Having scored my first Super Formula podium finish at the previous round in Okayama, I headed to Suzuka for the final race of my rookie season full of optimism. It was actually a case of going back to a track for that I’d already raced at with a Super Formula car the first time, and that was a real boost. But free practice didn’t quite go to plan, which started with a very wet Friday.
Harrison buoyed after recording first Super Formula podium in last race. Harrison Newey heads to Suzuka for the final round of the Super Formula series later this month (27 Oct) aiming to finish the year on a high. The 21-year-old, competing in the Japanese-based single-seater championship for the first time, recorded his maiden Super Formula podium in the last race.
I raced an LMP2 prototype sports car in the European Le Mans Series last year and won the 2017-18 Asian Le Mans Series, but having competed in European Formula 3 in 2016 and ’17, and Formula 4 and the MRF Challenge before that, I can’t get the adrenaline rush out of my system that single-seaters uniquely offer. So I’m racing in Super Formula this year
Harrison Newey will make his Super Formula debut with B-Max Racing this year after testing for the squad at Suzuka during the last rookie test session. Newey and DTM front-runner Lucas Auer will form an all-international line-up at B-Max, which recently linked a technical tie-up with Motopark. This year will mark the debut of Super Formula’s new SF19 car, which is