Daisuke Itō (racing driver)

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Daisuke Itō
Nationality Japanese
Born (1975-11-05) November 5, 1975 (age 38)
Mie
2014 Super GT
Debut season 2000 (GT500)
Current team Lexus Team LeMans ENEOS
Car no. 6
Starts 84
Wins 10
Best finish 1st in 2007
Previous series
2002
1997–99
Formula Nippon
All-Japan Formula Three

Daisuke Itō (伊藤 大輔 Itō Daisuke?, born November 5, 1975 in Mie) is a Japanese racing driver. He currently drives at the Super GT series in the GT500 category.

In 2007 he won the Super GT 500 championship, in the ARTA NSX with Ralph Firman.

Itō is also a regular presenter of Best Motoring.

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2008 Japan Dome Racing Team Japan Tatsuya Kataoka
Japan Yuji Tachikawa
Dome S102-Judd LMP1 272 33rd 13th

Racing record[edit]

Complete Super GT results[edit]

Year Team Car Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 DC Pts
1999 Hitotsuyama Racing BMW M3 GT300 SUZ
12
FUJ
Ret
SUG
12
MIN
7
FUJ
9
TAI
14
MOT
25th 6
2000 Nakajima Racing Honda NSX GT500 MOT
3
FUJ
7
SUG
1
FUJ
9
TAI
16
MIN
Ret
SUZ
1
4th 58
2001 Team Kunimitsu Honda NSX GT500 TAI
6
FUJ
5
SUG
Ret
FUJ
9
MOT
4
SUZ
13
MIN
8
10th 29
2002 Dome Project Honda NSX GT500 TAI
5
FUJ
3
SUG
3
SEP
10
FUJ
11
MOT
16
MIN
1
SUZ
10
5th 59
2003 Mugen Honda NSX GT500 TAI
4
FUJ
Ret
SUG
9
FUJ
12
FUJ
8
MOT
1
AUT
10
SUZ
11
10th 38
2004 Autobacs Racing Team Aguri Honda NSX GT500 TAI
13
SUG
9
SEP
11
TOK
12
MOT
11
AUT
13
SUZ
11
15th 2
2005 Autobacs Racing Team Aguri Honda NSX GT500 OKA
4
FUJ
12
SEP
2
SUG
6
MOT
16
FUJ
8
AUT
1
SUZ
12
2nd 61
2006 Autobacs Racing Team Aguri Honda NSX GT500 SUZ
3
OKA
7
FUJ
8
SEP
1
SUG
8
SUZ
6
MOT
15
AUT
11
FUJ
14
7th 68
2007 Autobacs Racing Team Aguri Honda NSX GT500 SUZ
12
OKA
1
FUJ
9
SEP
6
SUG
1
SUZ
2
MOT
12
AUT
1
FUJ
8
1st 94
2008 Team LeMans Lexus SC430 GT500 SUZ
9
OKA
13
FUJ
6
SEP
8
SUG
SUZ
MOT
AUT
FUJ
3
16th 21
2009 Team LeMans Lexus SC430 GT500 OKA
10
SUZ
4
FUJ
6
SEP
14
SUG
5
SUZ
Ret
FUJ
5
AUT
10
MOT
4
12th 35
2010 Team LeMans Lexus SC430 GT500 SUZ
2
OKA
5
FUJ
3
SEP
4
SUG
3
SUZ
11
FUJ
C
MOT
12
4th 51
2011 Team LeMans Lexus SC430 GT500 OKA
11
FUJ
2
SEP
8
SUG
5
SUZ
8
FUJ
10
AUT
13
MOT
15
11th 26
2012 Team LeMans Lexus SC430 GT500 OKA
13
FUJ
10
SEP
3
SUG
1
SUZ
Ret
FUJ
10
AUT
12
MOT
12
10th 33
2013 Lexus Team TOM'S Lexus SC430 GT500 OKA
15
FUJ
6
SEP
10
SUG
2
SUZ
5
FUJ
3
AUT
9
MOT
6
8th 47
2014 Lexus Team TOM'S Lexus RC F GT500 OKA
1
FUJ
AUT
SUG
FUJ
SUZ
BUR
MOT
1st* 94*

*Season in progress

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Juichi Wakisaka
André Lotterer
Super GT (GT500) Champion
2007 with:
Ralph Firman
Succeeded by
Satoshi Motoyama
Benoît Tréluyer