2005 Japanese Formula 3 Championship

2005 Japanese Formula 3 Championship
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The 2005 Japanese Formula 3 Championship was the 26th edition of the Japanese Formula 3 Championship. It began on 2 April at Motegi and ended on 23 October at the same place.[1] Brazilian driver João Paulo de Oliveira took the championship title, winning seven from 20 races.[2]

Teams and driversEdit

  • All teams were Japanese-registered. All cars were powered by Bridgestone tyres.[3]
Team No Driver Chassis Engine Rounds
Inging 1   Roberto Streit Dome F107 Torii-Toyota 3S-GE All
3   Hideto Yasuoka Dome F107 1–2, 4–10
  Hiroki Katoh 3
5   Jonny Reid Dome F107 1–9
  Hiroki Katoh Dome F107 10
Toda Racing 2   Yasuhiro Takasaki Dome F107 Toda-Honda MF204C All
M-TEC 10   Hideki Mutoh Dome F107 Mugen-Honda MF204C All
16   Koudai Tsukakoshi Lola-Dome F106 8–10
Dream Factory 11   Hironari Kawachi Lola-Dome F106 Toda-Honda MF204C 7–10
ThreeBond Racing 12   Naoki Yokomizo Dallara F305 ThreeBond Nissan SR20VE All
14   Paolo Montin Dallara F305 All
DTM 19   Ryo Orime Dallara F304 Toyota-TOM'S 3S-GE All
Now Motor Sports 33   Taku Banba Dallara F305 Toyota-TOM'S 3S-GE All
TOM'S 36   João Paulo de Oliveira Dallara F305 Toyota-TOM'S 3S-GE All
37   Kazuki Nakajima Dallara F305 All
38   Daisuke Ikeda Dallara F305 All
Zap Speed 50   Motohiko Isozaki Dallara F305 Toyota-TOM'S 3S-GE All
Le Beausset Motorsports 62   Koki Saga Dallara F305 Toyota-TOM'S 3S-GE All

Race calendar and resultsEdit

Round Circuit Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning driver Winning team
1 R1 Twin Ring Motegi, Motegi 2 April   João Paulo de Oliveira   João Paulo de Oliveira   João Paulo de Oliveira TOM'S
R2 3 April   João Paulo de Oliveira   Hideki Mutoh   Hideki Mutoh M-TEC
2 R1 Suzuka Circuit, Suzuka 16 April   Daisuke Ikeda   João Paulo de Oliveira   João Paulo de Oliveira TOM'S
R2 17 April   João Paulo de Oliveira   João Paulo de Oliveira   Hideki Mutoh M-TEC
3 R1 Sportsland SUGO, Murata 14 May   Naoki Yokomizo   Jonny Reid   Naoki Yokomizo ThreeBond Racing
R2 15 May   Naoki Yokomizo   João Paulo de Oliveira   Naoki Yokomizo ThreeBond Racing
4 R1 Fuji Speedway, Oyama 4 June   Naoki Yokomizo   Kazuki Nakajima   João Paulo de Oliveira TOM'S
R2 5 June   Kazuki Nakajima   João Paulo de Oliveira   João Paulo de Oliveira TOM'S
5 R1 Okayama International Circuit 18 June   João Paulo de Oliveira   João Paulo de Oliveira   Paolo Montin ThreeBond Racing
R2 19 June   João Paulo de Oliveira   João Paulo de Oliveira   Naoki Yokomizo ThreeBond Racing
6 R1 Suzuka Circuit, Suzuka 2 July   Daisuke Ikeda   Kazuki Nakajima   João Paulo de Oliveira TOM'S
R2 3 July   João Paulo de Oliveira   Kazuki Nakajima   Roberto Streit Inging
7 R1 Mine Circuit, Mine 30 July   João Paulo de Oliveira   Kazuki Nakajima   Kazuki Nakajima TOM'S
R2 31 July   Roberto Streit   Roberto Streit   Kazuki Nakajima TOM'S
8 R1 Fuji Speedway, Oyama 27 August   Kazuki Nakajima   Kazuki Nakajima   Paolo Montin ThreeBond Racing
R2 28 August   Kazuki Nakajima   Kazuki Nakajima   João Paulo de Oliveira TOM'S
9 R1 Mine Circuit, Mine 10 September   João Paulo de Oliveira   Kazuki Nakajima   Jonny Reid Inging
R2 11 September   Jonny Reid   João Paulo de Oliveira   João Paulo de Oliveira TOM'S
10 R1 Twin Ring Motegi, Motegi 22 October   Hideki Mutoh   Hideki Mutoh   Hideki Mutoh M-TEC
R2 23 October   Hideki Mutoh   Roberto Streit   Paolo Montin ThreeBond Racing

StandingsEdit

  • Points are awarded as follows:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
20 15 12 10 8 6 4 3 2 1
Pos Driver MOT SUZ SUG FUJ OKA SUZ MIN FUJ MIN MOT Pts
1   João Paulo de Oliveira 1 2 1 2 Ret 2 1 1 2 4 1 2 2 5 4 1 3 1 2 2 272
2   Kazuki Nakajima Ret Ret 3 3 4 3 2 2 4 8 2 5 1 1 2 2 Ret 2 3 Ret 209
3   Hideki Mutoh Ret 1 4 1 3 8 5 5 7 7 4 3 5 Ret 8 6 2 4 1 3 179
4   Naoki Yokomizo 3 4 8 8 1 1 3 4 6 1 8 6 6 2 3 Ret 4 3 10 12 177
5   Paolo Montin 2 3 9 6 9 Ret Ret 8 1 3 7 4 4 3 1 3 NC 6 4 1 174
6   Roberto Streit 4 6 5 Ret 5 5 Ret 7 5 6 5 1 3 Ret 5 5 6 5 9 4 138
7   Daisuke Ikeda 5 5 2 4 7 4 8 3 3 2 3 Ret 9 10 6 11 11 7 11 7 126
8   Jonny Reid 6 7 7 5 2 6 4 9 8 5 Ret DNS 7 Ret 7 Ret 1 12 94
9   Taku Banba 7 9 6 9 8 7 7 10 12 10 6 7 11 7 9 4 8 9 5 13 65
10   Hideto Yasuoka 10 12 11 DNS 6 11 11 13 10 DNS 8 4 Ret 8 5 Ret 8 Ret 35
11   Yasuhiro Takasaki 8 8 10 7 Ret 10 9 6 9 9 13 DNS 13 Ret 15 10 Ret 10 7 11 30
12   Hiroki Katoh 6 9 6 6 20
13   Koki Saga 11 10 12 10 Ret 11 11 13 14 12 9 8 10 6 10 9 Ret 13 15 8 20
14   Koudai Tsukakoshi 11 7 7 8 12 5 19
15   Ryo Orime 9 Ret 13 11 10 13 10 12 10 11 11 9 12 Ret 12 13 12 11 Ret Ret 7
16   Motohiko Isozaki 12 11 14 12 11 Ret 12 14 13 Ret 12 10 14 11 14 12 10 15 13 9 4
17   Hironari Kawachi Ret Ret 13 14 9 14 14 10 3
Pos Driver MOT SUZ SUG FUJ OKA SUZ MIN FUJ MIN MOT Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Race Calendar: All-Japan Formula 3 Championship – Season 2005". speedsport-magazine.com. Speedsport Magazine. Retrieved 3 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Formula 3 Japan 2005". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 3 February 2013.
  3. ^ "Entrylist: All-Japan Formula 3 Championship – Season 2005". speedsport-magazine.com. Speedsport Magazine. Retrieved 3 February 2013.

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