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Hiromichi Kunikawa

Hiromichi Kunikawa (國川 浩道, Kunikawa Hiromichi, born 5 November 1981) is a Japanese motorcycle racer.[1] At national level he has competed in the GP250 and ST600 classes of the MFJ All Japan Road Race Championship.[1] In 2010 he was signed by Bimota M Racing to replace Niccolò Canepa for the last races of the Moto2 World Championship season.[2] In 2016 he made a wild card appearance in the Supersport World Championship;[3] in 2017 he competed in the first five European rounds of the same series aboard a Honda CBR600RR.

Hiromichi Kunikawa
Bimota HB4 Hiromichi Kunikawa 2.jpg
Kunikawa at the 2010 Australian GP
NationalityJapanese
Born (1981-11-05) 5 November 1981 (age 37)
Chiba, Japan
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Moto2 World Championship
Active years2010
ManufacturersBimota
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
4 0 0 0 0 0
Supersport World Championship
Active years20162017
ManufacturersKawasaki, Honda
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
6 0 0 0 0 0

Career statisticsEdit

Grand Prix motorcycle racingEdit

By seasonEdit

Season Class Motorcycle Team Race Win Podium Pole FLap Pts Plcd
2010 Moto2 Bimota Bimota – M Racing 4 0 0 0 0 0 NC
Total 4 0 0 0 0 0

Races by yearEdit

Year Class Bike 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Pos. Pts
2010 Moto2 Bimota QAT SPA FRA ITA GBR NED CAT GER CZE IND RSM ARA JPN
Ret
MAL
28
AUS
Ret
POR
DNQ
VAL
33
NC 0

Supersport World ChampionshipEdit

Races by yearEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Bike 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pos. Pts
2016 Kawasaki AUS THA SPA
Ret
NED ITA MAL GBR ITA GER FRA SPA QAT NC 0
2017 Honda AUS THA SPA
23
NED
Ret
ITA
20
GBR
26
ITA
21
GER POR FRA SPA QAT NC 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "ライダープロフィール #104 國川 浩道". superbike.jp (in Japanese). MFJ. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Moto2: Bimota M Racing sostituisce Canepa con Kunikawa". corsedimoto.com (in Italian). 30 September 2010. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Superpole Win For Sofuoglu As Krummenacher Takes Second Spot". kawasaki.it. Kawasaki. 2 April 2016. Retrieved 9 December 2016.

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