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2018 Fuji GT 500 Mile Race: Entry List

On Monday, the GT Association (GTA), promoter of the Autobacs Super GT Series, released the entry list for the fifth round of the 2018 season – Super GT’s newest endurance racing tradition, the Fuji GT 500 Mile Race.

All 44 cars and an even 100 drivers are entered into the Fuji 500 Miles, with 12 third drivers entered into the GT300 class for the biggest race of the season on 4-5 August. Here’s how the entry list shakes down:

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Jules Gounon joins EIcars Bentley for Fuji 500 Miles

EIcars Bentley have announced that Jules Gounon, Bentley Motorsport factory driver, will join the team for this August’s revival of the Fuji GT 500 Mile Race, the fifth round of the 2018 Autobacs Super GT Series, on 4-5 August at Fuji Speedway.

The 23-year-old Frenchman tested the #117 Bentley Continental GT3 at the pre-season test at Fuji Speedway in preparation for his Super GT debut later this year.

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Super GT publishes Fuji test entry list

On Monday, the GT Association (GTA) published the entry list for the upcoming second pre-season test for the 2018 Autobacs Super GT Series, to be held at Fuji Speedway on March 24 & 25.

42 cars will take part, as will 90 different drivers, over the two days of the final tune-up before the season gets underway on April 8 at Okayama International Circuit.

The testing lineup is headlined by the GT500 return of James Rossiter, plus the first competitive GT500 test for Toyota young driver Sho Tsuboi, who are expected to race in the Fuji 500km in place of Kazuki Nakajima and Kamui Kobayashi respectively.

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