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Helmet of Shinji Nakano

Flag of Japan Shinji Nakano

nationality Japanese age 51 years old born April 1, 1971 hometown Osaka

Racing highlights

20163rdAsian Le Mans Series - LMP2
20151st2 Hours of Fuji
20151st3 Hours of Sepang
20132ndAsian Le Mans Series - GTE
20091stAsian Le Mans Series - LMP1
19943rdFormula 3 Japan

Racing career summary

Races entered205
Wins7
Podiums20
Pole positions4
Fastest laps9
Race win percentage3.4%
Podium percentage9.8%

Driver relations

Son of Tsuneharu Nakano.

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.

2018Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2017Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2016Racing6 races2 wins2 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2015Racing2 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2014Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2013Racing4 races1 win1 podium0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2012Racing2 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2011Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
2009Racing2 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2008Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2007Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2006Racing6 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2005Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2004Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2003Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2002Racing19 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2001Racing20 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2000Racing17 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1999Racing0 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1998Racing16 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1997Racing17 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1996Racing10 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position3 fastest race laps
1995Racing9 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1994Racing12 races1 win5 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1993Racing11 races0 wins3 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1992Racing21 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1991Racing? races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
1990Racing? races1 win0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Shinji Nakano

2018 Autobacs Super GT Series - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
0Taisan R8 Fukushima
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8 LMS
Click to show race results for Autobacs Super GT Series - GT300 2018.

2017 Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia - Overall

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lamborghini Huracan ST
Click to show race results for Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia - Overall 2017.

2015-16 Asian Le Mans Series - LMP2

PositionPointsTeam
3rd51Race Performance
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
22211
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oreca 03RJudd 3.6
Click to show race results for Asian Le Mans Series - LMP2 2015-16.

2016 European Le Mans Series - LMP2

PositionPointsTeam
16th2Race Performance
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
#34 Oreca 03RJuddDunlop
Click to show race results for European Le Mans Series - LMP2 2016.

2016 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP2

PositionPointsTeam
32nd0.5Race Performance
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
#34 Oreca 03RJuddDunlop
Click to show race results for FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP2 2016.

2016 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8 LMS ultraYokohama
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2016.

2016 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
42nd0.5Manor
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oreca 05Nissan 4.5Dunlop

2015 Maserati Trofeo

PositionPointsTeam
25th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati GranTurismo MC Trofeo
Click to show race results for Maserati Trofeo 2015.

2015 2 Hours of Fuji

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Race Performance
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oreca 03R

2015 3 Hours of Sepang

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Race Performance
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oreca 03R

2014 Le Mans 24h - GTE Am

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Team Taisan
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 458 Italia
Click to show race results for Le Mans 24h - GTE Am 2014.

2013 Le Mans 24h - LMP2 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Delta-ADR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oreca 03 (Nissan)

2013 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
34th3Delta-ADR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oreca 03Nissan 4.5Dunlop

2013 FIA World Endurance Championship Trophy for LMP2 Drivers

PositionPointsTeam
26th6Delta-ADR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oreca 03 (Nissan)
Click to show race results for FIA World Endurance Championship Trophy for LMP2 Drivers 2013.

2013 Asian Le Mans Series - GTE

PositionPointsTeam
2nd26Taisan Ken Endless
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 458 GTE
Click to show race results for Asian Le Mans Series - GTE 2013.

2012 FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP2

PositionPointsTeam
0Boutsen Ginion Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oreca 03 (Nissan)
Click to show race results for FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP2 2012.

2012 FIA World Endurance Championship

PositionPointsTeam
47th4ADR-Delta
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oreca 03 (Nissan)

2012 Le Mans 24h - LMP2 class

PositionPointsTeam
10th0Boutsen Ginion Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oreca 03 (Nissan)

2011 Le Mans 24h - LMP2 class

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Oak Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oak Pescarolo (BMW)

2009 Asian Le Mans Series - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
1st18Sora Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pescarolo (Judd)
Click to show race results for Asian Le Mans Series - LMP1 2009.

2008 76th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMP1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Epsilon Euskadi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Epsilon Euskadi ee1Judd 5.5Michelin
Click to show race results for 76th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMP1 class 2008.

2008 Le Mans Series - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
0Epsilon Euskadi
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Epsilon Euskadi Judd
Click to show race results for Le Mans Series - LMP1 2008.

2007 75th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMP1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Creation Autosportif
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Creation CA07Judd 5.5Dunlop

2007 Le Mans Series - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
20th4Creation Autosportif
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Creation CA07 (Judd)

2006 74th 24 Hours of Le Mans LMP1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Courage Competition
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Courage LC70Mugen 4.5Yokohama

2006 Le Mans Series - LMP1

PositionPointsTeam
17th4Courage Competition
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Courage LC70 (Mugen Honda)

2005 73rd 24 Hours of Le Mans LMP1 class

PositionPointsTeam
0Courage Compétition
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Courage C60 HybrideJudd 4.0Yokohama

2004 All-Japan GT Championship GT500

PositionPointsTeam
13th9Team Kunimitsu With Mooncraft
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX

2004 JGTC All-Star USA 200 - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Team Kunimitsu With Mooncraft
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX

2003 IRL IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
29th35Beck Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara IR-03Honda 3.5Firestone
Click to show race results for IRL IndyCar Series 2003.

2002 CART FedEx Championship Series

PositionPointsTeam
17th43Fernández Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
190001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B02/00 Honda 2.6 turboBridgestone
Click to show race results for CART FedEx Championship Series 2002.

2001 CART FedEx Championship Series

PositionPointsTeam
26th11Fernández Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
200000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 01iHonda 2.6 turboFirestone
Click to show race results for CART FedEx Championship Series 2001.

2000 CART FedEx Champ Car World Series

PositionPointsTeam
24th12Walker Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
170000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 2KiHonda 2.6 turboFirestone
Click to show race results for CART FedEx Champ Car World Series 2000.

1999 Formula 1 - Test driver

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

1998 FIA Formula One World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Fondmetal Minardi Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Minardi M198Cosworth JD 3.0Bridgestone
Click to show race results for FIA Formula One World Championship 1998.

1997 FIA Formula One World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
18th2Prost Gauloises Blondes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
170000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Prost JS45Mugen-Honda 3.0Bridgestone
Click to show race results for FIA Formula One World Championship 1997.

1996 Formula 1 - Test driver

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

1996 JAF Formula Nippon Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th20Avex Dome Mugen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100303
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dome F104i (Mugen Honda)
Click to show race results for JAF Formula Nippon Championship 1996.

1995 Japanese Formula 3000 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
11th6Speed Star Wheel, Dome With Mugen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for Japanese Formula 3000 Championship 1995.

1994 Formula 3000 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Nova, Nakajima Planning
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1994 Formula 3 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
3rd33Shion F
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101511
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara 393 (Mugen Honda)

1993 Formula 3 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
5th26Super Nova
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110311
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara F393 (Honda)
Dallara 393 (Opel)

1992 Formula 3000 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
0Nakajima Planning
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1992 All Japan Formula 3 Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Nakajima Planning
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT35 (Mugen Honda)
Ralt RT36 (Mugen Honda)

1991 Formula Opel Lotus Euroseries

PositionPointsTeam
12th43Paul Stewart Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?0111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
ReynardOpelBridgestone

1990 Formula Vauxhall Lotus

PositionPointsTeam
5th78Christal Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?1???
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1990 EFDA Formula Opel Lotus Euroseries

PositionPointsTeam
17th6Christal Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?0000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1989 Formula 3 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
0Toda Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ralt RT31 (Honda)


DriverDB Rating graph

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

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