Coming great rookie
Japanese F3 2016 first pre season testing held at Fuji.
13 cars enter this testing.
Before not confirm full 2016 lineup, so some team still provisional lineup.
Honda supported 3 driver in Toda Racing and HFDP racing.
2015 7th o/a Keishi Ishikawa and 2015 FIA-F4 Japan 2nd o/a Tadasuke Makino in Toda Racing. 2015 FIA-F4 Japan 3rd o/a Hiroki Otsu and 17 years old Japanese Kart champion Sena Sakaguchi in HFDP Racing.
But Sakaguchi is will contests FIA-F4 Japan with Honda, so it is in order to gain experience for future.
Rising rookie Tadasuke Makino (Toda Racing) score top time at Morning session under wet condition. Former GP3 runner Jan Mardenborough (B-Max NDDP VW) and Blancpain Endulance champion Katsumasa Chiyo (B-Max NDDP VW) follow.
Afternoon session turns more rain, so result in the morning has become a comprehensive result.
TOM’s guys Kenta Yamashita 4th, Sho Tsuboi is 5th.
Although the condition of the rain, but expected great engine fight between Toda, Mugen-Honda, VW, Toyota-TOM’s.
Especially after a long time of appearance, B-Max NDDP with VW engine is the center of attention.