There were an intense title battle in Japan’s premier single seater category, Formula Nippon.
Former F1-driver Kazuki Nakajima won Japan’s premier single seater category just three points ahead of Koudai Tsukakoshi. The Petronas Team Tom using Öhlins TTR shock absorbers as one of the available suspension options for teams in the series.
Japan’s other premier motorsport category is Super GT which finished at Motegi recently. As in Formula Nippon Öhlins is one of the suspension suppliers teams can choose from and most teams running Öhlins have elected to use the new TTR shock absorber. Yuji Tachikawa and Kohei Hirate finished second overall in the GT500 championship, driving for the Lexus Team Zent Cerumo, just 19 points behind overall winters Masataka Yanagida and Ronnie Quintarelli.