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Toranosuke Takagi

Tora Takagi. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Tora Takagi. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

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Born:

12 Feb 1974
Shizuoka

Nationality:

Japan

Grands Prix:

32 (1998-1999)

Indy 500s:

2 (2003-2004)

Went to the USA with spells in the IRL and CART but is now back in his homeland. He races in kart events as he runs a kart products shop and school and also works as a coach and driver manager for young karters. The 2000 Formula Nippon Champion and 2005 Japanese GT champion, Toranosuke struggled during his Formula 1 spell due to his lack of English at the time, but also his quite shy, introvert nature. Tora is the son of a former Japanese touring car driver. Toransuke carried on full-time racing until 2008 in both Japanese Super GT and Formula Nippon.

Biography last updated 3 Mar 2016