The #51 JMS P.MU LMcorsa Lexus RC F GT3 of Yuichi Nakayama and Sho Tsuboi took a defining victory in Sunday’s seventh and penultimate round of the 2017 Autobacs Super GT Series, the Chang Super GT Race at Chang International Circuit in Buriram, Thailand.
The young Toyota drivers’ victory from second on the grid moves them into second in the GT300 championship standings, behind the #4 Goodsmile Hatsune Miku Mercedes-AMG GT3 of Nobuteru Taniguchi & Tatsuya Kataoka, which finished a strong second and regained the championship lead with just one race remaining.
Continue reading JMS LM Corsa win at Buriram, Goodsmile Racing re-take GT300 points lead
The seventh round of the 2017 Autobacs Super GT Series is a step into the unknown for the competitors of the GT300 class, whose championship fight is heating up as the series heads to the tropical Southeast Asian kingdom of Thailand, for the Chang Super GT Race at Chang International Circuit in Buriram.
In the fascinating sub-class warfare between the FIA GT3, JAF-GT, and Mother Chassis machines, there’s still yet to be a clear-cut advantage in just three years of racing at Buriram. And entering year four, the picture may not be clear still – especially in terms of the championship, following this penultimate round of the championship.
Continue reading 2017 Chang Super GT Race Preview: GT300 – The Wildcard
Defending GT300 champions VivaC Team Tsuchiya are once again in the midst of a championship battle, and through a 12-month emotional roller coaster, deputy team director Takeshi Tsuchiya has taken the highs, and the lows, in confident stride.
In a recent interview with Ryuji Hirano of AUTOSPORTweb of Japan, Tsuchiya revealed that he would like to bring the team up to GT500, and compete as the sole privateer in a full-factory premier class sometime in the very near future – the team’s self-described “Road to GT500.”
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The GT Association (GTA), sanctioning body of the Autobacs Super GT Series, has released the Balance of Performance (BoP) tables for the upcoming Chang Super GT Race at Buriram, Thailand, on October 7-8.
Changes from the previous round will be highlighted in GREEN for performance buffs or enhancements, and RED for performance nerfs or detractions.
Continue reading 2017 Chang Super GT Race – BoP Tables