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Formula Nippon Championship 1997 standings

Championship points standings for the Formula Nippon Championship 1997

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag Pedro de la RosaShionogi Team NovaLola T97/51Mugen Honda 3.0
82
2.Flag Takuya KurosawaTeam ImpulLola T96/52Mugen Honda 3.0
28
3.Flag Norberto FontanaTeam Le MansReynard 97DMugen Honda 3.0
21
4.Flag Hidetoshi MitsusadaCosmo Team CerumoLola T96/52Mugen Honda 3.0
20
5.Flag Masami KageyamaNavi Connection Racing TeamReynard 96D
Reynard 97D
Mugen Honda 3.0
Mugen Honda 3.0

19
6.Flag Toranosuke TakagiPiaa Nakajima RacingReynard 97DMugen Honda 3.0
18
7.Flag Masahiko KageyamaTeam ImpulReynard 96D
Lola T95/50
Mugen Honda 3.0
Mugen Honda 3.0

16
8.Flag Ralph Firman jr.Team TMSReynard 97DMugen Honda 3.0
12
9.Flag Katsutomo KaneishiFunai Super AguriReynard 96DMugen Honda 3.0
10
10.Flag Akira IidaShionogi Team NovaLola T97/51Mugen Honda 3.0
7
10.Flag Satoshi MotoyamaFunai Super AguriReynard 96D
Reynard 94D
Mugen Honda 3.0
Mugen Honda 3.0

7
12.Flag Marco ApicellaAutotech StellarReynard 96DMugen Honda 3.0
6
13.Flag Toshio SuzukiKamome Service With MiraiReynard 95DMugen Honda 3.0
5
14.Flag Juichi WakisakaTeam Anabuki Dome Dome With MugenDome F104Mugen Honda 3.0
4
15.Flag Koji YamanishiPiaa Nakajima RacingReynard 97DMugen Honda 3.0
2
16.Flag Michael KrummAutotech Stellar, Team Le Mans, Cosmo Team CerumoReynard 96D
Lola T96/52
Mugen Honda 3.0
Mugen Honda 3.0

1
16.Flag Esteban TueroTeam Le MansReynard 96DMugen Honda 3.0
1
Flag Andrea BoldriniSTP StellarReynard 96DMugen Honda 3.0
0
Flag Andrew Gilbert-ScottAutotech StellarReynard 96DMugen Honda 3.0
0
Flag Marc GoossensTeam 5ZigenReynard 96D
Reynard 96D
Judd 3.0
Mugen Honda 3.0

0
Flag Female Sarah KavanaghCosmo Team CerumoReynard 95DCosworth AC 3.0
0
Flag Atsushi KawamotoAsahi Kiko SportsReynard 96DMugen Honda 3.0
0
Flag Masahiko KondoTeam TMSReynard 97DMugen Honda 3.0
0
Flag Dilantha MalagamuwaSri Lanka With Team ReyjunReynard 96DMugen Honda 3.0
0
Flag Mauro MartiniAutotech StellarReynard 96DMugen Honda 3.0
0
Flag Ryo MichigamiFunai Super AguriReynard 96DMugen Honda 3.0
0
Flag Osamu NakajimaTeam LeyJunReynard 96DMugen Honda 3.0
0
Flag Shinsuke ShibaharaTeam CerumoLola T94/50Mugen Honda 3.0
0
Flag Vincenzo SospiriSuper Nova With MiraiReynard 95DMugen Honda 3.0
0
Flag Yuji TachikawaTeam Le MansReynard 96DMugen Honda 3.0
0
Flag Eiichi TajimaTeam 5ZigenReynard 95D
Reynard 96D
Judd 3.0
Judd 3.0

0
Flag Tetsuji TamanakaTakagi B-1 Racing TeamLola T95/50Mugen Honda 3.0
0
Flag Tetsuya TanakaBe Brides ARP AskaLola T95/50Mugen Honda 3.0
0
Flag Tetsufumi TodaSri Lanka Wirh Team ReyjunLola T95/50Mugen Honda 3.0
0
Flag Risto VirtanenTeam 5ZigenReynard 95DJudd 3.0
0
Flag Masao YamadaTakagi B-1 Racing TeamLola T94/50Mugen Honda 3.0
0
Flag Katsumi YamamotoNavi Connection Racing TeamReynard 95D
Reynard 96D
Mugen Honda 3.0
Mugen Honda 3.0

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%ArgentinaFlag Norberto Fontana, Esteban Tuero2
5.4%IrelandFlag Ralph Firman jr., Sarah Kavanagh2
2.7%SpainFlag Pedro de la Rosa1
2.7%GermanyFlag Michael Krumm1
2.7%BelgiumFlag Marc Goossens1
2.7%Sri LankaFlag Dilantha Malagamuwa1
2.7%FinlandFlag Risto Virtanen1
2.7%Great BritainFlag Andrew Gilbert-Scott1

Individual driver statistics for the 1997 Formula Nippon Championship

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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