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Helmet of Kazuki Nakajima

Flag of Japan Kazuki Nakajima

full name Nakajima Kazuki nationality Japanese age 37 years old born January 11, 1985 hometown Okazaki, Aichi

Racing highlights

20212ndFIA Hypercar World Endurance Championship
20202ndLMP World Endurance Drivers Championship
20181stLMP World Endurance Drivers Championship
20172ndLMP FIA World Endurance Drivers Championship
20152ndJapanese Championship Super Formula
20141stJapanese Championship Super Formula
20133rdSuper GT Japan - GT500
20133rdSuper GT - GT500 - Fuji Sprint Cup
20121stFormula Nippon Championship
20122ndJAF Grand Prix Super GT
20112ndFormula Nippon Championship
20113rdFormula Nippon - Fuji Sprint Cup
20052ndFormula 3 Japan
20031stFormula Toyota

Racing career summary

Races entered314
Wins40
Podiums103
Pole positions26
Fastest laps22
Race win percentage12.7%
Podium percentage32.8%

Driver relations

Son of Satoru Nakajima.

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.

Driver comparisons

The latest Head-to-Head comparisons generated for Kazuki Nakajima.

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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.

2021Racing8 races3 wins5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2020Racing13 races2 wins9 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2019Racing15 races1 win3 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
2018Racing20 races6 wins10 podiums3 pole position1 fastest race lap
2017Racing23 races7 wins11 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2016Racing17 races0 wins3 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
2015Racing14 races1 win6 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2014Racing22 races4 wins12 podiums4 pole position0 fastest race laps
2013Racing22 races5 wins7 podiums3 pole position2 fastest race laps
2012Racing21 races3 wins8 podiums3 pole position1 fastest race lap
2011Racing17 races1 win8 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2009Racing17 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2008Racing18 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2007Racing22 races0 wins6 podiums1 pole positions3 fastest race laps
2006Racing22 races1 win4 podiums0 pole position3 fastest race laps
2005Racing21 races1 win7 podiums2 pole position3 fastest race laps
2004Racing22 races2 wins4 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
2003Racing? races3 wins? podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Kazuki Nakajima

2021 Japanese Championship Super Formula

PositionPointsTeam
17th4Kuo Valentin Team Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara SF19ToyotaYokohama
Click to show race results for Japanese Championship Super Formula 2021.

2021 FIA Hypercar World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd168Toyota Gazoo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
63500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota GR010 HybridToyota 3.5 hybridMichelin
Click to show race results for FIA Hypercar World Endurance Championship 2021.

2020 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Gazoo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS050 HybridToyota 2.4 hybrid turboMichelin

2019-20 LMP World Endurance Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd202Toyota Gazoo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
82810
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS050 HybridToyota 2.4 hybrid turboMichelin
Click to show race results for LMP World Endurance Drivers Championship 2019-20.

2020 Super Formula Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th25Vantelin Team TOM'S
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara SF19Toyota 2.0 turboYokohama
Click to show race results for Super Formula Championship 2020.

2019 Super Formula

PositionPointsTeam
11th12Vantelin Team TOM'S
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara SF19Toyota 2.0 turboYokohama
Click to show race results for Super Formula 2019.

2019 Autobacs Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
10th26au Tom's LC500
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71221
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus LC500Bridgestone
Click to show race results for Autobacs Super GT Japan - GT500 2019.

2019 Fuji Super GT x DTM Dream Race

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus LC500
Click to show race results for Fuji Super GT x DTM Dream Race 2019.

2018 Autobacs Super GT Series - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
6th47Lexus Team au Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus LC500Toyota 2.0 turboBridgestone
Click to show race results for Autobacs Super GT Series - GT500 2018.

2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Gazoo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
85731
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS050 HybridToyota 2.4 turbo hybridMichelin
Click to show race results for FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1 2018-19.

2018-19 LMP World Endurance Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st198Toyota Gazoo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS050 HybridToyota 2.4 turbo hybridMichelin

2018 Super Formula

PositionPointsTeam
6th15Vantelin Team Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara SF14ToyotaYokohama
Click to show race results for Super Formula 2018.

2017 Japanese Championship Super Formula

PositionPointsTeam
5th22Vantelin Team Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara SF14ToyotaYokohama
Click to show race results for Japanese Championship Super Formula 2017.

2017 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Gazoo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
95800
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS050 HybridMichelin
Click to show race results for FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1 2017.

2017 Autobacs Super GT Series - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
6th47Lexus Team Au Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus LC500Bridgestone
Click to show race results for Autobacs Super GT Series - GT500 2017.

2017 LMP FIA World Endurance Drivers Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd183Toyota Gazoo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS050 HybridToyota 2.4 hybrid turboMichelin

2016 Japanese Championship Super Formula

PositionPointsTeam
6th22Vantelin Team TOM'S
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90212
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara SF14ToyotaBridgestone
Click to show race results for Japanese Championship Super Formula 2016.

2016 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
8th60Toyota Gazoo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
#5 Toyota TS050 HybridMichelin
Click to show race results for FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1 2016.

2016 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th60Toyota Gazoo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS050 HybridToyota 2.4 hybrid turboMichelin

2015 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
7th75Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS040 - HybridToyota 3.7 L V8Michelin
Click to show race results for FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1 2015.

2015 FIA World Endurance Driver's Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th75Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS040 HybridToyota 3.7Michelin

2015 Japanese Championship Super Formula

PositionPointsTeam
2nd45.5Petronas Team TOM'S
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71501
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara SF14Toyota RI4ABridgestone
Click to show race results for Japanese Championship Super Formula 2015.

2014 Japanese Championship Super Formula

PositionPointsTeam
1st46Petronas Team Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
92610
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara SF14Toyota R14ABridgestone
Click to show race results for Japanese Championship Super Formula 2014.

2014 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
5th60Lexus Team Petronas Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
72210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus RC F
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2014.

2014 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50420
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS 040 Hybrid
Click to show race results for FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1 2014.

2014 FIA World Endurance Driver's Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th71Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS040 HybridToyota 3.7Michelin

2014 Le Mans 24h - LMP1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS040 Hybrid
Click to show race results for Le Mans 24h - LMP1 class 2014.

2013 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
3rd60Lexus Team Petronas Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
82311
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus SC430
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2013.

2013 Japanese Championship Super Formula

PositionPointsTeam
4th24Petronas Team Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
72211
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Swift SF13 (Toyota)
Click to show race results for Japanese Championship Super Formula 2013.

2013 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
41110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS030 - Hybrid
Click to show race results for FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1 2013.

2013 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
12th37.5Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS030 HybridToyota 3.4 hybridMichelin

2013 Le Mans 24h - LMP1 class

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS030 - Hybrid

2013 Super Formula Japan - Fuji Sprint Cup

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Petronas Team TOM's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Swift SF13 (Toyota)
Click to show race results for Super Formula Japan - Fuji Sprint Cup 2013.

2013 Super GT - GT500 - Fuji Sprint Cup

PositionPointsTeam
3rd21Lexus Team Petronas TOM's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus SC430
Click to show race results for Super GT - GT500 - Fuji Sprint Cup 2013.

2012 Formula Nippon Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st46Petronas Team Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
82410
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Swift FN09 (Toyota)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon Championship 2012.

2012 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
7th40Lexus Team Petronas Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus SC430
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2012.

2012 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
31211
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS 030 Hybrid
Click to show race results for FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1 2012.

2012 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th44Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS030 Hybrid

2012 Le Mans 24h - LMP1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Toyota Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TS030 Hybrid

2012 JAF Grand Prix Super GT

PositionPointsTeam
2nd15Lexus Team Petronas Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus SC430
Click to show race results for JAF Grand Prix Super GT 2012.

2012 Formula Nippon - Fuji Sprint Cup

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Petronas Team Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon - Fuji Sprint Cup 2012.

2011 Formula Nippon Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd42Petronas Team Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71701
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Swift FN09 (Toyota)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon Championship 2011.

2011 Autobacs Super GT Series - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
8th39Lexus Team Petronas Toms
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus SC430
Lexus SC430
Click to show race results for Autobacs Super GT Series - GT500 2011.

2011 JAF Grand Prix Super GT - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2011 Formula Nippon - Fuji Sprint Cup

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Petronas Team Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2009 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
20th0AT&T Williams
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
170000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Williams FW31Toyota RVX-09Bridgestone
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2009.

2008 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
15th9AT&T Williams
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
180000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Williams FW30Toyota RVX-08Bridgestone
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2008.

2007 GP2 Series

PositionPointsTeam
5th44DAMS
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
210613
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara GP2/05RenaultBridgestone
Click to show race results for GP2 Series 2007.

2007 Formula 1 - Test driver

PositionPointsTeam
0AT&T WilliamsF1 Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Williams FW29 (Toyota)

2007 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
22nd0AT&T WilliamsF1 Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Williams FW29Toyota 2.4Bridgestone
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2007.

2006 Formula 3 Euro Series

PositionPointsTeam
7th36Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
201403
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F305 (Mercedes)
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Euro Series 2006.

2006 Masters of Formula 3

PositionPointsTeam
26th0Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F305 (Mercedes)
Click to show race results for Masters of Formula 3 2006.

2006 53rd Polytec Macau Formula 3 Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara (Mercedes)
Click to show race results for 53rd Polytec Macau Formula 3 Grand Prix 2006.

2006 Formula 1 - Test driver

PositionPointsTeam
0WilliamsF1 Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2005 Formula 3 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
2nd209TOM's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
120613
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F305 (TOM's Toyota)
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Japan 2005.

2005 Formula 3 Macau GP

PositionPointsTeam
5th0TOM's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Macau GP 2005.

2005 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
8th52Kicchouhouzan with apr
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8111?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota MR-S

2004 Formula 3 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
5th138TOM's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
202421
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F304 (Toyota)
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Japan 2004.

2004 Formula 3 Macau GP

PositionPointsTeam
13th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Macau GP 2004.

2004 Bahrain F3 Superprix

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F304 (Toyota)

2003 Formula Toyota

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Tom's Spirits
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?3?33
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.


DriverDB Rating graph

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