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Sho Tsuboi has accepted the blame for causing Kamui Kobayashi’s high-speed crash in Sunday’s Super Formula race at Autopolis.
Sacha Fenestraz has revealed he ignored his Kondo Racing team’s pit instructions en route to his best-ever Super Formula finish at Autopolis.
Jonathan Rea won a thrilling final World Superbike race of the weekend at Estoril with a brave pass on championship leader Alvaro Bautista on the final lap.
Reigning Super Formula champion Tomoki Nojiri scored his third successive pole position for this weekend's fourth round of the season at Autopolis, further stretching his points lead.
Super Formula will try and emulate the sound of a V8 engine in its next scheduled test for its development cars at Sugo next month.
Jonathan Rea insists there is no “ill feeling” between he and World Superbike title rival Toprak Razgatlioglu after the pair collided while disputing the lead last month at Assen.
Toyota World Rally Championship boss Jari-Matti Latvala will contest next month's Fuji 24 Hours as part of the crew tasked with driving the Japanese marque's hydrogen-powered Corolla.
Giuliano Alesi can't be directly compared to his TOM'S teammate Ritomo Miyata in Super Formula because of the pair's wildly differing driving styles, according to the Frenchman's race engineer.
The SUPER GT championship-leading Rookie Racing Toyota team has conquered its race pace issues from last year, believes Kenta Yamashita.
Yamaha FIM Endurance World Championship regular Marvin Fritz will take part in this weekend's World Superbike round at Estoril in place of an injured Roberto Tamburini.
Nobuharu Matsushita feels it was harder to win races in Formula 2 than in Super Formula after securing his first victory in the latter category.
The greater equality in engine performance between Honda and Toyota is a positive thing for Super Formula, according to some of the Japanese series' top drivers.
Scott Redding has urged the BMW World Superbike team to "trust" his feedback more instead of pursuing an overly data-driven approach towards the improvement of its M1000RR challenger.
The R'Qs Motor Sports Mercedes team is set to miss this month's third round of the SUPER GT season at Suzuka following Hisashi Wada's huge crash at Fuji Speedway.
Honda SUPER GT driver Nobuharu Matsushita hopes this month's Suzuka race can mark a "turning point" for the beleaguered Real Racing team after a subdued start to the season.
Honda has a history of making questionable decisions with regards to its young drivers in Japan, but an off-season overhaul of the 'Honda Formula Dream Project' should result in better outcomes for everyone, explains Jamie Klein.
A first SUPER GT victory for Nissan's all-new Z GT500 contender feels imminent after a strong showing last week at Fuji Speedway, says Ronnie Quintarelli.
Factory Porsche driver Felipe Nasr topped the times in second practice for this weekend's Spa FIA World Endurance Championship round aboard Team Penske's LMP2 car.
The pole-winning Racing Project Bandoh Toyota "lost everything in a lap and a half" at the start of SUPER GT's Fuji 450km with its poor tyre warm-up, admits the team's chief engineer Varun Srinivasan.
ARTA Honda chief engineer Ryan Dingle feels the team had the potential to win Wednesday's Fuji SUPER GT round even without the strange circumstances in which Tomoki Nojiri and Nirei Fukuzumi inherited victory.
Nissan SUPER GT driver Mitsunori Takaboshi has been released from hospital following his huge crash in Wednesday's race at Fuji Speedway.
TOM'S SUPER GT team boss Jun Yamada believes that Giuliano Alesi was partly culpable for the intra-team collision that cost the squad a likely victory in the Fuji 450km.
SUPER GT drivers have questioned the decision to attempt to restart Wednesday's Fuji 450km race following Mitsunori Takaboshi's terrifying crash.
BMW is not far behind its World Superbike rivals as the results in the opening two rounds of the season make it appear, believes Kawasaki's Alex Lowes.
SUPER GT teams are facing a headache working out the best strategy for Wednesday's Fuji race, with rule changes for this year opening up a wide range of options for the 450km race.
SUPER GT teams will no longer have to change drivers in every pitstop in this week’s Fuji 450km race.
Last year, Subaru finally managed to do what it had been aiming to for more than two decades - to win the championship in SUPER GT’s ultra-competitive GT300 class.
The Saitama Toyopet Green Brave team has revealed that Hiroki Yoshida will miss next week's Fuji SUPER GT round after testing positive for COVID-19.
Sometime Formula 1 racer Roberto Merhi will be making his SUPER GT debut next week at Fuji Speedway following a surprise late call-up to join the Team LeMans Audi squad.
Nissan has announced it will race a version of its new Z in the Fuji 24 Hours, as it seeks to gather data for the car to be used in other categories.
Nissan has expressed an interest in trying out members of its Formula E stable in SUPER GT machinery as it looks to recruit more drivers from abroad in future seasons.
Kamui Kobayashi says "trial and error" is behind KCMG's sudden improvement in Super Formula after a difficult pre-season and opening race of the season.
Super Formula tested out 'hybrid' body panels made from a mix of natural hemp fibre and carbon fibre as its next-generation development cars continued running this week at Suzuka.
Super Formula title hopeful Ryo Hirakawa was left to rue a mysterious lack of qualifying pace as he recovered from 12th to seventh in last weekend's Suzuka race.
Tadasuke Makino admits he pushed too hard, too soon in pursuit of a first Super Formula victory in wet conditions at Suzuka, as he ended up dropping to third place.
Kenta Yamashita can't explain his "weird" loss of pace in the wet during Sunday's Super Formula race as he slumped from second to a disastrous 16th-place finish.
Nobuharu Matsushita says his stunning victory in Sunday’s wet Super Formula race at Suzuka is “not enough” as he still has a mountain to climb to catch championship leader Tomoki Nojiri.
Jonathan Rea scored his second win of the World Superbike season at Assen after coming out on top in a thrilling three-way scrap against Alvaro Bautista and Toprak Razgatlioglu.
Mugen's Ukyo Sasahara feels being blocked by Yuji Kunimoto cost him a clear shot to start from the front row for Sunday's third round of the Super Formula season at Suzuka.
Reigning champion Tomoki Nojiri extended his Super Formula championship lead by grabbing pole for this weekend's Suzuka round.
Nakajima Racing’s Super Formula struggles could be even worse this weekend at Suzuka than they were in a disappointing opener at Fuji, says Toshiki Oyu.
Super Formula championship leaders Tomoki Nojiri and Ryo Hirakawa both expect other drivers to join them in the title battle after they monopolised the top two places at Fuji.
The Pedercini Kawasaki World Superbike team has parted ways with rider Loris Cresson ahead of this weekend's Assen round.
SUPER GT legend Satoshi Motoyama's eponymous team has confirmed its split from Team LeMans following last weekend's Okayama season-opener.
Augusto Farfus has described Team Studie’s maiden SUPER GT outing with the new BMW M4 GT3 as “crazy” after an unfortunate incident wrecked the squad’s chances of a strong finish.
While Toyota got its 2022 SUPER GT season off to a winning start with Rookie Racing last weekend at Okayama, the team that delivered the marque last year’s title, TOM’S, suffered a rather anonymous opening to its campaign with both cars.
Impul Nissan drivers Kazuki Hiramine and Bertrand Baguette were left disappointed to drop from a potential podium finish in SUPER GT's Okayama season-opener to seventh place in the latter stages.
Honda says a second-place finish for the best of its updated NSX Type S-based machines in the opening race of the new SUPER GT season at Okayama exceeded its expectations.
Toyota SUPER GT driver Kenta Yamashita admits he was "not that happy" with the way he clinched Rookie Racing's Okayama victory as a late scare almost cost the team dearly.
SUPER GT has announced an agreement with German firm Haltermann Carless to supply next-generation carbon neutral fuel to all cars for the 2023 season.
Honda SUPER GT driver Tadasuke Makino is hopeful of taking the fight to the all-conquering Toyota contingent after qualifying third for this weekend's Okayama curtain-raiser.
Nissan SUPER GT driver Ronnie Quintarelli admits a "safe" tyre choice compromised the marque's qualifying showing at Okayama with the new Z, as he and NISMO teammate Tsugio Matsuda qualified ninth.
Nissan showed fearsome pace in the rain during SUPER GT pre-season testing last month. New wet tyres from Michelin could give the marque an edge as it seeks to end a title drought dating back to 2015.
The 2022 SUPER GT season kicks off this weekend at Okayama, and the arrival of the Nissan Z has only lended extra intrigue to what should be another sensational fight between Japan's 'big three'. Jamie Klein is your guide to the season ahead.
Moves to slow SUPER GT's GT300-rules cars ahead of the 2022 season are welcome but "not unexpected" according to Kondo Racing's Joao Paulo de Oliveira.
Three-time Super Formula champion Naoki Yamamoto admits that his motivation is becoming difficult to sustain as his woes with Nakajima Racing show few signs of ending a year after joining the team.
Four-time SUPER GT champion Ronnie Quintarelli says he can see himself racing in the series for at least another five or six years before retiring.