Tomoyoshi Koyama

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Tomoyoshi Koyama
Tomoyoshi Koyama Losail 2010.jpg
Koyama at the 2010 Qatar Grand Prix.
Nationality  Japanese
Born (1983-03-19) March 19, 1983 (age 33)
Kanagawa, Japan
Current team T. Pro Yuzy Honda NTS
Bike number 71
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Moto2 World Championship
Active years 20112012, 20142015
Manufacturers Suter, TSR 6, NTS
Championships 0
2015 championship position 26th (3 pts)
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
13 0 0 0 0 3
250cc World Championship
Active years 2003
Manufacturers Yamaha
Championships 0
2003 championship position NC (0 pts)
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
2 0 0 0 0 0
125cc World Championship
Active years 2000, 20042010
Manufacturers Yamaha, Honda, Malaguti, KTM, Loncin, Aprilia
Championships 0
2010 championship position 8th (127 pts)
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
98 1 9 0 0 553

Tomoyoshi 'Tommy' Koyama (小山知良 Koyama Tomoyoshi?, born March 19, 1983) is a professional motorcycle road racer who currently races in the Asia Road Race Championship SS600 class for T. Pro Yuzy Honda NTS riding a Honda CBR600RR.

Career[edit]

Koyama was born in Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan. After competing in Grand Prix races as a wild card since 2000 – having been the champion of the MFJ All Japan Road Race GP125 Championship in 2000, and finished in the top five for three successive seasons in the MFJ All Japan Road Race GP250 Championship – Koyama joined the series full-time in 2005, with Ajo Motorsport. His best result of the season was 2nd at Phillip Island, and he also was best rookie of the season. 2006 wasn't as good for him, but after he moved to KTM in 2007, he scored his first victory at the 2007 Catalan motorcycle Grand Prix. 2008 was much less successful for both Koyama and KTM with a best place of 6th his only top 10 finish in the first 10 races. He ends the 2008 season with 7th at Valencia and 17th in the final standings, four places behind the most successful KTM rider (Marc Márquez) in an unsuccessful year for the Austrian concern. For 2009 Koyama joined the smaller Loncin team, alongside Alexis Masbou, and struggled to score points. In 2010 Koyama rode an RS Aprillia for Racing Team Germany. Koyama finished eighth in the championship, taking a best placing of second at the German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring.

After failing to find a full-time Grand Prix ride for the 2011 season, he competed in both the Spanish Moto2 championship (where he finished third), and in the MFJ All Japan Road Race J-GP2 Championship, finishing eighth. Koyama also competed in three Grand Prix Moto2 races towards the end of the season; he replaced the injured Kenan Sofuoğlu at Misano and Aragón, as well as a wild-card appearance at Motegi,[1] but failed to score points in any of the appearances. Koyama remained in the Spanish Moto2 championship in 2012, where he finished ninth overall. After Roberto Rolfo parted company with Technomag-CIP at Grand Prix level,[2] Koyama completed the season with the team; in six races, he finished outside the points in them all.

Career statistics[edit]

By season[edit]

Season Class Motorcycle Team Number Races Win Podiums Pole Pts Position
2000 125 cc Yamaha SP Tadao Racing Team 98 1 0 0 0 0 NC
2003 250 cc Yamaha SP Tadao Racing Team 67 2 0 0 0 0 NC
2004 125 cc Yamaha SP Tadao Racing Team 89 2 0 0 0 7 27th
2005 125 cc Honda Ajo Motorsport 71 16 0 2 0 119 8th
2006 125 cc Malaguti Malaguti Ajo Corse 71 13 0 0 0 49 15th
2007 125 cc KTM Red Bull KTM 125 71 17 1 6 0 193 3rd
2008 125 cc KTM ISPA KTM Aran 71 16 0 0 0 41 17th
2009 125 cc Loncin Loncin Racing 71 16 0 0 0 17 24th
2010 125 cc Aprilia Racing Team Germany 71 17 0 1 0 127 8th
2011 Moto2 Suter Technomag-CIP 7 3 0 0 0 0 NC
TSR CIP with TSR
2012 Moto2 Suter Technomag-CIP 75 6 0 0 0 0 NC
2014 Moto2 NTS Teluru Team JiR Webike 71 3 0 0 0 0 NC
2015 Moto2 NTS NTS T.Pro Project 71 1 0 0 0 3 26th
Total 113 1 9 0 556

Races by year[edit]

(key)

Year Class Bike 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Pos Pts
2000 125cc Yamaha RSA MAL JPN SPA FRA ITA CAT NED GBR GER CZE POR VAL BRA PAC
16
AUS NC 0
2003 250cc Yamaha JPN
Ret
RSA SPA FRA ITA CAT NED GBR GER CZE POR BRA PAC
Ret
MAL AUS VAL NC 0
2004 125cc Yamaha RSA SPA FRA ITA CAT NED BRA GER GBR CZE
22
POR JPN
9
QAT MAL AUS VAL 27th 7
2005 125cc Honda SPA
Ret
POR
6
CHN
5
FRA
Ret
ITA
5
CAT
5
NED
7
GBR
Ret
GER
Ret
CZE
Ret
JPN
4
MAL
10
QAT
14
AUS
2
TUR
3
VAL
6
8th 119
2006 125cc Malaguti SPA
12
QAT
15
TUR
9
CHN
9
FRA
13
ITA
15
CAT
DNS
NED GBR GER
15
CZE
16
MAL
Ret
AUS
12
JPN
7
POR
6
VAL
14
15th 49
2007 125cc KTM QAT
6
SPA
Ret
TUR
3
CHN
Ret
FRA
10
ITA
5
CAT
1
GBR
2
NED
6
GER
2
CZE
5
RSM
3
POR
7
JPN
14
AUS
6
MAL
2
VAL
9
3rd 193
2008 125cc KTM QAT
Ret
SPA
13
POR
16
CHN
13
FRA
Ret
ITA
Ret
CAT
13
GBR
6
NED
13
GER
Ret
CZE
Ret
RSM
18
IND
19
JPN
11
AUS MAL
11
VAL
7
17th 41
2009 125cc Loncin QAT
27
JPN
12
SPA
Ret
FRA
Ret
ITA
Ret
CAT
17
NED
Ret
GER
10
GBR
11
CZE
21
IND
14
RSM
Ret
POR
Ret
AUS
21
MAL
Ret
VAL
20
24th 17
2010 125cc Aprilia QAT
9
SPA
5
FRA
8
ITA
8
GBR
5
NED
14
CAT
6
GER
2
CZE
9
IND
Ret
RSM
8
ARA
6
JPN
6
MAL
22
AUS
9
POR
Ret
VAL
7
8th 127
2011 Moto2 Suter QAT SPA POR FRA CAT GBR NED ITA GER CZE IND RSM
20
ARA
24
NC 0
TSR JPN
28
AUS MAL VAL
2012 Moto2 Suter QAT SPA POR FRA CAT GBR NED GER ITA IND CZE RSM
20
ARA
23
JPN
22
MAL
16
AUS
21
VAL
18
NC 0
2014 Moto2 NTS QAT AME ARG SPA FRA ITA CAT NED GER IND CZE GBR RSM ARA JPN
23
AUS
24
MAL
23
VAL NC 0
2015 Moto2 NTS QAT AME ARG SPA FRA ITA CAT NED GER IND CZE GBR RSM ARA JPN
13
AUS MAL VAL 26th 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Moto2 thriller to continue in Japan". motogp.com. Dorna Sports. 26 September 2011. Retrieved 13 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Koyama replaces Rolfo at Technomag-CIP". MotoGP.com. Dorna Sports. 12 September 2012. Retrieved 13 June 2013. 

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