Closely guarded behind the garage doors of two of the world's largest automotive manufacturers, a car with a claim to being the fastest racer outside Formula 1 was rolled out last year.
If you missed it, so did many others - and that is precisely the problem Super Formula hopes its new 550bhp monster will crack. It's a creation based around a simple mantra: to re-establish Japan's premier open-wheel series as an international force.
To do that, Dallara was recruited to build a chassis compliant with 2010 FIA F1 safety standards around two briefs: quicker and lighter.
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