2018 Suzuka 8 Hour Entry List

Suzuka 8 Hours teams prepare for EWC finale

The 2018 Suzuka 8 Hours is quickly approaching, with manufacturers announcing their line-ups, with the event sure to be a competitive one, with any of a number of teams in with a good chance.

2017 Suzuka 8 Hour
Suzuka 8 Hour

Yamaha has high hopes for Suzuka

The Yamaha Factory Racing Team will return to challenge for a record-breaking fourth consecutive Suzuka victory. They will be contesting alongside the Endurance World Championship (EWC) regulars: the YART Yamaha Official EWC Team and the defending EWC Champions, the GMT94 Yamaha Official EWC Team.

YART Yamaha - 8H of Oschersleben
YART Yamaha – 8H of Oschersleben

Making a sensational debut in 1998, this year marks the 20th anniversary of the YZF-R1 production superbike, and to highlight the occasion the race bikes for all three teams will sport a special red-white livery. The colour scheme is adorned with the iconic “YZF” and “R1” logos of the first-generation R1, as well as a special commemorative 20th anniversary logo. As Yamaha seeks an unprecedented four consecutive wins as well as a second back-to-back EWC title, the slogan for this year’s Suzuka 8 Hours is “R1evolution: The “R” Evolution Sparking a Revolution”.

The Yamaha Factory Racing Team that secured Yamaha’s first-ever hat trick of wins at the 8 Hours will once again feature Japanese racing legend Katsuyuki Nakasuga and World Superbike stars Alex Lowes and Michael van der Mark. The team will again be led by Wataru Yoshikawa, the manager of Yamaha’s factory team in the All Japan Road Race Championship.

Michael van der Mark – Yamaha Factory Racing Team

“I’m really honoured to be asked again to be a part of the Yamaha Factory Racing Team for the Suzuka 8 Hours. We had an amazing race last year and I have the feeling that, together with my teammates Alex and Nakasuga-san, we can have another good result in the race to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Yamaha YZF-R1!”

Yamaha Factory Racing Team
Yamaha Factory Racing Team

Riding for the GMT94 Yamaha Official EWC Team, in their quest for a second straight title, are endurance racing specialist David Checa, former Moto2 and MotoGP rider Mike Di Meglio and 2017 EWC Riders Champion Niccolò Canepa. The French team is currently second in the standings, with just a 10-point margin to first thanks to a fantastic win at the Bol d’Or, a second place at the 8 Hours of Slovakia Ring, and a third at the 8 Hours of Oschersleben.

David Checa – GMT94 Yamaha Official EWC Team

“I love racing in Japan and coming to Suzuka is always a great pleasure. I’m so excited for the race!”

GMT94 Yamaha - 8H of Oschersleben
GMT94 Yamaha – 8H of Oschersleben

The YART Yamaha Official EWC Team’s roster to handle pre-race tests and the gruelling eight-hour race features long-time veteran Broc Parkes, 2016 German IDM Superbike Champion Marvin Fritz, former World Superbike racer Max Neukirchner and young Japanese superbike racer Takuya Fujita. Despite some unlucky DNFs, their win at the 8 Hours of Slovakia Ring puts them 13th in the standings before the race in Suzuka.

Parkes Broc Parkes – YART Official Yamaha EWC Team

“I’m really looking forward to Suzuka this year. We have a strong team and our bike is a lot better this year, and with Bridgestone tyres I think we have a good chance to battle with the guys at the top.”

YART Yamaha (Broc Parkes, Marvin Fritz and Max Neukirchner)
YART Yamaha (Broc Parkes, Marvin Fritz and Max Neukirchner)

Honda to make strong showing

Honda is back with a vengeance this year to put an end to Yamaha’s winning streak.

Team HRC is returning to the fray after a 10-year absence, with Takumi Takahashi, Takaaki Nakagami and Leon Camier in the saddle of the CBR1000RR SP2.

Like Yamaha, Honda is looking not just to win the Suzuka 8 Hours with the factory machine, but also to earn a first-ever FIM world championship title for a Japanese team: F.C.C. TSR Honda France, who arrive in Suzuka at the top of the standings with rider trio Freddy Foray, Josh Hook and Alan Techer.

Masakazu Fujii – F.C.C. TSR Honda France Team Manager

“This season, our most important target was clear. Our ultimate goal is to win the world championship. If there is any chance we can win at Suzuka, we will obviously go for it, but our main objective is to win the championship. The Suzuka circuit is our home ground. Our factory is only 500 metres from the circuit. So we don’t ever want to lose at Suzuka. We will only be able to win the FIM EWC championship title if we finish before GMT94, and that’s our goal. But, of course, we’ll also try to win the race: that’s just what you do in Endurance. So we’ll do our utmost to finish in the best possible position.”

Suzuka H Preview FCC TSR Honda France
F.C.C. TSR Honda France Team

A veritable fleet of Hondas will be lining up on the grid: Musashi RT Harc-Pro Honda (Dominique Aegerter, PJ Jacobsen and Ryo Mizuno), a three-time winner at Suzuka; KYB Moriwaki Motul Racing (Ryuichi Kiyonari, Yuki Takahashi and Dan Linfoot), Au&Teluru MotoUp RT (Kosuke Akiyoshi, Tetsuta Nagashima and Isaac Viñales) and Honda Dream RT Sakurai (Sodo Hamahara and Shinichi Ito).

Honda will also field Honda Asia-Dream Racing with Troy Herfoss, Indonesian Andi Farid Izdihar and Malaysian Zaqhwan Zaidi making for an all south-east Asia trio.

Suzuki and Kawasaki to make focused effort

Yoshimura Suzuki Motul Racing will be the Suzuki spearhead, with Takuya Tsuda, Sylvain Guintoli, Bradley Ray and Kazuki Watanabe riding (the final trio will be announced later).

Yohei Kato – Yoshimura Suzuki MOTUL Racing Team Manager

“Yoshimura Suzuki MOTUL racing is going to take part in the 41st FIM Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance World Championship. Yoshimura Suzuki MOTUL Racing is calling four riders, Sylvain Guintoli & Takuya Tsuda, the Suzuki MotoGP test riders, Bradley Ray, one of the most distinctive riders in the British Superbike, and Kazuki Watanabe, the new Yoshimura JSB1000 rider. Yoshimura Suzuki MOTUL Racing will select three riders to make the strongest package for the final race. Suzuka 8 hours this year will be the one of the hardest races because in addition to the Yamaha Factory team who have won for the past three years, Honda has a reorganised factory team and Kawasaki will take a part with a world champion rider. Yoshimura and Suzuki worked together more than ever to make the GSX-R1000R faster to challenge these rival teams. In 2017, our crash in the second lap made Yoshimura Suzuki supporters really disappointed. This year, I make a promise to all who supports us that Yoshimura Suzuki MOTUL Racing will beat the factory teams with great riders and powerful teamwork. Let’s enjoy two years’ worth of Suzuka 8 hours. Thank you very much for your great support of Yoshimura Suzuki MOTUL Racing. I’ve Got The Power!”

Suzuka H Preview Yoshimura Suzuki Motul Racing
Yoshimura Suzuki Motul Racing Team

MotoMapSupply’s GSX-R with Yoshihiro Konno, Josh Waters and Nobuatsu Aoki in the saddle will also be worth keeping an eye on. This with be Waters’ eighth Suzuka 8 Hour campaign, the Mildura based reigning Aussie Superbike Champion finished second twice, in 2011 and 2014.

Then there is Suzuki Endurance Racing Team (Vincent Philippe, Etienne Masson and Gregg Black), who will be going all out to wrest back a spot in the championship Top 5.

Aaron Morris is joining the R2CL squad for the Suzuka 8 Hour to make for yet another Aussie on the grid.

Kawasaki have already made a splash by announcing the Kawasaki Team Green line-up of Kazuma Watanabe, Jonathan Rea and Leon Haslam.

While Eva RT Webike Trick Star (Anthony West and Osamu Deguchi) will also be flying the flag for Kawasaki.

BMW holding its own

Mercury Racing (Karel Hanika) and NRT48 (Kenny Foray, Peter Hickman and Julien da Costa) will be competing to be the best-placed BMW in the championship standings, but two other S1000RR-mounted teams – BMW Motorrad 39 (Daisaku Sakai with brothers Damian and Alex Cudlin) and BMW Financial Services (Shinya Takeishi, Michael Laverty and Christian Iddon) are worth keeping an eye on too.

While there are quite a number of BMW teams there is only a single Ducati and a single Aprilia entry up against the Japaneses hordes.

A round of tests is scheduled at Suzuka in early July, but the real face-off of the Suzuka 8 Hours will take place on 27 July when the first official test gets underway.

Class Team Rider BLUE
EWC SUZUKI ENDURANCE RACING TEAM Vincent PHILIPPE
SST KRP SANYOKOGYO&RS-ITOH Mitsunori OKAMURA
EWC TEAM SUGAI RACING JAPAN Yoshiyuki SUGAI
EWC F.C.C.TSR Honda France Freddy FORAY
EWC Titanium Power Racing with HOOTERS Kazuki TOKUDOME
EWC YART-YAMAHA Broc PARKES
EWC BOLLIGER TEAM SWITZERLAND Roman STAMM
SST MotoMapSUPPLY Yoshihiro KONNO
EWC TEAM  R2CL MKS PARTELYA Clinton SELLER
EWC EVA RT Webike TRICKSTAR Anthony WEST
EWC Kawasaki Team GREEN Kazuma WATANABE
EWC YOSHIMURA SUZUKI MOTUL RACING Sylvain GUINTOLI
EWC NIPPON SUMATORA BIO MASSE+D;REX Hiroshi TOYODA
EWC Mistresa with ATJ Racing Takahiro NAKATSUHARA
EWC KYB MORIWAKI MOTUL RACING Ryuichi KIYONARI
EWC YAMAHA FACTORY RACING TEAM Katsuyuki NAKASUGA
EWC Honda Asia-Dream Racing Md. Zaqhwan ZAIDI
EWC TEAM VITAL SPIRIT Katsuto SANO
EWC Honda Suzuka Racing Team Daijiro HIURA
SST ARMY・GIRL TEAM MF & Kawasaki Kyosuke OKUDA
EWC TransMapRacing with ACE CAFE Masahiko OISHI
EWC DOG HOUSE Keita IWATANI
EWC HAMAMATSU TEAM TITAN Kazuma TAKEDA
EWC Red Bull Honda with Japan Post Takumi TAKAHASHI
SST Honda Ryokuyokai KumamotoRacing SST Makoto KITAORI
EWC PLUS ONE MCRT Hiroshi IMAZU
EWC BMW Motorrad39 Daisaku SAKAI
SST IWATA RACING FAMILY Takeshi MIYAKOSHI
EWC Honda Ryokuyokai KumamotoRacing EWC Kazuhiro KOJIMA
EWC TEAM NRT48-BMW Motorrad Kenny FOREY
EWC T・MOTOKIDS NAC ALTEC N.R.S. icu Sakito KOTANI
EWC TERAMOTO@J-TRIP Racing Koji TERAMOTO
EWC Honda Hamayuukai Hamamatsu Escargot Genki NAKAJIMA
EWC HKC&IMT Racing Kazuo WATANABE
EWC MOTOBOX KREMER RACING Geroffroy DEHAYE
EWC YamashinaKawasaki&BusinessRalliart&YIC Sigeru YAMASAKI
EWC Honda Koyokai DREAM Racing Team Shinnosuke SAKAKIBARA
EWC Team KAGAYAMA TBA
EWC Honda Dream RT SAKURAI HONDA Sodo HAMAHARA
EWC R.C.Norimono & MotolabEJ Kazuo MIURA
SST AKENO SPEED・YAMAHA Makoto INAGAKI
EWC WOJCIK RACING TEAM Pawel GORKA
EWC Honda Blue Helmets MSC Kumamoto & Asaka Kensuke MORI
EWC Team SuP Dream Honda Tatsuya YAMAGUCHI
SST TONE RT SYNCEDGE 4413 Tomoya HOSHINO
EWC BANNER RACING DUCATI OSAKA EAST Tomohiro KANEDA
EWC Honda QCT Meiwa Racing Motoyuki ANDO
SST TEAM HANSHIN RIDINGSCHOOL Akira YANAGAWA
EWC CLUBNEXT & MOTOBUM Hikaru YOSHIHIRO
EWC ATOUN TIO Verity Shinya MIYAJIMA
EWC GMT94 YAMAHA Mike Di MEGLIO
EWC S-PULSE DREAM RACING・IAI Hideyuki OGATA
EWC TEAM FRONTIER Takayuki OKI
EWC icuRT.oosakaMobius.OUTRUN.MOTOKIDS.sanyo Kazunori YOSHIDA
SST speed Heart TTS Racing team Keiji NAKAMURA
EWC au・Teluru MotoUP Racing Team Kosuke AKIYOSHI
EWC moto CUBIC+Motorrad Toyota NR Hideki ONO
EWC HONDA ENDURANCE RACING Greg LEBLANC
EWC Honda EG Racing Keiichi HONDA
EWC MERCURY RACING BMW Karel HANIKA
EWC BMW Financial Services 135 Shinya TAKEISHI
SST NCXX RACING Toshiki KUNIMATSU
EWC MuSASHi RT HARC-PRO.Honda Ryo MIZUNO
SST NCXX RACING & ZENKOUKAI Kengo NAGAO

 

Class Team Rider YELLOW
EWC SUZUKI ENDURANCE RACING TEAM Etienne MASSON
SST KRP SANYOKOGYO&RS-ITOH Masahiro SHINJO
EWC TEAM SUGAI RACING JAPAN Daniele VEGHINI
EWC F.C.C.TSR Honda France Josh HOOK
EWC Titanium Power Racing with HOOTERS Takaya OKUDA
EWC YART-YAMAHA Marvin FRITZ
EWC BOLLIGER TEAM SWITZERLAND Robin MULHAUSER
SST MotoMapSUPPLY Josh WATERS
EWC TEAM  R2CL MKS PARTELYA Anthony LOISEAU
EWC EVA RT Webike TRICKSTAR Osamu DEGUCHI
EWC Kawasaki Team GREEN Leon HASLAM
EWC YOSHIMURA SUZUKI MOTUL RACING Takuya TSUDA
EWC NIPPON SUMATORA BIO MASSE+D;REX Yoshitaka IKEDA
EWC Mistresa with ATJ Racing Taro SEKIGUCHI
EWC KYB MORIWAKI MOTUL RACING Yuki TAKAHASHI
EWC YAMAHA FACTORY RACING TEAM Alex LOWES
EWC Honda Asia-Dream Racing Troy HERFOSS
EWC TEAM VITAL SPIRIT Noriyuki TSUJIMOTO
EWC Honda Suzuka Racing Team Yudai KAMEI
SST ARMY・GIRL TEAM MF & Kawasaki Andrew LEE
EWC TransMapRacing with ACE CAFE Daisuke KISAMORI
EWC DOG HOUSE Eisuke SAMURA
EWC HAMAMATSU TEAM TITAN Takahiro KAMBAYASHI
EWC Red Bull Honda with Japan Post Takaaki NAKAGAMI
SST Honda Ryokuyokai KumamotoRacing SST Mitsuhiro YOSHIDA
EWC PLUS ONE MCRT Motohiro HISAZUMI
EWC BMW Motorrad39 Damian Cudlin
SST IWATA RACING FAMILY Tomohiro UENO
EWC Honda Ryokuyokai KumamotoRacing EWC Takumi INOUE
EWC TEAM NRT48-BMW Motorrad Peter HICKMAN
EWC T・MOTOKIDS NAC ALTEC N.R.S. icu Takashi SUZUKI
EWC TERAMOTO@J-TRIP Racing Yuichi TAKEDA
EWC Honda Hamayuukai Hamamatsu Escargot Shudai HASEGAWA
EWC HKC&IMT Racing Tatsuro SAITO
EWC MOTOBOX KREMER RACING Jan VIEHMANN
EWC YamashinaKawasaki&BusinessRalliart&YIC Masayuki MATSUMOTO
EWC Honda Koyokai DREAM Racing Team Yusuke OKAZAKI
EWC Team KAGAYAMA TBA
EWC Honda Dream RT SAKURAI HONDA Shinichi ITO
EWC R.C.Norimono & MotolabEJ Tsutomu SAKAMOTO
SST AKENO SPEED・YAMAHA Soichiro MINAMIMOTO
EWC WOJCIK RACING TEAM Pawel SZKOPEK
EWC Honda Blue Helmets MSC Kumamoto & Asaka Takuya OTSUKA
EWC Team SuP Dream Honda Ryosuke IWATO
SST TONE RT SYNCEDGE 4413 Kokoro ATSUMI
EWC BANNER RACING DUCATI OSAKA EAST Gun NAKAMOTO
EWC Honda QCT Meiwa Racing Masayuki NAKAMURA
SST TEAM HANSHIN RIDINGSCHOOL Osamu NISHIJIMA
EWC CLUBNEXT & MOTOBUM Ryosuke KATAHIRA
EWC ATOUN TIO Verity Akihiro IGARASHI
EWC GMT94 YAMAHA Niccolō CANEPA
EWC S-PULSE DREAM RACING・IAI TBA
EWC TEAM FRONTIER Satoru IWATA
EWC icuRT.oosakaMobius.OUTRUN.MOTOKIDS.sanyo Yoshimasa SHIBATA
SST speed Heart TTS Racing team Hiromichi KUNIKAWA
EWC au・Teluru MotoUP Racing Team Tetsuta NAGASHIMA
EWC moto CUBIC+Motorrad Toyota NR Shin TSUTSUI
EWC HONDA ENDURANCE RACING Sebastien GIMBERT
EWC Honda EG Racing Kazuya SHIMODA
EWC MERCURY RACING BMW TBA
EWC BMW Financial Services 135 Michael LAVETY
SST NCXX RACING Tadayuki YOSHIDA
EWC MuSASHi RT HARC-PRO.Honda Dominique AEGERTER
SST NCXX RACING & ZENKOUKAI Ryusei MATSUMOTO

 

Class Team Rider RED
EWC SUZUKI ENDURANCE RACING TEAM Gregg BLACK
SST KRP SANYOKOGYO&RS-ITOH Takeshi ISHIZUKA
EWC TEAM SUGAI RACING JAPAN TBA
EWC F.C.C.TSR Honda France Alan TECHER
EWC Titanium Power Racing with HOOTERS TBA
EWC YART-YAMAHA Takuya FUJITA
EWC BOLLIGER TEAM SWITZERLAND Sebastien SUCHET
SST MotoMapSUPPLY Nobuatsu AOKI
EWC TEAM  R2CL MKS PARTELYA TBA
EWC EVA RT Webike TRICKSTAR TBA
EWC Kawasaki Team GREEN Jonathan REA
EWC YOSHIMURA SUZUKI MOTUL RACING TBA
EWC NIPPON SUMATORA BIO MASSE+D;REX Brandon CRETU
EWC Mistresa with ATJ Racing TBA
EWC KYB MORIWAKI MOTUL RACING Dan LINFOOT
EWC YAMAHA FACTORY RACING TEAM Michael van der MARK
EWC Honda Asia-Dream Racing Andi Farid Izdihar
EWC TEAM VITAL SPIRIT Akito NARITA
EWC Honda Suzuka Racing Team Takashi YASUDA
SST ARMY・GIRL TEAM MF & Kawasaki Hikari OKUBO
EWC TransMapRacing with ACE CAFE Kazuki YUKIMURA
EWC DOG HOUSE Masahiro MUKOUYAMA
EWC HAMAMATSU TEAM TITAN TBA
EWC Red Bull Honda with Japan Post Leon CAMIER
SST Honda Ryokuyokai KumamotoRacing SST Yasunori IWAYA
EWC PLUS ONE MCRT Kiyotsugu TAJIMA
EWC BMW Motorrad39 Alexander CUDLIN
SST IWATA RACING FAMILY Tatsuhiko SATO
EWC Honda Ryokuyokai KumamotoRacing EWC TBA
EWC TEAM NRT48-BMW Motorrad Julien Da COSTA
EWC T・MOTOKIDS NAC ALTEC N.R.S. icu Kyota FUKUYAMA
EWC TERAMOTO@J-TRIP Racing Tomoki NAMEKATA
EWC Honda Hamayuukai Hamamatsu Escargot Shinji NOYORI
EWC HKC&IMT Racing Aoi KOYAMA
EWC MOTOBOX KREMER RACING Christopher KEMMER
EWC YamashinaKawasaki&BusinessRalliart&YIC Yuki KIRII
EWC Honda Koyokai DREAM Racing Team Hisao SAKAKIBARA
EWC Team KAGAYAMA TBA
EWC Honda Dream RT SAKURAI HONDA TBA
EWC R.C.Norimono & MotolabEJ Takumi KAWAI
SST AKENO SPEED・YAMAHA Yusuke NAKAMURA
EWC WOJCIK RACING TEAM Marek SZKOPEK
EWC Honda Blue Helmets MSC Kumamoto & Asaka TBA
EWC Team SuP Dream Honda Kosuke SAKUMOTO
SST TONE RT SYNCEDGE 4413 Soushi MIHARA
EWC BANNER RACING DUCATI OSAKA EAST Kazuki SAIKI
EWC Honda QCT Meiwa Racing Tomohiro NAKAYAMA
SST TEAM HANSHIN RIDINGSCHOOL Naoki KIYOSUE
EWC CLUBNEXT & MOTOBUM Kimihiko OONUKI
EWC ATOUN TIO Verity Toshihiko TSUJI
EWC GMT94 YAMAHA David CHECA
EWC S-PULSE DREAM RACING・IAI TBA
EWC TEAM FRONTIER TBA
EWC icuRT.oosakaMobius.OUTRUN.MOTOKIDS.sanyo Sho NAKAMOTO
SST speed Heart TTS Racing team Yoshinori YAMAUCHI
EWC au・Teluru MotoUP Racing Team Isaac VINALES
EWC moto CUBIC+Motorrad Toyota NR Tatsuya NODA
EWC HONDA ENDURANCE RACING Erwan NIGON
EWC Honda EG Racing Tsuyoshi KURIBAYASHI
EWC MERCURY RACING BMW TBA
EWC BMW Financial Services 135 Christian IDDON
SST NCXX RACING TBA
EWC MuSASHi RT HARC-PRO.Honda Patrick JACOBSEN
SST NCXX RACING & ZENKOUKAI TBA
Class Team Rider BLUE
EWC SUZUKI ENDURANCE RACING TEAM Vincent PHILIPPE
SST KRP SANYOKOGYO&RS-ITOH Mitsunori OKAMURA
EWC TEAM SUGAI RACING JAPAN Yoshiyuki SUGAI
EWC F.C.C.TSR Honda France Freddy FORAY
EWC Titanium Power Racing with HOOTERS Kazuki TOKUDOME
EWC YART-YAMAHA Broc PARKES
EWC BOLLIGER TEAM SWITZERLAND Roman STAMM
SST MotoMapSUPPLY Yoshihiro KONNO
EWC TEAM  R2CL MKS PARTELYA Clinton SELLER
EWC EVA RT Webike TRICKSTAR Anthony WEST
EWC Kawasaki Team GREEN Kazuma WATANABE
EWC YOSHIMURA SUZUKI MOTUL RACING Sylvain GUINTOLI
EWC NIPPON SUMATORA BIO MASSE+D;REX Hiroshi TOYODA
EWC Mistresa with ATJ Racing Takahiro NAKATSUHARA
EWC KYB MORIWAKI MOTUL RACING Ryuichi KIYONARI
EWC YAMAHA FACTORY RACING TEAM Katsuyuki NAKASUGA
EWC Honda Asia-Dream Racing Md. Zaqhwan ZAIDI
EWC TEAM VITAL SPIRIT Katsuto SANO
EWC Honda Suzuka Racing Team Daijiro HIURA
SST ARMY・GIRL TEAM MF & Kawasaki Kyosuke OKUDA
EWC TransMapRacing with ACE CAFE Masahiko OISHI
EWC DOG HOUSE Keita IWATANI
EWC HAMAMATSU TEAM TITAN Kazuma TAKEDA
EWC Red Bull Honda with Japan Post Takumi TAKAHASHI
SST Honda Ryokuyokai KumamotoRacing SST Makoto KITAORI
EWC PLUS ONE MCRT Hiroshi IMAZU
EWC BMW Motorrad39 Daisaku SAKAI
SST IWATA RACING FAMILY Takeshi MIYAKOSHI
EWC Honda Ryokuyokai KumamotoRacing EWC Kazuhiro KOJIMA
EWC TEAM NRT48-BMW Motorrad Kenny FOREY
EWC T・MOTOKIDS NAC ALTEC N.R.S. icu Sakito KOTANI
EWC TERAMOTO@J-TRIP Racing Koji TERAMOTO
EWC Honda Hamayuukai Hamamatsu Escargot Genki NAKAJIMA
EWC HKC&IMT Racing Kazuo WATANABE
EWC MOTOBOX KREMER RACING Geroffroy DEHAYE
EWC YamashinaKawasaki&BusinessRalliart&YIC Sigeru YAMASAKI
EWC Honda Koyokai DREAM Racing Team Shinnosuke SAKAKIBARA
EWC Team KAGAYAMA TBA
EWC Honda Dream RT SAKURAI HONDA Sodo HAMAHARA
EWC R.C.Norimono & MotolabEJ Kazuo MIURA
SST AKENO SPEED・YAMAHA Makoto INAGAKI
EWC WOJCIK RACING TEAM Pawel GORKA
EWC Honda Blue Helmets MSC Kumamoto & Asaka Kensuke MORI
EWC Team SuP Dream Honda Tatsuya YAMAGUCHI
SST TONE RT SYNCEDGE 4413 Tomoya HOSHINO
EWC BANNER RACING DUCATI OSAKA EAST Tomohiro KANEDA
EWC Honda QCT Meiwa Racing Motoyuki ANDO
SST TEAM HANSHIN RIDINGSCHOOL Akira YANAGAWA
EWC CLUBNEXT & MOTOBUM Hikaru YOSHIHIRO
EWC ATOUN TIO Verity Shinya MIYAJIMA
EWC GMT94 YAMAHA Mike Di MEGLIO
EWC S-PULSE DREAM RACING・IAI Hideyuki OGATA
EWC TEAM FRONTIER Takayuki OKI
EWC icuRT.oosakaMobius.OUTRUN.MOTOKIDS.sanyo Kazunori YOSHIDA
SST speed Heart TTS Racing team Keiji NAKAMURA
EWC au・Teluru MotoUP Racing Team Kosuke AKIYOSHI
EWC moto CUBIC+Motorrad Toyota NR Hideki ONO
EWC HONDA ENDURANCE RACING Greg LEBLANC
EWC Honda EG Racing Keiichi HONDA
EWC MERCURY RACING BMW Karel HANIKA
EWC BMW Financial Services 135 Shinya TAKEISHI
SST NCXX RACING Toshiki KUNIMATSU
EWC MuSASHi RT HARC-PRO.Honda Ryo MIZUNO
SST NCXX RACING & ZENKOUKAI Kengo NAGAO

 

Class Team Rider YELLOW
EWC SUZUKI ENDURANCE RACING TEAM Etienne MASSON
SST KRP SANYOKOGYO&RS-ITOH Masahiro SHINJO
EWC TEAM SUGAI RACING JAPAN Daniele VEGHINI
EWC F.C.C.TSR Honda France Josh HOOK
EWC Titanium Power Racing with HOOTERS Takaya OKUDA
EWC YART-YAMAHA Marvin FRITZ
EWC BOLLIGER TEAM SWITZERLAND Robin MULHAUSER
SST MotoMapSUPPLY Josh WATERS
EWC TEAM  R2CL MKS PARTELYA Anthony LOISEAU
EWC EVA RT Webike TRICKSTAR Osamu DEGUCHI
EWC Kawasaki Team GREEN Leon HASLAM
EWC YOSHIMURA SUZUKI MOTUL RACING Takuya TSUDA
EWC NIPPON SUMATORA BIO MASSE+D;REX Yoshitaka IKEDA
EWC Mistresa with ATJ Racing Taro SEKIGUCHI
EWC KYB MORIWAKI MOTUL RACING Yuki TAKAHASHI
EWC YAMAHA FACTORY RACING TEAM Alex LOWES
EWC Honda Asia-Dream Racing Troy HERFOSS
EWC TEAM VITAL SPIRIT Noriyuki TSUJIMOTO
EWC Honda Suzuka Racing Team Yudai KAMEI
SST ARMY・GIRL TEAM MF & Kawasaki Andrew LEE
EWC TransMapRacing with ACE CAFE Daisuke KISAMORI
EWC DOG HOUSE Eisuke SAMURA
EWC HAMAMATSU TEAM TITAN Takahiro KAMBAYASHI
EWC Red Bull Honda with Japan Post Takaaki NAKAGAMI
SST Honda Ryokuyokai KumamotoRacing SST Mitsuhiro YOSHIDA
EWC PLUS ONE MCRT Motohiro HISAZUMI
EWC BMW Motorrad39 Damian Cudlin
SST IWATA RACING FAMILY Tomohiro UENO
EWC Honda Ryokuyokai KumamotoRacing EWC Takumi INOUE
EWC TEAM NRT48-BMW Motorrad Peter HICKMAN
EWC T・MOTOKIDS NAC ALTEC N.R.S. icu Takashi SUZUKI
EWC TERAMOTO@J-TRIP Racing Yuichi TAKEDA
EWC Honda Hamayuukai Hamamatsu Escargot Shudai HASEGAWA
EWC HKC&IMT Racing Tatsuro SAITO
EWC MOTOBOX KREMER RACING Jan VIEHMANN
EWC YamashinaKawasaki&BusinessRalliart&YIC Masayuki MATSUMOTO
EWC Honda Koyokai DREAM Racing Team Yusuke OKAZAKI
EWC Team KAGAYAMA TBA
EWC Honda Dream RT SAKURAI HONDA Shinichi ITO
EWC R.C.Norimono & MotolabEJ Tsutomu SAKAMOTO
SST AKENO SPEED・YAMAHA Soichiro MINAMIMOTO
EWC WOJCIK RACING TEAM Pawel SZKOPEK
EWC Honda Blue Helmets MSC Kumamoto & Asaka Takuya OTSUKA
EWC Team SuP Dream Honda Ryosuke IWATO
SST TONE RT SYNCEDGE 4413 Kokoro ATSUMI
EWC BANNER RACING DUCATI OSAKA EAST Gun NAKAMOTO
EWC Honda QCT Meiwa Racing Masayuki NAKAMURA
SST TEAM HANSHIN RIDINGSCHOOL Osamu NISHIJIMA
EWC CLUBNEXT & MOTOBUM Ryosuke KATAHIRA
EWC ATOUN TIO Verity Akihiro IGARASHI
EWC GMT94 YAMAHA Niccolō CANEPA
EWC S-PULSE DREAM RACING・IAI TBA
EWC TEAM FRONTIER Satoru IWATA
EWC icuRT.oosakaMobius.OUTRUN.MOTOKIDS.sanyo Yoshimasa SHIBATA
SST speed Heart TTS Racing team Hiromichi KUNIKAWA
EWC au・Teluru MotoUP Racing Team Tetsuta NAGASHIMA
EWC moto CUBIC+Motorrad Toyota NR Shin TSUTSUI
EWC HONDA ENDURANCE RACING Sebastien GIMBERT
EWC Honda EG Racing Kazuya SHIMODA
EWC MERCURY RACING BMW TBA
EWC BMW Financial Services 135 Michael LAVETY
SST NCXX RACING Tadayuki YOSHIDA
EWC MuSASHi RT HARC-PRO.Honda Dominique AEGERTER
SST NCXX RACING & ZENKOUKAI Ryusei MATSUMOTO

 

Class Team Rider RED
EWC SUZUKI ENDURANCE RACING TEAM Gregg BLACK
SST KRP SANYOKOGYO&RS-ITOH Takeshi ISHIZUKA
EWC TEAM SUGAI RACING JAPAN TBA
EWC F.C.C.TSR Honda France Alan TECHER
EWC Titanium Power Racing with HOOTERS TBA
EWC YART-YAMAHA Takuya FUJITA
EWC BOLLIGER TEAM SWITZERLAND Sebastien SUCHET
SST MotoMapSUPPLY Nobuatsu AOKI
EWC TEAM  R2CL MKS PARTELYA TBA
EWC EVA RT Webike TRICKSTAR TBA
EWC Kawasaki Team GREEN Jonathan REA
EWC YOSHIMURA SUZUKI MOTUL RACING TBA
EWC NIPPON SUMATORA BIO MASSE+D;REX Brandon CRETU
EWC Mistresa with ATJ Racing TBA
EWC KYB MORIWAKI MOTUL RACING Dan LINFOOT
EWC YAMAHA FACTORY RACING TEAM Michael van der MARK
EWC Honda Asia-Dream Racing Andi Farid Izdihar
EWC TEAM VITAL SPIRIT Akito NARITA
EWC Honda Suzuka Racing Team Takashi YASUDA
SST ARMY・GIRL TEAM MF & Kawasaki Hikari OKUBO
EWC TransMapRacing with ACE CAFE Kazuki YUKIMURA
EWC DOG HOUSE Masahiro MUKOUYAMA
EWC HAMAMATSU TEAM TITAN TBA
EWC Red Bull Honda with Japan Post Leon CAMIER
SST Honda Ryokuyokai KumamotoRacing SST Yasunori IWAYA
EWC PLUS ONE MCRT Kiyotsugu TAJIMA
EWC BMW Motorrad39 Alexander CUDLIN
SST IWATA RACING FAMILY Tatsuhiko SATO
EWC Honda Ryokuyokai KumamotoRacing EWC TBA
EWC TEAM NRT48-BMW Motorrad Julien Da COSTA
EWC T・MOTOKIDS NAC ALTEC N.R.S. icu Kyota FUKUYAMA
EWC TERAMOTO@J-TRIP Racing Tomoki NAMEKATA
EWC Honda Hamayuukai Hamamatsu Escargot Shinji NOYORI
EWC HKC&IMT Racing Aoi KOYAMA
EWC MOTOBOX KREMER RACING Christopher KEMMER
EWC YamashinaKawasaki&BusinessRalliart&YIC Yuki KIRII
EWC Honda Koyokai DREAM Racing Team Hisao SAKAKIBARA
EWC Team KAGAYAMA TBA
EWC Honda Dream RT SAKURAI HONDA TBA
EWC R.C.Norimono & MotolabEJ Takumi KAWAI
SST AKENO SPEED・YAMAHA Yusuke NAKAMURA
EWC WOJCIK RACING TEAM Marek SZKOPEK
EWC Honda Blue Helmets MSC Kumamoto & Asaka TBA
EWC Team SuP Dream Honda Kosuke SAKUMOTO
SST TONE RT SYNCEDGE 4413 Soushi MIHARA
EWC BANNER RACING DUCATI OSAKA EAST Kazuki SAIKI
EWC Honda QCT Meiwa Racing Tomohiro NAKAYAMA
SST TEAM HANSHIN RIDINGSCHOOL Naoki KIYOSUE
EWC CLUBNEXT & MOTOBUM Kimihiko OONUKI
EWC ATOUN TIO Verity Toshihiko TSUJI
EWC GMT94 YAMAHA David CHECA
EWC S-PULSE DREAM RACING・IAI TBA
EWC TEAM FRONTIER TBA
EWC icuRT.oosakaMobius.OUTRUN.MOTOKIDS.sanyo Sho NAKAMOTO
SST speed Heart TTS Racing team Yoshinori YAMAUCHI
EWC au・Teluru MotoUP Racing Team Isaac VINALES
EWC moto CUBIC+Motorrad Toyota NR Tatsuya NODA
EWC HONDA ENDURANCE RACING Erwan NIGON
EWC Honda EG Racing Tsuyoshi KURIBAYASHI
EWC MERCURY RACING BMW TBA
EWC BMW Financial Services 135 Christian IDDON
SST NCXX RACING TBA
EWC MuSASHi RT HARC-PRO.Honda Patrick JACOBSEN
SST NCXX RACING & ZENKOUKAI TBA
Winners from 1978 to present
Year Winner Machine Riders
1978 Yoshimura Racing Group Suzuki GS1000 Wes Cooley / Mike Baldwin
1979 Team Honda Australia Honda CB900 Tony Hatton / Michael Cole
1980 Yoshimura R&D Suzuki GS1000 Wes Cooley / Graeme Crosby
1981 Honda France Honda RS1000 Mike Baldwin / David Aldana
1982 Blue Helmets MSC Honda CB900F Shigeo Iijima / Shinji Hagiwara
1983 Suzuki France Suzuki GS1000R Herve Moineau / Richard Hubin
1984 America Honda Honda RS750R Mike Baldwin / Fred Merkel
1985 Team HRC Honda RVF750 Wayne Gardner / Masaki Tokuno
1986 Team HRC Honda RVF750 Wayne Gardner / Dominique Sarron
1987 Shiseido TECH21 RT Yamaha YFZ750 Martin Wimmer / Kevin Magee
1988 LUCKY STRIKE Roberts Yamaha YFZ750 Kevin Magee / Wayne Rainey
1989 BEAMS Honda Ikuzawa Honda RVF750 Dominique Sarron / Alex Vieira
1990 Shiseido TECH21 RT Yamaha YFZ750 Tadahiko Taira / Eddie Lawson
1991 Team HRC Honda RVF750 Wayne Gardner / Mick Doohan
1992 OKI Honda RT Honda RVF750 Wayne Gardner / Daryl Beattie
1993 ITOH HAM Racing Kawasaki Kawasaki ZXR-7 Scott Russell / Aaron Slight
1994 Team HRC Honda RVF/RC45 Doug Polen / Aaron Slight
1995 Team HRC Honda RVF/RC45 Aaron Slight / Tadayuki Okada
1996 Y.R.T. Yamaha YFZ750 Colin Edwards / Noriyuki Haga
1997 HORI-PRO Honda with HART Honda RC45 Shinichi Itoh / Tohru Ukawa
1998 LUCKY STRIKE Honda Honda RVF/RC45 Shinichi Itoh / Tohru Ukawa
1999 LUCKY STRIKE Honda Honda RVF/RC45 Tadayuki Okada / Alex Barros
2000 Team CABIN Honda Honda VTR1000SP Tohru Ukawa / Daijiro Kato
2001 Team CABIN Honda Honda VTR1000SP Valentino Rossi / Colin Edwards
2002 Team CABIN Honda Honda VTR1000SP Daijiro Kato / Colin Edwards
2003 Team Sakurai Honda Honda VTR1000SP Yukio Nukumi / Manabu Kamada
2004 Seven Stars Honda 7 Honda CBR1000RR Tohru Ukawa / Hitoyasu Izutsu
2005 Seven Stars Honda 7 Honda CBR1000RR Ryuichi Kiyonari / Tohru Ukawa
2006 F.C.C. TSR ZIP-FM Racing Honda CBR1000RR Takeishi Tsujimura / Shinichi Itoh
2007 Yoshimura Suzuki, JOMO 34 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Yukio Kagayama / Kousuke Akiyoshi
2008 Dream Honda Racing Team 11 Honda CBR1000RR Ryuichi Kiyonari / Carlos Checa
2009 Yoshimura Suzuki with JOMO Suzuki GSX-R1000 D Sakai / K Tokudome / N Aoki
2010 MuSASHi RT HARC-PRO. Honda CBR1000RR R Kiyonari / T Nakagami / T Takahashi
2011 F.C.C. TSR Honda Honda CBR1000RR K Akiyoshi /  S Itoh / R Kiyonari
2012 F.C.C. TSR Honda Honda CBR1000RR J Rea / K Akiyoshi / T Okada
2013 MuSASHi RT HARC-PRO. Honda CBR1000RR T Takahashi / L Haslam / M vd Mark
2014 MuSASHi RT HARC-PRO. Honda CBR1000RR T Takahashi / L Haslam / M vd Mark
2015 Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha YZF-R1 K Nakasuga / P Espargaro / B Smith
2016 Yamaha Factory Racing   Yamaha YZF-R1 Ki akasuga / P Espargaro / A Lowes
2017 Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha YZF-R1 K Nakasuga / A Lowes / M vd Mark

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