EXEDY Employee Ai Miura Finished 5th in Rd. 4 of the Japanese Formula 3 Championship!

On April 22, EXEDY employee Ai Miura, competing in the 2017 Japanese Formula 3 Championship, finished 5th in round 4 at Suzuka Circuit, taking her first championship points since stepping up to C-class.

Taking over 5th place

She started from 7th grid and was involved in an intense battle with the three cars that started in front of her. In the 4th round she passed her rivals and grabbed 5th position, winning her first championship points in the C-class. Many employees of the EXEDY Group were at the circuit to cheer on Ai Miura.




In round 5 on Sunday, she started from 7th grid and marked a good start, however the gap with the cars in front slowly increased. She was not able to fight for the top places, but thanks to a penalty of the car in 4th place, she finally finished 6th, adding 1 championship point to her total.

2017 Japanese Formula 3 Championship

Race Date Result
Round 1 Okayama Internation Cicuit 3/31-4/2 9th
Round 2 DNF
Round 3 9th
Round 4 Suzuka Circuit 4/21-23 5th
Round 5 6th
Round 6 Fuji Speedway 5/12-14
Round 7
Round 8 Okayama International Circuit 5/26-28
Round 9
Round 10 Suzuka Circuit 6/23-25
Round 11
Round 12 Fuji Speedway 7/7-9
Round 13
Round 14 Twin Ring Motegi 7/28-30
Round 15
Round 16
Round 17 Autopolis 9/8-10
Round 18
Round 19 Sportsland SUGO 9/22-24
Round 20