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Flag of Japan Tetsuya Tanaka

nationality Japanese age 48 years old born December 16, 1965 hometown Kyoto

Career summary

Helmet of Tetsuya Tanaka
Races entered282
Wins8
Podiums36
Pole positions7
Fastest laps5
Race win percentage2.8%
Podium percentage12.8%
National ranking34th

Racing highlights

20112ndSuper GT Japan - GT300
20103rd24h Nürburgring - SP7
20101stJAF Grand Prix SUPER GT & Formula NIPPON FUJI SPRINT CUP - GT300 Class
20093rdSuper GT Japan - GT300
20043rdSuper GT Japan - GT300
20032nd24h Nürburgring - A8
20002nd1000 km Suzuka - GT500
19913rdFormula 3 Japan

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

20146 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
20139 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
20128 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
20119 races0 wins5 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
20109 races1 win2 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
200912 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
200810 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
20079 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
20069 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
20058 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
20048 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
200310 races0 wins3 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
20029 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
20017 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
20009 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
199914 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
199815 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
199727 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
199623 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
19956 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
199423 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
199319 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
199210 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position2 fastest race laps
199113 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap

Career details – the racing career of Tetsuya Tanaka

2014 GT Asia - GT3

PositionPointsTeam
33rd10B-Max Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3
Click to show race results for GT Asia - GT3 2014.

2014 24h Nürburgring - SP9 GT3

PositionPointsTeam
-0Nissan GT Academy Team RJN
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3
Click to show race results for 24h Nürburgring - SP9 GT3 2014.

2014 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
-0Greentec
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2014.

2013 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
20th11Gainer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2013.

2013 Super GT - GT300 - Fuji Sprint Cup

PositionPointsTeam
-0Gainer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes Benz SLS AMG GT3
Click to show race results for Super GT - GT300 - Fuji Sprint Cup 2013.

2012 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
7th47
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2011 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
2nd83Jim Gainer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80511
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 458 GTC
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2011.

2011 24h Nürburgring - SP8

PositionPointsTeam
7th0RJN Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan 370 Z

2010 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
7th34Jimgainer Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari F430
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2010.

2010 24h Nürburgring - SP7

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Falken Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Z33

2010 JAF Grand Prix SUPER GT & Formula NIPPON FUJI SPRINT CUP - GT300 Class

PositionPointsTeam
1st40Jimgainer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari F430
Click to show race results for JAF Grand Prix SUPER GT & Formula NIPPON FUJI SPRINT CUP - GT300 Class 2010.

2009 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
3rd79Jimgainer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
91310
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Jimgainer Advan F430
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2009.

2009 24h Nürburgring - SP7

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Falken Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Z33

2009 Asian Le Mans Series - LMGT2

PositionPointsTeam
7th4Jimgainer Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari F430 GT
Click to show race results for Asian Le Mans Series - LMGT2 2009.

2008 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
24th14Jimgainer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 430
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2008.

2008 24h Nürburgring - SP7

PositionPointsTeam
13th0Falken Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Z33

2007 24h Nürburgring - SP7

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Falken Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Z33

2007 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
13th27Ebbro Team Nova
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Vemac RD350R

2006 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
8th51Jim Gainer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 360 Modena

2005 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
4th66Jim Gainer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 360 Modena

2004 24h Nürburgring Nordschleife

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Falken Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Skyline GTR

2004 All-Japan GT Championship GT300

PositionPointsTeam
3rd64Team Gainer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7130?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 360 Modena

2003 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
8th46Team Gainer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8022?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 360 Modena

2003 24h Nürburgring - A8

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Falken Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Skyline GT-R

2003 Grand American Rolex Series - GTS

PositionPointsTeam
-0RWS Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 996 GT3-RS

2002 All-Japan GT Championship - Class GT500

PositionPointsTeam
33rd4Team Impul
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Skyline GT-R

2002 24h Nürburgring - A7

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Falken Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Skyline GT-R

2001 All-Japan GT Championship - Class GT500

PositionPointsTeam
9th52NISMO
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Skyline GT-R

2000 Japan GT Festival in Malaysia - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
14th0Hasemi Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Skyline GT-R

2000 1000 km Suzuka - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Team Take One
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101?0
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren F1 GTR

2000 Autobacs Cup All Japan GT Championship - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
16th13Hasemi Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Skyline GT-R
Click to show race results for Autobacs Cup All Japan GT Championship - GT500 2000.

1999 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
14th3Team 5Zigen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 99L (Mugen)

1999 Autobacs Cup All Japan GT Championship - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
17th27Hasemi Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Skyline GT-R

1998 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
15th1Be Brides Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T95/50 (Mugen)

1998 All-Japan GT Championship - Class GT500

PositionPointsTeam
5th37Hasemi Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Skyline GT-R

1997 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
-0Be Brides ARP Aska
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1997 Japanese Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
15th14Dandelion Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
130000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Corona Exiv

1997 All-Japan GT Championship - Class GT500

PositionPointsTeam
7th37Hasemi Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Skyline GT-R

1997 FIA GT - GT1

PositionPointsTeam
-0Menicon
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
SARD Toyota MC8R

1996 JAF Formula Nippon Championship

PositionPointsTeam
-0Nihon Lead Yamada
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola T94/50 (Mugen Honda)

1996 All-Japan GT Championship - Class GT500

PositionPointsTeam
5th47Hasemi Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Skyline GT-R

1996 Japanese Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
19th1Dandelion Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
140000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Corona Exiv

1996 Global GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 964 RS

1995 Japanese Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
22nd6Nakajima Planning
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda Civic Ferio

1994 Formula 3 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
-0Nakajima Planning
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt 94C (Mugen-Honda)

1994 Japanese Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th24Nakajima Planning
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
170101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda Civic Ferio

1993 Formula 3 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
8th7Tom's, Ad Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tom's 033F (Toyota)

1993 All Japan Touring Car Championship Class 3

PositionPointsTeam
18th26Toyota Team Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Corolla Levin

1992 Formula 3 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
7th12Sekisui To You Home With Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100102
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tom's 032F (Toyota)
Ralt RT35 (Toyota)

1991 Formula 3 Macau GP

PositionPointsTeam
-0Torii Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT35 (Toyota)

1991 Formula 3 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
3rd23Torii Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111311
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT35 (Toyota)

1991 Formula 3 Fuji Cup

PositionPointsTeam
9th0Torii Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT35 (Toyota)

1991 Japanese Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
73rd8Kawasho
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Corolla Levin

Karting details – the karting career of Tetsuya Tanaka

2003 CIK-FIA Asia-Pacific Championship Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Meiju Racing
KartEngineTyres
Birel (TM)


DriverDB Rating graph

The following graph shows the change in the DriverDB Rating of Tetsuya Tanaka over time since January 1st 2014. The rolling average of the graph is 10 days.

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