João Paulo Lima de Oliveira is a Brazilian professional racing driver currently competing in the Japanese Super GT series for team Kondo. He won the Super GT GT300 class championship in 2020 and the Formula Nippon championship in 2010. He won every series he has ever competed in. He is considered the most successful foreign racing driver in Japan.
In this episode, JP, as all his friends are calling him, discusses how he came to Japan, what it takes to succeed in Japan as a foreign driver and what he consideres one of his greatest challenges he had to overcome. Also, listen what JP’s favorite restaurant in Tokyo is and where he likes to hang out.
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