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The Autopolis Super Formula race has been cancelled due to “inclement weather”, the organisers of the Japanese single-seater series have confirmed.
Ryo Hirakawa claimed his maiden Super Formula pole position at Autopolis amid an improved showing from Toyota, but will start fourth on the grid after a penalty.
Red Bull junior Pierre Gasly claimed his second successive Super Formula win at Autopolis after an inspired decision to start the race on the unproven soft tyre.
Dandelion Racing’s Tomoki Nojiri took the pole position for the Autopolis round of Super Formula, edging out defending champion Yuji Kunimoto in qualifying.
The Lexus crew of James Rossiter and Kazuki Nakajima won the third round of the 2017 Super GT season at the returning Autopolis Circuit after a charging first stint from the Englishman.
The #100 Team Kunimitsu crew of Naoki Yamamoto and Takuya Izawa secured pole position for the Autopolis round of Super GT in a Honda NSX-GT.