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Super GT announces 2018 schedule

On July 28, the GT Association (GTA), the promoter of the Autobacs Super GT Series, announced the provisional schedule for the 2018 Super GT season.

The 2018 calendar consists of eight races, seven of which will be held domestically in Japan, and one single fly-away round in Thailand. Among the highlights of the new calendar include the return of the Suzuka GT 300km Race on May 19-20, and several existing rounds moving places in the calendar.

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ARN Racing conquers Nissan’s streak in Super Taikyu at Autopolis

The fourth time was the charm for ARN Racing, for Hiroaki Nagai and Kota Sasaki, and their #8 Ferrari 488 GT3 – as they took their first win of the 2017 Super Taikyu Series in the Group 1 race at Autopolis on Sunday.

The victory ended a remarkable eleven-race undefeated streak for the Nissan GT-R GT3s, who all hit trouble during the race – and have now turned the championship on its ear heading into September’s Fuji Super-TEC Endurance Race.

The Group 2 race held earlier in the morning was won overall by the #86 TOM’s Spirit Toyota 86 (Takamitsu Matsui/Naoya Gamou/Sho Tsuboi), which won the ST-4 class for the third consecutive race.

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2017 Driver Rankings: Super GT in Kyushu 300km

Welcome to the admittedly way-too-far-behind-schedule third installment of Super GT World’s 2017 Driver Rankings series. This post will be about the third round of the 2017 Autobacs Super GT Series, the Super GT in Kyushu 300km, held on May 21 at Autopolis circuit. Previous installments of our 2017 Driver Rankings series can be read here: Okayama | Fuji 500km

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Super Taikyu moves to Autopolis for fourth round

The 2017 Super Taikyu Series has seen three rounds of intriguing endurance racing so far, at Twin Ring Motegi, Sportsland Sugo, and most recently, at Suzuka Circuit for a four-hour endurance event.

Now the second half of the season begins this weekend at Autopolis circuit on Kyushu Island, for a weekend consisting of two three-hour races – and a weekend that could put a few teams closer to a championship in their respective classes.

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