Hirakawa was “too slow” with Motegi qualifying tyre call

Hirakawa was among those to drop out in the segment of qualifying in changeable conditions on Saturday, leaving him 10th on the grid for Sunday’s penultimate round of the season – his worst starting position of the season.
Like all of his rivals in the first group of Q2, Hirakawa started on slicks, but made a belated decision to switch to wets as the rain intensified. However, the Toyota driver …Keep reading