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Koudai Tsukakoshi and Bertrand Baguette dominated SUPER GT qualifying at Sugo, as reigning champions Jenson Button and Naoki Yamamoto secured their first front-row start of 2019. Having topped the sole practice on Saturday morning for the penultimate round of the season, Honda squad Real Racing lowered the previous lap record by over half a second
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Precision Performance Motorsport’s Brandon Gdovic moved to within just six points of the lead of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America championship after a double win at Laguna Seca. Gdovic, who shared the #46 Huracan with IndyCar Series regular Conor Daly, got the better of the championship-leading Change Racing pairing of Richard Antinucci and Corey
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R-Motorsport has unveiled the new Aston Martin Vantage Cup one-make series beginning in 2020, while also reiterating its commitment to the DTM and hinting at a World Endurance Championship future. The outfit, which holds the Aston Martin license in the DTM and races in the Blancpain GT Series, will first launch its one-make series in
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FFF Racing’s Andrea Caldarelli and Marco Mapelli claimed the Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe title on countback after finishing tied on points with Black Falcon Mercedes at the Hungaroring. The Lamborghini duo beat the pairing of Maro Engel and Luca Stolz to the championship after recording two wins to Engel/Stolz’s one. Raffaele Marciello and Vincent
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The 2019 SUPER GT season is being broadcast live and for free by Motorsport.tv, and you can watch this weekend’s Autopolis round live on Autosport too. Honda swept the front row of the grid after a dominant showing in qualifying, but a first victory since the Okayama opener in April is anything but guaranteed due
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Honda locked out the front row at Autopolis for the second year running as Real Racing led last year’s polesitting ARTA team in SUPER GT qualifying. Koudai Tsukakoshi underlined the chart-topping pace shown by Real Racing in both practice and Q1, clocking a time of 1m33.262s in the #17 NSX he shares with Bertrand Baguette.
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Grasser Racing’s Mirko Bortolotti claimed pole position for the opening Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe race at the Nurburgring. Bortolotti set a best time of 1m54.926s to put his #63 Lamborghini Huracan GT3 just six hundredths of a second clear of the championship-leading Black Falcon Mercedes of Luca Stolz. The similar Lamborghini of Marco Mapelli
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Enzo Ide, the 2016 Blancpain GT Sprint champion, is in an artificial coma in Bruges following an accident at home, but his condition is reported to be stable. Ide, who won his title in a WRT Audi R8 LMS GT3, was found at home by his wife in a confused state on August 13 and
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WRT gave Audi its first Intercontinental GT Challenge victory of 2019 following a dominant showing in the second running of the Suzuka 10 Hours. The #25 crew comprising Kelvin van der Linde, Dries Vanthoor and Frederic Vervisch took the chequered flag 40 seconds clear of the #999 GruppeM Mercedes that won the event last year.
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Heikki Kovalainen will join fellow ex-McLaren Formula 1 driver Mika Hakkinen competing in the Suzuka 10 Hours, driving a Ferrari 488 GT3. Kovalainen will share HubAuto’s #27 Ferrari with fellow Super GT champion Nick Cassidy and team regular Nick Foster on August 23-25. Meanwhile double F1 champion Hakkinen is making his first international racing start
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Jenson Button says it will be “difficult” for he and Naoki Yamamoto to defend their SUPER GT title, despite returning to the podium in last weekend’s Fuji 500-mile round. The Kunimitsu Honda duo charged from 10th on the grid to finish second in the bonus-points race, accumulating 18 points to move up to fifth in
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Sandy Mitchell and Andrea Amici moved to within five points of Corey Lewis and Richard Antinucci after claiming a double Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America victory at Road America. The Prestige Performance/Wayne Taylor Racing duo profited from a well-timed mandatory pit-stop during a full course caution to claim their first series win in Saturday’s opening
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FFF Racing’s Juuso Puhakka and Takashi Kasai extended their Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia points lead with a first overall victory of the year at the Korea International Circuit. The pair grabbed two extra points by claiming pole for Saturday’s opening encounter at the former Formula 1 venue, and now hold a five-point cushion over the
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The 2019 SUPER GT season is being broadcast live and for free by Motorsport.tv, and you can watch this weekend’s prestigious Fuji 500-mile race live on Autosport too. Nissan is aiming to score its first GT500 victory of the season after locking out the front row of the grid for the bonus-points race. But a
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Nissan locked out the front row for SUPER GT’s Fuji 500-mile race after the qualifying session was ended prematurely following a major crash for Honda runner Koudai Tsukakoshi. Tsukakoshi’s Real Racing Honda suffered a braking problem on the approach to Turn 1, slamming the barriers hard and bringing out a red flag. Just 20 seconds
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The R-Motorsport Aston Martin team will contest November’s Kyalami round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge ahead of a potential full-series entry in 2020. The Swiss DTM entrant has revealed that it will field two Aston Martin Vantage GT3s in the IGTC finale in South Africa on November 23 after the climax of its twin programmes
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Porsche secured its first victory in the Spa 24 Hours since 2010 thanks to the GPX Racing squad at the end of a disrupted, rain-affected race. Kevin Estre, Michael Christensen, Richard Lietz took honours in the Gulf-liveried #20 Porsche 911 GT3-R, leading a one-two for the Weissach marque ahead of the #998 ROWE Racing car
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The Grasser Lamborghni squad led the Spa 24 Hours when the race was red-flagged shortly after the 13-hour mark as the weather conditions deteriorated. Heavy rain resulted in the stoppage at approximately 5:40am local time after a lengthy full-course yellow virtual safety car period, with Christian Engelhart out front in the #63 Lamborghini Huracan GT3
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Motorsport.tv is broadcasting the 2019 Spa 24 Hours live and for free, and you can catch all the action live on Autosport. A total of 72 cars, including 63 in the Pro class, represent the 11 manufacturers that will contest the Blancpain GT Series blue riband event. Black Falcon Mercedes driver Maro Engel has already
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Bonaldi Motorsport’s Danny Kroes and Sergey Afanasiev moved into the lead of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe standings after claiming a win and second place at Spa. Having taken over from Afanasiev following the mandatory pitstop, Kroes made two decisive overtakes at Les Combes on team-mate and race one winner Jack Bartholomew and the polesitting
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