Red Bull Junior Iwasa joins Mugen for Super Formula seat in 2024
Red Bull junior driver Ayumu Iwasa has been confirmed as Tomoki Nojiri’s teammate at Mugen in the upcoming Super Formula season. Iwasa will be replacing Liam Lawson, who will be serving as a full-time reserve driver for both of Red Bull’s Formula 1 teams in 2024, ruling out his return to Super Formula next year.
Iwasa’s promotion to the Mugen team is a significant milestone in his racing career. The young Japanese driver will have the opportunity to compete against some of the best drivers in Japan’s premier open-wheel racing series.
In addition to his Super Formula drive, Iwasa will also have his first taste of Formula 1 machinery. This exciting opportunity will further enhance his development as a driver and provide valuable experience at the top level of motorsport.
Mugen, a renowned racing team with a rich history in Japanese motorsport, has a strong reputation for nurturing young talents and preparing them for success. With the guidance of two-time Super Formula champion Tomoki Nojiri, Iwasa will undoubtedly have the support needed to excel in this highly competitive championship.
Super Formula features a grid of talented drivers, including several former Formula 1 competitors. The series serves as an excellent platform for young drivers like Iwasa to showcase their skills and potentially make their way up the motorsport ladder.
Iwasa’s inclusion in the Mugen lineup demonstrates the recognition of his talent and the potential he possesses. As a Red Bull junior driver, he has already shown great promise in various junior categories, and his future looks incredibly bright.
The 2024 Super Formula season promises to be an exciting one, with fierce competition and thrilling races. Motorsport enthusiasts and fans of Red Bull’s young driver program will undoubtedly be keeping a close eye on Iwasa’s progress as he embarks on this new chapter in his career.
Stay tuned for more updates on Ayumu Iwasa’s journey as he prepares to make his mark in the highly competitive world of Super Formula.