Night Rain, Stock Sports

NASCAR has recently announced its new rule package for 2015, which - among many - includes rain tires and all sorts of accessories to be deployed in case of wet conditions at road courses. Sounds great on the surface, but the ultimate question is: why? » 9/27/14 9:32am 9/27/14 9:32am

Rennsport Weekend Review: Duels in the Desert

You may be asking yourself, "where is Porsche9146?" Well, Fred has been kidnapped by all the drivers who have name searched him on Twitter; they are currently interrogating him to find answers on how they can dance while the Earth is turning, and how they can sleep while their beds are burning. Until they figure that… » 4/07/14 7:18pm 4/07/14 7:18pm

Japanese Super GT. Autopolis. Head in the clouds

Unless you are reading this from Japan or are a big Super GT fan, Autopolis may well be the best track you’ve never heard of. Ironically, the reason for its failure to achieve international fame is also what makes it so special. » 10/12/13 1:10pm 10/12/13 1:10pm

Super GT Race Descends into Hilarity as Top 4 Wreck Each Other Out

The leading Zent SC430 spins (or gets help spinning) on lap 71 of 80. The two HSV-010s then sandwich another SC430, sending the HSVs into the grass and severely banging up the front of the remaining Lexus. » 8/16/13 12:24am 8/16/13 12:24am

This Is The Not Vaporware New NSX Turned Into A Racecar

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That's A Toyota Prius Race Car On Fire

Not happy with the Volt getting all the burning-hybrid headlines, the new Toyota Prius race car caught fire on Sunday during Super GT testing in Okayama, Japan. » 3/20/12 2:30pm 3/20/12 2:30pm

Godzilla in race trim

In its 2008 debut season, the NISMO GTR finished one-two in the first two Super GT races. It was the first time such a dominant opening performance had been seen in ten years. The previous car to do it? A NISMO Skyline GTR, of course. » 2/12/11 12:30pm 2/12/11 12:30pm

Papercraft Ninjas Print, Build Life-Size Cardboard NSX Race Car

Epson employees took advantage of their papercraft skills and giant printers to build an impressively detailed 1:1 cardboard replica of an Acura/Honda NSX Super GT race car. Build photos of what we consider the sexiest recycling project ever below. » 8/03/10 4:40pm 8/03/10 4:40pm

Racing Team Seeks Anime Fanboy Sponsorship

Neon Genesis Evangelion is a popular fighting-mecha anime franchise. It's so popular this Japanese Super GT300 Toyota Cororlla Axio team thinks fanboys will fork over their money to sponsor the team's seizure-inducing livery. » 4/29/10 6:45pm 4/29/10 6:45pm

The Aural Bliss Of Five Honda HSV-010 GTs Warming Up At Suzuka

Here's more video of five, count 'em, five, Honda HSV-010 GTs practice laps at Suzuka. It's almost ruined by watching it. A better option? Letting the four videos run, closing your eyes and drowning yourself in the aural sex. » 1/22/10 11:00am 1/22/10 11:00am

In A Parallel Universe, This Is The New Honda NSX

Honda's new enthusiasm-free corporate policy killed the new NSX, but it'll still be racing in Japanese SuperGT under the Honda HSV-010 GT name. HSV stands for "Honda Sports Velocity" in Japan and "Hybrids Sans Velocity" in the U.S. » 1/18/10 1:30pm 1/18/10 1:30pm

Honda HSV-010 GT: Epic Test Photos, Video Of NSX-That-Never-Was

Although there's no news on the Honda HSV-010 Super GT challenger since last week's announcement, the folks at Motors Blog nonetheless have been hanging out at Suzuka. They caught these epic test photos and video of the 3.4-liter V8-powered NSX-that-never-was. » 12/28/09 10:00am 12/28/09 10:00am

HSV-010 GT Is The New Honda NSX

Looks like Honda's not letting all the money it spent developing the NSX go to waste, it's changing the name to Honda HSV-010 GT and entering it in the Japanese SuperGT Championship. » 12/22/09 10:00am 12/22/09 10:00am

Subaru Legacy Super GT Racer Shakedown At Fuji Speedway

A week ago we brought you the first sketches of the 2010 Subaru Legacy Super GT Racer, now here's HD video of it undergoing shakedown testing at Japan's Fuji Speedway. Man, this thing looks wild. [SpeedHunters] » 8/27/09 5:30pm 8/27/09 5:30pm

Subaru Legacy Super GT Racer First Sketches

Sketches of the 2010 Subaru Legacy-based racer bound for the Japanese Super GT300 class have been officially revealed, displaying a racy B4 Legacy with about nine inches sectioned out. Looks pretty speedy. » 8/20/09 12:30pm 8/20/09 12:30pm

Toyota Corolla Axio Super GT300 Unveiled At Tokyo Auto Salon

Our friends at NihonCar have found one of the coolest unveils to come out of the 2009 Tokyo Auto Salon. It's a Toyota Corolla transformed into a fire-breathing Super GT300 race car. » 1/20/09 9:30am 1/20/09 9:30am

Lexus Developing IS-F Racer for Super GT?

The surface for driving that is always circuitous has some tantalizing racing news for fans of Japans Super GT racing series. It seems the Lexus IS-F Racing concept that showed up at the recent Tokyo Auto Salon was a harbinger of things to come. Lexus is reportedly working on a mid-engined race car based on the IS… » 1/17/08 3:30pm 1/17/08 3:30pm

Nissan Shows GT-R GT500 Racecar, Keeps Details to Itself

Nissan's working the whole race-on-Sunday-sell-on-Monday angle with its GT-R — at least in Japan. On the heels of its death on wheels GT500 prototype racer, the company is revealing its new competitor for Japan's Super GT series at the Tokyo Auto Salon. Just as expected by everyone from the Japanese royal family on… » 1/11/08 11:45am 1/11/08 11:45am

Nissan Reveals Racing GT-R for Japan's Super GT Championship

Amid all the talk on Nissan's Porsche-baiting GT-R hitting pavements this year, Nissan's racing arm NISMO quietly revealed the racetrack model. It's the GT-R NISMO's readying to compete in the racing series formerly known as JGTC; that is, Japan's "Super GT Championship" series, in the top GT500 class. And by reveal,… » 11/05/07 8:30am 11/05/07 8:30am