Satoru Nakajima (born 23 February 1953 in Okazaki, Aichi, Japan) is a former Japanese Formula One driver who competed for Lotus from 1987 till 1989, and for Tyrrell from 1990 until 1991 as the teams' race driver. He is the father of former F1 driver, Kazuki Nakajima. His son has a younger brother, Daisuke Nakajima, who is currently competing in Super GT and Super Formula.
Formula One CareerEdit
Formula One Statistical OverviewEdit
Formula One RecordEdit
|Year||Entrant||Team||WDC Points||WDC Pos.||Report|
|1987||Camel Team Lotus Honda||Lotus-Honda||7||12th||Report|
|1988||Camel Team Lotus Honda||Lotus-Honda||1||16th||Report|
|1989||Camel Team Lotus||Lotus-Judd||3||21st||Report|
|1990||Tyrrell Racing Organisation||Tyrrell-Ford Cosworth||3||15th||Report|
|1991||Braun Tyrrell Honda||Tyrrell-Honda||2||15th||Report|
|Distance Raced||14453 km|
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|3rd||DNQ||Did not qualify|
|5th||Points finish||DNPQ||Did not pre-qualify|
|14th||Non-points finish||TD||Test driver|
|NC||Non-classified finish (<90% race distance)||DNS||Did not start|
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"It was Nakajima, the last car on the lead lap, you have no doubt deduced by now that it was Nakajima in the Tyrrell that he came together with." - Bob Varsha on Nakajima and Senna's collision. ESPN. 1990 Brazilian Grand Prix.
" Out of all people to try a trick like that with, Nakajima is the last guy out there to do that because he is not looking." - David Hobbs on Nakajima and Senna's collision. ESPN. 1990 Brazilian Grand Prix.
- ↑ Race stopped after 14/81 Laps. Half points awarded
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