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Helmet of Naoki Yamamoto

Flag of Japan Naoki Yamamoto

nationality Japanese age 34 years old born July 11, 1988 hometown Utsunomiya, Tochigi

Racing highlights

20213rdSuper GT Japan - GT500
20201stAutobacs Super GT - GT500
20201stSuper Formula Championship
20192ndSuper Formula
20181stAutobacs Super GT Series - GT500
20181stSuper Formula
20153rdSuper GT Japan - GT500
20131stJapanese Championship Super Formula
20123rdJAF Grand Prix Super GT
20103rdFormula Nippon - Fuji Sprint Cup
20091stJapanese Formula 3 Championship - National Class
20072ndFormula Challenge Japan

Racing career summary

Races entered250
Wins25
Podiums69
Pole positions26
Fastest laps16
Race win percentage10%
Podium percentage27.6%

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 Naoki Yamamoto.

Naoki Yamamoto vs. Mick Schumacher | Naoki Yamamoto vs. Nirei Fukuzumi | Naoki Yamamoto vs. Hideki Mutoh | Naoki Yamamoto vs. Sebastián Saavedra

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.

2021Racing15 races1 win2 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2020Racing15 races2 wins6 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
2019Racing18 races1 win7 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
2018Racing15 races4 wins7 podiums3 pole position0 fastest race laps
2017Racing15 races0 wins3 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2016Racing17 races1 win2 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2015Racing16 races2 wins5 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
2014Racing17 races1 win3 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
2013Racing17 races2 wins6 podiums3 pole position0 fastest race laps
2012Racing18 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2011Racing17 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2010Racing18 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing16 races8 wins12 podiums6 pole position6 fastest race laps
2008Racing18 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2007Racing18 races2 wins8 podiums4 pole position2 fastest race laps
2005KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
2004KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.

Career details – the racing career of Naoki Yamamoto

2021 Japanese Championship Super Formula

PositionPointsTeam
13th13TCS Nakajima Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara SF19HondaYokohama
Click to show race results for Japanese Championship Super Formula 2021.

2021 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
3rd60Team Kunimitsu
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX-GTHonda 2.0 turboBridgestone
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2021.

2020 Autobacs Super GT - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
1st69Team Kunimitsu
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX-GTHonda 2.0 turboBridgestone
Click to show race results for Autobacs Super GT - GT500 2020.

2020 Super Formula Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st62DoCoMo Team Dandelion Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71312
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara SF19Honda 2.0 turboYokohama
Click to show race results for Super Formula Championship 2020.

2019 Super Formula

PositionPointsTeam
2nd33DoCoMo Team Dandelion Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71310
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara SF19Honda 2.0 turboYokohama
Click to show race results for Super Formula 2019.

2019 Autobacs Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
8th32Raybrig NSX-GT
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80202
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX-GTBridgestone
Click to show race results for Autobacs Super GT Japan - GT500 2019.

2019 Formula 1 - Test driver

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Toro Rosso
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2019 Fuji Dream Race - DTM/GT500

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Kunimitsu
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX-GT
Click to show race results for Fuji Dream Race - DTM/GT500 2019.

2019 Fuji Super GT x DTM Dream Race

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Kunimitsu
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX-GT
Click to show race results for Fuji Super GT x DTM Dream Race 2019.

2018 Autobacs Super GT Series - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
1st78Team Kunimitsu
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81410
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX-GTHonda 2.0 turboBridgestone
Click to show race results for Autobacs Super GT Series - GT500 2018.

2018 Suzuka 10 Hours - Pro class

PositionPointsTeam
15th0Honda Team Motul
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX GT3Honda 3.5 turbo
Click to show race results for Suzuka 10 Hours - Pro class 2018.

2018 Super Formula

PositionPointsTeam
1st38Team Mugen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
63320
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara SF14HondaYokohama
Click to show race results for Super Formula 2018.

2017 Japanese Championship Super Formula

PositionPointsTeam
9th10.5Team Mugen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara SF14HondaYokohama
Click to show race results for Japanese Championship Super Formula 2017.

2017 Autobacs Super GT Series - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
7th45Team Kunimitsu
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80211
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX-GTBridgestone
Click to show race results for Autobacs Super GT Series - GT500 2017.

2016 Japanese Championship Super Formula

PositionPointsTeam
7th15.5Team Mugen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
91110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara SF14HondaBridgestone
Click to show race results for Japanese Championship Super Formula 2016.

2016 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
14th20Team Kunimitsu
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX CONCEPT-GT
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2016.

2015 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
3rd60Team Kunimitsu
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX-GT
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2015.

2015 Japanese Championship Super Formula

PositionPointsTeam
5th26Team Mugen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81220
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara SF14Honda HR-414EBridgestone
Click to show race results for Japanese Championship Super Formula 2015.

2014 Japanese Championship Super Formula

PositionPointsTeam
9th14.5Team Mugen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90020
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara SF14Honda HR-414EBridgestone
Click to show race results for Japanese Championship Super Formula 2014.

2014 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
4th64Weider Modulo Dome Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81301
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX Concept-GT
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2014.

2013 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
4th56Weider Modulo Dome Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda HSV-010 GT
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2013.

2013 Japanese Championship Super Formula

PositionPointsTeam
1st37Team Mugen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71520
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Swift SF13 (Honda)
Click to show race results for Japanese Championship Super Formula 2013.

2013 Super Formula Japan - Fuji Sprint Cup

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Team Mugen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Swift SF13 (Honda)
Click to show race results for Super Formula Japan - Fuji Sprint Cup 2013.

2013 Super GT - GT500 - Fuji Sprint Cup

PositionPointsTeam
7th11Weider Modulo Dome Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda HSV-010 GT
Click to show race results for Super GT - GT500 - Fuji Sprint Cup 2013.

2012 Formula Nippon Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th4Team Mugen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Swift FN09 (Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon Championship 2012.

2012 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
5th43Team Kunimitsu
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda HSV-010 GT
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2012.

2012 JAF Grand Prix Super GT

PositionPointsTeam
3rd14Team Kunimitsu
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda HSV-010 GT
Click to show race results for JAF Grand Prix Super GT 2012.

2012 Formula Nippon - Fuji Sprint Cup

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Team Mugen
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
11th5Team Mugen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70011
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Swift FN09 (Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon Championship 2011.

2011 Autobacs Super GT Series - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
9th37Team Kunimitsu
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda HSV-010
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
8th0Team Mugen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2010 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
8th40Team Kunimitsu
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda HSV-010
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2010.

2010 Formula Nippon Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th20.5Nakajima Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Swift FN09 (Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon Championship 2010.

2010 Super GT - GT500 - Fuji Sprint Cup

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Team Kunimitsu
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda HSV-010 GT
Click to show race results for Super GT - GT500 - Fuji Sprint Cup 2010.

2010 Formula Nippon - Fuji Sprint Cup

PositionPointsTeam
3rd6Nakajima Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Swift FN09 (Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon - Fuji Sprint Cup 2010.

2009 Japanese Formula 3 Championship - National Class

PositionPointsTeam
1st121HFDP Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1681266
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F307 (Toyota)
Click to show race results for Japanese Formula 3 Championship - National Class 2009.

2008 Japanese Formula 3 Championship - Championship Class

PositionPointsTeam
5th138Honda Team Real
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
181200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F308 (Mugen Honda)
Click to show race results for Japanese Formula 3 Championship - Championship Class 2008.

2007 Formula Challenge Japan

PositionPointsTeam
2nd158
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
182842
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2005 World Championship Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
12th0Tony Kart Racing Team
KartEngineTyres
Tony Kart (Vortex)

2005 Italian Open Masters Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
5th39

2004 Italian Open Masters Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
30th3

2004 CIK Asian-Pacific Championship ICA

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Tony Kart Racing Team
KartEngineTyres
Tony Kart (Vortex)


DriverDB Rating graph

The following graph shows the change in the DriverDB Rating of Naoki Yamamoto over time since January 1st 2013. The rolling average of the graph is 10 days.

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