Motoharu Kurosawa

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Motoharu Kurosawa (黒澤元治 Kurosawa Motoharu?, born 6 August 1940 in Hitachi, Ibaraki) (nicknamed Gan-san (ガンさん?)) is a retired professional Japanese racing driver who was a factory driver for Nissan. After his retirement from racing, he became motor journalist and also worked as an advisor and test driver for various automotive manufacturers and tyre manufacturers. He was one of the regular presenters of the Best Motoring automotive video journal series, as well as being a judge on "Car of the Year Japan". He has three sons: Haruki, Tsubasa and Takuya who are also racing drivers.

Racing record[edit]

Japanese Top Formula Championship results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 DC Points
1973 Heroes Racing FUJ
1
SUZ
2
SUZ SUZ
1
1st 42
1974  ? SUZ
1
SUZ SUZ SUZ 3rd 12
1977 Tourney Racing SUZ
2
SUZ
3
MIN SUZ
5
FUJ
14
FUJ SUZ
Ret
SUZ 8th 35
1981  ? SUZ SUZ
6
SUZ
9
SUZ
8
SUZ
5
10th 19
1982  ? SUZ
7
FUJ
3
SUZ
4
SUZ
6
SUZ
17
SUZ 6th 32

References[edit]

http://www.bestmotoring.jp/gansan/index.html

Sporting positions
Preceded by
None
Japanese Formula 2000
Champion

1973
Succeeded by
Noritake Takahara