Race information

Kenji Takayama Makes it to Third Frame at the D1 Grand Prix Rd.2 with a 5th Place Finish!

Initially postponed by March’s earthquake, the 2011 D1 Grand Prix Round 2 was held on June 5th at the Tokyo Odaiba parking lot course. The EXEDY supported R Magic D1 Racing team and driver Kenji Takayama performed great all weekend.

Battling in the Third Frame
Battling in the Third Frame

Takayama was ranked in at 17th in this years point standings but due to his performance and speed this past round he will be moved up three places in the ranks.

Single Run
Single Run
Kenji Takayama (Center)
Kenji Takayama (Center)

The next round will be on June 26th at the Okayama International Circuit. Please join us in support for the next round!


Rd Date Circuit Single run Tandem Total
Round 3 4/24 Autopolis(Oita Pref) 15th place Discontinued 15th place
Round 4 5/22 Suzuka Circuit(Mie Pref) 18th place BEST24 17th place
Round 1 6/4 Odaiba(Tokyo Pref) 26th place DNQ -
Round 2 6/5 Odaiba(Tokyo Pref) 17th place 3rd place 5th place
Round 5 6/26 Okayama International Circuit(Okayama Pref)
Round 6 8/6 Ebisu Circuit South Cource(Fukushima Pref)
Round 7 8/7 Ebisu Circuit South Cource(Fukushima Pref)
Round 8 10/23 Fuji Speedway(Shizuoka Pref)