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1997 JGTC season
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The 1997 JGTC season was the fourth season of the All-Japan Grand Touring Car Championship. The GT500 champion was the #36 Castrol TOM'S Toyota Supra driven by Michael Krumm and Pedro de la Rosa and the GT300 class champion was the #19 Bandoh Racing Nissan Silvia driven by Hideo Fukuyama and Manabu Orido.

ScheduleEdit

Round Race Circuit Date
1 Suzuka GT 300 Flag-of-japansmall Suzuka Circuit March 30
2 All Japan Fuji GT Race Flag-of-japansmall Fuji Speedway May 4
3 HiLand GT Championship Flag-of-japansmall Sendai Hi-Land Raceway June 29
4 Japan Special GT-Cup Flag-of-japansmall Fuji Speedway August 10
5 CP Mine GT Race Flag-of-japansmall Mine Circuit October 5
6 SUGO GT Championship Flag-of-japansmall Sportsland SUGO October 26
NC Nicos Cup GT Allstar Race Flag-of-japansmall Twin Ring Motegi November 16


Season resultsEdit

Round Circuit GT500 Winning Team GT300 Winning Team
GT500 Winning Drivers GT300 Winning Drivers
1 Suzuka Circuit #2 Zexel NISMO GT-R #19 Bandoh Racing Nissan Silvia
Flag-of-japansmall Aguri Suzuki
22px-Flag of France Erik Comas
Flag-of-japansmall Hideo Fukuyama
Flag-of-japansmall Manabu Orido
2 Mt. Fuji #39 Denso Team SARD Toyota Supra #26 Team Taisan Jr Porsche 964
Flag-of-japansmall Masami Kageyama
Flag-of-japansmall Tatsuya Tanigawa
Flag-of-japansmall Keiichi Suzuki
Flag-of-japansmall Morio Nitta
3 Sendai #36 Castrol TOM'S Toyota Supra #25 Tsuchiya Engineering Toyota MR-2
Flag of Germany Michael Krumm
22px-Flag of Spain Pedro de la Rosa
Flag-of-japansmall Takeshi Tsuchiya
Flag-of-japansmall Masaoki Nagashima
4 Mt. Fuji #39 Denso Team SARD Toyota Supra #26 Team Taisan Jr Porsche 964
Flag-of-japansmall Masami Kageyama
Flag-of-japansmall Tatsuya Tanigawa
Flag-of-japansmall Keiichi Suzuki
Flag-of-japansmall Morio Nitta
5 Mine Circuit #36 Castrol TOM'S Toyota Supra #19 Bandoh Racing Nissan Silvia
Flag of Germany Michael Krumm
22px-Flag of Spain Pedro de la Rosa
Flag-of-japansmall Hideo Fukuyama
Flag-of-japansmall Manabu Orido
6 Sportsland SUGO #5 Team 5Zigen Toyota Supra #71 Team Sigmatech Porsche 993
Flag-of-japansmall Eiichi Tajima
22px-Flag of Belgium (civil) Marc Goossens
Flag-of-japansmall Kaoru Hoshino
Flag-of-japansmall Masaki Jyonai
NC Twin Ring Motegi #2 Zexel NISMO GT-R #27 Ferrari Club Japan Ferrari F355
Flag-of-japansmall Aguri Suzuki
22px-Flag of France Erik Comas
Flag-of-japansmall Tetsuya Ota
22px-Flag of Sweden Anders Olofsson
#2 Zexel NISMO GT-R #27 Ferrari Club Japan Ferrari F355
Flag-of-japansmall Aguri Suzuki
22px-Flag of France Erik Comas
Flag-of-japansmall Tetsuya Ota
22px-Flag of Sweden Anders Olofsson

Point RankingEdit

GT500 Class (Top 5)Edit

DriversEdit

Rank Drivers Number/Team Points Wins
1 Flag of Germany Michael Krumm
22px-Flag of Spain Pedro de la Rosa
#36 Castrol TOM'S Toyota Supra 67 2
2 Flag-of-japansmall Masami Kageyama #39 Denso Team SARD Toyota Supra 67 2
3 Flag-of-japansmall Toshio Suzuki
Flag-of-japansmall Masanori Sekiya
#37 Castrol TOM'S Toyota Supra 64 0
4 Flag-of-japansmall Aguri Suzuki #2 Zexel NISMO GT-R 60 1
5 Flag-of-japansmall Tatsuya Tanigawa #39 Denso Team SARD Toyota Supra 52 2

GT300 Class (Top 5)Edit

DriversEdit

Rank Drivers Number/Team Points Wins
1 Flag-of-japansmall Hideo Fukuyama
Flag-of-japansmall Manabu Orido
#19 Bandoh Racing Nissan Silvia 90 2
2 Flag-of-japansmall Keiichi Suzuki
Flag-of-japansmall Morio Nitta
#26 Team Taisan Jr Porsche 964 89 2
3 Flag-of-japansmall Masaoki Nagashima #25 Tsuchiya Engineering Toyota MR-2 52 1
4 Flag-of-japansmall Takeshi Tsuchiya #25 Tsuchiya Engineering Toyota MR-2 52 1
5 Flag-of-japansmall Kaoru Hoshino
Flag-of-japansmall Masaki Jyonai
#71 Team Sigmatech Porsche 993 51 1

External linksEdit


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