In the world of is extremely rich in the racing genres, there are two Super GT (Japan) and DTM (Germany) racing equally attractive.
After the final match, the fire at the last stage of the DTM 2017 race season took place at the Hockenheimring, Germany track. The DTM organizing committee invited three riders of the three teams, Loïc Duval (Audi), Augusto Farfus (BMW) and Maro Engel (Mercedes AMG) to participate in the final race of the Super GT which will take place on November 11-12 at Motegi, Japan.
The DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters, or German Touring Car Masters) is organized for German car brand sports cars competing in German racing tracks. After that, the DTM expands and teams of racetracks are well-known throughout Europe, with competition between German brand cars including: Mercedes-Benz, Audi, BMW and Opez. In particular, Mercedes-Benz and Audi are two rivals.
DTM models are equipped with a naturally aspirated V8 engine (without turbocharger or supercharger) and limited to 4.0 liter capacity. Currently, the DTM motor vehicle has a capacity of over 500 horsepower at 8500 rpm and these engines are limited to 9,000 rpm.
Like Germany’s DTM, the Japanese Super GT race is also very exciting and exciting. However, considering the size and number of teams participating and the history of development, the Super GT race is much bigger. The first season took place in 1993 as the Japan Grand Touring Car Championship, in 2005 officially changed its name to Super GT. The tournament is held at racing schools in Japan and Southeast Asia (Sepang of Malaysia, Chang of Thailand).
Super GT race divided into two groups including GT300 (car with capacity of 300 horsepower) and GT500 (vehicle with capacity of 500 horsepower), with the participation of 40 racing teams of car brands around the world such as: Ferarri, Lamborghini McLaren, Porsche, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Aston Martin, Chevrolet, Mazda, Subaru, Honda, Nissan, Toyota, etc. In the GT500 table is the dominance of 3 big Japanese car industry including Nissan, Honda and Toyota. In particular, the continuous winning cars for many years in the GT500 have now become legendary as Nissan Skyline GT-R, Toyota Supra or Honda NSX.