Yuhi Sekiguchi held off former Formula 1 driver Kamui Kobayashi to win a treacherous Super Formula race at the Okayama Circuit on Sunday. With rain hitting the former Pacific Grand Prix venue as expected on Sunday afternoon, the start was delayed by an hour and race itself was shortened to 70 minutes. However, the rain […]

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Nick Cassidy celebrated his 24th birthday on Sunday with the best present possible – taking the lead in Japan’s Super Formula series with a third place at the 52 laps Motegi race. The Aucklander now leads both the country’s major championships after finishing second in the Fuji 500 miles a fortnight ago in the Super […]

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Nick Cassidy took his maiden Super Formula victory at Fuji, cutting Naoki Yamamoto’s championship lead to a single point in the process. Cassidy and Hiroaki Ishiura dominated the 55-lap race, beating the rest of the field by 28.4s. Six drivers from the top 10 of the grid began on soft tyres and they formed the […]

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Super Formula will evaluate the halo with a trial run on the next-generation SF19 car it is introducing for the 2019 season. The organisers originally never intended to place a halo on the SF19, with chassis manufacturer Dallara having taken other measures to ensure the car conforms with FIA’s 2016 Formula 1 safety standards. But […]

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A tactical throw of the dice has seen Nick Cassidy finish second in the latest round of Japan’s Super Formula series at Sugo overnight, elevating him to second overall in the championship after three rounds. The Aucklander had only qualified 11th in his 600 horsepower Toyota powered single seater after perplexing indifferent speed during practice […]

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Nick Cassidy showed good race pace and audacious overtaking moves, to climb up eight places to finish seventh in the first round of Japan’s Super Formula Series at the Suzuka circuit. The 23-year-old had qualified 15th, just missing the second qualifying session. “It was a tough race, but I’m happy with my drive,” said Cassidy, […]

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Nick Cassidy is looking to finish in the top six consistently when he starts his second season in Japan’s Super Formula single seater series at Suzuka this Sunday (22 April). The 23-year-old Aucklander was tenth in the championship last year, scoring just one podium place in the seven rounds. “The goal is to reach the […]

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Nick Cassidy’s debut season in Super Formula might have finished with a washout race at Suzuka but the Aucklander is happy with how he performed. Home for a fortnight, before returning to Japan for the final round of the SUPER GT Championship Cassidy said his first experience of the nearly 600 horsepower Super Formula single […]

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Super Typhoon Lan is projected to be the largest typhoon to ever make landfall in Japan on Sunday, intensifying to Category 5 status – the highest classification for such a phenomena – with winds topping out over 150 miles per hour and the likelihood of severe flash flooding and mudslides in the affected areas. With […]

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