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ARN Racing win Fuji Super TEC, draw closer to ST-X title

It was the perfect weekend for premier class championship leaders ARN Racing this past weekend, at the Fuji Super TEC 10 Hour Race, the fifth round of the 2017 Super Taikyu Series, and the biggest event of the 2017 calendar.

The #8 Ferrari 488 GT3 of Hiroaki Nagai, Kota Sasaki, and guest driver Tsubasa Mekaru went from pole position, and outlasted the competition in a grueling ten-hour event to take their second straight win of the season. The victory also gives them a massive 19-point lead in the ST-X class championship standings, with just one round left to go in the season.

Further down the running order, Volkswagen took their first win in ST-TCR, and three of the seven class championships were decided – in the ST-2, ST-4, and ST-5 categories.

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Entry List: 46th International Suzuka 1000km

The GT Association, sanctioning body and promoter of the Autobacs Super GT Series, have officially published the entry list for the 46th and final running of the International Suzuka 1000km at Suzuka Circuit on August 26-27.

GT500 Class (15 Cars)

GT300 Class (30 Cars)

Formula 1 World Drivers’ Champion Jenson Button and Le Mans track record holder Kamui Kobayashi headline the list of 103 drivers representing 45 teams in the field for the last running of the Suzuka summer endurance race as we know it now.

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2016 Review: Team Taisan SARD

One of Super GT’s oldest, most accomplished teamsĀ in history returned to the series after a year out, and Team Taisan SARD’s comeback campaign went better than expected – with shades of their championship glories of yesteryear, especially at the last meeting of the season.

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Shogo Mitsuyama leaves Team Taisan SARD

16-year Super GT series veteran Shogo Mitsuyama has left Team Taisan SARD, effective immediately, per a statement on his blog.

Mitsuyama, who had driven the #26 Taisan SARD Audi R8 LMS through the first five races of the season, stated that he wishes to continue his racing activities, and thanks his fans for their support in the 2016 season.

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