CarGuy Racing gave the home fans at Fuji International Speedway something to smile about this past weekend, when they won the first of two races in the fourth round of the Blancpain GT Series Asia this past weekend.
2012 Super GT GT300 Drivers’ Champion Naoki Yokomizo, and 2016 Super GT rookie Kei Cozzolino, capitalized on a calamitous first corner to take the lead of the race, and drive on to an improbable victory in their Lamborghini Huracán GT3, beating out some of the top full-time teams in the series – as well as some of their arch-rivals from the Super Taikyu Endurance Series.
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The fourth time was the charm for ARN Racing, for Hiroaki Nagai and Kota Sasaki, and their #8 Ferrari 488 GT3 – as they took their first win of the 2017 Super Taikyu Series in the Group 1 race at Autopolis on Sunday.
The victory ended a remarkable eleven-race undefeated streak for the Nissan GT-R GT3s, who all hit trouble during the race – and have now turned the championship on its ear heading into September’s Fuji Super-TEC Endurance Race.
The Group 2 race held earlier in the morning was won overall by the #86 TOM’s Spirit Toyota 86 (Takamitsu Matsui/Naoya Gamou/Sho Tsuboi), which won the ST-4 class for the third consecutive race.
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The 2017 Super Taikyu Series has seen three rounds of intriguing endurance racing so far, at Twin Ring Motegi, Sportsland Sugo, and most recently, at Suzuka Circuit for a four-hour endurance event.
Now the second half of the season begins this weekend at Autopolis circuit on Kyushu Island, for a weekend consisting of two three-hour races – and a weekend that could put a few teams closer to a championship in their respective classes.
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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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