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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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2017 Driver Rankings: Fuji GT 500km Race

Welcome to the second installment of Super GT World’s 2017 Driver Rankings series. Here, we take a look at the 33rd running of the Fuji GT 500km Race, held on the Golden Week holiday of May 4, 2017, at Fuji International Speedway. (For our driver rankings for the 2017 Okayama GT 300km Race, click here.)

Our driver rankings are calculated by taking the average of each individual driver’s ten fastest laps during the race session. For the Suzuka 1000km, we will average each driver’s twenty fastest race laps.

The methodology is inspired by the works of racing driver David Heinemeier Hansson, who provides similar analytical breakdowns for World Endurance Championship, European Le Mans Series, and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship races.

Timing and scoring data was taken from the data available through the official 2017 Super GT Live Timing App, available exclusively on iOS devices such as iPhone and iPad. Live functionality will cost a one-time fee of ¥860 JPY/$7.99 USD/£7.99 GBP, all other functions are free of charge.

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2017 Driver Rankings: Okayama GT 300km Race

Welcome to the first installment of Super GT World’s 2017 Driver Rankings series. Today, we’re going to examine the Okayama GT 300km Race, held on April 9, 2017 at Okayama International Circuit.

Our driver rankings are calculated by taking the average of each individual driver’s ten fastest laps during the race session. For the Suzuka 1000km, we will average each driver’s twenty fastest race laps.

The methodology is inspired by the works of racing driver David Heinemeier Hansson, who provides similar analytical breakdowns for World Endurance Championship, European Le Mans Series, and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship races.

Timing and scoring data was taken from the data available through the official 2017 Super GT Live Timing App, available exclusively on iOS devices such as iPhone and iPad. Live functionality will cost ¥860 JPY/$7.99 USD/£7.99 GBP, all other functions are free of charge.

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2016 Race Analysis: 45th International Suzuka 1000km

The last 2016 Super GT Race Analysis for a few days will be a look at the crown jewel of the Super GT calendar and of Japanese sports car racing, the 45th International Suzuka 1000km, held on August 28, 2016 at Suzuka Circuit.

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