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Formula Nippon 1997 standings

Championship points standings for the Formula Nippon 1997

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag Pedro de la RosaShionogi Team NovaLola T97-51 (Mugen Honda)
82
2.Flag Takuya KurosawaTeam Impul
28
3.Flag Norberto FontanaTeam Le Mans
21
4.Flag Hidetoshi MitsusadaCosmo Team Cerumo
20
5.Flag Masami KageyamaNavi Connection Racing Team
19
6.Flag Toranosuke TakagiPiaa Nakajima RacingReynard 97D (Mugen)
18
7.Flag Masahiko KageyamaTeam Impul
16
8.Flag Ralph Firman jr.Team TMS
12
9.Flag Katsutomo KaneishiFunai Super Aguri
10
10.Flag Akira IidaShionogi Team Nova
7
10.Flag Satoshi MotoyamaFunai Super Aguri
7
12.Flag Marco ApicellaAutotech Stellar
6
13.Flag Toshio SuzukiKamome Service With Mirai
5
14.Flag Juichi WakisakaTeam Anabuki Dome Dome With Mugen
4
15.Flag Koji YamanishiPiaa Nakajima Racing
2
16.Flag Michael KrummAutotech Stellar, Team Le Mans, Cosmo Team Cerumo
1
16.Flag Esteban TueroTeam Le MansReynard (Honda)
1
Flag Andrea BoldriniSTP Stellar
0
Flag Andrew Gilbert-ScottAutotech Stellar
0
Flag Marc GoossensTeam 5ZigenReynard 96D (Zytek)
0
Flag Female Sarah KavanaghCosmo Team Cerumo
0
Flag Atsushi KawamotoAsahi Kiko Sports
0
Flag Masahiko KondoTeam TMS
0
Flag Dilantha MalagamuwaSri Lanka With Team Reyjun
0
Flag Mauro MartiniAutotech Stellar
0
Flag Ryo MichigamiFunai Super Aguri
0
Flag Osamu NakajimaTeam LeyJun
0
Flag Shinsuke ShibaharaTeam Cerumo
0
Flag Vincenzo SospiriSuper Nova With Mirai
0
Flag Yuji TachikawaTeam Le Mans
0
Flag Eiichi TajimaTeam 5Zigen
0
Flag Tetsuji TamanakaTakagi B-1 Racing Team
0
Flag Tetsuya TanakaBe Brides ARP Aska
0
Flag Tetsufumi TodaSri Lanka Wirh Team Reyjun
0
Flag Risto VirtanenTeam 5Zigen
0
Flag Masao YamadaTakagi B-1 Racing Team
0
Flag Katsumi YamamotoNavi Connection Racing Team
0
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag Pedro de la Rosa
6
Most pole positionsFlag Pedro de la Rosa
4
Flag Toranosuke Takagi
4
Most podium positionsFlag Pedro de la Rosa
10
Most podium positions without a winFlag Hidetoshi Mitsusada
3
Flag Masahiko Kageyama
3
Most fastest race lapsFlag Pedro de la Rosa
3

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
62.2%JapanFlag Takuya Kurosawa, Hidetoshi Mitsusada, Masami Kageyama, Toranosuke Takagi, Masahiko Kageyama, Katsutomo Kaneishi, Akira Iida, Satoshi Motoyama, Toshio Suzuki, Juichi Wakisaka, Koji Yamanishi, Tetsuya Tanaka, Katsumi Yamamoto, Atsushi Kawamoto, Masahiko Kondo, Eiichi Tajima, Yuji Tachikawa, Shinsuke Shibahara, Tetsuji Tamanaka, Masao Yamada, Osamu Nakajima, Tetsufumi Toda, Ryo Michigami23
10.8%ItalyFlag Marco Apicella, Vincenzo Sospiri, Mauro Martini, Andrea Boldrini4
5.4%IrelandFlag Ralph Firman jr., Sarah Kavanagh2
5.4%ArgentinaFlag Norberto Fontana, Esteban Tuero2
2.7%Great BritainFlag Andrew Gilbert-Scott1
2.7%FinlandFlag Risto Virtanen1
2.7%Sri LankaFlag Dilantha Malagamuwa1
2.7%SpainFlag Pedro de la Rosa1
2.7%BelgiumFlag Marc Goossens1
2.7%GermanyFlag Michael Krumm1

Individual driver statistics for the 1997 Formula Nippon

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Apicella, MarcoFlag 31 y/o70000
Boldrini, AndreaFlag 25 y/o30000
de la Rosa, PedroFlag 26 y/o1061043
Firman jr., RalphFlag 22 y/o100100
Fontana, NorbertoFlag 22 y/o101301
Gilbert-Scott, AndrewFlag 39 y/o30000
Goossens, MarcFlag 27 y/o100000
Iida, AkiraFlag 27 y/o100100
Kageyama, MasahikoFlag 33 y/o100302
Kageyama, MasamiFlag 30 y/o100201
Kaneishi, KatsutomoFlag 28 y/o101111
Kavanagh, SarahFlag 24 y/o20000
Kawamoto, AtsushiFlag 31 y/o100000
Kondo, MasahikoFlag 32 y/o90000
Krumm, MichaelFlag 27 y/o50000
Kurosawa, TakuyaFlag 35 y/o101411
Malagamuwa, DilanthaFlag 34 y/o50000
Martini, MauroFlag 33 y/o10000
Michigami, RyoFlag 24 y/o00000
Mitsusada, HidetoshiFlag 26 y/o90300
Motoyama, SatoshiFlag 26 y/o80000
Nakajima, OsamuFlag 39 y/o50000
Shibahara, ShinsukeFlag 30 y/o30000
Sospiri, VincenzoFlag 30 y/o20000
Suzuki, ToshioFlag 42 y/o100000
Tachikawa, YujiFlag 21 y/o20000
Tajima, EiichiFlag 29 y/o70000
Takagi, ToranosukeFlag 23 y/o91240
Tamanaka, TetsujiFlag 35 y/o80000
Tanaka, TetsuyaFlag 31 y/o70000
Toda, TetsufumiFlag n/a40000
Tuero, EstebanFlag 19 y/o60000
Virtanen, RistoFlag 21 y/o30000
Wakisaka, JuichiFlag 24 y/o90000
Yamada, MasaoFlag 46 y/o40000
Yamamoto, KatsumiFlag 22 y/o100001
Yamanishi, KojiFlag 19 y/o100000
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