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Juichi Wakisaka (born 29th July 1972 in Nara, Japan) is a Japanese Super GT driver who competed in the sport from 1998 until present.

Career Overview[]

1998-2000: Dome Racing Team[]

Wakisaka's début in JGTC saw him being disqualified from his first race in the series.

1998: Début[]

1999[]

Wakisaka had a very well performance during the season, which he took his first victory in the first race.

2000[]

2001-2005: Team LeMans[]

2001[]

2002[]

2003[]

2004[]

2005[]

2006-2010: Team TOM'S[]

2006[]

2007[]

2008[]

2009[]

2010[]

2011: Team KRAFT[]

2012-2013: Team SARD[]

2012[]

2013[]

2014: Team Bandoh[]

After the season, Team SARD will not contract Wakisaka for the 2014 season, but Wakisaka will not retire from the sport. He will join Team Bandoh for the season, partnering with Yuhi Sekiguchi.

Statistical Overview[]

JGTC/SGT Career Record[]

Year Entrant Car Points Position Report
1998 Mugen x Dome Project Honda NSX 0 NC
1999 Mugen x Dome Project Honda NSX 47 4th
2000 Mugen x Dome Project Honda NSX 46 6th
2001 Esso Toyota Team LeMans Toyota Supra 40 7th
2002 Esso Toyota Team LeMans Toyota Supra 75 1st
2003 Esso Toyota Team LeMans Toyota Supra 83 2nd
2004 Esso Toyota Team LeMans Toyota Supra 57 3rd
2005 Esso Toyota Team LeMans Toyota Supra 51 6th
2006 Toyota Team TOM'S Lexus SC430 80 1st
2007 Toyota Team TOM'S Lexus SC430 54 6th
2008 Toyota Team TOM'S Lexus SC430 63 3rd
2009 Lexus Team Petronas TOM'S Lexus SC430 88 1st
2010 Lexus Team Petronas TOM'S Lexus SC430 RV8KG 62 2nd
2011 Lexus Team Kraft Lexus SC430 RV8KG 7 15th
2012 Lexus Team SARD Lexus SC430 RV8KG 57 3rd
2013 Lexus Team SARD Lexus SC430 RV8KG 47 8th
2014 Lexus Team WedsSport Bandoh Lexus RC-F GT 0 11th Report

Race Wins[]

Correct as of the 2013 Motegi GT 250 km

Win Race
1 1999 Suzuka GT 300 km
2 2000 Fuji GT 300 km
3 2001 Fuji GT 500 km
4 2002 SUGO GT 300 km
5 2003 Okayama GT 300 km
6 2003 SUGO GT 300 km
7 2006 Suzuka GT 300 km
8 36th International Pokka 1000 km
9 2009 Autopolis GT 300 km
10 2010 Motegi GT 250 km
11 2012 Fuji GT 500 km

Complete JGTC/SGT results[]

Year Team Car Class Rd.1 Rd.2 Rd.3 Rd.4 Rd.5 Rd.6 Rd.7 Rd.8 Rd.9 Position Points
1998 Mugen x Dome Project Honda NSX GT500 SUZ FSW SEN FSW TRM MIN
15th
SUG
DSQ
NC 0
1999 Mugen x Dome Project Honda NSX GT500 SUZ
1st
FSW
Ret
SUG
Ret
MIN
11th
FSW
2nd
TAI
3rd
TRM
Ret
4th 47
2000 Mugen x Dome Project Honda NSX GT500 TRM
Ret
FSW
1st
SUG
7th
FSW
17th
TAI
10th
MIN
2nd
SUZ
15th
6th 46
2001 ESSO TOYOTA Team LeMans Toyota Supra GT500 TAI
Ret
FSW
1st
SUG
5th
FSW
3rd
TRM
13th
SUZ
Ret
MIN
14th
7th 40
2002 ESSO TOYOTA Team LeMans Toyota Supra GT500 TAI
10th
FSW
2nd
SUG
1st
SEP
11th
FSW
7th
TRM
4th
MIN
4th
SUZ
3rd
1st 75
2003 ESSO TOYOTA Team LeMans Toyota Supra GT500 TAI
1st
FSW
12th
SUG
1st
FSW
6th
FSW
4th
TRM
4th
AUT
4th
SUZ
7th
2nd 83
2004 ESSO TOYOTA Team LeMans Toyota Supra GT500 TAI
2nd
SUG
11th
SEP
14th
TOK
2nd
TRM
2nd
AUT
4th
SUZ
Ret
3rd 57
2005 ESSO TOYOTA Team LeMans Toyota Supra GT500 OKA
11th
FSW
5th
SEP
4th
SUG
4th
TRM
9th
FSW
3rd
AUT
10th
SUZ
3rd
6th 51
2006 TOYOTA TEAM TOM'S Lexus SC430 GT500 SUZ
1st
OKA
8th
FSW
3rd
SEP
15th
SUG
4th
SUZ
10th
TRM
2nd
AUT
7th
FSW
4th
1st 80
2007 TOYOTA TEAM TOM'S Lexus SC430 GT500 SUZ
7th
OKA
5th
FSW
DNS
SEP
8th
SUG
5th
SUZ
1st
TRM
6th
AUT
6th
FSW
6th
6th 54
2008 PETRONAS TOYOTA TEAM TOM'S Lexus SC430 GT500 SUZ
3rd
OKA
4th
FSW
2nd
SEP
7th
SUG
10th
SUZ
3rd
TRM
3rd
AUT
8th
FSW
7th
3rd 63
2009 LEXUS TEAM PETRONAS TOM'S Lexus SC430 GT500 OKA
11th
SUZ
2nd
FSW
2nd
SEP
6th
SUG
7th
SUZ
8th
FSW
3rd
AUT
1st
TRM
2nd
1st 88
2010 LEXUS TEAM PETRONAS TOM'S Lexus SC430 GT500 SUZ
4th
OKA
3rd
FSW
2nd
SEP
8th
SUG
7th
SUZ
10th
FSW
C
TRM
1st
2nd 62
2011 LEXUS TEAM KRAFT Lexus SC430 GT500 OKA
14th
FSW
11th
SEP
10th
SUG
Ret
SUZ
7th
FSW
9th
AUT
9th
TRM
14th
15th 7
2012 LEXUS TEAM SARD Lexus SC430 GT500 OKA
9th
FSW
1st
SEP
4th
SUG
4th
SUZ
Ret
FSW
6th
AUT
5th
TRM
4th
3rd 57
2013 LEXUS TEAM SARD Lexus SC430 GT500 OKA
8th
FSW
4th
SEP
2nd
SUG
4th
SUZ
9th
FSW
11th
AUT
7th
TRM
4th
8th 47
2014 LEXUS TEAM WedsSport BANDOH Lexus RC-F GT GT500 OKA
11th
FSW AUT SUG FSW SUZ BUR TRM 11th* 0*

* = Season in progress.

Notes[]

Sporting Positions
All-Japan Grand Touring Car Champion
Preceded by
Japan Takeuchi
Japan Tachikawa
Juichi Wakisaka
2002 - ESSO TOYOTA Team LeMans
with Iida
Succeded by
Japan Motoyama
United Kingdom Lyons
Super GT (GT500) Champion
Preceded by
Japan Motoyama
France Tréluyer
Juichi Wakisaka
2009 - Lexus Team Petronas TOM'S
with Lotterer
Succeded by
Japan Kogure
France Duval
Three-Time Champion (Both Classes)
Preceded by
Japan Motoyama
2008 season
Juichi Wakisaka
2009 season
Succeded by
Japan Yanagida
2011 season
V · T · E Teams and Drivers
2013 Teams and Drivers
Teams MOLA Racing • Lexus Team LeMans ENEOS • Autobacs Racing Team Aguri • Team Impul • Keihin Real Racing • Dome Racing Team • Lexus Team WedsSport BANDOH • NISMO • Kondo Racing • Nakajima Racing • Lexus Team TOM'S • Lexus Team CERUMO • Lexus Team SARD • Team Kunimitsu
Drivers (GT500) Motoyama / Sekiguchi • 6 Oshima / Kunimoto • 8 Firman / Matsuura • 12 Matsuda / Oliveira • 17 Tsukakoshi / Kaneishi • 18 Yamamoto / Makowiecki • 19 Ara / Couto • 23 Yanagida / Quintarelli • 24 Yasuda / Krumm • 32 Michigami / Nakajima • 36 Nakajima / Rossiter • 37 Ito / Caldarelli • 38 Tachikawa / Hirate • 39 Wakisaka / Ishiura • 100 Izawa / Kogure
Other Drivers Iguchi • Ordóñez • Nakaya • Kato • Nakayama • van Dam
2014 Teams and Drivers
Teams Lexus Team ZENT CERUMO • Lexus Team LeMans ENEOS • Autobacs Racing Team Aguri • Team Impul • Keihin Real Racing • Dome Racing Team • Lexus Team WedsSport BANDOH • NISMO • Kondo Racing • Nakajima Racing • Lexus Team TOM'S • Lexus Team SARD • Team Kunimitsu
Drivers (GT500) Tachikawa / Hirate • 6 Oshima / Kunimoto • 8 Matsuura / Liuzzi • 12 Yasuda / Oliveira • 17 Tsukakoshi / Kaneishi • 18 Yamamoto / Vernay / Makowiecki / Izawa • 19 Wakisaka / Sekiguchi • 23 Matsuda / Quintarelli • 24 Sasaki / Krumm • 32 Nakajima / Baguette • 36 Nakajima / Hirakawa / Rossiter • 37 Ito / Caldarelli • 39 Jarvis / Ishiura • 46 Yanagida / Motoyama • 100 Kogure / Mutoh
Drivers (GT300) Nakayama / Nojiri • 2 Takahashi / Katoh • 3 Hoshino / Ordóñez • 4 Taniguchi / Kataoka • 5 Tamanaka / Yamashita / Naoya Yamano|Yamano]] • 7 Müller / Ara • 9 Shirasaka / Sakamoto / Couto • 10 Ueda / Yamauchi • 11 Hiranaka / Wirdheim • 13 TBA / TBA • 21 Lyons / Fujii • 22 Wada / Tsuchiya / T. Tanaka / Jyonai • 30 Iwasaki / Kageyama • 31 Nitta / Saga • 33 Tsuzuki / Bergmeister / Mineo • 48 Takamori / M. Tanaka • 50 Kano / Yasuoka • 55 Takagi / Kobayashi • 60 Iida / Yoshimoto • 61 Sasaki / Iguchi • 65 Kurosawa / Mineo / Tsubasa Kurosawa • 67 Yokomizo / Mitsuyama • 86 Yamanishi / Hosokawa • 88 Orido / Aoki • 360 Tanaka / Yoshida
Other Drivers Tsubasa Kurosawa • Nanin Indra-Payoong • Ryuki Fujita • Yuya Sakamoto • Taiyo Iida • Ryo Hirakawa • Augusto Farfus Jr. • Christopher Haase • Tojiro Azuma • Yuichi Nakayama • Jörg Bergmeister • Shinya Sato • Kazuki Hiramine • Wolfgang Reip
V T E 2014 Lexus Teams (GT500)
Teams
#6: Lexus Team LeMans ENEOS (Japan Oshima / Japan Kunimoto) (B)
#19: Lexus Team WedsSport Bandoh (Japan Wakisaka / Japan Sekiguchi)(Y)
#36: Lexus Team Petronas TOM'S (Japan Nakajima / United Kingdom Rossiter) (B)
#37: Lexus Team KeePer TOM'S (Japan Ito / Italy Caldarelli) (B)
#38: Lexus Team ZENT CERUMO (Japan Tachikawa / Japan Hirate) (B)
#39: Lexus Team SARD (United Kingdom Jarvis / Japan Ishiura) (B)
V T E Team Bandoh
Founder
Masataka Bandoh
Notable Personnel
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Former Notable Personnel
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2014 Drivers
Japan Juichi Wakisaka • Japan Yuhi Sekiguchi
Former Drivers
Japan Seiji Ara (2011-2013) • Portugal André Couto (2012-2013) • Japan Tatsuya Kataoka (2009-2011) • Japan Manabu Orido (1997-1999,2008-2010) • Japan Tsubasa Abe (2008) • Japan Akira Iida (2007) • Japan Koji Matsuda (2006) • Japan Shigekazu Wakisaka (2000,2006) • Japan Hiroki Katoh (2005) • Japan Nobuteru Taniguchi (2004-2005) • Japan Takayuki Aoki (2004) • Japan Minoru Tanaka (2000-2003) • Japan Satoru Goto (2001-2002) • Japan Takahiko Hara (1999-2000) • Japan Katsumi Yamamoto (1998) • Italy Massimiliano Angelelli (1998) • Japan Hideo Fukuyama (1997)
Champions
none
Season Reports
1997 • 1998 • 1999 • 2000 • 2001 • 2002 • 2007 • 2012 • 2013
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