Super GT and Fuji Rd 2 was always going to be one of our toughest race weekends as we started the weekend with no pre season testing at this venue unlike all the other Championship contenders. Despite our lack of testing we got of to a great start in free practice setting a time of 1.38.0, a time 1.8 secs faster than we had recorded last season. We felt confident for qualifying, unfortunately with tire restrictions under SuperGT rules we didn’t have the optimum tire choice (
It was great to be back in Japan after my off season absence, I always enjoy every second here both on and off the track.
Down to business now as I headed out to our first official Super GT session of the year with testing at Okayama international Circuit with AUDI team Hitotsuyama in our AUDI R8 Ultra LMS. We completed 215 laps over the 4 practice sessions posting the top 4 and top 2 times on each of the days. Stephane Ortelli joined us as he will be our 3rd driver for Fuj