| 24 Apr 2016 – 30 Oct 2016|
| 1996 Formula Nippon s, 2008 Formula Nippon C, 1999 Formula Nippon s|
The 2016 Japanese Super Formula Championship is the 30th season of premier Japanese open-wheel motor racing, and the fourth under the name of Super Formula. Hiroaki Ishiura will defend his 2015 Championship when the season begins 24 April, and ends after seven rounds on 30 October.
The series will change tyre supplier from Bridgestone to Yokohama.
2016 Super Formula Championship Wikipedia
All teams were Japanese-registered. All teams use the Dallara SF14 spec-racer chassis. 8 drivers will use Honda's 2 litre power plant; 11 drivers will use Toyota's 2 litre power plant.
A provisional calendar for the 2016 season was released on 10 December 2015. All 7 rounds of the 2016 Super-Formula Championship are scheduled over 7 months from April through October, with a 7 week long summer hiatus through June, to mid July. All events are to be held exclusively on premier, natural terrain road racing circuits, in Japan. Thus far, no events on the Super Formula calendar are to be held on super-speedway ovals, or on city street circuits.
The Autopolis round was cancelled on May 29 due to damages caused by the Kumamoto earthquake. However, on July 15, it was decided that Okayama would take its place at the same date, holding a double-header round.Scoring system
† Half points were awarded at the first Okayama round as less than 75% of the scheduled distance was completed.