- NATIONS CUP
- Hong Kong Takes its First Title Victory! A Long Sought Achievement for saika159-!
- 2018 Season 2: Nations Cup
The final Top 24 Superstars race was held on the Suzuka Circuit. With many of the competitors choosing the Megane Trophy, the race turned into a true battle and test of skill.
Car #7 driven by Japanese representative L-shooter_RB26 started in pole position and ran at the top of the pack with a stable pace, but the gap with car #6 (saika159- from Hong Kong) in 7th place, aiming for the title, was very small.
The race was very close, a thrilling battle where just a single mistake would eliminate any hope for a title win.
Car #3 JUN-_-JEEEEN (Japan) drove offtrack at the 130R on Lap 2, dropping to 3rd place from 2nd.
The top group all entered the pits on Lap 7. Here, Car #3 JUN-_-JEEEEN (Japan) made his comeback, taking the race's lead.
Car #6's saika159- also managed to rise to 5th place after the pit stop. Car #7's L-shooter_RB26, who was in the lead, fell to 4th.
saika159- put some space between himself and the top 4 cars fighting it out, for a steady 5th.
Car #10 driven by yamado_racing38 (Japan), who still proved his competitive driving skill after years of being a veteran Gran Turismo player, is involved in an accident with fellow countryman Kerokkuma_ej20 in car #8 , and dropped to 4th place.
In the chaos that ensued, L-shooter_RB26 rised to 3rd.
Kerokkuma_ej20 pushed for 1st until the very end, but JUN-_-JEEEEN was victorious in the end.
And despite ending the final race in 5th place, car #6 saika159- of Hong Kong won the Asia/Oceania region title. During Season 2, he had acquired a massive amount of points in Rounds 1 to 4, showing great skill in battles against the veteran Japanese drivers. He brought the first title victory for himself and for Hong Kong.
|Rank||Driver||DR||SR||Rd. 1||Rd. 2||Rd. 3||Rd. 4||Rd. 5||Rd. 6||Rd. 7||Rd. 8||Total|
|1||Hong Kong saika159-||S||S||2411||2214||1826||5650||-||-||-||9548||19823|
|10||New Zealand sidawg2||S||S||808||2104||1591||4036||389||1104||2061||7032||15233|