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GTNET Motor Sports win Suzuka 4 Hour Enduro

The #99 Y’s Distraction GTNET Nissan GT-R GT3 of Tadao Uematsu, Kazuki Hoshino, and Kiyoto Fujinami got the GTNET Motor Sports team their first Super Taikyu Series victory in over a year by taking the victory in the Suzuka 4 Hour Endurance Race, the third round of the 2017 Super Taikyu season.

With the help of some smart strategy during a key safety car intervention, and some superb driving from their professional drivers Hoshino and Fujinami, the #99 GT-R went on to take the overall victory at Suzuka Circuit – the eleventh consecutive victory in Super Taikyu for the Nissan GT-R GT3.

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ARN Racing take third straight Super Taikyu pole at Suzuka

The Ferrari 488 GT3 of ARN Racing secured their third straight pole position of the 2017 Super Taikyu Series on Saturday at Suzuka Circuit.

Drivers Hiroaki Nagai and Kota Sasaki led their respective qualifying groups in the ST-X class to take pole position by an aggregate time of 2.2 seconds.

In the Second Chance 100 qualifying race, it was the #112 Sato-SS Rn-sports Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG (Atsushi Sato/Ryosei Yamashita/Nobuo Kubo) who took the victory, overcoming a puncture to guarantee a spot in the field for Sunday’s four-hour main race – as all three ST-X cars in the last chance qualifier hit problems during the race.

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Super Taikyu Suzuka 4 Hours Preview: Survival of the Fastest

The Super Taikyu Endurance Series returns to action on June 10th and 11th for the first of its two major events of the season. The Suzuka Super Taikyu 4 Hour Race will see all seven active classes, including the newest ST-TCR class, competing on track at the same time in a single long-distance event.

54 teams and over 150 drivers of all skill levels will do battle this weekend, and at Suzuka, there will be a few prolific teams and drivers making their season debuts – including the return of two Japanese racing legends in a single car, and a new machine making its Super Taikyu debut in ST-TCR.

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Kondo Racing picks up second win of 2017 at Super Taikyu Sugo 3h

The #1 ThreeBond Kondo Racing Nissan GT-R GT3 of Yuudai Uchida, Tomonobu Fujii, and Kazuki Hiramine withstood late pressure from their main rivals at Endless Sports, and scored their second straight win of the 2017 Super Taikyu Endurance Series at the three-hour Group 1 race at Sportsland SUGO.

With the #3 Endless Advan GT-R (Yuke Taniguchi/Hideki Yamauchi/Yuya Motojima) finishing second, Nissan take their second straight 1-2 finish of the 2017 season, along with their tenth straight victory in the top class of Super Taikyu.

The Modulo Honda Civic TCRs scored another 1-2 finish in the newly-renamed ST-TCR category, this time led by the #97 Civic Type R of the “SSS” trio – Shinichi Ito, Shinichi Ebisawa, and Shinji Nakano.

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