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Naoki Yamamoto says losing a previously-healthy Super Formula championship lead in last weekend's Motegi race has highlighted a “weakness” that he must cure to defend his title.
Kamui Kobayashi admits that a “demon” flatspot he picked up while trying to pass Alex Palou at Motegi cost him the chance to fight for his first Super Formula win.
Ryo Hirakawa notched up his maiden Super Formula victory at Motegi, as Nick Cassidy finished on the podium to snatch the championship lead from Naoki Yamamoto.
Nakajima Racing’s Alex Palou clinched his second consecutive pole position in Super Formula after topping a closely-fought qualifying session at Motegi.
Red Bull Formula 1 junior Patricio O’Ward says he is keen on proving his pace in the dry at Motegi this weekend after his Super Formula debut was affected by heavy rain showers.
Impul’s Ryo Hirakawa topped the first practice for the Motegi round of Super Formula series, ahead of Fuji race winner Alex Palou.