The fastest single-seater outside F1?

The fastest single-seater outside F1?

The Japanese Super Formula series has a new car, continued support from Honda and Toyota, and is attempting to regain its international credibility. SAM TREMAYNE flew out to take a look

Closely guarded behind the garage doors of two of the world's largest automotive manufacturers, a car with a claim to being the fastest racer outside Formula 1 was rolled out last year.

If you missed it, so did many others - and that is precisely the problem Super Formula hopes its new 550bhp monster will crack. It's a creation based around a simple mantra: to re-establish Japan's premier open-wheel series as an international force.

To continue reading this feature...

You must have an AUTOSPORT+ subscription. Prices start from just $1.50 per week and give you full unrestriced access to all news and features. View package options? Magazine subscriber?

AUTOSPORT+

from just $1.50 per week

  • Get unlimited access to AUTOSPORT with news and views from the paddock
  • Enjoy AUTOSPORT+: subscriber-only analysis, comment and top-quality pictures
  • Explore every F1 stat in the world’s best motorsport database

Pay as you go

Read this feature right now for just

$1