Even a super-typhoon couldn't derail the F1 circus as the sport arrived at Suzuka. The mighty circuit brilliantly extolled the skills of a certain Spaniard in particular...
Honda's Toyoharu Tanabe and Toro Rosso's Jonathan Eddoll's both praised Naoki Yamamoto after his maiden practice outing at Suzuka on Friday.
Pierre Gasly and Daniil Kvyat both feel there is more to come from Toro Rosso this weekend after Friday's running at Suzuka.
Yamamoto Left ‘Surprised’ by Power Difference Between Formula 1 and Super Formula after Suzuka Practice Debut
Naoki Yamamoto enjoyed his first taste of Formula 1 machinery on Friday as he ran in first practice for the Japanese Grand Prix with Toro Rosso.
Current Super GT and Super Formula champion Naoki Yamamoto is being considered for a Free Practice outing in Formula 1 next year.
Pierre Gasly has been praised for the way he came into Super Formula and performed in 2017 by the team-mate he made feel miserable by consistently beating him, Naoki Yamamoto.