Nissan GT-R NISMO recently scored consecutive race wins in the SUPER GT 2021 Series GT500 class, with car #23 MOTUL AUTECH and car #12 CALSONIC IMPUL teams scoring their first victory in Suzuka and Sugo, Japan respectively.
Nissan GT-R NISMO car #23 MOTUL AUTECH driven by Tsugio Matsuda, produced an electrifying drive and made a race-winning overtake on fellow Nissan GT-R NISMO car #3 CRAFTSPORTS MOTUL on lap 41 out of 52 in the Suzuka race. Car #24 Realize Corporation ADVAN, also by Nissan GT-R NISMO, finished third to make it an all Nissan GT-R NISMO podium in Suzuka. Car #23 MOTUL AUTECH team was driven by Ronnie Quintarelli and Tsugio Matsuda, while car #3 CRAFTSPORTS MOTUL with drivers Kohei Hirate and Katsumasa Chiyo. Car #24 Realize Corporation ADVAN was paired by Mitsunori Takaboshi and Daiki Sasaki.
Sportsland Sugo circuit witnessed the Nissan GT-R NISMO car #12 CALSONIC IMPUL pair Kazuki Hiramine and Nobuharu Matsushita clinched their first win in five years, and secured a consecutive win for Nissan this season. IMPUL founder and team principle Mr Kazuyoshi Hoshino said, “I feel more relieved than happy, it’s been really hard. Up to now, we didn’t get the results and I ‘fired’ myself many times. It feels like I was barely able to survive. I’m really relieved and from now, I will fight with all my strength.”
Fans can look forward to more wins from Nissan GT-R NISMO car #23 MOTUL AUTECH and car #12 CALSONIC IMPUL teams as the season continues.
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