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Helmet of Satoshi Motoyama

Flag of Japan Satoshi Motoyama

nationality Japanese age 47 years old born March 4, 1971 hometown Tokyo

Racing highlights

20112ndAutobacs Super GT Series - GT500
20093rdSuper GT Japan - GT500
20081stSuper GT Japan - GT500
20051stFormula Nippon
20041stAll-Japan GT Championship GT500
20031stFormula Nippon
20031stAll-Japan GT Championship - Class GT500
20022ndFormula Nippon
20011stFormula Nippon
20003rdFormula Nippon
20003rdAutobacs Cup All Japan GT Championship - GT500
19992ndFormula Nippon
19993rdAutobacs Cup All Japan GT Championship - GT500
19981stFormula Nippon
19973rdJapanese Touring Car Championship
19952ndFormula 3 Japan

Racing career summary

Races entered396
Wins46
Podiums112
Pole positions36
Fastest laps33
Race win percentage11.6%
Podium percentage28.3%

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.

2018Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2017Racing8 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2016Racing8 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2015Racing8 races1 win2 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2014Racing8 races0 wins1 podium2 pole position0 fastest race laps
2013Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2012Racing10 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2011Racing9 races3 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing8 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing9 races2 wins4 podiums3 pole position0 fastest race laps
2008Racing20 races3 wins4 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2007Racing18 races4 wins6 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2006Racing18 races1 win7 podiums0 pole position3 fastest race laps
2005Racing17 races4 wins8 podiums2 pole position2 fastest race laps
2004Racing16 races3 wins5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2003Racing18 races4 wins11 podiums6 pole position7 fastest race laps
2002Racing18 races5 wins9 podiums1 pole positions3 fastest race laps
2001Racing17 races4 wins6 podiums3 pole position1 fastest race lap
2000Racing18 races2 wins7 podiums2 pole position2 fastest race laps
1999Racing17 races4 wins10 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps
1998Racing16 races3 wins5 podiums2 pole position2 fastest race laps
1997Racing27 races2 wins7 podiums3 pole position2 fastest race laps
1996Racing26 races0 wins1 podium3 pole position1 fastest race lap
1995Racing25 races1 win7 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1994Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1993Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1992Racing11 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1991Racing10 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
1990Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Satoshi Motoyama

2018 Autobacs Super GT Series - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
17th14NDDP Racing with B-Max
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan GT-RNissan 2.0 turboMichelin
Click to show race results for Autobacs Super GT Series - GT500 2018.

2017 Autobacs Super GT Series - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
12th29Mola
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan GT-RMichelin
Click to show race results for Autobacs Super GT Series - GT500 2017.

2016 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
10th36Mola
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
NISSAN GT-R NISMO GT500
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2016.

2015 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
6th50Mola
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81211
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan GT-R
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2015.

2014 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
11th31MOLA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80120
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan GT-R
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2014.

2013 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
12th28Mola
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80011
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan GT-R
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2013.

2013 Super GT - GT500 - Fuji Sprint Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0Mola
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan GT-R
Click to show race results for Super GT - GT500 - Fuji Sprint Cup 2013.

2012 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
8th40NISMO
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan GT-R
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2012.

2012 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Highcroft Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
DeltaWing (Nissan)

2012 JAF Grand Prix Super GT

PositionPointsTeam
4th12NISMO
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan GT-R
Click to show race results for JAF Grand Prix Super GT 2012.

2011 Autobacs Super GT Series - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
2nd79NISMO
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
83300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan GT-R
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.

2010 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
7th41NISMO
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan GT-R R35
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2010.

2010 Super GT - GT500 - Fuji Sprint Cup

PositionPointsTeam
4th0NISMO
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan GT-R R35
Click to show race results for Super GT - GT500 - Fuji Sprint Cup 2010.

2009 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
3rd78NISMO
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
92430
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan GT-R
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2009.

2008 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
11th14Team LeMans
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola FN06 (Toyota)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon 2008.

2008 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
1st76NISMO
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
93300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan GT-R
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2008.

2007 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
4th38Arabian Oasis Team Impul
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
93310
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola FN06 (Toyota)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon 2007.

2007 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
8th48NISMO
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
91301
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Fairlady Z

2006 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
5th16Arting Racing Team with Impul
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90402
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola FN06 (Toyota)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon 2006.

2006 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
6th69NISMO
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
91301
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Fairlady Z

2005 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
1st52Team Impul
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
93621
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B3/51 (Mugen Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon 2005.

2005 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
5th60NISMO
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Fairlady Z

2004 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
6th21Team 5Zigen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
91100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B3/51 - Mugen
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon 2004.

2004 All-Japan GT Championship GT500

PositionPointsTeam
1st73NISMO
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
62400
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Fairlady Z

2004 JGTC All-Star USA 200 - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
0NISMO
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Fairlady Z

2003 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
1st56Team Impul
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
104755
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B3/51 (Mugen Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon 2003.

2003 Formula 1 - Test driver

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

2003 All-Japan GT Championship - Class GT500

PositionPointsTeam
1st86NISMO
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80412
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Skyline GT-R

2002 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
2nd60Team Impul
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
105713
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 01L (Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon 2002.

2002 All-Japan GT Championship - Class GT500

PositionPointsTeam
12th51NISMO
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Skylime GT-R

2001 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
1st49Team Impul
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
104531
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 01L (Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon 2001.

2001 All-Japan GT Championship - Class GT500

PositionPointsTeam
21st28Team Impul
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Skyline GT-R

2000 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
3rd34Team Impul
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101422
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 99L (Mugen Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon 2000.

2000 Autobacs Cup All Japan GT Championship - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
3rd66Team Impul
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Skyline GT-R
Click to show race results for Autobacs Cup All Japan GT Championship - GT500 2000.

2000 Japan GT Festival in Malaysia - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Impul
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Skyline GT-R

1999 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
2nd46Unlimited Racing Team Le Mans
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
103633
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 99L (Mugen)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon 1999.

1999 Autobacs Cup All Japan GT Championship - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
3rd69NISMO
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
61400
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Skyline GT-R

1999 Le Mans 24h - LMP class

PositionPointsTeam
0Nissan Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan R391

1998 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
1st45Lemoned Racing Team Le Mans
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
93522
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 97D (Mugen)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon 1998.

1998 Le Mans 24h - GT1 class

PositionPointsTeam
9th0Nissan Motorsports / Nova
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan R390 GT1
Click to show race results for Le Mans 24h - GT1 class 1998.

1998 All-Japan GT Championship - Class GT500

PositionPointsTeam
12th17ARTA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Skyline GT-R

1997 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
10th7Funai Super Aguri
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon 1997.

1997 Japanese Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd100NISMO
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
142732
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Primera GT

1997 All-Japan GT Championship - Class GT500

PositionPointsTeam
11th24Hoshino Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Skyline GT-R

1996 JAF Formula Nippon Championship

PositionPointsTeam
10th9Funai Super Aguri
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 95D (Mugen Honda)
Click to show race results for JAF Formula Nippon Championship 1996.

1996 Japanese Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th46NISMO
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
130011
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Sunny
Nissan Primera Camino

1996 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
29th4Hoshino Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4002?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Silvia

1995 Formula 3 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
2nd37Dome
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
91710
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara 395 (Mugen Honda)

1995 Japanese Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
19th9Object T
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Corona Exiv

1994 Formula 3 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
7th8Cerumo, Torii Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tom's 033F (Toyota)
Dallara 393 (Toyota)

1993 Formula 3 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
11th4Dallara Automobile Japan
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F393 (Honda)
Dallara F393 (Fiat)

1993 World Cup Formula Super A

PositionPointsTeam
6th0

1992 All Japan Formula 3 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th11Xebec Motor Sports Division
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT35 (Honda)

1991 Formula 3 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
6th14Le Garage Cox Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100202
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT35 (Honda)

1990 Formula 3 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
11th4Le Garage Cox Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT33 (Honda)


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