2006 Super GT season

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2006 Super GT season
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The 2006 Autobacs Super GT Series was the 13th season of the GT Championship in Japan including the All-Japan Grand Touring Car Championship (JGTC) era, and the 2nd season as the Super GT series. It is a series for Grand Touring cars divided into 2 classes: GT500 and GT300. The season began on March 19 and ended on November 5, 2006 after 9 races.

2006 Bandai Direzza SC430.

Drivers and teams[edit]

GT500[edit]

Team Make Car No. Drivers Tyre Rounds
ZENT Toyota Team Cerumo Lexus Lexus SC430 1 Japan Toranosuke Takagi B All
Japan Yuji Tachikawa All
Italy Ronnie Quintarelli 6
Yellow Hat Hasemi Motorsport Nissan Nissan Fairlady Z 3 Brazil João Paulo de Oliveira B All
Japan Naoki Yokomizo All
United Kingdom Darren Manning 6
Mobil 1 Toyota Team LeMans Lexus Lexus SC430 6 Japan Akira Iida B All
Japan Tatsuya Kataoka All
Sweden Björn Wirdheim 6
Autobacs Racing Team Aguri Honda Honda NSX 8 Republic of Ireland Ralph Firman B All
Japan Daisuke Ito All
Japan Toshihiro Kaneishi 6
Calsonic Team Impul Nissan Nissan Fairlady Z 12 Japan Kazuki Hoshino B All
France Benoît Tréluyer All
France Jérémie Dufour 6
Dome Racing Team Honda Honda NSX 18 Japan Ryo Michigami B All
Japan Takashi Kogure All
Japan Katsutomo Kaneishi 6
Nismo Nissan Nissan Fairlady Z 22 Germany Michael Krumm B All
Japan Sakon Yamamoto 1–3
United Kingdom Richard Lyons 4–9
Brazil Fabio Carbone 6
23 Japan Tsugio Matsuda All
Japan Satoshi Motoyama All
Japan Yuji Ide 6
Woodone Kondo Racing Nissan Nissan Fairlady Z 24 Japan Masataka Yanagida Y All
France Érik Comas 1–4, 6
Japan Seiji Ara 5–9
Toyota Team Tsuchiya Lexus Lexus SC430 25 Japan Takeshi Tsuchiya Y All
Japan Manabu Orido All
Japan Hideki Noda 6
Epson Nakajima Racing Honda Honda NSX 32 France Loïc Duval D All
Japan Hideki Mutoh All
Bandai Toyota Team Kraft Lexus Lexus SC430 35 Japan Naoki Hattori D All
United Kingdom Peter Dumbreck All
Japan Eiichi Tajima 6
Open Interface Toyota Team TOM'S Lexus Lexus SC430 36 Japan Juichi Wakisaka B All
Germany André Lotterer All
Germany Adrian Sutil 6
triple a Toyota Team SARD Toyota Toyota Supra 66 Portugal André Couto B All
Japan Katsuyuki Hiranaka All
France Soheil Ayari 6
Raybrig Team Kunimitsu Honda Honda NSX 100 Japan Shinya Hosokawa B All
France Sébastien Philippe All

GT300[edit]

Team Make Car No. Drivers Tyre Rounds
Cars Tokai Dream28-Toyota Mooncraft Mooncraft Shiden 2 Japan Kazuho Takahashi Y All
Japan Hiroki Katoh All
Japan Hiroki Yoshimoto 6
Team Mach Vemac Vemac RD320R-Honda C32B 5 Japan Tetsuji Tamanaka Y All
Japan Katsuhiko Tsutsui All
Japan Akira Watanabe 6
RE Amemiya Racing Mazda Mazda RX-7 7 Japan Hiroyuki Iiri Y 1, 3–9
Japan Tetsuya Yamano 1, 3–9
Japan Shinichi Yamaji 6
A&S Racing Mosler Mosler MT900-Chevrolet 9 Japan Osamu Nakajima Y 1–3, 5–9
Japan Takaya Tsubobayashi 1
Japan Masaki Tanaka 2–3, 5–9
Jim Gainer Racing Ferrari Ferrari 360 10 Japan Hiromi Kozono D 1–7, 9
Japan Naofumi Omoto 1–7, 9
Japan Eiji Yamada 6
11 Japan Tetsuya Tanaka All
Japan Takayuki Aoki All
Endless Sports Nissan Nissan Fairlady Z 13 Japan Tomonobu Fujii Y All
Japan Masami Kageyama All
Porsche Porsche 996 GT3-R 14 Japan Mitsuhiro Kinoshita H All
Japan Kyosuke Mineo All
Japan Sunako Jukucho 6
Racing Project Bandoh Toyota Toyota Celica 19 Japan Koji Matsuda Y All
Japan Shigekazu Wakisaka All
Team Taisan with Nishizawa Porsche Porsche 996 GT3-RS 26 Japan Kazuyuki Nishizawa Y 2–3, 9
Japan Shinichi Yamaji 2–3, 9
Direxiv Motorsport Vemac Vemac RD320R-Honda C32B 27 Japan Shogo Mitsuyama Y 1–6
Japan Nobuteru Taniguchi 1–6
MOLA Nissan Nissan Fairlady Z 46 Japan Kota Sasaki D All
Japan Taku Bamba All
47 Japan Hironobu Yasuda All
Japan Masaoki Nagashima All
Toyota Team Cerumo Toyota Toyota Celica 52 Japan Hironori Takeuchi K 1–3, 5–9
Japan Koki Saga 1–3, 5–9
Japan Keita Sawa 6
DHG Racing Ford Ford GT 55 Japan Daisuke Ikeda Y All
Japan Hidetoshi Mitsusada All
Japan Hiroaki Ishiura 6
R&D Sport Vemac Vemac RD320R-Honda C32B 61 Japan Shogo Mitsuyama Y 7–9
Japan Nobuteru Taniguchi 7–9
Vemac RD408R-Honda C32B 62 Japan Shinsuke Shibahara All
Japan Hiroyuki Yagi 1–4
Japan Haruki Kurosawa 5–9
Team Gaikokuya Porsche Porsche 996 GT3-RS 70 Japan Yoshimi Ishibashi Y 1–4, 6
Japan Akira Hirakawa 1–4
Japan Yutaka Yamagishi 6–7
Japan Isao Ihashi 6
Cusco Racing Subaru Subaru Impreza WRX STI 77 Japan Katsuo Kobayashi Y 5, 7–9
Japan Tatsuya Tanigawa 5
Japan Yasushi Kikuchi 7–9
JLOC Lamborghini Lamborghini Murcielago RG-1 87 Japan Koji Yamanishi Y 1–3, 5–9
Japan Hisashi Wada 1–3, 5–9
Japan Atsushi Yogo 6
88 Italy Marco Apicella 1–3, 5–9
Japan Yasutaka Hinoi 1–3, 5–9
Japan Naohiro Furuya 6
Ebbro Team Nova Vemac Vemac RD350R-Zytek ZV348 96 Japan Takuya Kurosawa D All
Japan Tsubasa Kurosawa All
apr Toyota Toyota MR2 101 Japan Morio Nitta M All
Japan Shinichi Takagi All
777 Japan Minoru Tanaka All
Japan Kazuya Oshima All
Japan Keiichi Kobayashi 6
Arktech Motorsports Porsche Porsche 986 Boxster 110 Japan Hideshi Matsuda Y All
Japan Ichijo Suga All
Japan Takaya Tsubobayashi 6
Team LeyJun Porsche Porsche 996 GT3 Cup 111 Japan Hiroya Iijima Y 1, 3, 6–7
Japan Masaki Jyonai 1, 3, 6–7
Japan Takeshi Namekawa 6
Team Bomex Dream28 Honda Honda NSX 666 Japan Shogo Suho Y 1–7, 9
Japan Junichiro Yamashita 1, 3–7, 9
Japan Yasuhiro Takasaki 2
910 Racing With Team Ishimatsu Porsche Porsche 996 GT3 RSR 910 Japan Tadao Uematsu Y 1–4, 6–7, 9
Japan Yasushi Kikuchi 1–4, 6
Japan Ryohei Sakaguchi 6, 9
Japan Shinichi Yamaji 7

Schedule[edit]

Round Race Circuit Date
1 Japan Suzuka GT 300 km Suzuka Circuit March 19
2 Japan Okayama GT 300 km Race Okayama International Circuit April 9
3 Japan Fuji GT 500 km Race Fuji International Speedway May 4
4 Malaysia Japan GT Championship Malaysia Sepang International Circuit June 25
5 Japan SUGO GT 300 km Race Sportsland Sugo July 23
6 Japan International POKKA 1000km Suzuka Circuit August 20
7 Japan Motegi GT 300 km Race Twin Ring Motegi September 10
8 Japan Super GT in Kyushu GT 300 km Autopolis International Race Course October 15
9 Japan Fuji GT 300 km Race Fuji International Speedway November 5

Season results[edit]

Overall winner in bold

Round Circuit GT500 Winning Team GT300 Winning Team
GT500 Winning Drivers GT300 Winning Drivers
1 Suzuka Japan #36 Open Interface TOM'S SC430 Japan #88 Aktio Murcie RG-1
Germany André Lotterer
Japan Juichi Wakisaka
Italy Marco Apicella
Japan Yasutaka Hinoi
2 Okayama Japan #18 Takata Dome NSX Japan #27 direxiv Advan 320R
Japan Ryo Michigami
Japan Takashi Kogure
Japan Shogo Mitsuyama
Japan Nobuteru Taniguchi
3 Mt. Fuji Japan #35 Bandai Direzza SC430 Japan #62 Willcom Advan Vemac 408R
Japan Naoki Hattori
United Kingdom Peter Dumbreck
Japan Shinsuke Shibahara
Japan Hiroyuki Yagi
4 Kuala Lumpur Japan #8 Honda Racing ARTA NSX Japan #7 Amemiya AsparaDrink RX-7
Japan Daisuke Ito
Republic of Ireland Ralph Firman
Japan Tetsuya Yamano
Japan Hiroyuki Iiri
5 Sportsland SUGO Japan #38 Zent Cerumo SC430 Japan #46 Kiccho Houzan Direzza Z
Japan Yuji Tachikawa
Japan Toranosuke Takagi
Japan Kota Sasaki
JapanTaku Banba
6 Suzuka
Report
Japan #12 Calsonic Impul Z Japan #52 Proμ Taiyo Oil Kumho Celica
France Benoît Tréluyer
Japan Kazuki Hoshino
France Jérémie Dufour
Japan Hironori Takeuchi
Japan Koki Saga
Japan Keita Sawa
7 Motegi Japan #100 Raybrig NSX Japan #11 Jim Center Ferrari Dunlop (360)
France Sébastien Philippe
Japan Shinya Hosokawa
Japan Tetsuya Tanaka
Japan Takayuki Aoki
8 Autopolis Japan #23 Xanavi NISMO Z Japan #2 Privée KENZO Asset Shiden
Japan Satoshi Motoyama
Japan Tsugio Matsuda
Japan Kazuho Takahashi
Japan Hiroki Katoh
9 Mt. Fuji Japan #32 Epson Nakajima Racing NSX Japan #101 Toy Story Racing apr MR-S
France Loïc Duval
Japan Hideki Mutoh
Japan Morio Nitta
Japan Shinichi Takagi

Standings[edit]

GT500 Drivers[edit]

Scoring system
Position 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th
Points 20 15 11 8 6 5 4 3 2 1
Suzuka 1000 25 20 16 13 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Qualifying 4 3 2
Fastest Lap 3 2 1
  • Only the best five results in the first six races would be counted for the championship.
  • There were no points awarded for pole position and fastest lap in the final race.
Rank Driver SUZ
Japan
OKA
Japan
FUJ
Japan
SEP
Malaysia
SUG
Japan
SUZ
Japan
MOT
Japan
AUT
Japan
FUJ
Japan
PTS
1 Germany André Lotterer
Japan Juichi Wakisaka
1 8 3 15 4 10 2 7 4 80
2 Japan Shinya Hosokawa
France Sébastien Philippe
7 2 Ret 4 11 9 1 3 13 79
3 Japan Takashi Kogure
Japan Ryo Michigami
4 1 Ret 6 Ret Ret 5 2 7 76
4 Germany Michael Krumm 12 3 9 2 3 2 10 6 6 75
5 Japan Yuji Tachikawa
Japan Toranosuke Takagi
5 5 Ret 12 1 7 3 5 Ret 71
6 Japan Tsugio Matsuda
Japan Satoshi Motoyama
2 Ret 4 5 2 DSQ 14 1 11 69
7 Republic of Ireland Ralph Firman
Japan Daisuke Ito
3 7 8 1 8 6 15 11 14 68
8 Japan Kazuki Hoshino
France Benoît Tréluyer
13 6 5 3 6 1 13 4 12 67
9 Japan Naoki Hattori
United Kingdom Peter Dumbreck
14 12 1 11 7 3 7 9 2 64
10 United Kingdom Richard Lyons 2 3 2 10 6 6 62
11 France Loïc Duval
Japan Hideki Mutoh
15 Ret 7 9 5 4 8 12 1 51
12 Japan Akira Iida
Japan Tatsuya Kataoka
6 11 2 14 9 Ret 4 13 5 41
13 Japan Masataka Yanagida 10 10 10 8 10 5 6 14 3 34
14 France Jérémie Dufour 1 32
15 Brazil João Paulo de Oliveira
Japan Naoki Yokomizo
9 4 12 7 13 8 11 8 8 32
16 Japan Seiji Ara 10 5 6 14 3 28
17 Brazil Fabio Carbone 2 20
18 France Érik Comas 10 10 10 8 5 18
19 Japan Manabu Orido
Japan Takeshi Tsuchiya
8 9 6 10 12 Ret 12 15 9 18
20 Japan Eiichi Tajima 3 16
21 Japan Sakon Yamamoto 12 3 9 15
22 Japan Toshihiro Kaneishi 6 13
23 Portugal André Couto
Japan Katsuyuki Hiranaka
11 13 11 13 Ret 11 9 10 10 13
24 Italy Ronnie Quintarelli 7 9
25 United Kingdom Darren Manning 8 8
26 Germany Adrian Sutil 10 6
27 France Soheil Ayari 11 5
28 Japan Hideki Noda Ret 5
Sweden Björn Wirdheim Ret 0
Japan Yuji Ide DSQ 0
Rank Driver SUZ
Japan
OKA
Japan
FUJ
Japan
SEP
Malaysia
SUG
Japan
SUZ
Japan
MOT
Japan
AUT
Japan
FUJ
Japan
PTS
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Finished, in points
Blue Finished, no points
Not classified (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate
Excluded (EX)

Teams[edit]

Rank Number/Team Car Points
1 #36 Toyota Team TOM'S Open Interface TOM'S SC430 75
2 #22 Nismo Motul Autech Z 70
3 #100 Team Kunimitsu Raybrig NSX 65
4 #23 Nismo Xanavi Nismo Z 64
5 #35 Toyota Team KRAFT Bandai Direzza SC430 61

GT300 Class (Top 3)[edit]

Drivers[edit]

Rank Drivers Number/Team Points Wins
1 Japan Tetsuya Yamano
Japan Hiroyuki Iiri
#7 Amemiya AsparaDrink RX-7 86 1
2 Japan Kazuho Takahashi
Japan Hiroki Katoh
#2 Privée Zurich APPLE Shiden 86 1
3 Japan Shogo Mitsuyama
Japan Nobuteru Taniguchi
#61 enable Advan Vemac 320R 75 0

Teams[edit]

Rank Number/Team Car Points
1 #7 RE Amemiya Racing Amemiya Asparadrink RX-7 78
2 #27 Direxiv Motorsport direxiv Advan 320R 67
3 #2 Verno Tokai Dream 28 Privée Zurich APPLE Shiden 63

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