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SuperGT 2009: Nissan GT-R on Pole for Round 2 at Suzuka Circuit

April 18, 2009

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Championship winners from 2008 have come back to snatch pole position for SuperGT 2009 series round 2 which kicks off tomorrow afternoon. Team Nismo’s #1 MOTUL Autech Nissan GT-R driven by Satoshi Motoyama and Benoit Treluyer finished second in early qualifying with a 1:53.995 then turned up the heat for the Super Lap qualifying, winning with a best lap of 1:53.487.

The top 5 positions on tomorrow’s grid are Nissan GT-R heavy with three of the four GT500 class GT-R’s representing. The first five on the grid are:

  1. #1 MOTUL Autech Nissan GT-R
  2. #38 ZENT CERUMO Toyota SC430
  3. #3 HASEMI TOMICA EBBRO Nissan GT-R
  4. #36 Petronas TOM’s Toyota SC430
  5. #12 IMPUL Calsonic Nissan GT-R

Stay tuned to GTRBlog for updates on the race this Sunday…

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