Mega GT World Tour Event 1

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Mega GT World Tour - Event 1

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Event 1 of 7 in Mega GT World Tour
Date Wednesday
January 21, 2015
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Event Highlights

A healthily-sized grid lined up for the season opener.
Both rookies and veterans were battling for podium spots.
All 3 manufacturers were represented.
Pit strategies played a big role in deciding positions.
The battle for podium positions was hotly contested.
The drivers raced under the shadow of Mt. Fuji.
PJ ran away at the head of the pack.
Dan Thorn's first race was a struggle.
PJ took the first chequered flag of the season.


The Sprint Race started with a 4-wide battle for Turn 2.
The battle for positions was hotly contested.
PJ and The Indypendables tussled for the lead early on.
The Goteki House drivers had tuned their Honda well.
The Nissans were the fastest in a straight line.
CraigO had to recover from an early incident.
Don Patch battled with Craig O briefly.
The wide circuit allowed for different approaches to corners.
Some drivers were close all race.
These cars were fast and furious.
The hairpin was a popular overtaking spot
PJ started the season in perfect fashion, with Pole Position, 2 wins and 2 Fastest Laps.
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Qualifying

Pos No Driver Team Car Time
1 45 Republic of Ireland PJ Tierney Japan Goteki House Japan 2012 Honda HSV GT500 1:30.204
2 28 United Kingdom Chris Eagle RlyR Realish Racing NDP Alpha Japan 2008 Nissan GT-R GT500 + 0.602
3 42 United Kingdom Nic Redhead Italy Scuderia Testa Rosso Japan 2008 Lexus SC430 GT500 + 1.234
4 86 United Kingdom Craig Woollard Japan Goteki House Japan 2012 Honda HSV GT500 + 1.297
5 12 Greece Niko Gouloumis Europe The Indypendables Japan 2008 Nissan GT-R GT500 + 1.677
6 36 United Kingdom Pwoodg United Kingdom Revolution Japan 2008 Lexus SC430 GT500 + 2.647
7 74 Spain Don Patch United Kingdom Monolith Motorsport Japan 2008 Nissan GT-R GT500 + 3.289
8 75 County Derry Niall O'Connell United Kingdom Revolution Japan 2008 Lexus SC430 GT500 + 3.749
9 802 Kernow Dan Thorn Europe The Indypendables Japan 2008 Nissan GT-R GT500 + 3.938
10 80 United Kingdom Gustuso Essex Essex Racing Japan 2008 Nissan GT-R GT500 + 6.965
11 131 Canada NitroXIII RlyR Realish Racing NDP Beta Japan 2012 Honda HSV GT500 + 16.032


Feature Race (Round 1)

Round 1
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Fuji Speedway - GT
Distance 19 laps (30 mins) 53.39 miles
Pole Position
Driver/Team Republic of Ireland PJ Tierney Japan Goteki House
Time 1:30.204
Podium
First Republic of Ireland PJ Tierney Japan Goteki House
Second United Kingdom Nic Redhead Italy Scuderia Testa Rosso
Third United Kingdom Craig Woollard Japan Goteki House
Fastest Lap
Driver/Team Republic of Ireland PJ Tierney Japan Goteki House
Time 1.30.456
Pos No Driver Team Car Time / Retired Points
1 45 Republic of Ireland PJ Tierney Japan Goteki House Japan 2012 Honda HSV GT500 30:07.921 15
2 42 United Kingdom Nic Redhead Italy Scuderia Testa Rosso Japan 2008 Lexus SC430 GT500 + 17.335 12
3 86 United Kingdom Craig Woollard Japan Goteki House Japan 2012 Honda HSV GT500 + 23.737 10
4 28 United Kingdom Chris Eagle RlyR Realish Racing NDP Alpha Japan 2008 Nissan GT-R GT500 + 27.791 8
5 75 County Derry Niall O'Connell United Kingdom Revolution Japan 2008 Lexus SC430 GT500 + 36.503 6
6 131 Canada NitroXIII RlyR Realish Racing NDP Beta Japan 2012 Honda HSV GT500 + 56.014 4
7 12 Greece Niko Gouloumis Europe The Indypendables Japan 2008 Nissan GT-R GT500 + 56.227 2
8 74 Spain Don Patch United Kingdom Monolith Motorsport Japan 2008 Nissan GT-R GT500 + 1:01.202 1
9 36 United Kingdom Pwoodg United Kingdom Revolution Japan 2008 Lexus SC430 GT500 + 1:02.177
10 802 Kernow Dan Thorn Europe The Indypendables Japan 2008 Nissan GT-R GT500 + 1:12.984
11 80 United Kingdom Gustuso Essex Essex Racing Japan 2008 Nissan GT-R GT500 + 1 Lap















Sprint Race (Round 2)

Round 2
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Fuji Speedway - GT
Distance 13 laps (20 mins) 36.53 miles
Podium
First Republic of Ireland PJ Tierney Japan Goteki House
Second United Kingdom Nic Redhead Italy Scuderia Testa Rosso
Third Kernow Dan Thorn Europe The Indypendables
Fastest Lap
Driver/Team Republic of Ireland PJ Tierney Japan Goteki House
Time 1.30.045
Pos No Driver Team Car Time / Retired Points
1 45 Republic of Ireland PJ Tierney Japan Goteki House Japan 2012 Honda HSV GT500 20:24.195 15
2 42 United Kingdom Nic Redhead Italy Scuderia Testa Rosso Japan 2008 Lexus SC430 GT500 + 20.383 12
3 802 Kernow Dan Thorn Europe The Indypendables Japan 2008 Nissan GT-R GT500 + 27.758 10
4 12 Greece Niko Gouloumis Europe The Indypendables Japan 2008 Nissan GT-R GT500 + 28.678 8
5 28 United Kingdom Chris Eagle RlyR Realish Racing NDP Alpha Japan 2008 Nissan GT-R GT500 + 28.959 6
6 86 United Kingdom Craig Woollard Japan Goteki House Japan 2012 Honda HSV GT500 + 37.332 4
7 74 Spain Don Patch United Kingdom Monolith Motorsport Japan 2008 Nissan GT-R GT500 + 40.048 2
8 131 Canada NitroXIII RlyR Realish Racing NDP Beta Japan 2012 Honda HSV GT500 + 42.152 1
9 75 County Derry Niall O'Connell United Kingdom Revolution Japan 2008 Lexus SC430 GT500 + 52.712
10 36 United Kingdom Pwoodg United Kingdom Revolution Japan 2008 Lexus SC430 GT500 + 55.094
11 80 United Kingdom Gustuso Essex Essex Racing Japan 2008 Nissan GT-R GT500 Connection Issues DNF















Championship Positions Post-Event

Mega Driver - this driver is the Mega GT World Tour Champion   Drivers' Championship

Change Pos Driver Points
1 Republic of Ireland PJ Tierney 30
2 United Kingdom Nic Redhead 24
3 United Kingdom Chris Eagle 14
4 United Kingdom Craig Woollard 14
5 Kernow Dan Thorn 10

Mega Team - this driver was on the Mega GT World Tour's Championship-winning team   Teams' Championship

Change Pos Team Points
1 Japan Goteki House 44
2 Italy Scuderia Testa Rosso 24
3 Europe The Indypendables 20
4 United Kingdom Heel & Toe Racing 14
5 United Kingdom Revolution 6

Mega Rookie - this driver is the Mega GT World Tour's Rookie Champion   Rookie Championship

Change Pos Driver Points
1 United Kingdom Chris Eagle 14
2 Canada NitroXIII 3
3 Spain Don Patch 3
4 United Kingdom Pwoodg 0
5 United Kingdom Gustuso 0