The Autobacs Super GT Series has been featured in Sony’s multi-million selling Gran Turismo franchise for two decades, with the exposure of their most popular cars owing to the growth in popularity in Super GT outside of Japan.
And for months since it was released, the latest installment of the series, Gran Turismo SPORT for the Playstation 4, has been beckoning for the return of contemporary GT500 cars that have been a staple of the franchise.
On Tuesday, Sony Interactive Entertainment and Polyphony Digital confirmed that the 2016 Lexus RC F GT500, the 2016 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT500, and the 2016 Honda NSX Concept-GT will be added to the game for free as part of the Version 1.15 update which will be available starting tomorrow, 29 March 2018.
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Two-time Suzuka 1000km winner James Rossiter confirmed his return to the Autobacs Super GT Series in 2018, via social media on Thursday.
The 34-year-old British driver will compete in the second and third rounds of the 2018 Super GT Season, alongside his full-time commitments in the Japanese Super Formula Championship in 2018 with Vantelin Team TOM’s.
His two race run includes driving in the prestigious Fuji GT 500km Race on the Golden Week holiday of May 4, and in the Suzuka GT 300km Fan Festival on May 20.
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Toyota Gazoo Racing announced their global motorsports activities for the 2018 season in a press release on Thursday, and with it, outlined their participation for the Autobacs Super GT Series.
Super GT series is the top category of Japanese car racing, and in 2018, Lexus Gazoo Racing will continue to enter the Lexus LC 500. Lexus Gazoo Racing will support 6 teams and 6 vehicles through TRD. In the GT300 class, Toyota Gazoo Racing will enter 2 Toyota Prius and 3 Lexus RC F GT3 models.
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One of the Autobacs Super GT Series’ most exciting drivers will move to one of the series’ most prolific rides, as Yuhi Sekiguchi, a dual-class race winner and Toyota Gazoo Racing factory driver, will move to the #36 Lexus Team au TOM’s car.
Sekiguchi, who has spent the last four seasons with Lexus Team WedsSport Bandoh, will partner his old rival and Toyota Gazoo Racing ace Kazuki Nakajima in the au TOM’s LC500, riding on Bridgestone Potenza tyres, as Sekiguchi replaces the departing James Rossiter.
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