Japanese sportscar championship Super GT moves closer to common regulations with the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters.
“We wanted to create regulations that have significant value in international motorsport around the world,” said ITR Director Hans Werner Aufrecht to Autosport.
Super GT is planning to match the regulations of the GT500 class with the new regulations of the DTM. A delegation from the Japanese championship is according to Autosport currently in Germany to investigate the planned merger of regulations.
While the Super GT organisers are planning to run the same chassis, safety cell and transmission, the engine regulations will differ. Super GT is reported to keep the current 3.4 litre V8s while DTM uses 4.0 litre V8s.
Should the planned regulations merger go through, it could open up for Super GT manufacturers Nissan, Lexus and Honda to take part in the DTM.