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Helmet of Takeshi Tsuchiya

Flag of Japan Takeshi Tsuchiya

nationality Japanese age 49 years old born November 4, 1972 hometown Kanagawa

Racing highlights

20191stADAC TOTAL 24h Nürburgring Race - SP-PRO
20181stADAC Zurich 24h Nürburgring Race - SP-Pro Class
20161stSuper GT Japan - GT300
20161stADAC Zurich 24 hours of Nürburgring - SP-Pro Class
20092ndAsian Le Mans Series - LMGT1
19992ndSuper GT Japan - GT300
19973rdFormula 3 Japan
19973rdSuper GT Japan - GT300

Racing career summary

Races entered276
Wins14
Podiums48
Pole positions23
Fastest laps6
Race win percentage5.1%
Podium percentage17.4%

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.

2019Racing3 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2018Racing3 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2016Racing9 races3 wins5 podiums2 pole position2 fastest race laps
2015Racing8 races1 win1 podium1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2014Racing10 races0 wins2 podiums3 pole position0 fastest race laps
2013Racing11 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2012Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2011Racing8 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing5 races1 win2 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2008Racing20 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2007Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2006Racing18 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2005Racing17 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2004Racing16 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2003Racing18 races0 wins3 podiums2 pole position2 fastest race laps
2002Racing18 races0 wins6 podiums4 pole position0 fastest race laps
2001Racing17 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2000Racing17 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1999Racing7 races5 wins3 podiums4 pole position? fastest race laps
1998Racing17 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1997Racing14 races2 wins8 podiums3 pole position1 fastest race lap
1996Racing12 races0 wins1 podium2 pole position0 fastest race laps
1995Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1994Racing11 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Takeshi Tsuchiya

2019 Autobacs Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
0Hoppy
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota 86 MCYokohama
Click to show race results for Autobacs Super GT Japan - GT300 2019.

2019 ADAC TOTAL 24h Nürburgring Race - SP-PRO

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Toyota Gazoo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus LC
Click to show race results for ADAC TOTAL 24h Nürburgring Race - SP-PRO 2019.

2018 ADAC Zurich 24h Nürburgring Race - SP-Pro Class

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Toyota Gazoo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus LC
Click to show race results for ADAC Zurich 24h Nürburgring Race - SP-Pro Class 2018.

2018 Autobacs Super GT Series - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
0Hoppy 86 MC
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda 86 MC
Click to show race results for Autobacs Super GT Series - GT300 2018.

2018 VLN Endurance

PositionPointsTeam
669th5Toyota Gazoo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus LC

2016 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
1st78VivaC Team Tsuchiya
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
82422
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota 86
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2016.

2016 ADAC Zurich 24 hours of Nürburgring - SP-Pro Class

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Toyota Gazoo Racing with Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lexus RC F

2015 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
10th35VivaC Team Tsuchiya
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota 86 MC
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2015.

2014 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
0Greentec
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2014.

2014 Asian Le Mans Series - GT

PositionPointsTeam
6th48Team AAI RSTRADA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40230
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3Mercedes-Benz 6.2Michelin
Click to show race results for Asian Le Mans Series - GT 2014.

2014 Macau GT Cup

PositionPointsTeam
14th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3
Click to show race results for Macau GT Cup 2014.

2014 GT Asia - GT3

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3
Click to show race results for GT Asia - GT3 2014.

2013 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
5th60Okinawa-Imp Racing with Shift
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2013.

2013 Asian Le Mans Series - GTC

PositionPointsTeam
8th26Team AAI Rstrada
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren MP4-12C GT3
BMW Z4 GT3
Click to show race results for Asian Le Mans Series - GTC 2013.

2013 City of Dreams Macau GT Cup

PositionPointsTeam
0Team AAI-RSTRADA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
BMW Z4 GT3
Click to show race results for City of Dreams Macau GT Cup 2013.

2012 Malaysia Merdeka Endurance Race - Overall

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Wing Hing Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota 86

2012 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
18th8
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?0000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2011 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
9th33Samurai Team Tsuchiya
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911GT3 RSR / M97/81
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2011.

2010 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
13th17Samurai Team Tsuchiya
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 RSR
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2010.

2010 JAF Grand Prix SUPER GT & Formula NIPPON FUJI SPRINT CUP - GT300 Class

PositionPointsTeam
0Samurai Team Tsuchiya
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 RSR
Click to show race results for JAF Grand Prix SUPER GT & Formula NIPPON FUJI SPRINT CUP - GT300 Class 2010.

2009 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
0Team Nova
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBR9
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2009.

2009 Asian Le Mans Series - LMGT1

PositionPointsTeam
2nd15Hitotsuyama Team Nova
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Aston Martin DBR9
Click to show race results for Asian Le Mans Series - LMGT1 2009.

2008 Formula Nippon Championship

PositionPointsTeam
17th4DoCoMo Dandelion
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola FN06 (Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon Championship 2008.

2008 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
15th23Toyota Team Tsuchiya
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota SC430
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT500 2008.

2007 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
17th20Toyota Team Tsuchiya
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota SC430

2006 Formula Nippon Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th2DHG Tom's Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola FN06 (Toyota)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon Championship 2006.

2006 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
19th18Team Tsuchiya
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Supra

2005 Formula Nippon Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th13Team Le Mans
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B3/51 (Mugen Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon Championship 2005.

2005 Super GT Japan - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
7th60Tom's Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Supra

2004 Formula Nippon Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th4Team LeMans
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B3/51Mugen Honda 3.0
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon Championship 2004.

2004 All-Japan GT Championship GT500

PositionPointsTeam
7th43Toyota Team Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Supra

2003 Formula Nippon Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th16Team LeMans
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100112
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lola B3/51 (Mugen Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon Championship 2003.

2003 All-Japan GT Championship - Class GT500

PositionPointsTeam
9th61Toyota Team Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Supra

2002 Formula Nippon Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th27Team LeMans
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100440
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 01LMugen Honda 3.0
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon Championship 2002.

2002 All-Japan GT Championship - Class GT500

PositionPointsTeam
10th52TOM's Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Supra

2001 Formula Nippon Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th17ARTA
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Reynard 99LMugen Honda 3.0
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon Championship 2001.

2001 All-Japan GT Championship - Class GT500

PositionPointsTeam
22nd27TOMs Racing Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Supra

2000 Formula Nippon Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Olympic Kondo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
G-Force GF03 (Mugen Honda)
Click to show race results for Formula Nippon Championship 2000.

2000 Formula 3 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
8th9Pal Sport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara 399 (Nissan)

2000 Japan GT Festival in Malaysia - GT500

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Toyota 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
17th12Toyota Castrol Team Tom's
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60000
* 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 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
2nd72NISMO
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7334?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Nissan Silvia

1999 Formula Dream

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?2???
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dome FD99 (Honda Mugen)

1998 Japanese Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th78Tsuchiya Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Corona Exiv

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 3 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
3rd31Team Nova Carisma Ralliart
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
91511
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara 397 (Mitsubishi)

1997 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
3rd52Tsuchiya Engineering
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5132?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota MR2

1996 Formula 3 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
6th7Team Carisma Ralliart
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara 395 (Mitsubishi)

1996 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
13th18Team Taisan Jr., Imuraya Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota MR2

1996 All-Japan GT Championship - Class GT500

PositionPointsTeam
20th4Team Taisan
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT2

1996 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

PositionPointsTeam
21st0Toyota Belgium
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Celica 2.0L GTiToyota 2.0

1995 All-Japan GT Championship - Class 1

PositionPointsTeam
21st4Team Taisan
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT2

1994 Formula 3 Japan

PositionPointsTeam
13th2Cerumo
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tom's 033F (Toyota)

1994 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

PositionPointsTeam
17th0Toyota Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Celica GTToyota 2.0


DriverDB Rating graph

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