My thoughts and notes on the 3rd round of the 2020 Super Formula season from SUGO. Also some spiel about returning and departing drivers ahead of next month's 4th round at Autopolis.
Super Formula veteran Koudai Tsukakoshi is to replace Tatiana Calderón at Drago Racing for this weekend’s Super Formula round at Okayama. With only four days until drivers are required to sign-on at Okayama, Calderón will not have time to sufficiently quarantine in order to take part in the event, allowing Tsukakoshi to claim his 82nd start in the series.
Following a ten-month break, Japan’s Super Formula finally returned in the early hours of Sunday morning. The race at Motegi was not a thriller than desired, but that was not the important story. That it was back, was.
The Japanese Super Formula Championship has revealed a reconfigured calendar for the 2020 season. The rejigged schedule will see all seven rounds crammed into the final four months of the year. Following many questions and numerous delays, a new provisional calendar for the 2020 Super Formula season has been released. The provision schedule is as … Continue reading “Super Formula: Provisional Calendar Revealed” (*Updated*)
Super Formula stalwarts Real Racing have withdrawn from the 2020 season, following a tumultuous campaign last time out. Established by former racer Katsutomo Kaneishi in 2003, Real Racing entered Super Formula’s predecessor – Formula Nippon – in 2011 and have been a near constant presence in the following years, mainly with Koudai Tsukakoshi behind the … Continue reading “Super Formula: No real racing for Real Racing in 2020”
In this episode of Motorsport Diaries, I talk about about the upcoming 4th round of the 2019 Super Formula Championship from Fuji and go through events in qualifying. Also, I discuss the driver swap between Pato O’Ward and Dan Ticktum at Team Mugen and Red Bull. Coverage starts from 5.30am (UK) at Youtube.com/LetsGoRacing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_L9gPP33WI
Ahead of Sunday morning’s 3rd round Super Formula race at Sportsland SUGO, Racecar Engineering’s Sam Collins and I discuss qualifying, the upcoming race and other random stuff. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hN3NrWYtJTI