2016 All Japan Road Race Championship

Latest Race Results & News

2016/09/25 All Japan Road Race Championship Round 8 results.

Riding without his Teammate, Watanabe Secures Podium Finish with 3rd in Race 1

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 140 35 25 35 25 20    
2 12 Takuya Tsuda Suzuki GSX-R1000L6 113 32 22 30 22 7
3 104 Tatsuya Yamaguchi Honda CBR1000RR 104 26 14 24 15 25
4 26 Kazuki Watanabe Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R 103 23 18 32 20 10
5 634 Takumi Takahashi Honda CBR1000RR 102 24 15 25 16 22
6 7 Kouta Nozane Yamaha YZF-R1 92 28 20 26 18
7 32 Yoshihiro Konno Suzuki GSX-R1000 75 21 12 19 12 11
8 87 Akira Yanagawa Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R 74 30 16 28
9 39 Daisaku Sakai BMW S1000RR 70 17 11 20 10 12
10 71 Yukio Kagayama Suzuki GSX-R1000 66 25 23 9 9
10 15 Takuya Fujita Yamaha YZF-R1 63 20 14 14 15
12 85 Shinichi Nakatomi Yamaha YZF-R1 61 13 21 13 14
13 90 Kosuke Akiyoshi Honda CBR1000RR 55 19 10 22 4  
14 72 Yuki Takahashi Honda CBR1000RR 47 18 11 18
15 18 Takahiro Nakatsuhara Honda CBR1000RR 44 11 9 17 1 6
16 14 Shinya Takeishi BMW S1000RR 42 4 15 7 16
17 Joshua Waters Suzuki GSX-R1000L5 40 21 19
17 135 Yuta Kodama BMW S1000RR 34 8 18 8
19 Corey Turner Yamaha YZF-R1 34 15 7 12
20 34 Yuya Kondo Yamaha YZF-R1 26 5 8 13
21 49 Kazuma Watanabe Honda CBR1000RR 22 22
21 Gines Mathieu BMW S1000RR 18 18
23 Ryosuke Katahira Honda CBR1000RR 18 2 16
24 Dimas Ekky Pratama Honda CBR1000RR 16 16
25 Gun Nakamoto BMW S1000RR 15 15  
26 Mark Aitchison Yamaha YZF-R1 15 15
27 35 LIM HO GON BMW S1000RR 14 1 13
28 19 Kouji Teramoto BMW S1000RR 14 14
29 Tomoya Hoshino BMW S1000RR 13 13
30 Taro Sekiguchi Honda CBR1000RR 13 13
31 Hitoyasu Izutsu Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R 12 12
32 22 Osamu Deguchi Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R 12 12
33 Hiromasa Sakamoto Honda CBR1000RR 11 11
34 Masaaki Takada Honda CBR1000RR 11 11
35 17 Mitsuhiro Yoshida Honda CBR1000RR 9 6 3
36 23 Tomomasa Nakamura Honda CBR1000RR 6 6
37 21 Yoshiyuki Sugai Aprilia RSV4 5 5
38 99 Kazunori Yoshida Yamaha YZF-R1 5 3 2
39 20 Kazuhiro Kojima Honda CBR1000RR 5 5
40 66 Shin Tsutsui Honda CBR1000RR 4 4
41 Tsutomu Nasu Honda CBR1000RR 3 3
42 37 Kouta Higuchi Suzuki GSX-R1000L3 2 2
43 35 Yukiya Furusawa BMW S1000RR 1 1
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