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Helmet of Minoru Tanaka

Flag of Japan Minoru Tanaka

nationality Japanese age 59 years old born June 1, 1963 hometown Kyoto

Racing career summary

Races entered131
Wins5
Podiums7
Pole positions5
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage3.8%
Podium percentage5.3%

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.

2006Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
2005Racing8 races1 win1 podium1 pole positions? fastest race laps
2004Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
2003Racing7 races2 wins2 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
2002Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
2001Racing6 races1 win2 podiums2 pole position? fastest race laps
2000Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1999Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1998Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1997Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1995Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1994Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1993Racing6 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1992Racing11 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1991Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1990Racing18 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing17 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1988Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Minoru Tanaka

2006 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
15th28APR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota MR-S

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 All-Japan GT Championship GT300

PositionPointsTeam
15th14Apex with Apr
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota MR-S

2003 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
4th63Racing Project Bandoh
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7221?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota MR-S
Toyota Celica

2002 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
12th31Racing Project Bandoh
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota MR-S

2001 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
9th33Racing Project Bandoh
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6122?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota MR-S

2000 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
21st8KRAFT
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Trueno

1999 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
19th13KRAFT
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Trueno

1998 All-Japan GT Championship - Class GT500

PositionPointsTeam
15th8Power Craft
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Supra

1997 Japanese Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
21st1Team Something
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Corolla

1997 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
17th10Kraft
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Cavalier

1995 All-Japan GT Championship - Class 1

PositionPointsTeam
24th1Tomei Sport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT2

1994 Formula 3000 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
0Team 5Zigen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1993 Formula 3000 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
0Ad Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1993 All Japan Touring Car Championship Class 3

PositionPointsTeam
17th28Team 5Zigen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
41100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Corolla Levin

1992 Formula 3000 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Take One
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1991 Formula 3000 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
17th3Leyton House, Dome
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1991 Japanese Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Kawasho
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Corolla Levin

1990 Formula 3000 Japan

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

1990 Formula 3 Britain

PositionPointsTeam
10th10West Surrey Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
170100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT34 (Honda Mugen)

1989 Lucas British Formula 3 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Leyton House Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT33 (Toyota)

1989 Cellnet Superprix

PositionPointsTeam
7th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1988 Formula Ford Festival

PositionPointsTeam
6th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen-Minister RF87
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