One of the most entertaining, exciting, and glamorous race weekends returns to Sepang International Circuit next month (15th – 16th June) with Malaysia once again being given the honor of hosting the third round of the prestigious 2013 Autobacs Super GT Series.
Formerly known as the All-Japan Grand Touring Car Championship (JGTC), the Super GT Series is a grand touring car race series promoted by the GT Association (G.T.A). It was first established in 1993 by the JAF (Japanese Automobile Federation) via its subsidiary company the G.T.A. The Malaysian round is being organized by JPM Motorsport and this will be the 13th consecutive year that the series is back in town to thrill fans. It’s also the 20th year that the series is being organized.
Internationally recognized for being one of the world’s fastest and most exciting GT racing series, 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:
As well as continental marques that include:
- Aston Martin
This year, with the aim to further improve the experience of spectators and provide greater value to sponsors, JPM Motorsport has come up with the theme of having a five-star Super GT. The components are: the Super GT race, the Affin Bank Motorshow, a “Japan Town” by Sachi, the biggest superbike gathering, and Dash Berlin’s #musicislife World Tour!
And unique to 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. JPM Motorsport is also inviting race fans to bring their entire family to the Super GT weekend, and have put in place various attractions that include a special “Kids Zone” and musical performances to keep everyone – including non-race enthusiasts – happy and occupied.
Tickets for the Malaysian round of the Autobacs Super GT series are priced at RM100 and fans can obtain it online here.
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