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Kohei Hirate (平手晃平 Hirate Kouhei, born 24th March 1986) is a Japanese Super GT driver who competed in the sport from 2008 until present.

Super GT Career History[]

Pre-Super GT career[]

Formula One[]

In 2006 and 2007, Hirate was a test driver for the Parasonic Toyota Racing team.

2008: Début[]

In 2008, he debuted in Super GT with the APR Racing Team, with Keisuke Kunimoto. His first win was in the 2008 Fuji GT 500 km. However, he missed the sixth round at Suzuka and the seventh round held at Motegi, being replaced by Kazuya Oshima and Yuya Sakamoto for the sixth round and Hideki Yamauchi for the seventh round due to an injury at the Formula Nippon race at Motegi. He came back at the eighth round held at Autopolis until the end of the season.

2009-2010: Team SARD[]

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2010[]

2011-2014: Team CERUMO[]

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2015[]

Hirate is currently without a drive as Yuji Kunimoto joins Team CERUMO.

Complete Super GT Results[]

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Notes[]

V T E List of JGTC/Super GT champions (GT500)
1993: Japan Masahiko Kageyama
1994: Japan Masahiko Kageyama
1995: Japan Masahiko Kageyama
1996: [DEN] Nielsen / Australia Brabham
1997: Germany Krumm / Japan de la Rosa
1998: France Comas / Japan Kageyama
1999: France Érik Comas
2000: Japan Ryo Michigami
2001: Japan Takeuchi / Japan Tachikawa
2002: Japan Wakisaka / Japan Iida
2003: Japan Motoyama / Germany Krumm
2004: Japan Motoyama / United Kingdom Lyons
2005: Japan Tachikawa / Japan Takagi
2006: Japan Wakisaka / Germany Lotterer
2007: Japan Ito / [IRL] Firman
2008: Japan Motoyama / France Tréluyer
2009: Japan Wakisaka / Germany Lotterer
2010: Japan Kogure / France Duval
2011: Japan Yanagida / Italy Quintarelli
2012: Japan Yanagida / Italy Quintarelli
2013: Japan Tachikawa / Japan Hirate
2014: Japan Matsuda / Italy Quintarelli
V T E Team CERUMO
Founder
Japan Masayuki Sato
Notable Personnel
Japan Toranosuke Takagi
Former Notable Personnel
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2014 Drivers
Japan Yuji Tachikawa • Japan Kohei Hirate
Former Drivers
United Kingdom Richard Lyons (2008-2010) • Japan Toranosuke Takagi (2005-2007) • Japan Seiji Ara (2004) • Japan Hironori Takeuchi (1996-2003) • Japan Hayanari Shimoda (2002) • Japan Masahiko Kondo (1999-2002) • Japan Ukyo Katayama (2001-2002) • Japan Takayuki Kinoshita (1999-2000) • Japan Hideki Noda (1998) • Japan Katsutomo Kaneishi (1997) • France Érik Comas (1995-1996)
Champions
Takeuchi / Tachikawa (2001) • Tachikawa / Hirate (2013)
Season Reports
2007 • 2012 • 2013
Full results
V T E 2013 Lexus Teams (GT500)
Teams
#6: Lexus Team LeMans ENEOS (Japan Oshima / Japan Kunimoto) (B)
#19: Lexus Team WedsSport Bandoh (Japan Ara / Portugal Couto)(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 (Japan Wakisaka / Japan Ishiura) (B)
V · T · E Teams and Drivers
2008 Teams and Drivers
Teams Autobacs Racing Team Aguri • Hasemi Motorsport • ENEOS Toyota Team LeMans • Team Impul • Real Racing • Dome Racing Team • NISMO • Kondo Racing • Team Tsuchiya • Nakajima Racing • Lexus Team KRAFT • Toyota Team TOM'S • ToyotaTeam CERUMO • Toyota Team SARD • Team Kunimitsu
Drivers (GT500) Firman / Izawa • 3 Quintarelli / Yokomizo • 6 Ito / Wirdheim • 12 Matsuda / Philippe • 17 Kaneishi / Kaneishi • 18 Michigami / Kogure • 22 Krumm / Yanagida • 23 Motoyama / Tréluyer • 24 Ara / Oliveira • 25 Tsuchiya / Ishiura • 32 Duval / Hiranaka • 35 Dumbreck / Kataoka • 36 Wakisaka / Lotterer • 38 Tachikawa / Lyons • 39 Couto / Takagi • 100 Hosokawa / Ide
Other Drivers Iida • Schwager • Tsukakoshi • Streit • Carbone • Saga • Wakisaka • Matsuura • van Dam
2009 Teams and Drivers
Teams NISMO • Lexus Team LeMans ENEOS • Autobacs Racing Team Aguri • Team Impul • Keihin Real Racing • Dome Racing Team • Hitotsuyama Racing • Kondo Racing • Nakajima Racing • Lexus Team KRAFT • Lexus Team TOM'S • Lexus Team CERUMO • Lexus Team SARD • Team Kunimitsu
Drivers (GT500) Motoyama / Tréluyer • 3 Quintarelli / Yasuda • 6 Ito / Wirdheim • 8 Firman / Izawa • 12 Matsuda / Oliveira • 17 Tsukakoshi / Kaneishi • 18 Michigami / Kogure • 21 Tsuzuki / Tsuchiya • 24 Ara / Oliveira • 32 Duval / Nakayama • 35 Oshima / Ishiura • 38 Tachikawa / Lyons • 39 Couto / Hirate • 100 Hosokawa / Ide
Other Drivers Matsuura • Krumm • Kaneishi
2010 Teams and Drivers
Teams Lexus Team TOM'S • Lexus Team LeMans ENEOS • Autobacs Racing Team Aguri • Team Impul • Keihin Real Racing • Weider Honda Racing • NISMO • Kondo Racing • Nakajima Racing • Lexus Team KRAFT • Lexus Team CERUMO • Lexus Team SARD • Team Kunimitsu
Drivers (GT500) Wakisaka / Lotterer • 6 Ito / Wirdheim • 8 Firman / Ide • 12 Matsuda / Oliveira • 17 Tsukakoshi / Kaneishi • 18 Kogure / Duval • 23 Motoyama / Tréluyer • 24 Yasuda / Oliveira • 32 Michigami / Nakayama • 35 Oshima / Ishiura • 38 Tachikawa / Lyons • 39 Couto / Hirate • 100 Izawa / Yamamoto
Other Drivers
2011 Teams and Drivers
Teams Weider Honda Racing • Lexus Team LeMans ENEOS • Autobacs Racing Team Aguri • Team Impul • Keihin Real Racing • Lexus Team WedsSport BANDOH • NISMO • Kondo Racing • Nakajima Racing • Lexus Team KRAFT • Lexus Team TOM'S • Lexus Team CERUMO • Lexus Team SARD • MOLA Racing • Team Kunimitsu
Drivers (GT500) Kogure / Duval • 6 Ito / Oshima • 8 Mutoh / Kobayashi • 12 Matsuda / Oliveira • 17 Tsukakoshi / Kaneishi • 19 Kataoka / Ara • 23 Motoyama / Tréluyer • 24 Yasuda / Wirdheim • 32 Michigami / Nakayama • 35 Wakisaka / Couto • 36 Lotterer / Nakajima • 38 Tachikawa / Hirate • 39 Ishiura / Iguchi • 100 Izawa / Yamamoto
Other Drivers
2012 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 KRAFT • Lexus Team TOM'S • Lexus Team CERUMO • Lexus Team SARD • Team Kunimitsu
Drivers (GT500) Yanagida / Quintarelli • 6 Ito / Oshima • 8 Firman / Kobayashi • 12 Matsuda / Oliveira • 17 Tsukakoshi / Kaneishi • 18 Kogure / van Dam • 19 Ara / Couto • 23 Motoyama / Krumm • 24 Yasuda / Wirdheim • 32 Michigami / Nakayama • 35 Kunimoto / Caldarelli • 36 Nakajima / Duval • 38 Tachikawa / Hirate • 39 Wakisaka / Ishiura • 100 Izawa / Yamamoto
Other 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
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