Button: Super GT title defence now looking “difficult”’

Jenson Button says the chances of he and Naoki Yamamoto defending their SUPER GT title are receding, despite returning to the podium in last weekend’s Fuji 500-mile round.

By: Rachit ThukralCo-author: Tomohiro Yoshita

The Kunimitsu Honda duo charged from 10th on the grid to finish second in the bonus-points race, accumulating 18 points to move up to fifth in the drivers’ standings.

However, Button remains pessimistic about his championship chances, citing the points advantage the championship-leading LeMans Lexus team has built with back-to-back victories in Thailand and Fuji.


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