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Helmet of Yuya Sakamoto

Flag of Japan Yuya Sakamoto

nationality Japanese age 41 years old hometown Iwate

Racing highlights

20062ndFormula Toyota
20042ndFormula Ford Festival
19982ndFormula Vauxhall Junior class B

Racing career summary

Races entered168
Wins5
Podiums31
Pole positions3
Fastest laps5
Race win percentage3%
Podium percentage18.5%

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.

2019Racing4 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2018Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2017Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2016Racing8 races0 wins6 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2015Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2014Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2013Racing4 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2012Racing? races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2011Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing11 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2008Racing9 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2007Racing26 races1 win5 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2006Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
2005Racing12 races1 win4 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2004Racing20 races1 win6 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2003Racing22 races1 win5 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2002Racing20 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2001Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1998Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Yuya Sakamoto

2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia - GT3 Silver

PositionPointsTeam
0HubAuto Corsa
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
41201
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 488 GT3Ferrari 3.9 turboPirelli
Click to show race results for Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia - GT3 Silver 2019.

2018 Autobacs Super GT Series - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
0Exe Amg GT3
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercedes AMG GT3
Click to show race results for Autobacs Super GT Series - GT300 2018.

2017 Blancpain GT Series Asia - GT3

PositionPointsTeam
29th7Porsche Team EBI
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 RPirelli
Click to show race results for Blancpain GT Series Asia - GT3 2017.

2017 Super Taikyu Series - ST-X

PositionPointsTeam
6th48HubAuto Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 488 GT3

2016 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
21st5Excellence Porsche
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 R
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2016.

2016 Porsche Carrera Cup Japan - Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
60601
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 991Porsche 3.8Michelin
Click to show race results for Porsche Carrera Cup Japan - Championship 2016.

2015 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
23rd3Porsche Team KTR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 R
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2015.

2014 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
36th2Otonokizaka High NAC PORSCHE
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 R
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2014.

2013 Dunlop 24H Dubai - A6-Pro

PositionPointsTeam
5th0JLOC
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lamborghini Gallardo LP600+

2013 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
0IWASAKI MODA KUROCO apr R8
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Audi R8 LMS Ultra
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2013.

2013 Asian Le Mans Series - GTC

PositionPointsTeam
13th15Pacific Direction Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 911 GT3 R
Click to show race results for Asian Le Mans Series - GTC 2013.

2012 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
19th8
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?0000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2011 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
17th10JLOC
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lamborghini Gallardo RG-3
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2011.

2010 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
21st1Team JLOC
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lamborghini
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
0JLOC
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lamborghini Gallardo RG-3
Click to show race results for JAF Grand Prix SUPER GT & Formula NIPPON FUJI SPRINT CUP - GT300 Class 2010.

2009 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
11th25apr
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota Corolla Axio
Gallardo RG-3
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2009.

2009 Asian Le Mans Series - LMGT1

PositionPointsTeam
4th10JLOC
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lamborghini
Click to show race results for Asian Le Mans Series - LMGT1 2009.

2008 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
10th49APR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota MR-S
Click to show race results for Super GT Japan - GT300 2008.

2007 Formula Challenge Japan

PositionPointsTeam
10th73
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
181401
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2007 Super GT Japan - GT300

PositionPointsTeam
17th18Hankook KTR
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 996 GT3 R
Toyota MR-S

2006 Formula Toyota

PositionPointsTeam
2nd128
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2005 ESSO Formula Toyota Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th107
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11141?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2005 ADAC Volkswagen Polo Cup

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

2004 Formula Ford Festival

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Nexa Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for Formula Ford Festival 2004.

2004 Formula Ford Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
6th282 Nexa Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
171400
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen RF03
Click to show race results for Formula Ford Great Britain 2004.

2004 Formula Ford Festival - Heats/Semi

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen RF03

2003 British Formula Ford Championship - Championship Class

PositionPointsTeam
5th316Nexa Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
201511
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for British Formula Ford Championship - Championship Class 2003.

2003 Formula Ford Festival - Heats/Semi

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen RF03

2002 Formula Ford Festival

PositionPointsTeam
6th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2002 UK Formula Ford Zetec Championship

PositionPointsTeam
10th164Nexa Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
170000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for UK Formula Ford Zetec Championship 2002.

2002 Formula Ford Festival - Heats/Semi

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen RF02

2001 Formula Ford Festival

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ray 2001

2001 Avon Tyres Formula Ford Eurotour - Class 1

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ray GRS2001Z

2001 Formula Ford Festival - Heats/Semi

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ray 2001

1998 Formula Vauxhall Junior class B

PositionPointsTeam
2nd144
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.


DriverDB Rating graph

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

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