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Takuma Sato

vs.

Satoru Nakajima

Japan
Country
Japan
Tokyo
Hometown
Okazaki, Aichi
42
Age
66

Overall summary

311
Number of races
197
26
Number of wins
26
42
Number of podiums
64
20
Number of pole positions
31
28
Number of fastest laps
16
8.36%
Race win percentage
13.2%
13.5%
Podium percentage
32.49%

FIA World Endurance Championship

Number of races
3
Number of wins
0
Number of podiums
1
Number of pole positions
0
Number of fastest laps
0
0%
Race win percentage
0%
0%
Podium percentage
33.33%
2012
80th
Top championship position
56th
1985
2012
1
Seasons
2
1984, 1985
OAK Racing
Teams
Toyota Team Tom's

Formula 1

91
Number of races
74
0
Number of wins
0
1
Number of podiums
0
0
Number of pole positions
0
0
Number of fastest laps
1
0%
Race win percentage
0%
1.1%
Podium percentage
0%
2004
8th
Top championship position
12th
1987
2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
7
Seasons
5
1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991
DHL Jordan Honda, Lucky Strike BAR Honda, Super Aguri, Super Aguri F1, Super Aguri F1 Team
Teams
Lotus, Camel Team Lotus, Tyrrell

Year by year

Takuma Sato
Satoru Nakajima
IndyCar Series
2019
IndyCar Series12th
2018
IndyCar Series8th
2017
IndyCar Series17th
2016
Formula E Championship24th
IndyCar Series14th
2015
IndyCar Series18th
2014
IndyCar Series17th
Super Formula18th
Super Formula Japan - Fuji Sprint Cup14th
2013
FIA World Endurance Championship80th
IndyCar Series14th
Formula Nippon
FIA World Endurance Championship - LMP1
Formula Nippon - Fuji Sprint Cup13th
2012
IndyCar Series13th
2011
IndyCar Series21st
2010
2009
Formula 121st
Formula 1 - Test driver
2008
Formula 117th
2007
Formula 1
2006
Formula 123rd
2005
Formula 18th
2004
Formula 1 - Test driver
Formula 118th
2003
Formula 115th
2002
Masters of Formula 31st
Formula 3 Britain1st
Formula 3 Macau GP1st
Formula 1 - Test driver
Formula 3 European Cup
2001
Masters of Formula 328th
Formula 3 Britain3rd
Formula 3 Macau GP14th
Formula 3 Korea Super Prix8th
Formula 3 European Cup
Formula 3 France
2000
Formula 3 Britain National Class4th
Formula Opel Europe6th
Europa Cup Britain2nd
Macau Asian Formula 2000 Challenge1st
1999
Motegi Kart Championship - Formula A
Formula 3 Japan
1998
1997
1996
1995
1994
1993
Formula 1 - Test driver
1992
1991
15thFormula 1
1990
15thFormula 1
1989
21stFormula 1
1988
16thFormula 1
1987
12thFormula 1
1986
10thFormula 3000 International
1stFormula 2 Japan
70thWorld Sports-Prototype Championship
All Japan Sports-Prototype Championship
1985
1stFormula 2 Japan
56thFIA World Endurance Championship
9thAll Japan Sports-Prototype Championship
1984
1stFormula 2 Japan
FIA World Endurance Championship
16thAll Japan Sports-Prototype Championship
1983
4thFormula 2 Japan
1982
13thFormula 2 Europe
1stFormula 2 Japan
1981
Macau Grand Prix
1stFormula 2 Japan
2ndFormula Pacific Japan
1980
3rdFormula 2 Japan
2ndFormula Pacific Japan
1979
5thMacau Grand Prix
11thFormula Pacific Japan
7thFormula 2 Japan
1978
Formula 3 Britain BARC
Formula 3 Britain BRDC Vandervell
3rdFormula 2 Japan
1977
Hardie-Ferodo 1000
1stJapan FJ1300
3rdFormula 2000 Japan
3rdFormula 2 Japan

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