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Super Formula Sugo: Fenestraz strategy pays off for first win
Super Formula Autopolis: Hirakawa charges to victory from eighth
Super Formula Autopolis: Nojiri scores third pole in a row
Matsushita: Winning in F2 was harder than in Super Formula
Super Formula Suzuka: Matsushita beats Nojiri for maiden win

Kondo Racing driver Sacha Fenestraz claimed his first Super Formula race win in unusual circumstances at Sugo in a race that turned on strategy.

Super Formula Autopolis: Hirakawa charges to victory from eighth Autopolis
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Impul Toyota driver Ryo Hirakawa charged from eighth on the grid to score his second victory of the 2022 Super Formula season at Autopolis, slashing his points deficit to Tomoki Nojiri.

Reigning Super Formula champion Tomoki Nojiri scored his third successive pole position for this weekend's fourth round of the season at Autopolis, further stretching his points lead.

Nobuharu Matsushita feels it was harder to win races in Formula 2 than in Super Formula after securing his first victory in the Japanese category.

Super Formula Suzuka: Matsushita beats Nojiri for maiden win Suzuka
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B-Max Honda driver Nobuharu Matsushitsa produced a masterful drive in treacherous conditions at Suzuka to pass long-time leader Tomoki Nojiri and claim his maiden Super Formula victory.

Super Formula Sugo: Fenestraz strategy pays off for first win

Kondo Racing driver Sacha Fenestraz claimed his first Super Formula race win in unusual circumstances at Sugo in a race that turned on strategy.

Super Formula Autopolis: Hirakawa charges to victory from eighth Autopolis
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Super Formula Autopolis: Hirakawa charges to victory from eighth

Impul Toyota driver Ryo Hirakawa charged from eighth on the grid to score his second victory of the 2022 Super Formula season at Autopolis, slashing his points deficit to Tomoki Nojiri.

Super Formula Autopolis: Nojiri scores third pole in a row

Reigning Super Formula champion Tomoki Nojiri scored his third successive pole position for this weekend's fourth round of the season at Autopolis, further stretching his points lead.

Matsushita: Winning in F2 was harder than in Super Formula

Nobuharu Matsushita feels it was harder to win races in Formula 2 than in Super Formula after securing his first victory in the Japanese category.

Super Formula Suzuka: Matsushita beats Nojiri for maiden win Suzuka
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Super Formula Suzuka: Matsushita beats Nojiri for maiden win

B-Max Honda driver Nobuharu Matsushitsa produced a masterful drive in treacherous conditions at Suzuka to pass long-time leader Tomoki Nojiri and claim his maiden Super Formula victory.

Super Formula Suzuka: Nojiri stretches points lead with pole

Reigning champion Tomoki Nojiri extended his Super Formula championship lead by grabbing pole for this weekend's Suzuka round.

Super Formula Fuji: Nojiri denies Hirakawa double win

Reigning Super Formula champion Tomoki Nojiri opened his victory account for the 2022 season with a lights-to-flag win in Sunday's second race at Fuji Speedway.

Super Formula Fuji: Hirakawa overcomes Nojiri to end win drought

Ryo Hirakawa ended a Super Formula victory drought dating back to the 2020 season opener after beating Tomoki Nojiri to win a thrilling curtain-raiser at Fuji Speedway.

Eight storylines to follow in Super Formula this season

Super Formula’s 2022 season kicks off this weekend with a hotly-anticipated double-header at Fuji Speedway. With no dropped scores and several fancied contenders, the series looks difficult to predict. Here are the major plotlines to follow during the new campaign

Super Formula next-gen development cars hit the track at Fuji

Super Formula kicked off its next-generation development test programme this week at Fuji Speedway, trialling environmentally-friendly tyres and carbon-neutral fuel.

The 2021 disappointment fuelling a Super Formula title hopeful Plus

The 2021 disappointment fuelling a Super Formula title hopeful

Having won the Super GT title for the TOM'S Toyota squad last year, Sho Tsuboi endured a miserable Super Formula campaign alongside it - managing just six points all year. But after going back to basics with the Inging team over the off-season, Tsuboi looks revitalised in his pursuit of Japan's top single-seater crown

Honda drivers concerned by Toyota top speed gains in Super Formula

Some of Honda's Super Formula drivers have expressed concerns about Toyota's domination of the leaderboard during last week's final pre-season test at Fuji Speedway.

Kobayashi admits he's playing catch-up after missed Super Formula races

KCMG Toyota driver Kamui Kobayashi admits he is still feeling the after-effects of missing so many races in Super Formula in the last two seasons.

Super Formula reveals extensive next-gen testing plans

Super Formula has revealed an extensive test programme with two special development cars as it seeks to develop carbon-neutral fuels and environmentally-friendly bodywork for use in future seasons.

Le Mans winners Team Goh to enter two cars in Super Formula

Le Mans 24 Hours-winning entrant Team Goh will field two cars in Super Formula this season in what is being billed as the squad's full return to racing.

Calderon hopes Super Formula experience will aid IndyCar learning

IndyCar newcomer Tatiana Calderon is hoping her experience from Super Formula, F2 and sportscars will prove useful ahead of her first campaign at AJ Foyt Racing.

Matsushita joins Honda as Super GT and Super Formula lineups revealed

Honda has announced its driver line-ups for the 2022 Super GT season, with Nobuharu Matsushita replacing Bertrand Baguette at Real Racing.

Alesi gets full-time Super Formula and GT500 promotion at TOM'S

Giuliano Alesi has been handed a promotion to the TOM’S Toyota Super GT team for 2022, and will also drive for the squad full-time in Super Formula.

What could have been: The F3 hotshot who twice turned down Japan

Racing in Japan has long been seen as a well-regarded path to becoming a professional career, and a successful 1999 season in the country had made Darren Manning one of the most sought-after hot properties. That explains why he turned down two chances to stay in the country - sliding doors decisions which he believes changed his life

How Honda's brightest young talent shone after missing out in Europe Plus

How Honda's brightest young talent shone after missing out in Europe

After missing out on a chance in Europe and being handed an unexpected chance to step up to Super Formula in 2020, Toshiki Oyu has shone in Japan’s premier single-seater series. Having shown highly-rated team-mate Naoki Yamamoto the way this year, the Honda youngster is well-placed to achieve his lofty ambitions extending beyond his home country

The 2021 disappointment fuelling a Super Formula title hopeful Plus

The 2021 disappointment fuelling a Super Formula title hopeful

Having won the Super GT title for the TOM'S Toyota squad last year, Sho Tsuboi endured a miserable Super Formula campaign alongside it - managing just six points all year. But after going back to basics with the Inging team over the off-season, Tsuboi looks revitalised in his pursuit of Japan's top single-seater crown

Super Formula
Apr 5, 2022
How Honda's brightest young talent shone after missing out in Europe Plus

How Honda's brightest young talent shone after missing out in Europe

After missing out on a chance in Europe and being handed an unexpected chance to step up to Super Formula in 2020, Toshiki Oyu has shone in Japan’s premier single-seater series. Having shown highly-rated team-mate Naoki Yamamoto the way this year, the Honda youngster is well-placed to achieve his lofty ambitions extending beyond his home country

Super Formula
Nov 12, 2021
The late bloomer emerging from obscurity to become Honda's new hero Plus

The late bloomer emerging from obscurity to become Honda's new hero

He's hardly one of the best-known names on the Japanese racing scene. But in his eighth season of Super Formula Tomoki Nojiri is in the form of his career, with a key change prior to 2020 having a transformative effect on his confidence and elevating him to the position of 2021 title favourite

Super Formula
Jul 23, 2021
The F1 cult hero offspring making up for lost time in Japan Plus

The F1 cult hero offspring making up for lost time in Japan

A relatively modest set of results in Formula 1's support categories meant Giuliano Alesi was at a crossroads at the end of 2020. Landed in Japan's second-tier Super Formula Lights category, an unexpected opportunity to try his hand in the main series yielded a shock maiden win that suggests he shouldn't be written off just yet

Super Formula
May 17, 2021