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Super GT Cars to Boost Asian LMS Entry List at Fuji

GT300-spec cars from Japan’s Super GT championship to compete alongside Asian Le Mans Series competitors in Fuji…

Photo: Super GT

Photo: Super GT

The Asian Le Mans Series received a considerable boost this week, with confirmation that nearly a dozen cars from the Super GT championship will join the ACO-backed series for this month’s Three Hours of Fuji.

Eleven cars from the popular GT300 class will compete in a separate SGT class, which will award points for their season-long championship.

“We are delighted to be including Super GT cars into our Fuji event,” said Asian LMS Managing Director Mark Thomas. “The quality and prestige of their cars and races are well known around the world and they will help us elevate and promote Asian LMS even further in the international endurance racing arena.”

With the addition of GT300 cars, it’s expected there will be nearly 20 entries for Fuji, including the pair of Morgan LMP2 cars from OAK Racing and KCMG, which fought for overall honors in last month’s inaugural Three Hours of Inje in Korea.

The Three Hours of Fuji is scheduled for Sept. 22.

Super GT Entry List:

No.0 / Team TAISAN KEN ENDLESS / Porsche 991 GT3 (997)
No.2 / Cars Tokai Dream28 / McLaren MP4-12C GT3
No.5 / TEAM MACH / NISSAN GT-R NISMO GT3
No.9 / PACIFIC DIRECTION RACING / Porsche 991 GT3 (997)
No.11 / GAINER / Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3
No.16 / TEAM MUGEN / Honda CR-Z *HEV*
No.30 / apr / NISSAN GT-R NISMO GT3
No.52 / OKINAWA-IM Racing with SHIFT / Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3
No.55 / AUTOBACS RACING TEAM AGURI / Honda CR-Z *HEV*
No.61 / R&D SPORT / SUBARU BRZ GT300
No.62 / LEON RACING / Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3

John Dagys is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Sportscar365 as well as the recently launched e-racing365 Web site for electric racing. Dagys spent eight years as a motorsports correspondent for FOXSports.com/SPEED Channel, and contributes to other publications worldwide. Contact John

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