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HIDEKI MUTOH

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Hideki Mutoh began motor sports from 1995. After graduating middle school, he moved to Europe to compete in Formula Vauxhall. In 2002, he returned to Japan to compete in Formula Dream and became a champion in 2003. In 2004 and 2005, he competed in Japan Formula 3. In 2006, he raced in Formula Nippon and SUPER GT. In 2007, he moved to America and made his debut to Indy Pro Series which is a race competed by many drivers participating in the IndyCar Series. He won a champion twice, and took the pole position twice which recorded a total rank second prize. Among his applauding record, he made an early debut to IndyCar Series by his final lap in Chicagoland Speedway. In 2008, he was qualified to be a highest qualify rookie among Japanese history with a second price. He drove there until 2010 and returned to SUPER GT class 500 in 2011. In 2012, he ranked 15th in SUGO GT 300 with "CR-Z GT", a hybrid sports car which he himself participated in its development. In 2013, he competed in Formula Japan and SUPER GT class 300 since his race in 2006 and won a champion of SUPER GT class 300. In 2014, it became the most winning races for Honda, winning 6 prizes scoring 14th when competing in GT class 500, 3 years since his last participation. In 2015, he moved to Keihin Real Racing and won a prize twice. In 2016, he showed his strength winning a second prize in GT Round 7 THAILAND. Entering a second year in 2018 with driver Daisuke Nakajima, Mutoh is ongoing to win the races.

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