be able to pull off his attempt at passing his Action Express Cadillac on the final lap of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s Petit Le Mans season finale.

Petit Le Mans IMSA: Mazda wins race, AXR Cadillac takes title Road Atlanta
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Petit Le Mans IMSA: Mazda wins race, AXR Cadillac takes title

A tense final couple of hours saw Harry Tincknell claim Petit Le Mans victory for Mazda in the team’s final IMSA race, while Felipe Nasr held off a hard-charging Ricky Taylor to claim the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship title for himself and Pipo Derani.

Petit Le Mans IMSA, H8: Montoya leads with two hours to go

Meyer Shank Racing is leading at Road Atlanta with less than two hours left, with Juan Pablo Montoya holding off the similar Acura of Wayne Taylor Racing’s Filipe Albuquerque.

Corvette’s Taylor slams “clueless” driving in “nightmare” Petit Le Mans

Corvette Racing’s Jordan Taylor has hit out at “nightmare” driving standards in the 2021 Petit Le Mans, following a seven-car pileup among the GT classes that took him out of the race.

Petit Le Mans IMSA, H5: WTR Acura leads at half-distance

Wayne Taylor Racing is currently on course to win the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, as the 10-hour Petit Le Mans reached half-distance, while BMW leads Porsche and Corvette in the GT Le Mans class.

Petit Le Mans IMSA, H2: Bourdais leads Nasr, Corvettes head GTLM

The JDC Miller Motorsports Cadillac of Sebastien Bourdais leads Petit Le Mans after two hours, while the Corvettes run 1-2 in the final ever GTLM-class event.

The unanswered questions that define WEC 2021's controversial ending

OPINION: The deeply unsatisfying ending to a brilliant World Endurance Championship GTE Pro battle in Bahrain had Ferrari provisionally heading back from the desert as the victor. But Porsche plans to appeal the outcome, which rests on a number of confusing elements that have yet to be satisfactorily explained.

How the WEC's heavyweight duel reached its controversial flashpoint Prime

How the WEC's heavyweight duel reached its controversial flashpoint

The Ferrari versus Porsche fight for the FIA World Endurance Championship's GTE Pro title had been a finely-poised affair, right up until Alessandro Pier Guidi's punt on Michael Christensen in the closing stages of the Bahrain 8 Hours handed Ferrari a provisional title, pending Porsche's appeal. Here's how the controversy played out.

The remarkable fixes Toyota used to avert another Le Mans disaster

The 1-2 finish achieved by Toyota at this year's Le Mans 24 Hours was a result that will have surprised few, given its status as pre-event favourite. But the result was anything but straightforward, as worsening fuel pressure concerns required the team's drivers and engineers to pursue "creative fixes" on the fly. Here is the full story of how it reached the end without a lengthy pit visit

The 10 greatest drives of lost legend Jo Siffert Prime

The 10 greatest drives of lost legend Jo Siffert

It's 50 years since Jo Siffert was killed in his prime at Brands Hatch. The Swiss scored just two world championship wins in a Formula 1 career spent largely with privateer teams, but showed on numerous occasions in single-seaters and in sportscars with Porsche that he could beat any of the best drivers of his era given the right equipment.