Tatsuya Sakuma

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Tatsuya Sakuma
Nationality Japan
Born (1974-07-04) July 4, 1974 (age 42)
Miyagi, Japan
D1 Grand Prix career
Debut season 2001
Current team Team Toyo
Best finish 7th in 2006
Previous series
(previous series with line breaks)
Championship titles
(championship titles)

Tatsuya Sakuma (佐久間達也, Sakuma Tatsuya, born 4 July 1974 in Miyagi) is a Japanese professional drifting driver, currently competing in the D1 Grand Prix series for Team Toyo.

He has competed in the D1GP series since the very beginning, starting out in a Nissan Silvia PS13 He did not do very well, scoring only 2 points in his first four years. His big break came when he was signed by Aviation Performance Products, who gave him a new Nissan Silvia S15 to drive. In 2005, his first year with APP, he scored 41 points, getting a third and second place and finishing ninth overall. The year after he did even better, finishing seventh overall; this led to him moving to Team Toyo in 2007. Since then he hasn't done so well, Team Toyo S15 obviously not suiting his driving style.

Complete Drifting results[edit]

(key)

D1 Grand Prix[edit]

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Position Points
2001 Nissan Silvia PS13 EBS
NIK
DNQ
BHH
EBS
TAN
NIK
- 0
2002 Nissan Silvia PS13 BHH
EBS
10
SGO
TAN
TKB
DNQ
EBS
DNQ
SEK
NIK
TAN
30 2
2003 Nissan Silvia PS13 TKB
BHH
SGO
DNQ
FUJ
DNQ
EBS
DNQ
SEK
TKB
- 0
2004 Nissan Silvia PS13 IRW
SGO
EBS
APS
ODB
EBS
16
TKB
DNQ
- 0
2005 APP Nissan Silvia S15 IRW
ODB
TAN
SGO
3
APS
8
EBS
TAN
FUJ
16
TKB
2
9 41
2006 APP Nissan Silvia S15 IRW
7
SGO
16
FUJ
4
APS
TAN
EBS
TAN
SUZ
3
FUJ
7
IRW
10
7 53
2007 Team Toyo Nissan Silvia S15 EBS
9
FUJ
TAN
SUZ
16
SGO
TAN
EBS
TAN
APS
4
FUJ
10
15 23
2008 Team Toyo Nissan Silvia S15 EBS
TAN
FUJ
15
SUZ
12
OKY
DNQ
APS
TAN
EBS
FUJ
22 7

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