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Kenji Momota (桃田 健史, Momota Kenji) (born August 4, 1962 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese former racing driver.

Kenji Momota
Born (1962-08-04) August 4, 1962 (age 56)
Tokyo, Japan
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series career
1 race run over 1 year
Best finish82nd (1995)
First race1995 GM Goodwrench/Delco Battery 200 (Phoenix)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0

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Racing careerEdit

Momota drove in the All Japan Touring Car Championship in the mid to late 1980s. In 1990 he competed in the first two American Racing Series (later Indy Lights) races of the season for TEAMKAR International, finishing 17th and 20th. He attempted to qualify for the 1992 Indianapolis 500 in a car fielded by TEAMKAR but was bumped from the field on the final day of qualifying by Jimmy Vasser.[1] In 1995 he competed in a NASCAR SuperTruck (later the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series) race at Phoenix International Raceway driving for Randy MacDonald, becoming the first Japanese NASCAR driver. He crashed 25 laps in and was credited with 37th place.[2]

Motorsports career resultsEdit

NASCAREdit

(key) (Bold – Pole position awarded by qualifying time. Italics – Pole position earned by points standings or practice time. * – Most laps led.)

SuperTruck SeriesEdit

NASCAR SuperTruck Series results
Year Team No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 NCTC Pts
1995 MacDonald Motorsports 71 Chevy PHO TUS SGS MMR POR EVG I70 LVL BRI MLW CNS HPT IRP FLM RCH MAR NWS
DNQ
SON MMR PHO
37
82nd 104

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kenji Momota, Champ Car Stats, Retrieved 2010-07-15
  2. ^ Kenji Momota - 1995 Truck Series, Racing Reference, Retrieved 2010-07-15

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