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Nirei Fukuzumi
Nirei Fukuzumi
2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship, Autodromo Nazionale Monza (44035861405).jpg
NationalityJapan Japanese
Born (1997-01-24) 24 January 1997 (age 24)
Tokushima, Japan
FIA Formula 2 Championship career
Debut season2018
Current teamBWT Arden
Car number15
Starts23
Wins0
Poles0
Fastest laps0
Best finish17th in 2018
Previous series
2018
2016-17
2015
2015,2019
FIA Formula 2 Championship
GP3 Series
All-Japan Formula Three
Super GT

Nirei Fukuzumi (?, Fukuzumi Nirei, born 24 January 1997) is a Japanese racing driver currently competing in Super Formula for Dandelion Racing.

Career

Karting

In 2010, Fukuzumi began karting, starting his racing career. He remained in karting until 2013, with his best achievement being second place in the ROK Cup International Final in the Super ROK category

Lower formulae

In 2014, he began to compete in open-wheel racing, moving up to Japanese F3 the next year. He won four races and finished fourth in the standings.

GP3 Series

In 2016, Nirei débuted in the GP3 Series with ART Grand Prix, scoring three podium finishes and finishing seventh in the championship. Fukuzumi stayed on for another season of GP3 in 2017. He racked up two victories, both coming at feature races, and ended up third in the standings, only behind teammates George Russell and Jack Aitken.

FIA Formula 2 Championship

The Japanese driver made his Formula 2 debut in 2018 with BWT Arden, partnering Maximilian Günther. Fukuzumi scored a total of 17 points, finishing 17th, three positions behind Günther in the championship.

Karting record

Karting career summary

Season Series Team Position
2010 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals -- Junior 30th
2011 ROK Cup International Final -- Junior ROK 5th
Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals -- Junior Eiko Japan 5th
2012 ROK Cup International Final -- Junior ROK 2nd
CIK-FIA European Championship -- KF2 Kosmic Racing Dept 16th
CIK-FIA World Cup -- KF2 21st
CIK-FIA Asia Pacific Championship -- KF2 5th
2013 CIK-FIA World Championship -- KF2 33rd

Racing record

Career summary

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2014 JAF Formula 4 (FC class) East HFDP Racing 5 1 –** –** 4 72 1st
JAF Formula 4 (FC class) West 6 3 –** –** 5 100 1st
JAF Formula 4 (FC class) Overall 172 1st
2015 Japanese Formula 3 Championship 17 2 3 3 6 72 4th
Super GT - GT300 Autobacs Racing Team Aguri 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC+
2016 GP3 Series ART Grand Prix 18 0 0 0 3 91 7th
2017 GP3 Series 14 2 2 0 6 134 3rd
2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship BWT Arden 23 0 0 0 0 17 17th
Super Formula Team Mugen 4 0 0 1 0 0 20th
2019 Super GT - GT300 Autobacs Racing Team Aguri 8 1 1 0 3 69.5 1st
Super Formula DoCoMo Team Dandelion Racing 7 0 0 0 1 18 7th
2020 Super GT Autobacs Racing Team Aguri 8 1 3 1 3 54 5th
Super Formula DoCoMo Team Dandelion Racing 7 0 0 2 1 29 8th
2021 Super GT Autobacs Racing Team Aguri 5 0 1 0 0 15 13th*
Super Formula DoCoMo Team Dandelion Racing 5 1 1 0 2 34 4th*

+ As Fukuzumi was a guest driver, he was ineligible to score championship points.
* Season still in progress.
** The FC class was a class using modified Formula Challenge Japan's FC106 chassis and running with the JAF Formula 4's "C" class, an upper grade class. So, there were neither pole position nor fastest lap.[1]

Complete Japanese Formula 3 Championship results

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

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Pos Points
2015 HFDP Racing SUZ
1

5
SUZ
2

7
MOT1
1

4
MOT1
2

4
MOT1
3

2
OKA1
1

7
OKA1
1

5
FUJ1
1

5
FUJ1
2

4
OKA2
1

4
OKA2
2

5
FUJ2
1

2
FUJ2
2

3
MOT2
1

1
MOT2
2

1
SUG
1

3
SUG
2

5
4th 72

Complete GP3 Series results

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

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Pos Points
2016 ART Grand Prix CAT
FEA

3
CAT
SPR

13
RBR
FEA

7
RBR
SPR

Ret
SIL
FEA

11
SIL
SPR

7
HUN
FEA

4
HUN
SPR

4
HOC
FEA

Ret
HOC
SPR

11
SPA
FEA

Ret
SPA
SPR

15
MNZ
FEA

5
MNZ
SPR

Ret
SEP
FEA

7
SEP
SPR

2
YMC
FEA

5
YMC
SPR

3
7th 91
2017 ART Grand Prix CAT
FEA

1
CAT
SPR

6
RBR
FEA

3
RBR
SPR

3
SIL
FEA

Ret
SIL
SPR

16
HUN
FEA

2
HUN
SPR

Ret
SPA
FEA

3
SPA
SPR

4
MNZ
FEA

DNS
MNZ
SPR

C
JER
FEA

1
JER
SPR

5
YMC
FEA

15
YMC
SPR

14
3rd 134

Complete FIA Formula 2 Championship results

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate points for the fastest lap of top ten finishers)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 DC Points
2018 BWT Arden BHR
FEA

18
BHR
SPR

8
BAK
FEA

13
BAK
SPR

12
CAT
FEA

11
CAT
SPR

Ret
MON
FEA

10
MON
SPR

11+
LEC
FEA

9
LEC
SPR

12
RBR
FEA

9
RBR
SPR

9
SIL
FEA

Ret
SIL
SPR

DNS
HUN
FEA

10
HUN
SPR

6
SPA
FEA

Ret
SPA
SPR

17
MNZ
FEA

14
MNZ
SPR

13
SOC
FEA

8
SOC
SPR

7
YMC
FEA

Ret
YMC
SPR

12
17th 17

+ Driver did not finish the race, but was classified as he completed over 90% of the race distance.

Complete Super GT results

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

+ As Fukuzumi was a guest driver, he was ineligible to score championship points. ? Half points awarded as less than 75% of race distance was completed. * Season still in progress.

Complete Super Formula results

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

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 DC Points
2018 Team Mugen SUZ
Ret
AUT SUG FUJ MOT
17
OKA
18
SUZ
12
20th 0
2019 DoCoMo Team Dandelion Racing SUZ
11
AUT
5
SUG
5
FUJ
9
MOT
5
OKA
Ret
SUZ
3
7th 18
2020 DoCoMo Team Dandelion Racing MOT
5
OKA
8
SUG
10
AUT
9
SUZ
Ret
SUZ
2
FUJ
16
8th 29
2021 Docomo Team Dandelion Racing FUJ
3
SUZ
Ret
AUT
13
SUG
1
MOT
Ret
MOT
SUZ
4th* 34*

* Season still in progress.

References

  1. ^ "Result". (Japan Formula 4 Forum). Retrieved 2016.

External links

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Haruki Kurosawa
Naoya Gamou
Super GT
GT300 Champion

2019
With: Shinichi Takagi
Succeeded by
João Paulo de Oliveira
Kiyoto Fujinami

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