Jao Paulo de Olivera won the 5th round of this year’s Formula Nippon championship at Twin Ring Motegi, ahead of Andre Lotterer and Kuodai Tsukakoshi. Highlights below
Despite finish 4th, former F1 driver Kazuki Nakajima still leads the championship by one point from team-mate Lotterer. Tsukakoshi and Olivera are in close contention, also separated by just one point.
The next round is at Sugo on the 23rd September, the week between the Korean and Indian Grand Prix.
Top 5 at Motegi:
Jao Paulo de Olivera 1’26:38.128
Andre Lotterer +18.126
Kuodai Tsukakoshi +27.791
Kazuki Nakajima +28.440
Takuya Izawa +35.195
Championship top 5 after 5/7 rounds
Kazuki Nakajima 34
Andre Lotterer 33 -1
Kuodai Tsukakoshi 29 -5
Jao Paulo de Olivera 28 -6
Takuya Izawa 21 -13