Toyota’s Oshima “very surprised” by rapid qualifying lap

Oshima was at the wheel of the #14 Rookie GR Supra for the Q2 pole shootout on Saturday, and came within 0.007 seconds of denying Mugen Honda driver Ukyo Sasahara the top spot with a laptime of 1m31.777s.
That was despite the car shared by Oshima and Kenta Yamashita carrying the equivalent of 70kg of success ballast, including a power-sapping stage two fuel flow restrictor. Only one other …Keep reading