Liam Lawson continues his career in Super Formula

Red Bull Racing reserve driver Liam Lawson will continue his career in the Japanese Super Formula racing series in 2023. The New Zealander signed a contract with Team Mugen, where he will partner Tomoki Nojiri.

In 2022, Lawson finished third in the Formula 2 individual standings, completing three Friday practice sessions at the wheel of Formula 1 – in Belgium and Mexico City with AlphaTauri, and in Abu Dhabi with Red Bull Racing.

Liam Lawson: “I’ve been in Formula 2 but the Super Formula car is one step ahead of me. It’s faster and has more downforce, so you have to practice a lot more.

I want to fight for the title next year. Together with Mugen, I have the best chance of this, so I’m excited. Formula 1 remains my dream, but at the moment I am fully focused on racing in Super Formula.”

Lawson is not the first member of the Red Bull youth program to continue his Super Formula career after racing in Formula 2. Previously, this path was followed by Pierre Gasly, who made his debut in the Japanese racing series after a season in the Japanese racing series. Formula 1.

Source: F1 News

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