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Honda gets the advantage after Super GT first round victory at Okayama

 Honda Raybrig HSV of Takuya Izawa and Takashi Kogure take Super GT Round 1 Okayama Last weekend’s Super GT Championship at the Okayama circuit saw the Honda Raybrig HSV of Takuya Izawa and Takashi Kogure take Round 1’s victory ahead of the other Honda HSV Keihin’s Koudai Tsukakoshi and Toshihiro Kaneishi and pole sitters the Autech Motul GTR of Masataka Yanagida and Ronnie Quintarelli.

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Honda presents an exciting line-up at Tokyo Auto Salon 2013

honda-presents-exciting-line-up-tokyo-auto-salon-2013 Honda Motor recently announced its participation in the upcoming Tokyo Auto Salon 2013 with NAPAC from 11 – 13 January at Makuhari Messe Chiba, Japan.

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Vettel rules Suzuka in fast-paced Qualifying and Race preceedings

vettel-rules-suzuka-fastpaced-qualifying-race-preceedings  Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel scored his third win of the season with a sound tyre strategy in a fast-paced, close and exciting Japanese Grand Prix. Vettel led teammate Mark Webber across the line by less than a second for Red Bull Racing’s third 1-2 of the season. Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso took third and the final podium spot, with the first through tenth positions virtually finished in the order they started.

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NISSAN DRAWS FIRST BLOOD THROUGH KONDO IN SUPER GT OPENER

nissan-draws-blood-kondo-super-gt-opener  The 2010 Super GT Championship season kick started with the opening event at the Suzuka Circuit last weekend. As the most popular Touring Cars series in Japan and well renowned in Asia, this year’s Super GT Championship spans 9 rounds at six circuits in Japan and one outside of Japan at the Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia.

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SEPANG CIRCUIT READY FOR SUPER GT 2009

 sepang-circuit-ready-super-gt-2009  A unique event combining mean machines and gorgeous GT queens; bringing a truly Japanese carnival-like atmosphere and motor racing fiesta to the circuit; Malaysia will host Round 4 of the 2009 championship, which will also feature some of the best regional races as the supporting events.

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Results: Pioneer Carrozzeria Rally Japan

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HIRVONEN TAKES RALLY JAPAN VICTORY, BUT LOEB GRABS WRC’S DRIVERS’ CROWN

4 November 2008
Ford World Rally Team claimed a magnificent one-two result with Mikko Hirvonen and Jari-Matti Latvala at the penultimate round of the World Rally Championships (WRC) in Hokkaido, Japan. Third was Sebastian Loeb who secured his record breaking fifth WRC crown in the five consecutive seasons. Hokkaido … more

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Results: WTCC Race of Japan (Rd 21 & 22) Okayama, Japan

results-wtcc-race-japan-21-22-okayama-japan The World Touring Cars Championship (WTCC)’s debut at one of the more popular Japanese race circuits of Okayama turned out to be unforgettable experience for the SEAT Sport Team as the Spanish marque clinched the Manufacturers’ title with another race (Macau GP) to spare. The penultimate round … more

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Result: Rally Japan

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HIRVONEN PICKS UP VICTORY FOLLOWING WRC LEADERS’ MISHAPS

29 October 2007
Ford’s Mikko Hirvonen claimed his second victory of the season at the Rally of Japan which contributed to the team’s seventh success of the season. The Finn ended a dramatic three-day encounter with a … more

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Results: A-Style Grand Prix of Japan

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23 September 2007
Ducati has attained its greatest day ever in Motorcycle World Championship (MotoGP) history at the Japanese Grand Prix in Motegi on Sunday by virtue of Casey Stoner grabbing Ducati’s first MotoGP Championship and Loris Capirossi winning the race, his third in a row at the Motegi track … more

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Round 11 Result: Rally Japan

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LOEB EXTENDS WRC LEAD AFTER RALLY OF JAPAN DOMINATION

5 September 2006
The World Rally Championship (WRC) records were rewritten again by a familiar two-time WRC Champion, Sebastian Loeb, after his all-out start to finish dominance at the Rally of Japan last … more

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