Top 20 Race Car Driver celebrities in Japan
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Race Car Driver celebrities [Updated December 10, 2022].
Daigo Saito was born
on March 7, 1980
After winning in both D1 Grand Prix and Formula DRIFT USA, he became the first driver in history to win both drifting majors.
Takuma Sato was born
on January 28, 1977
He is the first driver from Japan to win an IndyCar race.
Kamui Kobayashi was born
on September 13, 1986
He made his Formula One debut in 2009 and his 24 Hours of Le Mans debut in 2013.
Shoya Tomizawa was born
on December 10, 1990
He competed in the 125cc, 250cc, and Moto2 World Championships.
Hideki Mutoh was born
on October 6, 1982
He debuted in the Indy Racing League on September 9, 2007.
Hibino Tetsuya was born
on April 10, 1974
He founded his own tuning shop called SunRise.
Daijiro Yoshihara was born
on December 24, 1978
He has starred in the documentary web series Behind the Smoke, which won a Bronze Telly Award for Best Online Video Reality Show in 2012.
Kenshiro Gushi was born
on September 19, 1986
in Okinawa, Japan.
He won the won the $10,000.00 Winner-Take All International Drifting Shoot-Out at the Road & Track U.S. Sports Car Invitational in 2004.
Hideo Fukuyama was born
on August 13, 1955
He was the 2000 24 Hours of Le Mans GT3 Class Winner.
Nobuteru Taniguchi was born
on May 18, 1971
in Hiroshima, Japan.
He has served as the presenter of video car magazines like Best MOTORing and Hot Version.
Masashi Yokoi was born
on October 28, 1983
He is known for having won the Formula Drift Round 6: Showdown race in the D-MAX Nissan S15 Silvia in August of 2015.