On Sunday, before the fifth round of the Autobacs Super GT Series at Fuji Speedway, GT Association (GTA) chairman Masaaki Bandoh gave his customary pre-race press conference to the media.
A few of the subjects covered included, but were not limited to, the potential introduction of a Full Course Yellow system, Mercedes-AMG’s sudden withdrawal from the DTM and its impacts on a potential collaboration with Super GT, and even the future of the Fuji GT 300km Race itself from 2018 and beyond.
Continue reading Super GT chairman Bandoh talks FCY, 2018 Schedule, and Mercedes’ DTM Withdrawal
During a busy weekend of racing, our coverage of the Motegi GT Grand Final got compromised a bit by a combination of real-life work commitments and a general lack of sleep.
To make up for that, here’s the miscellaneous news and notes from Friday’s manufacturer press conference, Saturday’s GT-Association press conference with president Masaaki Bandoh, and everything else that wouldn’t fit into the rest of our coverage.
Also, enjoy this picture of Bandoh with the lovable bear Kumamon, in attendance for the weekend as a goodwill ambassador for Kumamoto Prefecture. Continue reading News and Notes from Motegi Grand Final weekend