Lexus is replacing the RC F racecar in Japan with the new LC 500. Continue Reading...
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The Honda NSX Super GT race car has finally been revealed at Suzuka Raceway, as the teams begin testing their vehicles for the 2014 season. Continue Reading...
Lexus Racing has announced that it will be competing in the 2014 Japanese Super GT Series with an all-new LF-CC race car. Continue Reading...
Not quite the same merger as what ALMS and Grand-Am are doing, but DTM and Japan’s Super GT have signed a cooperation deal that will see DTM race cars at Super GT events and vice versa. Continue Reading...
Mugen and Honda debuted their CR-Z GT race car at the fourth round of this season’s Super GT Series at the Sportsland Sugo race track, and already the GT300 competitor looks promising. Continue Reading...
Undoubtedly, it would be surprising to hear news that Honda didn’t have any immediate plans to brings its newest Acura NSX to the GT racing ranks. In fact, Honda boss Takanobu Ito confirmed as much at the concept car’s debut at the Detroit Motor Show earlier this year. But now a timeline is starting to… Continue Reading...
With Honda having just announced details of its new CR-Z racing program in partnership with Mugen, video of the car’s first shakedown test has gone public. Continue Reading...
Earlier this year, Honda announced it would enter a CR-Z race car to compete in Japan’s Super GT Series, and now the hybrid is set to make its race debut at the upcoming Round 4 Sugo GT on July 28-29, 2012. Continue Reading...
Racing and car wrecks are synonymous with one another, and the latest Super GT race at Fuji raceway saw Tim Bergmeister careening into the wall at high speeds in his Porsche. Continue Reading...
With the Subaru BRZ due to arrive in showrooms very soon, Subaru is out promoting its new sports coupe in full force. One way to get your car noticed is by taking it racing, and that is exactly what Subaru did on April 1, 2012. The BRZ race car made its public racing debut at… Continue Reading...
Love Nissan GT-Rs? Then you most certainly would love the Tokyo Auto Salon. Featuring the latest tuning trends and most amazing race cars, much of the content on the show floor was GT-R related this year – although to be honest, the show is GT-R heavy every year. On display were plenty of modified GT-Rs… Continue Reading...
Racing a Prius might sound like the start of a joke, until you see this. Unveiled at the Tokyo Auto Salon in Japan, this Toyota Prius is fully prepped and sporting its race livery. Significantly wider and lower than a factor model, this Prius is designed to compete in Japan’s Super GT racing series starting… Continue Reading...
This year’s LA Auto Show will give us a look at the Subaru BRZ Concept, and even though we don’t even have finalized details on the upcoming vehicle, Subaru has already announced that the BRZ will represent them in the 2012 Super GT Championship in Japan. Obviously Subaru has a long heritage of racing in… Continue Reading...
Toyota has announced its three-man tea of pro racers, who will pilot the brand’s hybrid LMP1 car in the 2012 Le Mans and other races. The list includes former F1 driver and winner of the 2009 24 Hours of Le mans (under Peugeot) Alex Wurz, Team Oreca pilot and last year’s 12 Hours of Sebring… Continue Reading...
Chrysler is playing with the idea of returning to international GT competition with the next generation of Viper. Chysler dominated with the original Viper in the GTS class with wins at Le Mans 24 Hours from 1998-2000. The American automaker is looking at the possibility of taking on BMW, Ferrari, Chevrolet and Porsche in the… Continue Reading...
Back in February it was announced that Chevrolet Corvette will once again be competing in Japan’s Super GT series for the 2011 season. Three years have past since the last Super GT competed and the Corvette has only competed three times in the Super GT class. All three seasons proved to be unsuccessful for the… Continue Reading...
In love with Honda’s HSV-010 GT race car replacement for the NSX in Japan’s Super GT Series? Then you won’t want to watch this. At the very first race of the season at Suzuki, three of the GT500 class cars collided on the front straight, taking out two in spectacular fashion. The video shows the… Continue Reading...
Honda Racing has officially announced the HSV-010 GT will join Japan’s Super GT racing series this year, releasing a huge selection of photos for those who just can’t get enough of the car. Based on the discontinued NSX replacement (yup, we’re still crying about it too), the HSV-010 is powered by a 3.4-liter V8 that… Continue Reading...
We’re still in awe over the HSV-010 and now there’s even more testosterone pumping video of Honda’s new race car on track at Suzuka. Reportedly powered by a tiny 3.4-liter V8 engine, we can only assume it revs to typically Honda heights to achieve all 500-hp. It certainly sounds like a screamer and we’d argue… Continue Reading...
Honda’s race-only replacement for the NSX has now been spied undergoing testing at Japan’s famous Suzuka track. Called the HSV-010 (HSV standing for Honda Sports Velocity), the car is powered by a 3.4-liter V8 engine that makes roughly 500-hp. The car will race in the GT500 class, where all cars are limited to around 500-hp…. Continue Reading...
It’s here at last… sort of. Above is a lone photo of the replacement to the Honda/Acura NSX – at least in race car trim. Called the HSV-10 GT, or Velocity Sports Honda, this track only exotic is built to run in the GT500 class of Japan’s Super GT series. As cars in that class… Continue Reading...
Honda has just announced that due to a rule change for the 2010 Super GT Series, the NSX won’t be returning next year. The rules strictly state that all GT500 Class cars must be front-engine and rear-wheel drive. The NSX, of course, being mid-engined, does not qualify. While the NSX hasn’t been built since 2005,… Continue Reading...
Is this the face of a race car? Subaru certainly thinks so. The latest rumors indicate that the automaker intends to enter a version of its new 2010 Legacy model (launched at the New York Auto Show this year) into Japan’s top-level Super GT series. The car will no doubt receive numerous modifications, but engine… Continue Reading...
Despite all of Nissan’s troubles, the company isn’t shying away from motorsports for 2009, with four factory backed cars running in Japan, as well as several privateer teams running in Japan, China, South Africa and even in Europe. “Motorsports is an important part of Nissan’s strategy for building a strong brand with consumers who share… Continue Reading...