Cassidy wins Super Formula race at Sugo

Nick Cassidy has won the latest round of the 2020 Super Formula Series held at Sportsland, Sugo, in Japan.

The Kiwi driver started from fourth place on the grid and was always in contention staying in touch with the leaders.

Fastest qualifier Sette Camara crashed out of the race just before the halfway mark bringing out the safety car.

Cassidy moved up to third behind Super GT Series team mate Ryo Hirakawa and rival Naoki Yamamoto.

Cassidy was able to pass both, taking over the lead on lap 30 and holding on for the win on lap 53.

Th round at Sugo was the third of seven. The fourth will take place 14-15 November at the Autopolis.

Race results

Class. Driver Team
1/ Nick Cassidy Vantelin Team TOM’S
3/ Naoki Yamamoto DoCoMo Team Dandelion Racing
4/ Tomoki Nojiri Team Mugen
5/ Yuji Kunimoto carrozzeria Team KCMG
6/ Kenta Yamashita Kondo Racing
7/ Tadasuke Makino TCS Nakajima Racing
8/ Hiroaki Ishiura JMS
9/ Kazuya Oshima ROOKIE Racing
10/ Nirei Fukuzumi DoCoMo Team Dandelion Racing
12/ Toshiki Oyu TCS Nakajima Racing
13/ Sho Tsuboi JMS
14/ Kamui Kobayashi carrozzeria Team KCMG
15/ Kazuki Nakajima Vantelin Team TOM’S
16/ Koudai Tsukakoshi ThreeBond Drago CORSE
17/ Ukyo Sasahara Team Mugen
18/ Sergio Sette Camara Buzz Racing with B-Max
19/ Sacha Fenestraz Kondo Racing

Benjamin Carrell

Benjamin Carrell is a freelance motorsport writer and currently edits He writes for a number of Kiwi drivers and motorsport clubs. That's when he's not working in his horticultural day-job or training for the next road or mtb cycle race!

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