Teams and Drivers

Profiles of the Nissan-affiliated teams and of their drivers

Career      Masataka YANAGIDA

1996: Debut in karts
1997: Entered French Formula Campus, won opening race
1998: Entered French Formula Renault
1999: Entered Formula Dream Series Ranking: 2nd
2000: Entered Formula Dream Series Ranking: 2nd
2001: Entered Japan GT Championship (GT300 class) in SILVIA Series Ranking: 4th
Won Malaysian Round, took three second-place finishes; in Rounds 2 and 4 at Fuji, and Round 6 at Suzuka.
2002: Entered Japan GT Championship (GT300 class) in SILVIA
Series Ranking: 3rd, won Round 3 at Sugo
2003: Entered Japan GT Championship (GT300 class) in FAIRLADY Z Series Champion
2004: Entered Japan GT Championship (GT300 class) in FAIRLADY Z Series Ranking: 6th
2005: Participated in SUPER GT(GT500 class) in FAIRLADY Z Series Ranking: 5th
Contributed in Team Championship
2006: Participated in SUPER GT(GT500 class) in FAIRLADY Z Driver Ranking: 13th, Team Ranking: 12th
Participated in Formula Nippon Series Ranking: 14th
2007: Participated in SUPER GT(GT500 class) in FAIRLADY Z Driver Ranking: 12th, Team Ranking: 11th
Participated in Formula Nippon
2008: Participated in SUPER GT(GT500 class) in Nissan GT-R Driver Ranking: 12th, Team Ranking: 11th
2009: Participated in SUPER GT(GT300 class) in FAIRLADY Z Driver Ranking: 7th, Team Ranking: 6th
2010: Participated in SUPER GT(GT300 class) in FAIRLADY Z Driver and Team Champion
2011: Participated in SUPER GT in a GT-R. Became Driver's Champion; team won the Team title.

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