Super Formula: First win of the season for defending champion Yamamoto

  • Naoki Yamamoto Super Formula Sugo

The defending Super Formula champion Naoki Yamamoto (Docomo Team Dandelion Racing, Honda) scored his first win of the season and seventh win in a career at Sportsland Sugo, in the third round of the 2019 season.

Yamamoto came to Sugo as the championship leader and he extended his lead to eleven points (27:16) ahead of Nick Cassidy (Vantelin Team Tom’s, Toyota), who finished fourth. Yamamoto shared a podium with Kamui Kobayashi (KCMG, Toyota) and Lucas Auer (B-Max Racing with Motopark, Honda).

The other point scorers are Alex Palou (Nakajima Racing, Honda), Nirei Fukuzumi (Dandelion Honda), Kenta Yamashita (Kondo Racing Toyota) and Hiroaki Ishiura ( Cerumo Inging Toyota).

The fourth round will take place at Fuji Speedway on July 13-14.

Naoki Yamamoto Super Formula Sugo

Naoki Yamamoto is the championship leader after three races

Check the results of the Super Formula race at Sportsland Sugo

Photos: Super Formula, Super GT World,

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