Ryo Fukuda

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Ryo Fukuda (福田良 Fukada Ryō, born June 26, 1979 in Fukuoka, Fukuoka) is a Japanese racecar driver. In the 2005-2006 season he raced in A1 Grand Prix Japan Team.

Fukuda started his career in France, at 1996 in Formula Campus, Formula Renault and Formula 3. In this category, after second place in 2000, in 2001 he became the French Formula Three champion with the Saulnier Racing team. In 2002 he was in Formula One BARHonda test driver, and also participated in one race in the Porsche Supercup and FIA GT Championship with Belmondo-Chrysler. Fukuda also participated in Formula Nippon in 2003, World Series Nissan in 2004, Formula Renault 3.5 Series in 2005 and 2006 with Saulnier Racing and Tech 1 Racing.

Racing record[edit]

Complete 24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2002 France Auto Palace France Guillaume Gomez
France Laurent Cazenave
Ferrari 360 Modena GT GT 119 DNF DNF
2003 Japan Kondo Racing Japan Masahiko Kondo
Japan Ukyo Katayama
Dome S101-Mugen LMP900 322 13th 8th
2004 Japan Kondo Racing Japan Hiroki Katoh
Japan Ryo Michigami
Dome S101-Mugen LMP1 206 DNF DNF

Complete Formula Nippon results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 DC Points
2003 Team 5Zigen SUZ
7
FUJ
Ret
MIN
6
MOT
Ret
SUZ
13
SUG FUJ MIN MOT SUZ 14th 1

Complete Formula Renault 3.5 Series results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 DC Points
2005 Saulnier Racing ZOL
1

9
ZOL
2

8
MON
1

9
VAL
1

17
VAL
2

9
LMS
1

14
LMS
2

17
BIL
1

9
BIL
2

13
OSC
1

14
OSC
2

Ret
DON
1

Ret
DON
2

14
EST
1

14
EST
2

16
MOZ
1

18
MOZ
2

19
20th 11
2006 Tech 1 Racing ZOL
1

11
ZOL
2

Ret
MON
1

17
IST
1

12
IST
2

10
MIS
1

12
MIS
2

9
SPA
1

12
SPA
2

13
NÜR
1

16
NÜR
2

5
DON
1

19
DON
2

4
LMS
1

Ret
LMS
2

4
CAT
1

Ret
CAT
2

Ret
16th 25

Complete A1 Grand Prix results[edit]

(key)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 DC Points
2005–06 Japan GBR
SPR

12
GBR
FEA

8
GER
SPR

GER
FEA

POR
SPR

POR
FEA

AUS
SPR

AUS
FEA

MYS
SPR

MYS
FEA

UAE
SPR

UAE
FEA

RSA
SPR

RSA
FEA

IDN
SPR

IDN
FEA

MEX
SPR

MEX
FEA

USA
SPR

USA
FEA

CHN
SPR

CHN
FEA

21st 8

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Jonathan Cochet
French Formula Three
Champion

2001
Succeeded by
Tristan Gommendy