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SuperGT 2009: MOTUL Autech Nissan GT-R Finishes Second for Round 8 in Kyushu

October 18, 2009 Comments off


Team Nismo battled heavy weight handicaps to finish second for the penultimate round of the 2009 International SuperGT Championships at Autopolis in Kyushu, Japan today. Winner of this round was the #36 TOM’s Petronas Toyota SC430 which takes it’s first win for the season. In third place was the #24 HIS ADVAN Nissan GT-R of team Kondo Racing.

The second place finish nets Nismo valuable points in securing their place at the top of the teams ranking for 2009.

Full race report and Nissan high res photos to come, until then, enjoy these photos of the days racing…

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

April 18, 2009 Comments off


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
  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…

Link: SuperGT related articles on GTRBlog