2016 All Japan Road Race Championship

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About the All Japan Road Race Championship

The All Japan Road Race Championship, organised by the MFJ (Motorcycle Federation of Japan), is Japan's premier road racing series. The season consists of nine rounds of one race each. The rider who accumulates the most points over the year becomes champion. In the JSB1000 class, races are contended bys production-based machines powered by 4-stroke 2-cylinder engines displacing 850cc-1200cc, 3-cylinder engines displacing 750cc-1000cc, or 4-cylinder engines displacing 600cc-1000cc. Because race machine modifications are limited, race performance is seen as a reflection of the performance of production counterparts, contributing to the popularity of this series.

Team & Rider(s)

TEAM GREEN

Akira Yanagawa #87
[JSB1000]

Date of Birth: 15 July, 1971
Nationality: Japanese (Kagoshima)

Career Highlights
2015 5th All Japan Road Race Championship, JSB1000
2014 6th All Japan Road Race Championship, JSB1000
2013 2nd All Japan Road Race Championship, JSB1000
2012 2nd All Japan Road Race Championship, JSB1000
2011 3rd All Japan Road Race Championship, JSB1000
2010 2nd All Japan Road Race Championship, JSB1000
2009 4th All Japan Road Race Championship, JSB1000
2008 3rd All Japan Road Race Championship, JSB1000
2007 9th All Japan Road Race Championship, JSB1000
2006 5th All Japan Road Race Championship, JSB1000
2005 3rd All Japan Road Race Championship, JSB1000
2004 5th All Japan Road Race Championship, JSB1000
2003 MotoGP test rider
2002 All Japan Road Race Championship, Prototype class
(MotoGP machine development class)
2001 9th Superbike World Championship
2000 5th Superbike World Championship
1999 5th Superbike World Championship
1998 7th Superbike World Championship
1997 4th Superbike World Championship
Akira Yanagawa

Kazuki Watanabe #26
[JSB1000]

Date of Birth: 2 October, 1990
Nationality: Japanese (Yamanashi)

Career Highlights
2015 3rd All Japan Road Race Championship, JSB1000
2014 7th All Japan Road Race Championship, JSB1000
2013 7th All Japan Road Race Championship, JSB1000
2012 1st All Japan Road Race Championship, J-GP2
2009 4th All Japan Road Race Championship, GP250
2008 8th All Japan Road Race Championship, GP250
2007 11th All Japan Road Race Championship, GP250
渡辺 一樹

Machine(s)

Ninja ZX-10R

Race Machine

Production Model

Ninja ZX-10R

The 2016 model Ninja ZX-10R benefits from extensive feedback from the Kawasaki Racing Team as well as ongoing development research to further elevate its circuit prowess. A crankshaft with a lower moment of inertia contributes to stronger acceleration coming out of corners as well as sharper handling. Revised chassis dimensions put more weight on the front wheel, adding to cornering stability. A new Brembo brake package, which includes M50 monobloc calipers gripping larger discs, delivers stronger braking with increased control. The high-spec Balance Free Front Fork was jointly developed with Showa in WSB, and features the same construction used on Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes’ race machines. Finally, a compact IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) complements Kawasaki’s proprietary dynamic modelling program, enabling even more precise chassis orientation awareness, the key to the Ninja ZX-10R’s next-level electronics.


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Championship Standings

2016 All Japan Road Race Championship

Pos. No. Rider Machine Total R1
04/10
R2
04/24
R3
05/29
R4
06/12
R5
06/26
R6
08/21
R7
09/11
R8
09/25
R9
11/06
1 1 Katsuyuki Nakasuga Yamaha YZF-R1 196 35 25 35 25 20 28 28
2 12 Takuya Tsuda Suzuki GSX-R1000L6 149 32 22 30 22 7 21 15
3 634 Takumi Takahashi Honda CBR1000RR 143 24 15 25 16 22 18 23
4 104 Tatsuya Yamaguchi Honda CBR1000RR 139 26 14 24 15 25 16 19
5 7 Kouta Nozane Yamaha YZF-R1 132 28 20 26 18 19 21
6 26 Kazuki Watanabe Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R 126 23 18 32 20 10 23
7 32 Yoshihiro Konno Suzuki GSX-R1000 101 21 12 19 12 11 12 14
8 71 Yukio Kagayama Suzuki GSX-R1000 100 25 23 9 9 17 17
9 15 Takuya Fujita Yamaha YZF-R1 95 20 14 14 15 14 18
10 39 Daisaku Sakai BMW S1000RR 94 17 11 20 10 12 11 13
10 090 Kosuke Akiyoshi Honda CBR1000RR 86 19 10 22 4 15 16
12 87 Akira Yanagawa Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R 74 30 16 28
13 85 Shinichi Nakatomi Yamaha YZF-R1 74 13 21 13 14 13
14 72 Yuki Takahashi Honda CBR1000RR 68 18 11 18 9 12
15 18 Takahiro Nakatsuhara Honda CBR1000RR 62 11 9 17 1 6 7 11
16 14 Shinya Takeishi BMW S1000RR 57 4 15 7 16 6 9
17 91 Leon Haslam Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R 50 25 25
17 135 Yuta Kodama BMW S1000RR 49 8 18 8 5 10
19 Joshua Waters Suzuki GSX-R1000L5 40 21 19
20 34 Yuya Kondo Yamaha YZF-R1 36 5 8 13 10
21 Corey Turner Yamaha YZF-R1 34 15 7 12
21 19 Kouji Teramoto BMW S1000RR 29 14 8 7
23 49 Kazuma Watanabe Honda CBR1000RR 22 22
24 Gines Mathieu BMW S1000RR 18 18
25 Ryosuke Katahira Honda CBR1000RR 18 2 16
26 Dimas Ekky Pratama Honda CBR1000RR 16 16
27 Gun Nakamoto BMW S1000RR 15 15
28 Mark Aitchison Yamaha YZF-R1 15 15
29 35 LIM HO GON BMW S1000RR 14 1 13
30 Tomoya Hoshino BMW S1000RR 13 13
31 Taro Sekiguchi Honda CBR1000RR 13 13
32 20 Kazuhiro Kojima Honda CBR1000RR 13 5 8
33 17 Mitsuhiro Yoshida Honda CBR1000RR 13 6 3 4
34 Hitoyasu Izutsu Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R 12 12
35 22 Osamu Deguchi Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R 12 12
36 Hiromasa Sakamoto Honda CBR1000RR 11 11
37 Masaaki Takada Honda CBR1000RR 11 11
38 66 Shin Tsutsui Honda CBR1000RR 10 4 6
39 99 Kazunori Yoshida Yamaha YZF-R1 9 3 2 4
40 37 Kouta Higuchi Suzuki GSX-R1000L3 7 2 5
41 23 Tomomasa Nakamura Honda CBR1000RR 6 6
42 21 Yoshiyuki Sugai Aprilia RSV4 5 5
43 Tsutomu Nasu Honda CBR1000RR 3 3
44 35 Yukiya Furusawa BMW S1000RR 1 1
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