Noritake Takahara

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Noritake Takahara
Born (1951-06-06) 6 June 1951 (age 67)
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityJapan Japanese
Active years1976-1977
TeamsSurtees, Kojima
Entries2
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1976 Japanese Grand Prix
Last entry1977 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