Sat, 02 October 2021
The Nissan GT-R NISMO GT500 achieved a clean sweep of the podium at round three of the SUPER GT held at Suzuka Circuit recently making it a day worth celebrating for all Nissan fans.
The #23 GT-R, driven by Tsugio Matsuda, went on to take its first win of the season, and the GT-Rs achieved a clean podium sweep with the #3 in second, and the #24 GT-R, which had temporarily dropped to 6th but fought its way back, following in 3rd. The #12 GT-R also finished in 6th to see all GT-Rs finish in the top 6.
This victory was Matsuda’s 23rd in the SUPER GT, setting a new record for the most wins in the series. At the same time, the GT-R achieved its third consecutive win at Suzuka, following two wins last year, another new record in the SUPER GT.
In the GT300 class, five Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3s competed and, although the #56 Realize Nissan Automobile Technical College GT-R of Kiyoto Fujinami and Joao Paulo de Oliveira temporarily dropped down the order, they recovered to finish in 8th place. All other GT-Rs also completed the race.