Super Nova Racing

Super Nova Racing

Super Nova is one of the branches of Nova, a Japanese teaching company. Originally the company portrayed its strength through sponsoring all its branches, but unfortunately became bankrupt. However this did not affect Super Nova to an extent of falling apart, rather with internal and external support, it remained strong.

Super Nova Racing

Super Nova RacingSuper Nova Racing typically refers to a racing team from Britain, which began racing in 1991. This team is known to have competed in the A1 Grand Prix and Formula 3000/GP2 series. The team came after a previous one called David Sears Motorsport as a new incarnation.

This team was backed up by able staff members, such as: David Sears who was the team principal, Andy Roche the chief engineer, Patrick Moore the team manager among several others. They worked hand in hand for the success of the team. The sponsor for this team was the Japanese English Schools Nova chain.

Further, in 1995 the season became dominated by Super Nova to the end. During the following year, they engaged in a Championship where they attained first and second place. This team continued to set a record for over next ten years, where they eventually won the F3000 Championship.

Many of Super Nova drivers participated in races in Formula One and also in America. Through the races, good relations were created with car teams of top Champ and IRL. Due to maintenance of these connections, this team became stronger than before.

This company started off very well, however in 2007 some problems arose. The media realizing this spread the news about the problems all over Japan. One of the problems reported was inability to pay the salaries of its staff and also bonuses.

Super Nova RacingLater in the year, the company ended up being declared bankrupt, but Nova still remained as the sponsor. The problems became intense and led to the arrest of Nova chain of English schools president, Saruhashi. The president was found guilty of embezzlement, and therefore sentenced to serve a 42-month imprisonment.

Unfortunately, 1n 2012 the Italian team called Lazarus replaced Super Nova in the GP2 Series. Surprisingly, Super Nova came up under the name Trulli GP to compete in the FIA Formula E Championship. The latter was an agreement between the two teams, since Super Nova was rated very highly.

Super Nova has been competing continuously in the World Series of Auto GP. In almost all the competitions, its performance has been high and professionally standard. The team works on the mission to get the best starting from the staff, then the driver and the car.

Today Super Nova is still participating in competitions where it competes in the Auto GP World Series. It has emerged as one of the teams which are rated high in motor sport internationally. Many other teams have lived to admire this strong team that hardly gives up. Additionally, the team has continued to recruit new members due to its good reputation.


Super Nova team is well known to have people who possess high level of experience. In addition the team members are very serious and dedicated people, despite the challenges they have faced. Therefore, the fact that their sponsor turned them down did not mean the end had come.