SUPER GT is Back To Rock Sepang in June 2013

Super GT Queen Momokawa Yuko & Julie Tan
Super GT Queen Momokawa Yuko & Julie Tan

SUPER GT exciting and glamorous race weekends returns to Sepang International Circuit this month on 15 & 16 June 2013. The 2013 AUTOBACS SUPER GT Series consists of eight rounds and is divided into the GT500 and GT300 classes, gathering what is the reputed to be the largest ensemble of latest Japanese sports cars with manufacturers the likes of Lexus, Honda, Nissan, Toyota and Subaru, as well as continental marques that include Porsche, Lamborghini, Ferrari, BMW, Mosler, Chevrolet, Audi, Aston Martin and Mercedes-Benz.

Mr JP Chin, Masaaki Bandoh, TJ Chin, Andrew Lopez  with Super GT Queens and ambassador
Mr JP Chin, Masaaki Bandoh, TJ Chin, Andrew Lopez 
with Super GT Queens and ambassador

In 2013, JPM Motorsport has come up with the theme of having a 5-Star SUPER GT! The components are: the SUPER GT Race, the Affin Bank Motorshow, a Japan Town by Sachi, the Biggest Superbike Gathering and a Dash Berlin ‘Music is Life’ World Tour 2013.

SUPER GT fans can meet and greet the drivers and teams during the Pit Walkabout, where the Race Machines and hot race queens will be present. On Saturday, consistent with the SUPER GT tradition, the pit walkabout session is free for children under 12 and their accompanying parents too.

Super GT Queen Momokawa Yuko & Julie Tan
Super GT Queen Momokawa Yuko & Julie Tan

This year’s event will also witness the very first Asia Cup race organized by Meritus. Off the race tracks, grass root racing activities in the form of the Ultra Racing Gymkhana & Drifting, will encourage enthusiasts to compete.Super GT fans will also be able to catch the action of the 2013 Malaysian SUPER GT Queen Search Pageant.

Japanese Super GT Queen Momokawa Yuko 

Malaysian Super GT Queen Julie Tan
Malaysian Super GT Queen Julie Tan

The Series is also a play ground for top Japanese drivers and some of the world’s top racing drivers among them, former Formula 1 driver and Super GT champion Ralph Firman who drives the Honda HSV for AUTOBACS RACING TEAM AGURI this season; former South American and German Formula 3 driver Joao Paulo de Oliveira driving the Nissan GTR for Team Impul; former Le Mans driver Seiji Ara; Michael Krumm the 2011 FIA GT Championship GT1 Series champion; and former Macau Grand Prix winner Andre Couto.

Also racing in the Series is Malaysian Fairuz Fauzy who alongside Japanese Yuki Iwasaki, drives for team APR Audi R8 LMS Ultra in the GT300 class this season. Plus Malaysian backed Petronas Toms SC430 Team which had only recently clinched victory at round 2 of the AUTOBACS SUPER GT Series at the Fuji Speedway in Shizuoka, Japan. The team, competing in the GT500 class, is spearheaded by the pair of Kazuki Nakajima and James Rossiter.

Tickets for the Malaysian round of the AUTOBACS Super GT Series are priced at RM100. For more information and updates please check out

Super GT Website www.supergt.com.my 
Super GT Facebook Page www.facebook.com.my/supergt.my

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