Autopolis international circuit hosts Super Formula engine manufacturer testing.
Autosport web report some interesting news.
As usual Toyota and Honda bringing each testcar. Toyota testcar #00(operation by Team LeMans) driven by Kamui Kobayashi. Honda testcar #05 (operation by Docomo Team Dandelion) driven by Tomoki Nojiri.
For the first time Autopolis run Kamui Kobayashi. It is important testing for Kobayashi.
And Yokohama tyre continue development Super Formula specs tyre this time. In addition, There was no appearance of Bridgestone. So Yokohama tyre only tyre supplier this testing.
Big difference before tyre testing, Yokohama bringing tyre with a ”Yokohama” logo and ADVAN motorsports transporter.
It is more strongly to move the rumors become the new tire supplier.
Another interesting news.
Day1 only run Kamui Kobayashi and Tomoki Nojiri. But each of team mate Ryo Hirakawa (Team LeMans) and Narain Karthikeyan (Docomo Team Dandelion) are make an appearance into pit lane.
And former Formula Nippon champion and WEC champion Loic Duval comeback Super Formula pit lane.
Loic takes first podium finish at Formula E London e-prix last weekend. From there Loic coming this testing.
It is so interesting move.
Test will continue next 2 Days. Expecting more news.