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Masataka Yanagida


Name: Masataka Yanagida  柳田真孝 
DOB: 4 June 1979
Nationality: Japanese
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Residence: Japan
Website: http://www.masataka-yanagida.com


When the PETRONAS Syntium Team decided to enter the Super Taikyu Series in 2007 with the BMW Z4M, Masataka Yanagida and Fariqe Hairuman were the pioneering drivers and are still with the team today. The son of famous and successful racing driver Haruhito Yanagida, Yanagida has vast experience in single-seater and GT car racing – he started in go-karts then went on to Formula Nippon and Formula 3, as well as having won Super GT300 twice and Super GT500 in 2011. 

2011

 
• Super GT (GT500) – Overall Champion
• Super Taikyu Series – Overall Champion
• Merdeka Millennium Endurance Race - Overall Champion
 

2010


• Super GT (GT300) – Overall Champion
• Super Taikyu Series – Overall Champion
• Tokachi 24 Hours – 1st in A5 class
• JAF Grand Prix SUPER GT & Formula NIPPON FUJI SPRINT CUP (GT300) – 2nd
• Competed in World Touring Car Championship
 

2009


• Super GT (GT300) – Overall 7th
• Super Taikyu Series – Overall Champion

2008


• Super GT (GT500) – Overall 7th
• Super Taikyu Series – Overall Champion

2007


• Formula Nippon – Overall 19th
• Super GT (GT500) – Overall 12th
• Super Taikyu Series – Overall 5th

2006


• Formula Nippon – Overall 12th
• Super GT (GT500) – Overall 13th

2005

• Super GT (GT500) – Overall 5th

2004

 
• Japanese Formula 3 – Overall 10th
• Super GT (GT300) – Overall 6th
 

2003


• Japanese Formula 3 – Overall 17th
• Super GT (GT300) – Overall Champion

2002

• Super GT (GT300) – Overall 3rd

2001


• Japanese Formula 3 – Overall 7th
• Super GT (GT300) – Overall 4th

2000

• Formula Dream series – Overall 2nd

1999


• Formula Dream series – Overall 2nd (awarded Formula Dream Scholarship)
 

1998

 
• Competed in Formula Renault series
 

1997

• Formula Campus Renault Elf series – Debut Win (1st round)

1996

• National Kart Championship (FR class) – Overall 9th

1995

• Regional Kart Championship: East Kantoseries (FA2 class) – Overall 8th

1993

• Karting debut