Vastavam web: India’s first Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan today confirmed that he will race in the Japanese Super Formula for a fifth consecutive season.It will be the first time in the championship that Karthikeyan will represent the same team, the Honda-powered Nakajima Racing in this case, for a consecutive year.”Last season was a forgettable one to be honest. Though towards the end of the year, I did feel the car was quick. We hope to build on that and I realise that I have to be at the top of my game. It is a super competitive championship,” Karthikeyan told.
Super Formula, erstwhile known as Formula Nippon, is Japan’s premier single-seater series since 1973. It is also the fastest single-seater series outside of Formula One.Other popular names in the field include WEC World Champion and Le Mans 24-hour winner Andre Lotterer, former F1 drivers Kamui Kobayashi and Kazuki Nakajima.The series run on six purpose-built race tracks, including three F1-spec venues .