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(Chuo-ku, Osaka; President: Seiji Kimura), the developer of Yogibo, the magic sofa that is so comfortable you can't move, announces that it has decided to enter the "2022 Fanatec GT World Challenge Asia Powered by AWS," which will start in May 2022, in the "Ferrari 488 GT3 EVO. (Chuo-ku, Tokyo / Makoto Kimura, President & CEO) is pleased to announce that it will enter the "Ferrari 488 GT3 EVO" entered Yogibo Racing has been competing in the GT300 class of SUPER GT, a car race held in Japan since 2021, with a bright blue coloring. From 2022, Yogibo Racing will be taking on the world stage.
The team manager will be Misato Haga, who has been making a big splash as a female manager, having won the championship in SUPER GT in 2008, as she did last year. The drivers are Naoki Yokomizo, who in 2017 became the first Japanese driver to win the Blancpain GT Series Asia, the predecessor of the GT World Challenge Asia, and an up-and-coming young driver who has won the Super Taikyu ST-X class series championship for two consecutive years in 2018 and 2019, and the SUPER GT GT The team will be joined by up-and-coming young driver Seito Fujinami, who has experience as a series champion in the SUPER GT 300 class in 2018 and 2019, and will aim to win the series championship in the GT World Challenge Asia with the fresh combination of veteran and young drivers. The car will be the "Ferrari 488 GT3 EVO," which has a passionate fan base all over the world and is loved for its sleek body and speed. Pirelli tires will be used, which are the one-make tires common to the series.
Car No. ：27
Entrant Name : Yogibo Racing
Team Manager : Misato Haga
Driver ：Naoki Yokomizo / Seito Fujinami
Car ：Ferrari 488 GT3 EVO
The world's most famous car manufacturers sell racing cars, and GT car races, in which the speed is equalized by performance adjustments called "balance of performance" and a variety of brilliant car models compete, are fought all over the world using cars with regulations such as "GT3" and "GT4," but it is the "GT3" and "GT4" cars that have created the regulations. The creator of the regulations is the SRO Motorsports Group, based in Belgium. The Intercontinental GT Challenge, the pinnacle of GT3 car racing, is contested in prominent races on five continents around the world, and the Fanatec GT World Challenge is contested in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. All of the series are crowded with a large number of cars.
The GT World Challenge Asia, which started in 2017, has been contested every year with six rounds per season in Southeast Asia, China, and Japan, and teams from Asia and Japan have been competing in intense races. In 2022, four of the six rounds of the series will be held in Japan, and many Japanese teams have announced that they will participate in these four rounds under the title of "Japan Cup.
5/20 - 5/22 Sepang International Circuit (Malaysia)
7/15 - 7/17 Suzuka Circuit (Japan) *Including JAPAN CUP
7/22 - 7/24 Fuji Speedway (Japan) *Including JAPAN CUP
8/19 - 8/21 Sportsland SUGO (Japan) *Including JAPAN CUP
9/23 - 9/25 Okayama International Circuit (Japan) *Including JAPAN CUP
10/21 - 10/23 Mandalika International Circuit (Indonesia)
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Representative: Seiji Kimura, Representative Director
Location: Ginsen Bingocho Bldg. 2F, 3-6-5 Kawaramachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 541-0048, Japan
Establishment ： February 1, 2002
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