Yuji Tachikawa

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Yuji Tachikawa
Nationality Japan Japanese
Born (1975-07-05) 5 July 1975 (age 38)
Kanagawa, Japan
2014 Super GT
Debut season 1996
Current team Team Cerumo
Car no. 36
Former teams Team LeMans, Bros Factory
Starts 125
Wins 15
Poles 19
Fastest laps 6
Previous series
1995–1997
1998
1997-2009
All-Japan F3
JTCC
Formula Nippon
Championship titles
2001
2005, 2013
JGTC (GT500)
Super GT (GT500)

Yuji Tachikawa (立川 祐路, Tachikawa Yūji, born July 5, 1975 in Kanagawa, Japan), is a Japanese racing driver. He was SuperGT series champion in 2001, 2005 and 2013.

Tachikawa driving the Lexus SC430 GT500 for Cerumo in 2011.


Racing record[edit]

Complete JGTC/Super GT results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Car Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 DC Pts
1996 Bros Factory BMW M3 GT500 SUZ FUJ
Ret
25th 2
Nissan 300ZX SEN
Ret
FUJ SUG
Ret
MIN
9
1997 Team LeMans Nissan 300ZX GT500 SUZ
10
FUJ
DNS
SEN FUJ MIN SUG 29th 1
1999 Team Cerumo Toyota Supra GT500 SUZ
7
FUJ
2
SUG
Ret
MIN
8
FUJ
6
TAI
8
MOT
12
14th 31
2000 Team Cerumo Toyota Supra GT500 MOT
4
FUJ
3
SUG
12
FUJ
Ret
TAI
1
MIN
6
SUZ
11
4th 58
2001 Team Cerumo Toyota Supra GT500 TAI
Ret
FUJ
2
SUG
3
FUJ
4
MOT
2
SUZ
6
MIN
16
1st 58
2002 Team Cerumo Toyota Supra GT500 TAI
4
FUJ
1
SUG
16
SEP
9
FUJ
1
MOT
13
MIN
9
SUZ
6
3rd 65
2003 Team Cerumo Toyota Supra GT500 TAI
Ret
FUJ
Ret
SUG
10
FUJ
4
FUJ
3
MOT
9
AUT
3
SUZ
13
9th 46
2004 Team Cerumo Toyota Supra GT500 TAI
5
SUG
1
SEP
7
TOK
14
MOT
10
AUT
11
SUZ
4
5th 45
2005 Team Cerumo Toyota Supra GT500 OKA
14
FUJ
1
SEP
11
SUG
11
MOT
12
FUJ
1
AUT
7
SUZ
1
1st 67
2006 Team Cerumo Lexus SC430 GT500 SUZ
5
OKA
5
FUJ
Ret
SEP
12
SUG
1
SUZ
7
MOT
3
AUT
5
FUJ
Ret
5th 71
2007 Team Cerumo Lexus SC430 GT500 SUZ
1
OKA
11
FUJ
6
SEP
4
SUG
11
SUZ
7
MOT
14
AUT
Ret
FUJ
4
7th 53
2008 Team Cerumo Lexus SC430 GT500 SUZ
4
OKA
7
FUJ
1
SEP
Ret
SUG
3
SUZ
9
MOT
9
AUT
4
FUJ
2
2nd 72
2009 Team Cerumo Lexus SC430 GT500 OKA
6
SUZ
1
FUJ
9
SEP
10
SUG
10
SUZ
3
FUJ
10
AUT
11
MOT
12
10th 41
2010 Team Cerumo Lexus SC430 GT500 SUZ
9
OKA
2
FUJ
4
SEP
6
SUG
9
SUZ
6
FUJ
C
MOT
Ret
9th 37
2011 Team Cerumo Lexus SC430 GT500 OKA
8
FUJ
5
SEP
5
SUG
11
SUZ
14
FUJ
1
AUT
3
MOT
10
6th 47
2012 Team Cerumo Lexus SC430 GT500 OKA
1
FUJ
8
SEP
2
SUG
5
SUZ
8
FUJ
8
AUT
7
MOT
1
2nd 74
2013 Team Cerumo Lexus SC430 GT500 OKA
4
FUJ
2
SEP
14
SUG
11
SUZ
11
FUJ
1
AUT
2
MOT
3
1st 69
2014 Lexus Team Cerumo Lexus RC F GT500 OKA
14
FUJ
AUT
SUG
FUJ
SUZ
BUR
MOT
14th* 0*

*Season in progress

Complete Formula Nippon results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 DC Points
1997 Team LeMans SUZ MIN FUJ SUZ SUG FUJ MIN MOT FUJ
9
SUZ
Ret
NC 0
1998 Team TMS SUZ MIN FUJ
9
MOT
5
SUZ
Ret
SUG
Ret
FUJ MIN
Ret
FUJ
Ret
SUZ
9
13th 2
1999 Cosmo Oil Racing Team Cerumo SUZ
5
MOT
4
MIN
Ret
FUJ
7
SUZ
7
SUG
Ret
FUJ
Ret
MIN
Ret
MOT
6
SUZ
8
13th 6
2000 Cosmo Oil Racing Team Cerumo SUZ
8
MOT
Ret
MIN
Ret
FUJ
4
SUZ
Ret
SUG
Ret
MOT
Ret
FUJ
4
MIN
4
SUZ
12
9th 9
2001 Olympic Kondo Racing Team SUZ
13
MOT
2
MIN
11
FUJ
Ret
SUZ
4
SUG
4
FUJ
2
MIN
3
MOT
5
SUZ
2
3rd 30
2002 Cosmo Oil Racing Team Cerumo SUZ FUJ MIN SUZ MOT SUG
Ret
FUJ
11
MIN
Ret
MOT
9
SUZ
Ret
NC 0
2003 Olympic Kondo Racing Team SUZ
10
FUJ
12
MIN
10
MOT
Ret
SUZ
Ret
SUG
Ret
FUJ
Ret
MIN
Ret
MOT
8
SUZ
Ret
NC 0
2004 Olympic Kondo Racing Team SUZ
Ret
SUG
Ret
MOT
Ret
SUZ
6
SUG
5
MIN
9
SEP
Ret
MOT
7
SUZ
9
14th 3
2006 Team Cerumo FUJ
12
SUZ
Ret
MOT
10
SUZ
4
AUT
4
FUJ
5
SUG
7
MOT
5
SUZ
Ret
8th 10
2007 Team Reckless Cerumo FUJ
16
SUZ
8
MOT
12
OKA
6
SUZ
12
FUJ
5
SUG
6
MOT
9
SUZ
13
12th 11
2008 Cerumo/Inging Motorsport FUJ
2
SUZ
17
MOT
7
OKA
4
SUZ1
17
SUZ2
12
MOT1
4
MOT2
4
FUJ1
9
FUJ2
9
SUG
15
7th 31
2009 Cerumo/Inging Motorsport FUJ
5
SUZ
11
MOT
Ret
FUJ
9
SUZ
6
MOT
7
AUT
Ret
SUG
12
12th 9

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 Daisuke Itō
Dome S102-Judd LMP1 272 33rd 13th

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Jiro Nakatani
Formula Toyota West
Champion

1994
Succeeded by
Shinya Kurushima
Preceded by
Ryo Michigami
All-Japan Grand Touring Car Champion (GT500)
2001 with:
Hironori Takeuchi
Succeeded by
Juichi Wakisaka
Akira Iida
Preceded by
Satoshi Motoyama
Richard Lyons
Super GT (GT500) Champion
2005 with:
Toranosuke Takagi
Succeeded by
Juichi Wakisaka
André Lotterer
Preceded by
Ronnie Quintarelli
Masataka Yanagida
Super GT (GT500) Champion
2013 with:
Kohei Hirate
Succeeded by
Incumbent