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Kazunori Yamauchi 4th in the Nürburgring 24h race after overtaking 114 cars

The glorious Nürburgring 24 hours endurance race just finished and Kazunori Yamauchi's team, driving #72 Lexus IS-F managed to grab a 4th place in it's class, 60th overall, after an epic performance that brought them to overtake a total of 114 cars.

Again Kazunori Yamauchi demonstrated that he's not just one of the best racing game developers in the world, but also a top class driver in the real world.

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Abriael2748d ago

It was one of the most epic races I ever saw. No doubt about it, the Nurburgring 24h is always the best :D

MNicholas2748d ago

If so that's very impressive.

Abriael2748d ago (Edited 2748d ago )

yes, he did. Nurburgring 24 hours races have 4 drivers because driving for more than 6 hours on that kind of track would be almost inhuman. Yamauchi already took part to quite a few races, and is an expert driver. He's no figurehead and his participation wasn't a promotional stunt (or at least, not JUST that) :D

sikbeta2748d ago (Edited 2748d ago )

Kazuroni Yamauchi-san is a Professional Driver, he loves Racing and that's get Really Reflected in His Creations

GT5 FTW!!!

MazzingerZ2748d ago

the guy at Turn 10 could do that too...in a game as in real life he would kill himself and others in the process LOL

ThatArtGuy2748d ago

First thing he'd be looking for on the dash is his rewind button.

jellybalboa2747d ago

the art guy and mazzinger u both deserve a bubble up!

badz1492748d ago

but this may be 1 of the reason we still not seeing GT5 on store shelves!

iPad2747d ago (Edited 2747d ago )

I actually thought this was GT5

http://www.flickr.com/photo...

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DA_SHREDDER2748d ago

I was expecting him to at least get third. Oh well, good job Kaz buddy

Abriael2748d ago

I was hoping too, but given his starting position it was really impossible unless the ones that finished in front of him did some really serious errors. The Aston Martin that ended in third actually had some big problems, but it fell only from 1st to 3rd before recovering. There were 4 laps between them 2 hours from the end, so it was more or less impossible to catch up. However, overtaking 114 cars in a single race is simply epic :D

You Noob2748d ago (Edited 2748d ago )

In Gran Turismo 5 right? :P /s

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