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Helmet of Seiji Ara

Flag of Japan Seiji Ara

nationality Japanese age 44 years old born May 5, 1974 hometown Chiba

Racing highlights

20173rdSuper Taikyu Series - ST-X
20143rdSuper GT Japan - GT300
20041stLe Mans 24h - LMP1 class
20031st1000 km Le Mans - LMP900
20003rdFormula 3 Japan

Racing career summary

Races entered264
Wins9
Podiums34
Pole positions3
Fastest laps1
Race win percentage3.4%
Podium percentage12.9%

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 Seiji Ara.

Seiji Ara vs. Shinya Michimi | Seiji Ara vs. Pierluigi Martini

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.

2018Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2017Racing11 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2016Racing6 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2015Racing8 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2014Racing8 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2013Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2012Racing12 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2011Racing10 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing20 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing12 races1 win3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2008Racing20 races2 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2007Racing18 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2006Racing11 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2005Racing10 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2004Racing12 races2 wins5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2003Racing10 races2 wins3 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2002Racing18 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2001Racing17 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2000Racing20 races0 wins5 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1999Racing12 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1998Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1996Racing11 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Seiji Ara

2018 24H GT Series - Championship of the Continents - A6 Class

PositionPointsTeam
0D'station Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 991 GT3 R
Click to show race results for 24H GT Series - Championship of the Continents - A6 Class 2018.

2018 Blancpain GT Series Asia - GT3

PositionPointsTeam
0D´station Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 991 GT3 R
Click to show race results for Blancpain GT Series Asia - GT3 2018.

2017 Autobacs Super GT Series - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
14th18Studie BMW M6
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M6 GT3Yokohama
Click to show race results for Autobacs Super GT Series - GT300 2017.

2017 Blancpain GT Series Asia - GT3

PositionPointsTeam
28th10D'station Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 R
Click to show race results for Blancpain GT Series Asia - GT3 2017.

2017 Super Taikyu Series - ST-X

PositionPointsTeam
3rd79.5D'station Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 R

2016 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
15th17BMW Team Studie
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW M6 GT3
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2016.

2015 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
7th47BMW Sports Trophy Team Studie
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW Z4 GT3
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2015.

2014 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
3rd62BMW Sports Trophy Team Studie
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW Z4 GT3
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2014.

2013 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
14th9Lexus Team WedsSport Bandoh
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus SC430
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2013.

2013 Super GT - GT500 - Fuji Sprint Cup

PositionPointsTeam
8th7Lexus Team WedSport Bandoh
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus SC430
Click to show race results for Super GT - GT500 - Fuji Sprint Cup 2013.

2012 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
9th36Lexus Team WedsSport Bandoh
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80200
* 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
0Pescarolo Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dome S102.5 (Judd)
Click to show race results for FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1 2012.

2012 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Pescarolo Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dome S102.5 (Judd)

2012 Blancpain Endurance Series - GT3 Pro Cup

PositionPointsTeam
25th4Boutsen Ginion Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren MP4-12C
Click to show race results for Blancpain Endurance Series - GT3 Pro Cup 2012.

2012 Le Mans 24h - LMP1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Pescarolo Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dome 102.55 (Judd)

2012 JAF Grand Prix Super GT

PositionPointsTeam
0Lexus Team WedsSport Bandoh
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus SC430
Click to show race results for JAF Grand Prix Super GT 2012.

2011 Autobacs Super GT Series - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
13th18Lexus Team WedsSport Bandoh
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus SC430
Click to show race results for Autobacs Super GT Series - GT500 2011.

2011 Malaysia Merdeka Endurance Race - Overall

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Belgian Audi Club
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8 LMS

2011 JAF Grand Prix Super GT - GT500

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

2010 FIA GT1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
42nd2Swiss Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
200000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan GT-R GT1Michelin
Click to show race results for FIA GT1 World Championship 2010.

2009 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
8th48Kondo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
91200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan GT-R
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2009.

2009 Le Mans 24h - LMP2 class

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Navi Team Goh
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche RS Spyder
Click to show race results for Le Mans 24h - LMP2 class 2009.

2009 FIA World Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Wiechers-Sport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320si
Click to show race results for FIA World Touring Car Championship 2009.

2009 FIA World Touring Car Championship - Independent's Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
16th9Wiechers-Sport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW 320si
Click to show race results for FIA World Touring Car Championship - Independent's Trophy 2009.

2008 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
14th34Kondo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
91100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan GT-R
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2008.

2008 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
14th9Petronas Team Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola FN06 (Toyota)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon 2008.

2007 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
10th34Kondo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
91100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Fairlady Z

2007 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
11th11DHG Tom's Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon 2007.

2006 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
0Kondo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* 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
16th28Kondo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Fairlady Z

2005 Le Mans 24h - LMP1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Jim Gainer International
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dome S101 (Mugen)

2005 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
32nd4Kraft Project
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Supra

2005 Le Mans Endurance Series LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
19th5Jim Gainer International
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dome S101 H (Mugen)

2004 Le Mans 24h - LMP1 class

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Audi Sport Japan Team Goh
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8 (LMP1/900)

2004 Le Mans Endurance Series LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
5th27Audi Sport Japan Team Goh
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8

2004 All-Japan GT Championship GT500

PositionPointsTeam
5th45Toyota Team Cerumo
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
71100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Supra

2003 Le Mans 24h - LMP 900 class

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Audi Sport Japan Team Goh
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8

2003 All-Japan GT Championship - Class GT500

PositionPointsTeam
22nd26Team Advan Tsuchiya
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Supra

2003 FIA Sportscar Championship - SR1

PositionPointsTeam
8th20Audi Sport Japan Team Goh
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8
Click to show race results for FIA Sportscar Championship - SR1 2003.

2003 1000 km Le Mans - LMP900

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Audi Japan Team Goh
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8

2002 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
11th3Kondo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 01L (Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon 2002.

2002 Le Mans 24h - LMP 900 class

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Audi Sport Japan Team Goh
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8

2002 All-Japan GT Championship - Class GT500

PositionPointsTeam
23rd32Tsuchiya Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Supra

2001 Formula Nippon

PositionPointsTeam
12th4Racing Team Cerumo
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 99L (Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon 2001.

2001 All-Japan GT Championship - Class GT500

PositionPointsTeam
29th11Tsuchiya Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Supra

2001 Le Mans 24h - LMP 900 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Viper Team ORECA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chrysler LMP2001 (Mopar)

2000 Formula 3 Macau GP

PositionPointsTeam
20th0Toda Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Macau GP 2000.

2000 Formula 3 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
3rd30Toda Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100511
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F300 (Mugen Honda)

2000 Formula 3 Korea Super Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Toda Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F300 (Mugen Honda)

2000 Japan GT Festival in Malaysia - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Toyota Castrol Team Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Supra

2000 Autobacs Cup All Japan GT Championship - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
21st7Toyota Castrol Team Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Supra
Click to show race results for Autobacs Cup All Japan GT Championship - GT500 2000.

1999 Formula 3 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
6th20Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
91310
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara 399 (Toyota)

1999 Formula 3 Macau GP

PositionPointsTeam
0TOM's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Macau GP 1999.

1999 Formula 3 Korea Super Prix

PositionPointsTeam
0Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F399 (Toyota)
Click to show race results for Formula 3 Korea Super Prix 1999.

1999 American Le Mans Series - GTS

PositionPointsTeam
0Chamberlain Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge Viper GTS-R

1998 Formula 3 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
0Team G.R.P.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara 398 (Toyota)

1996 Barber Dodge Pro Series

PositionPointsTeam
15th41
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mondiale (Dodge)


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