LEXUS PATH FINDER AIR RACING
- BASE： Japan
- TEAM： LEXUS PATH FINDER AIR RACING
Aspiring to be a pilot from an early age, he started gliding in the aviation club after entering Chuo University. In 2009, he became the first Asian pilot to compete in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, a three-dimensional motorsport series sanctioned by the International Aeronautical Federation (FAI).
First victory at the 2016 Chiba tournament. In the 2017 World Series, he won 4 out of 8 races, becoming the first Asian to win the annual overall championship. It is also the first Asian achievement to win the annual overall victory in the top category of motor sports.
1997 Participated in the Aerobatic Championship Sportsman class for the first time
2009 First participation in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship
His first podium (3rd place) at Rovinj 2014
2016 First victory at the Chiba tournament
2017 Chiba Tournament Winner Won 2 consecutive home races Won 4 out of 8 races in the same year to win the World Champion Title
Won 8 races, won the podium 14 times, series total points: 271 points