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2017 Round 5: Fuji Speedway – Finals Update

  A big thank you for cheering us on in today’s heat! We started the race in role 3, were in 2nd when we went to the pit, had fallen to 10th by the time we headed out, but slowly climbed up again and crossed the checkered flag in 2nd.  In other words, we took to the victory stand, finishing the race in 2nd place! And were back in the lead in overall point ranking as well!  Any lingering... 

2017 Round 5: Speedway – Finals Schedule

  Here’s the day’s finals schedule.  There are a lot of supplemental races going on, so there will be plenty to enjoy over there even if there’s nothing noted about the time here.  Also, at the drivers’ introduction there will be a flight performance by Red Bull Air Race winner, Pilot Moroya!  You won’t want to miss it!  (Even those of you that saw it on qualifying day.) And since... 

2017 Round 5: Fuji Speedway – Qualifying Update

  Here’s a quick update on our qualifying performance at today’s Super GT Round 5 race held at Fuji Speedway. We were concerned about the weather, but the rain held out and we drove under dry conditions. The BMWs took 1 and 2, and the AMGs took 3 and 4. Q1 Driver Taniguchi  1’38.685 9th Q2 Driver Kataoka  1’38.078 3rd 3rd We’ll start the race tomorrow in role... 

2017 Round 5: Fuji Speedway – Qualifying Schedule

  Good morning everyone!  We’re now entering the second half of the season!  First and foremost, we want to get ahead in the qualifying! The qualifying day schedule is below, so take it with you when you head out! ■ (Sat) Aug. 5  Qualifying 8:50 – 10:35 Official Practice 10:45 – 11:00 Circuit Safari 14:35 – 15:10 Q1 Qualifying 15:20 – 15:52 Q2 Qualifying 18:00... 

2017 Riund 6: Suzuka – Finals Update

  Thank you all for cheering us on to the very end of this long race! We started in 4th, but the 100kg weight slowly took its toll.  Not only were we unable to move up, we suffered 3 burst tires… Finishing the race in 19th. We’ve had to surrender our spot at the top of the point ranking, but we’re only 2 points behind and there are 2 more races this season.  We’re not... 

Retired from Total 24 Hours of Spa Francorchamps Endurance Race

  Goodsmile Racing and Solutions entered the Total 24 Hours of Spa Francorchamps Endurance Race, was able to obtain a new car through the assistance of many individuals despite a crash during the qualifying, and somehow or another make it into the final race.  However, after racing for 10 hours, and making it all the way up to 29th after starting near the very end of the line… Right around... 

Urgent SPA Support! Eau Rouge Revenge Course Info!

  Goodsmile Racing & TeamUKYO are currently racing in the Belguim Total 24 Hours of Spa Francorchamps endurance race; however, during the qualifying session that was held on July 28 (Japan time), in the Spa track’s notorious “Eau Rouge” high speed corner the driver suddenly lost control of the car, resulting in a serious crash.  Fortunately driver Kamui Kobayashi who was... 

Total 24 Hours of Spa Franchorchamps Endurance Race – Day 1 Schedule

  It’s finally here.  Qualifying for the Total 24 Hours of Spa Franchorchamps race starts today.  As it’s a 24 hour race, there are both a standard and an evening qualifying session, but GSR will be racing the entire time.  Unfortunately, it seems we won’t be able to stream the qualifying session but check out the GSR official Twitter account @goodsmileracing for updates. Well,... 

2017 Round 4: Sportsland Sugo – Finals Update

  Despite the heat and the rain, a big thank you to everyone for cheering us on! We started the race in 8th, and it was quite a chaotic race – the safety car came out a total of 3 times – so we were at the mercy of both the weather and the safety car, but… We finished the race in 4th place! The next race is set for Fuji Speedway, held Aug. 5-6!  But before that is the 24 Hours... 

2017 Round 4: Sportsland Sugo – Final Race Schedule

  Good morning!  Today is the Round 4 Finals day!  Next week is the 24 Hours of Spa, and the week after that is the GT Fuji race, meaning the summer is off to a great start! Suzu-nyan will be our grid girl.  It will be her first time out on the grid this year, so be sure to take lots of pictures! (Sun) July 23 9:45 – 10:45   Pit Walk 11:00 – 11:25   Driver Introductions 12:55... 
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