The qualifying of the round 3 of the Autobacs Super GT saw joy for the Calsonic Impul GTR and ARTA CR-Z as both cars finished the fastest and go on top on their respective GT500 and GT300 categories. In the GT500, the combination of Tsugio Matsuda & J.P.Lima De Oliveira bought the Calsonic Impul GTR on the tops despite carrying a weight penalty of 22 kgs. The other top two was took by 2 Lexus SC430 cars, one from the ZENT CERUMO while another by keeper’s TOMs. Last year’s winner, Weider HSV-010 Honda managed to qualified at eigth. However expect some surprises from the Weider HSV camp as this car has won the Sepang round for the past two years.
On the GT300, it was the CR-Z hybrids that took centre stage with the ARTA CR-Z of Shinichi Takagi & Takashi Kobayashi came on top followed by the Mugen CR-Z. Fan favorites Subaru BRZ managed to qualified third fastest.
The race will start at 4.00pm today and we will be providing coverage of the race in our future posts.
Pics courtesy of Eric Lim of https://www.facebook.com/EricLimPhotography.