supergt News and Analysis
After being humbled by Toyota in the opening round of the SUPER GT season at Okayama, Honda faced question marks over its form at its home track at Motegi. But in the end the strength of the NSX-GT averted another 'Supra festival'.
Heikki Kovalainen admits he's concerned the SARD Toyota's strong SUPER GT pre-season testing form may have been an "illusion" after managing just one point for 10th last weekend at Motegi.
Nissan can no longer afford to qualify poorly in SUPER GT, Ronnie Quintarelli has stated following another disappointing outing in last weekend's third round of the season at Motegi.
Nissan GT300 ace Joao Paulo de Oliveira has expressed his surprise at being eliminated from Sunday’s Motegi SUPER GT round by what he feels was a “violent move” from the JLOC Lamborghini of Takashi Kogure.
SUPER GT will not attempt to run any overseas races in 2022, with the series set for an entirely Japan-based calendar for a third year in a row.
Toyota SUPER GT driver Ritomo Miyata says he is "happy to be frustrated" about Racing Project Bandoh's narrow defeat to Naoki Yamamoto and Team Kunimitsu in Sunday's Motegi race.
Kunimitsu Honda duo Naoki Yamamoto and Tadasuke Makino claimed their first SUPER GT victory of the 2021 SUPER GT season at Motegi after Yamamoto resisted the advances of Toyota’s Ritomo Miyata.
Honda driver Naoki Yamamoto says he was finally able to give a "champion-like" performance in qualifying for this weekend's Motegi SUPER GT round after scoring a first pole in three years for Team Kunimitsu.
Naoki Yamamoto delivered the Kunimitsu Honda squad its first SUPER GT pole position in nearly three years at Motegi, beating Toyota outfit Bandoh in Saturday’s qualifying.
The SUPER GT championship-leading Rookie Racing Toyota crew is now facing a series of “crucial” races following its dream start to the season, says Kenta Yamashita.
After a break of nearly 11 weeks, SUPER GT is finally back in action this weekend for its third round of the season at Motegi. But will Honda's 2020 dominance at the track continue, or is Toyota poised to strike back?
After missing out on last year’s SUPER GT GT300 title, Subaru has introduced an all-new car for the 2021 campaign as it aims for its first major championship title since its WRC heyday.
Pacific CarGuy Racing will field an all-pro line-up for the next round of the SUPER GT season at Motegi, as former GT300 champion Naoki Yokomizo returns to the series.
Sugo’s revised pitlane exit layout has attracted criticism from Super Formula drivers, who have labelled the new design “dangerous”.
Toyota youngster Sena Sakaguchi has been making waves in both SUPER GT and Super Formula this year. His performances might be giving his former employer Honda food for thought, says Jamie Klein.
Yokohama is convinced that its SUPER GT race pace has taken a step forward compared to what it labelled as a "catastrophic" 2020 campaign.
The postponed Suzuka round of the SUPER GT season has been rescheduled for late August, creating a clash with the Le Mans 24 Hours.
A pulsating final stint in the Fuji 500km earlier this month has left Jamie Klein wondering how SUPER GT might be able to find ways to recreate that drama more regularly throughout the season.
The TOM'S SUPER GT squad admits that replacement driver Sena Sakaguchi may end up replacing Sacha Fenestraz for the entire season in the #37 Toyota GR Supra.
Jann Mardenborough has declared that he “will be back for sure” in SUPER GT in the future following his surprise dismissal by Nissan at the end of last year.
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.
Nissan concedes that this month's third round of the SUPER GT season at Suzuka is a 'must-win' event following a rare engine failure for the manufacturer's flagship NISMO car last week at Fuji Speedway.
GTA chairman Masaaki Bandoh has revealed plans to increase the distances of SUPER GT races in 2022 in order to encourage better fuel efficiency.
Bertrand Baguette admits he and Real Racing Honda teammate Koudai Tsukakoshi got “lucky” twice on their way to victory in SUPER GT’s Fuji 500km round having spent much of the race struggling for pace.
TOM'S Toyota SUPER GT driver Ryo Hirakawa thinks he and Sena Sakaguchi could have won Tuesday's Fuji 500km race had it been "two or three laps longer".
Nirei Fukuzumi has explained the "unlucky" penalty that cost he and the ARTA Honda SUPER GT team a likely victory in Tuesday's Fuji 500km race.
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.
SUPER GT will be holding its first 'long-distance' race since the 2019 season on Tuesday, as the Fuji 500km Golden Week classic makes its return after a year's absence.
Toyota SUPER GT team Racing Project Bandoh scored its first pole position since 2016 during qualifying for this week’s Fuji 500km Golden Week race.
Reigning SUPER GT champion Tadasuke Makino admits he “really struggled” in a private test at Suzuka last month but is “feeling good” ahead of his return to race action at Fuji Speedway.
Dunlop wants to expand its presence further in SUPER GT’s top GT500 class by adding a third car to its roster, according to the tyre manufacturer’s motorsport chief Yoshinao Yasuda.
SUPER GT organisers have given the green light for the Full Course Yellow system to be introduced for next week's Fuji 500km ground following discussions with teams and drivers.
Once seemingly destined for Formula 1, two-time SUPER GT champion Kohei Hirate is determined to prove his worth with Nissan after ending up on the receiving end of not one but two career-changing Toyota rejections.
Toyota SUPER GT driver Yuhi Sekiguchi says that being partnered with young and fast teammates at TOM'S has helped him rediscover some of his lost motivation.
Toyota believes that a change in set-up concept for the 2021 SUPER GT season is one of the factors that allowed the GR Supra to dominate at Okayama.
Toyota driver Sacha Fenestraz potentially faces a prolonged wait before he is able to return to Japan and take up his seats in Super Formula and SUPER GT after missing the start of both campaigns this month.
Tadasuke Makino is set for his return to SUPER GT action in next month's second round of the season at Fuji Speedway as a third driver for the Team Kunimitsu Honda squad.
Both Honda and Toyota had to call upon substitute drivers for last weekend's SUPER GT opener at Okayama, but the drivers they chose put in contrasting performances - with interesting implications for this year's title battle.
Nissan says it is encouraged by the pace its GT-Rs displayed in last weekend's Okayama SUPER GT opener despite failing to achieve a higher result than ninth place.
SUPER GT is still planning to introduce the Full Course Yellow system this season, and it could be used for the first time next month at Fuji Speedway, Motorsport.com has learned.
The layout of the pit stalls in the Okayama pitlane played a key part in Kondo Racing’s GT300 class victory in last weekend’s SUPER GT season opener.
TOM'S driver Sho Tsuboi has branded the mistake he made while battling fellow Toyota driver Kenta Yamashita for victory in Sunday's Okayama SUPER GT opener "frustrating and something I regret".
Ryo Hirakawa has explained what exactly happened during the mid-race pitstop that cost the TOM’S Toyota team a likely victory in the SUPER GT season opener at Okayama.
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.
Honda SUPER GT driver Bertrand Baguette admits he can't see a way to beat Toyota in this weekend's Okayama opener after the GR Supra contingent swept the top five on the grid.
Sena Sakaguchi put the TOM’S Toyota team on pole position for the 2021 SUPER GT season opener at Okayama, as Toyota GR Supras locked out the top five spots on the grid.
Honda says it is braced for a "tougher" battle against Toyota in the second year of competition for its front-engined NSX-GT in the 2021 SUPER GT season.
International live coverage of Japan's SUPER GT series returns to Motorsport.tv for the 2021 season, which begins this weekend in Okayama.
There may be no new cars in SUPER GT's top class this year, but there have been several key developments behind the scenes that could make the 2021 season even more thrilling than last year's campaign, as Jamie Klein explains.
Joao Paulo de Oliveira says he would like to see SUPER GT organisers prevent GT300 teams from executing no-tyre change pitstops for the entire 2021 season.
Ex-Formula 1 driver Heikki Kovalainen says he has enjoyed his best preparation to a SUPER GT season since his title-winning campaign in 2016.
SUPER GT doesn’t need to adopt Indy-style race starts to spice up the show, says Honda GT500 race winner Bertrand Baguette following a trial run in the Fuji pre-season test last month.
Naoki Yamamoto's haul of five titles across Super Formula and SUPER GT mark him out as statistically the most successful driver in Japan's top two series in recent years. But can he really be considered the equal of past legends?
Toyota SUPER GT driver Kazuya Oshima was left encouraged by "big changes" made to the Rookie Racing GR Supra in last weekend's Fuji Speedway pre-season test.