Makino to make Autopolis race return
Calderon to miss Autopolis race
How Fukuzumi has come of age in SF
Matsushita's return a "disaster"
Leader Nojiri still feels "danger"

Honda driver Tadasuke Makino will return to Super Formula at Autopolis next week after missing the opening two rounds of the season due to illness.

Tatiana Calderon will not be able to take part in next weekend’s Autopolis Super Formula round after contesting last weekend’s Spa FIA World Endurance Championship opener.

Moving from one side of the Dandelion Racing garage to the other in 2021, and some important off-track changes, have served to make Nirei Fukuzumi a true contender for Super Formula title honours this year.

Nobuharu Matsushita has branded his return Super Formula race a "disaster" after finishing in a disappointing 13th at Suzuka on Sunday.

Mugen driver Tomoki Nojiri insists that he still feels a "sense of danger" despite building a large lead at the head of the Super Formula points standings with two wins from the opening two races of the season.

Calderon left perplexed by backwards step at Suzuka

Tatiana Calderon was at a loss to explain a sudden loss of form during last weekend's second round of the Super Formula at Suzuka, as she qualified and finished at the rear of the field.

Alesi reflects on 'long and tough day' at Suzuka

Giuliano Alesi says he is satisfied to have come away with a points finish in his Super Formula debut for TOM'S after finishing ninth in last weekend's Suzuka race.

Yamamoto admits current poor form "embarrassing"

Defending Super Formula champion Naoki Yamamoto admits his current form in the series is "embarrassing" after a disappointing eighth-place finish at Suzuka last weekend.

Fukuzumi devastated to lose win after "perfect" weekend Suzuka
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Fukuzumi devastated to lose win after "perfect" weekend

Nirei Fukuzumi says he was devastated to have lost a clear shot at a first victory in Super Formula after a "perfect" weekend at Suzuka.

Suzuka Super Formula: Nojiri scores second straight win Suzuka
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Suzuka Super Formula: Nojiri scores second straight win

Mugen driver Tomoki Nojiri became Super Formula’s first back-to-back race winner in three years at Suzuka after poleman Nirei Fukuzumi suffered a puncture while leading.

Hirakawa "doesn't understand" Honda's Suzuka Q3 leap

Ryo Hirakawa says his Q3 lap for this weekend's Suzuka Super Formula round was one of the best of his career, but can't understand how his Honda-powered rivals were able to find so much pace.

Matsushita 'gambling' on set-up on Super Formula return

Nobuharu Matsushita says he and his B-Max Racing team have had no choice but to "gamble" on set-up on their return to Super Formula action this weekend at Suzuka.

Alesi unfazed by double duty on Super Formula debut

Giuliano Alesi insists he is unfazed by the prospect of double duties this weekend at Suzuka as he makes his Super Formula debut alongside his regular Super Formula Lights commitments.

Suzuka Super Formula: Fukuzumi scores maiden pole

Dandelion Racing's Nirei Fukuzumi scored his first career Super Formula pole at Suzuka, edging out fellow Honda driver Tomoki Nojiri by just under two tenths of a second.

Fenestraz facing prolonged wait to return to Japan

Toyota driver Sacha Fenestraz potentially faces a prolonged wait before he is able to return to Japan and take up his seats in Super Formula and SUPER GT after missing the start of both campaigns this month.

Alesi named as Nakajima's replacement for Suzuka

Giuliano Alesi has been named as Kazuki Nakajima's replacement at TOM'S for next weekend's second round of the Super Formula season at Suzuka.

Matsushita secures belated Super Formula return

Nobuharu Matsushita will make a surprise return to the Super Formula grid in this month’s second round of the season at Suzuka as part of a one-car B-Max Racing effort.

Okayama loses Super Formula date on revised calendar

Okayama has lost its place on the 2021 Super Formula calendar on a revised calendar issued on Monday, and will instead be replaced by a second round at Motegi.

How Sasahara proved he's more than a 'super-sub'

After losing his Mugen Super Formula seat over the winter, Ukyo Sasahara was handed a chance to deputise for Tadasuke Makino at Dandelion Racing - and he turned in a drive belying his 'super-sub' status.

Yamamoto takes blame for tired crew, slow pitstop

Naoki Yamamoto has accepted the blame for his slow pitstop in last weekend's Super Formula season opener at Fuji Speedway, saying he made his pit crew tired by staying at the track until late.

Tsuboi: Fuji struggles make 2020 win hard to explain

Sho Tsuboi admits his struggles in Super Formula's season opener at Fuji Speedway, combined with Honda's strength, make him question how he was able to win at the same track last season.

Hirakawa: Luck 'not on my side' in Fuji opener

Ryo Hirakawa admits that luck wasn't on his side in last weekend's Super Formula season opener as he finished fourth behind an all-Honda top three at Fuji Speedway.

Is Honda's late bloomer ready for Super Formula title glory?

Honda Super Formula stalwart Tomoki Nojiri defied pre-season predictions by winning last weekend's opening race of the season at Fuji Speedway. Now in his eighth season, is the 31-year-old finally ready to win the title?

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How Super Formula rejoined the F1 career path

Super Formula is regularly credited as being the fastest single-seater series outside Formula 1. That's why drivers such Stoffel Vandoorne and Pierre Gasly have entered it in recent years. Now another aspiring F1 star is heading to Japan.

Why Honda's best F1 hope won't be leaving Japan Prime

Why Honda's best F1 hope won't be leaving Japan

Honda now has a highly-rated protege with enough superlicence points to get a Formula 1 chance, but who is unlikely to ever be seen on a grand prix grid.