LIVE ON NISMO.TV: SUPER GT ACTION RETURNS TO AUTOPOLIS


AUTOPOLIS, Japan - (17 April 2017) - Live Super GT action returns to NISMO.TV on YouTube this weekend with round three of the championship heading to Autopolis in southern Japan.

The championship returns to the venue after last year's race was cancelled due to circuit damaged caused by the Kumamoto earthquakes.

Autopolis however has been a happy hunting ground for Nissan, with Ronnie Quintarelli and Tsugio Matsuda taking victories here in 2014 and 2015. Nissan also won here in 2015 in GT300 with Kazuki Hoshino and Mitsunori Takaboshi victorious in the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3.

Super GT, Autopolis race will commence at 14.00 Japan time.

Former GT Academy winner Jann Mardenborough will do battle at Autopolis for the first time in his third round aboard the No.12 Calsonic IMPUL GT-R alongside Hiro Yasuda.

 

NISMO Calendar

May 20-21

  • Super GT, Autopolis, Japan
  • Pirelli World Challenge, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Toronto, Canada
  • Nissan Micra Cup, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Toronto, Canada (19-21 May)
  • Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Winton, Victoria, Australia

May 27-28

  • Pirelli World Challenge, Lime Rock Park Park, Lakeville, Connecticut, USA
  • Nissan Micra Cup, Circuit Mont-Tremblant, Canada

June 3-4

  • IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Belle Isle, Detroit, Michigan, USA

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