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Jenson Button and Naoki Yamamoto were on course for a first SUPER GT victory of 2019 at Sugo, but things took a turn for the worse when Yamamoto took over the wheel. Rachit Thukral explains how their remaining hopes of defending their title unravelled in a topsy-turvy race.
B-Max director Toshikazu Tanaka has hailed Frederic Makowiecki after the Frenchman delivered an impressive wet-weather drive at Sugo to secure Nissan’s first SUPER GT victory in over a year.
B-Max pair Frederic Makowiecki and Kohei Hirate delivered Nissan’s first SUPER GT win of 2019 in a rain-hit race at Sugo, as early leaders Jenson Button and Naoki Yamamoto finished eighth.
Real Racing duo Koudai Tsukakoshi and Bertrand Baguette led a second consecutive front row sweep for Honda in qualifying for the Sugo round of SUPER GT series.
James Rossiter will return to SUPER GT action at Sugo this weekend after being forced to miss the previous race at Autopolis due to an ear disorder.