Noritake Takahara

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Noritake Takahara
Born (1951-06-06) 6 June 1951 (age 63)
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality Japan Japanese
Active years 1976-1977
Teams Surtees, Kojima
Races 2
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 0
Career points 0
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
First race 1976 Japanese Grand Prix
Last race 1977 Japanese Grand Prix

Noritake Takahara (高原 敬武, born June 6, 1951, in Tokyo) is a former racing driver from Japan. He participated in 2 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on October 24, 1976. He scored no championship points.

Takahara is a two-time Japanese Formula 2000 champion, winning the title in 1974 and 1976, and resulting vice-champion in 1975 and third in 1973.

He won the Fuji Grand Champion Series three times in 1973, 1975 and 1976, and resulted vice-champion in 1974. He collected 17 wins and 30 podiums in that championship.

Racing record[edit]

Japanese Top Formula Championship results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 DC Points
1973 Noritake Takahara FUJ
Ret
SUZ
1
SUZ
1
SUZ
2
3rd 34
1974 Takahara Racing Ltd SUZ
3
SUZ
2
SUZ
1
SUZ
1
1st 45
1975 Takahara Racing Ltd FUJ
2
SUZ FUJ
2
SUZ
1
SUZ
3
2nd 59
1976 Takahara Racing Ltd FUJ
1
SUZ
1
FUJ
3
SUZ
7
SUZ
3
1st 66
1977 Takahara Racing Ltd SUZ
Ret
SUZ
Ret
MIN SUZ
4
FUJ
4
FUJ
5
SUZ
5
SUZ
8
6th 40
1978 Harada Racing Company SUZ
6
FUJ
9
SUZ
Ret
SUZ SUZ
6
MIN SUZ 8th 22
1979 Team IKUZAWA SUZ
4
MIN SUZ
13
FUJ
Ret
SUZ
7
SUZ
3
SUZ
Ret
8th 28

Complete Formula One World Championship results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 WDC Points
1976 Team Surtees Surtees TS19 Cosworth V8 BRA
RSA
USW
ESP
BEL
MON
SWE
FRA
GBR
GER
AUT
NED
ITA
CAN
USA
JPN
9
NC 0
1977 Kojima Engineering Kojima KE009 Cosworth V8 ARG
BRA
RSA
USW
ESP
MON
BEL
SWE
FRA
GBR
GER
AUT
NED
ITA
USA
CAN
JPN
Ret
NC 0

Sources[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Motoharu Kurosawa
Japanese Formula 2000
Champion

1974
Succeeded by
Kazuyoshi Hoshino
Preceded by
Kazuyoshi Hoshino
Japanese Formula 2000
Champion

1976
Succeeded by
Kazuyoshi Hoshino