Gallery: Iconic Japanese racing liveries, then and now

With the famous Raybrig colour scheme set to disappear from the SUPER GT grid this year, we've put together a selection of images of the most famous liveries that have been around for a decade or longer in Japan's top two categories of motorsport.

Raybrig NSX: Yuji Ide, Shinya Hosokawa (2009)
Raybrig NSX: Yuji Ide, Shinya Hosokawa (2009)
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Photo by: Hisao Sakakibara

Raybrig NSX-GT: Naoki Yamamoto, Tadasuke Makino (2020)
Raybrig NSX-GT: Naoki Yamamoto, Tadasuke Makino (2020)
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Photo by: Masahide Kamio

Calsonic Impul Z: Benoit Treluyer, Kazuki Hoshino (2007)
Calsonic Impul Z: Benoit Treluyer, Kazuki Hoshino (2007)
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Photo by: Hisao Sakakibara

Calsonic Impul GT-R: Daiki Sasaki, Kazuki Hiramine (2020)
Calsonic Impul GT-R: Daiki Sasaki, Kazuki Hiramine (2020)
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Photo by: Masahide Kamio

DENSO SARD SC430: Andre Couto, Katsuyuki Hiranaka (2007)
DENSO SARD SC430: Andre Couto, Katsuyuki Hiranaka (2007)
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Photo by: Hisao Sakakibara

DENSO KOBELCO SARD GR Supra: Heikki Kovalainen, Yuichi Nakayama (2020)
DENSO KOBELCO SARD GR Supra: Heikki Kovalainen, Yuichi Nakayama (2020)
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Photo by: Masahide Kamio

WedsSport IS350: Manabu Orido, Tsubasa Abe (2008)
WedsSport IS350: Manabu Orido, Tsubasa Abe (2008)
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Photo by: Hisao Sakakibara

WedsSport ADVAN GR Supra: Yuji Kunimoto, Ritomo Miyata (2020)
WedsSport ADVAN GR Supra: Yuji Kunimoto, Ritomo Miyata (2020)
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Photo by: Masahide Kamio

ARTA NSX: Daisuke Ito, Ralph Firman (2007)
ARTA NSX: Daisuke Ito, Ralph Firman (2007)
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Photo by: Hisao Sakakibara

ARTA NSX-GT: Tomoki Nojiri, Nirei Fukuzumi (2020)
ARTA NSX-GT: Tomoki Nojiri, Nirei Fukuzumi (2020)
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Photo by: Masahide Kamio

ZENT Supra: Yuji Tachikawa, Toranosuke Takagi (2005)
ZENT Supra: Yuji Tachikawa, Toranosuke Takagi (2005)
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Photo by: Hiroshi Yamamura

ZENT GR Supra: Hiroaki Ishiura, Yuji Tachikawa (2020)
ZENT GR Supra: Hiroaki Ishiura, Yuji Tachikawa (2020)
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Photo by: GTA

MOTUL GT-R: Masami Kageyama, Richard Lyons (2003)
MOTUL GT-R: Masami Kageyama, Richard Lyons (2003)
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Photo by: Hiroshi Yamamura

MOTUL AUTECH GT-R: Ronnie Quintarelli, Tsugio Matsuda (2020)
MOTUL AUTECH GT-R: Ronnie Quintarelli, Tsugio Matsuda (2020)
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Photo by: Masahide Kamio

au Cerumo Supra: Hironori Takeuchi, Yuji Tachikawa (2001)
au Cerumo Supra: Hironori Takeuchi, Yuji Tachikawa (2001)
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Photo by: Toyota Racing

au TOM’S GR Supra: Sacha Fenestraz, Yuhi Sekiguchi (2020)
au TOM’S GR Supra: Sacha Fenestraz, Yuhi Sekiguchi (2020)
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Photo by: Masahide Kamio

Keihin HSV-010: Toshihiro Kaneishi, Koudai Tsukakoshi (2010)
Keihin HSV-010: Toshihiro Kaneishi, Koudai Tsukakoshi (2010)
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Photo by: Hisao Sakakibara

Keihin NSX-GT: Bertrand Baguette, Koudai Tsukakoshi (2020)
Keihin NSX-GT: Bertrand Baguette, Koudai Tsukakoshi (2020)
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Photo by: Masahide Kamio

Evangelion RT apr Corolla: Koki Saga, Kosuke Matsuura, Yuya Sakamoto (2010)
Evangelion RT apr Corolla: Koki Saga, Kosuke Matsuura, Yuya Sakamoto (2010)
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Photo by: Hisao Sakakibara

#33 Evangelion RT X Works R8: Shaun Thong, Hiroyuki Matsumura (2020)
#33 Evangelion RT X Works R8: Shaun Thong, Hiroyuki Matsumura (2020)
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Photo by: Masahide Kamio

Hatsune Miku Studie Glad BMW Z4: Yasushi Kikuchi, Shozo Tagahara (2009)
Hatsune Miku Studie Glad BMW Z4: Yasushi Kikuchi, Shozo Tagahara (2009)
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Photo by: Hisao Sakakibara

Goodsmile Hatsune Miku AMG: Nobuteru Taniguchi, Tetsuya Kataoka (2020)
Goodsmile Hatsune Miku AMG: Nobuteru Taniguchi, Tetsuya Kataoka (2020)
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Photo by: Masahide Kamio

Team Mugen Swift FN09: Yuji Ide (2010)
Team Mugen Swift FN09: Yuji Ide (2010)
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Photo by: Hisao Sakakibara

Team Mugen Dallara SF19: Tomoki Nojiri (2020)
Team Mugen Dallara SF19: Tomoki Nojiri (2020)
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Photo by: Masahide Kamio

Docomo Team Dandelion Racing Lola B3/51: Richard Lyons
Docomo Team Dandelion Racing Lola B3/51: Richard Lyons
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Photo by: Sutton Images

Docomo Team Dandelion Racing: Naoki Yamamoto (2020)
Docomo Team Dandelion Racing: Naoki Yamamoto (2020)
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Photo by: Masahide Kamio

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