Domestically Japan's most popular motorsports category.
Known by automakers as an alternative to the much yearned-after sports
car race series.
A class where entrants can enjoy the thrill of real racing, despite it being an entry-level category. The school, where instruction on driving skills and manners are taught, is held at a variety of circuits.
A one-make formula series aimed at developing world class drivers out of its young entrants. Nissan and NISMO support young drivers through their "NISSAN DRIVER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (N.D.D.P.)". There are reports not only on the races, but also on the determined young drivers involved.
Katsumasa CHIYO (21 years old) and Kimiya SATO (19 years old), who made good results in the 2008 FCJ, stepped up to the National Class of the Japanese Formula 3. We report on the vibrant fights of the young drivers whose aim is to improve their skills in this new category.