Ryo Hirakawa1994-03-07 (age 27)
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Ryo Hirakawa has acknowledged his upcoming test outing in Toyota’s Le Mans Hypercar at Portimao this month is a “big chance” to revive his career on the international stage.
Ryo Hirakawa admits the timing of his first non-finish of the 2021 Super Formula season at Autopolis is "lucky" given only half points were awarded in the rain-shortened race.
TOM'S Toyota SUPER GT driver Ryo Hirakawa thinks he and Sena Sakaguchi could have won Tuesday's Fuji 500km race had it been "two or three laps longer".
Ryo Hirakawa has explained what exactly happened during the mid-race pitstop that cost the TOM’S Toyota team a likely victory in the SUPER GT season opener at Okayama.
Ryo Hirakawa says there was no way he could have matched the Honda drivers in qualifying for Super Formula's season opener at Fuji Speedway, as Toyota continues to struggle with a top speed deficit.
One driver may have walked away with the top prize in both SUPER GT and Super Formula season, but there was no shortage of other standouts in one of the most intense and dramatic years on the Japanese domestic scene in recent memory.
Ryo Hirakawa insists he has "no regrets" about coming up two points shy of his first Super Formula title after losing out to Naoki Yamamoto in last weekend's title-deciding race at Fuji Speedway.
Naoki Yamamoto has lavished praise on his defeated rival Ryo Hirakawa following their fight in the Fuji Speedway finale that determined the outcome of their title battle.
Ryo Hirakawa says that the bitter experience of losing the SUPER GT title at Fuji Speedway means he's taking nothing for granted ahead of this weekend's final Super Formula round at the same track.
Ukyo Sasahara has offered his version of the huge Turn 1 crash in Saturday's Suzuka Super Formula race, saying the reality on the race track was "completely different" to that suggested by the TV pictures.
Ryo Hirakawa says he is using this weekend's Suzuka Super Formula double-header as an opportunity to "forget" his painful defeat in last weekend's SUPER GT title-decider.
The chief engineer for the #37 TOM’S Toyota has shouldered the blame for the fuel shortage that cost Ryo Hirakawa the SUPER GT title.
Super Formula points leader Ryo Hirakawa admits he is sceptical about the championship's move to allow the use of tyre warmers for the final three rounds of the season.
Super Formula championship leader Ryo Hirakawa believes a slow pitstop cost him the chance of winning from 19th on the grid at Autopolis.
Ryo Hirakawa has praised his new TOM’S Toyota teammate Kenta Yamashita for his turnaround in Sunday’s Motegi SUPER GT race.
SUPER GT drivers have expressed their frustration at the timing of the safety car period at Motegi, as a caution period strongly influenced the outcome for a second race in a row.
TOM’S Toyota title contender Ryo Hirakawa says he is disappointed not to be able to complete the SUPER GT season alongside Nick Cassidy.
Ever since being passed over for a Toyota LMP1 drive, Ryo Hirakawa has been steadily building his reputation in his native Japan – to the point where he deserves consideration for another crack at the big-time.
One of the biggest talking points of last weekend’s SUPER GT race at Motegi was the clash between the two TOM’S Toyotas, an incident which could have significant championship ramifications at the end of the season.
SUPER GT points leader Kenta Yamashita says he is wary of a TOM'S revival in Sunday's Motegi title-decider after missing out on pole position in the Team LeMans Lexus.
The 2019 SUPER GT title fight is going down the wire, with two Lexus teams engaged in a titanic scrap heading into this weekend’s Motegi season finale. And whichever driver pairing comes out on top will make history in one way or another, as Rachit Thukral explains.
Nick Cassidy says it would only be “natural” for Honda to use team orders in support of Jenson Button and Naoki Yamamoto’s title bid in the Super GT finale at Motegi.
Defending Super GT champion Nick Cassidy believes the experience he gained last year could prove crucial in his title battle with ex-Formula 1 star Jenson Button and Naoki Yamamoto.
Ryo Hirakawa claimed his maiden Super Formula pole position at Autopolis amid an improved showing from Toyota, but will start fourth on the grid after a penalty.
Lexus TOM'S duo Nick Cassidy and Ryo Hirakawa eased to victory in a wet-dry Super GT race at Buriram, taking the championship lead in the process.
Team TOM'S duo Ryo Hirakawa and Nick Cassidy topped a close Super GT qualifying session at Buriram, which ended with Lexus, Nissan and Honda separated by just 0.113s at the front.
United Autosports began the 2017 European Le Mans season with a thrilling victory in the 4 Hours of Silverstone, with Filipe Albuquerque snatching the win on the penultimate lap.
The Team TOM’S duo Ryo Hirakawa and Nick Cassidy won the opening round of the new Super GT season at Okayama, as Lexus squads locked out the top six.
The #46 Thiriet by TDS Racing car of Pierre Thiriet, Mathias Beche and Ryo Hirakawa took a confident second straight European Le Mans Series victory at Spielberg.
Wong earns maiden Formula BMW Pacific win in Japan. Okayama, Japan - Calvin Wong (MAS/18/PETRONAS Mofaz Racing) won his maiden Formula BMW Pacific race after taking victory in Round 14 at the 3.7km Okayama International Circuit in support of the ...
Asia Racing Team announces driver line up for Okayama and Macau Asia Racing Team are pleased to announce that Yuichi Nakayama and Ryo Hirakawa will drive for the team in the final races of the 2011 Formula BMW Pacific season in Okayama and ...
Bradley looks to lock up 2010 Drivers title. Okayama, Japan -With just three Formula BMW Pacific races remaining, the pressure is on the region's premier junior single-seater drivers to earn valuable championship points in the penultimate meeting ...