Hideshi Matsuda

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Hideshi Matsuda (松田秀士, born December 22, 1954, Kōchi, Japan), is a racecar driver and Japanese TV reporter. He has raced in several 24-hour races, including Daytona and LeMans. He also raced 4 times in the Indianapolis 500, in 1994-1996 and 1999, usually for Beck Motorsports. He also drove in one CART Championship Car race at Twin Ring Motegi in his native Japan. He is the brother-in-law of Beat Takeshi.

Racing record[edit]

Indy 500 results[edit]

Year Chassis Engine Start Finish
1994 Lola Ford-Cosworth 14th 24th
1995 Lola Ford-Cosworth 20th 15th
1996 Lola Ford-Cosworth 30th 8th
1999 Dallara Oldsmobile 10th 10th
2000 Dallara Oldsmobile Failed to Qualify

Complete JGTC/Super GT results[edit]

Year Team Car Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 DC Pts
1993 Chamberlain Engineering Lotus Esprit LM GT4 FUJ
FUJ
SUZ
Ret
FUJ
NC 0
1994 Makiguchi Engineering BMW M3 GT2 FUJ
SEN
FUJ
SUG
2
12th 15
Team Taisan Ferrari F40 GT1 MIN
8
21st 3
1995 Team Taisan Porsche 911 GT2 GT1 SUZ
Ret
FUJ
1
SEN
8
FUJ
5
SUG
6
MIN
1
4th 57
1996 Team Taisan Porsche 911 GT2 GT500 SUZ
9
FUJ
9
SEN
Ret
FUJ
12
SUG
12
MIN
6
15th 10
1997 Team Taisan Porsche 911 GT2 GT500 SUZ
FUJ
SEN
10
FUJ
Ret
MIN
14
SUG
8
23rd 6
1998 Team Taisan Dodge Viper GT500 SUZ
14
FUJ
C
SEN
FUJ
14
MOT
MIN
SUG
10
21st 1
1999 Team Taisan Dodge Viper GT500 SUZ
9
FUJ
13
SUG
MIN
13
23rd 2
Porsche 911 GT3 R GT300 FUJ
1
TAI
Ret
MOT
1
8th 40
2000 Team Taisan Porsche 911 GT3 R GT300 MOT
1
FUJ
1
SUG
FUJ
7
TAI
7
MIN
1
SUZ
2
2nd 83
2001 Team Taisan Porsche 911 GT3 R GT300 TAI
11
FUJ
4
SUG
5
FUJ
7
MOT
3
SUZ
16
MIN
2
5th 49
2002 910 Racing Porsche 911 GT3 RS GT300 TAI
8
FUJ
4
SUG
Ret
SEP
4
FUJ
6
MOT
8
MIN
2
SUZ
5
6th 55
2003 Team Gainer Ferrari F360 GT300 TAI
13
FUJ
4
SUG
Ret
FUJ
2
FUJ
20
MOT
Ret
AUT
2
SUZ
12
8th 46
2004 Team Gainer Ferrari F360 GT300 TAI
10
SUG
3
SEP
9
TOK
8
MOT
20
AUT
7
SUZ
14
8th 26
2005 Jim Gainer Racing Ferrari F360 GT300 OKA
13
FUJ
SEP
Ret
SUG
10
MOT
5
FUJ
AUT
19
SUZ
5
11th 13
2006 Arktech Motorsports Porsche Boxster GT300 SUZ
3
OKA
3
FUJ
8
SEP
9
SUG
6
SUZ
10
MOT
17
AUT
4
FUJ
Ret
9th 49
2007 Jim Gainer Racing Ferrari F360 GT300 SUZ
22
OKA
16
FUJ
15
SUZ
DSQ
MOT
AUT
FUJ
26th 2
JLOC Lamborghini Murcielago RG-1 SEP
12
SUG
9
2008 JLOC Lamborghini Gallardo RG-3 GT300 SUZ
DNQ
OKA
16
FUJ
16
SEP
16
SUG
19
SUZ
12
MOT
Ret
AUT
19
FUJ
14
NC 0
2009 JLOC Lamborghini Gallardo RG-3 GT300 OKA
Ret
SUZ
13
FUJ
19
SEP
Ret
SUG
12
SUZ
10
FUJ
10
AUT
12
MOT
11
25th 2
2010 A speed Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT2 GT300 SUZ
DSQ
OKA
15
FUJ
3
SEP
12
SUG
11
SUZ
Ret
FUJ
C
MOT
23
14th 11
2011 Team Taisan Porsche 996 GT3 GT300 OKA
11
FUJ
12
SEP
13
SUG
SUZ
FUJ
15
AUT
MOT
10
26th 1
2012 JLOC Lamborghini Gallardo RG-3 GT300 OKA
Ret
FUJ
14
SEP
DNQ
SUG
15
SUZ
Ret
FUJ
AUT
15
MOT
NC 0

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2001 United States Dick Barbour Racing Belgium Didier de Radiguès
Germany Sascha Maassen
Reynard 01Q-LM-Judd LMP675 95 DNF DNF

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