Super Formula set to hold in-season test at Fuji
The Japanese single-seater champion has actually held 2 pre-season tests in March recently, offering chauffeurs 4 days of running ahead of the season.
But this year, Super Formula promoter JRP ditched the second of those tests at Fuji, leaving simply 2 days of main performing at Suzuka for groups and motorists to familiarize themselves with the brand-new SF23 cars and truck, on top of some additional ‘shakedown’ sessions held at the Fan Thanks Day occasion.
The choice provided for the relocation was a desire to make the Japanese motorsport calendar in March less crowded: SUPER GT has 2 pre-season tests prepared this month, the very first of which happens at Okayama this weekend, while Super Taikyu will likewise hold its very first race at Suzuka on March 18-19
However, the possibility of Super Formula holding an in-season test was exposed, and these strategies are now understood to be progressing.
Motorsport.com has actually found out that the two-day test is slated for June 23-24, the week after the 5th round of the series at Sugo.
It will provide groups and motorists important track time at Fuji ahead of the 6th round of the champion at the Shizuoka Prefecture place on July 14-16
Testing in Super Formula is forbidden beyond main sessions, although some groups have actually been understood to run Formula 3 equipment in the past to enable chauffeurs to acquaint themselves with tracks they have actually never ever checked out prior to.
The brand-new season is set to begin with a double-header at Fuji on April 7-9.