Jüri Vips impressed during the recent Super Formula test at Fuji Speedway and feels he and Team Mugen will be in a good place when the season finally begins.
Ryō Hirakawa topped both sessions on day one at Fuji Speedway, while Nirei Fukuzumi did the same on day two.
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The Checkered Flag looks back at the 2019 Super Formula season, where five drivers went into the season finale with a chance of the title.
Nick Cassidy won an intriguing Race 1 of the SUPER GT x DTM Dream Race weekend for Lexus in front of Honda duo Koudai Tsukakoshi and Naoki Yamamoto.
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The Checkered Flag looks back at the season finales of both Super Formula at Suzuka and Eurocup Formula Renault in Abu Dhabi
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Daniel Ticktum’s results in the Japanese-based Super Formula championship were not good enough for Red Bull to keep him in their Junior Team programme, according to Christian Horner.
Pierre Gasly has been praised for the way he came into Super Formula and performed in 2017 by the team-mate he made feel miserable by consistently beating him, Naoki Yamamoto.
Pierre Gasly looks set to return to the Super Formula championship to fight for the title, rather than race for Toro Rosso at the United States Grand Prix.
Jenson Button is set to go racing again, when he takes part in the Super GT at Suzuka in August.
Narain Karthikeyan triumphed in an action-paced Race 2 of the Dream Race weekend, as the DTM cars proved to be more competitive.
Patricio O’Ward will be replaced by Jüri Vips for the Super Formula season finale after bringing his time with the Red Bull Junior Team to an end.
Nirei Fuzukumi has become Arden Motorsport’s first confirmed driver for the 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship.