1990 Japanese Formula 3000 Championship
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Related series:
1990 International Formula 3000 Championship
1990 British Formula 3000 Championship

The 1990 Japanese Formula 3000 Championship was contested over 10 rounds. 25 different teams, 38 different drivers, 4 different chassis and 2 different engines competed.

Calendar

All events took place at venues located within the country of Japan.

Race No Track Lap Length Date Laps Distance Time Speed Winner Pole Position Fastest Race Lap
1 Suzuka 5.864 km 4 March 1990 35 205.241 km 1'05:07.183 189.105 km/h Kazuyoshi Hoshino Kazuyoshi Hoshino Ross Cheever
2 Fuji 4.470 km 15 April 1990 45 201.15 km 1'00:26.740 199.667 km/h Kazuyoshi Hoshino Kazuyoshi Hoshino Takao Wada
3 Nishinihon 2.816 km 13 May 1990 72 202.752 km 1'14:51.717 161.053 km/h Keiji Matsumoto Keiji Matsumoto Hitoshi Ogawa
4 Suzuka 5.864 km 27 May 1990 35 205.241 km 1'05:32.223 187.901 km/h Keiji Matsumoto Hitoshi Ogawa Takao Wada
5 Sugo 3.704 km 29 July 1990 37 137.048 km 0'46:44.016 175.952 km/h Mauro Martini Masanori Sekiya Kunimitsu Takahashi
6 Fuji 4.470 km 12 August 1990 44 196.68 km 1'04:13.952 183.720 km/h Kazuyoshi Hoshino Mauro Martini Ukyo Katayama
7 Fuji  Japan4.470 km 2 September 1990 45 201.15 km 1'00:23.432 199.849 km/h Kazuyoshi Hoshino Mauro Martini Hitoshi Ogawa
8 Suzuka 5.864 km 23 September 1990 35 205.241 km 1'05:32.773 187.874 km/h Kazuyoshi Hoshino Hitoshi Ogawa Kazuyoshi Hoshino
9 Fuji 4.470 km 28 October 1990 43 192.21 km 0'57:05.266 202.015 km/h Volker Weidler Volker Weidler Kazuyoshi Hoshino
10 Suzuka 5.864 km 18 November 1990 35 205.241 km 1'04:36.731 190.590 km/h Kazuyoshi Hoshino Hitoshi Ogawa Hitoshi Ogawa

Final point standings

Driver

For every race points were awarded: 9 points to the winner, 6 for runner-up, 4 for third place, 3 for fourth place, 2 for fifth place and 1 for sixth place. No additional points were awarded. The best 7 results count. One driver had a point deduction, which are given in ().

Place Name Country Team Chassis Engine Japan Japan Japan Japan Japan Japan Japan Japan Japan Japan Total Points
1 Kazuyoshi Hoshino  Japan Team Impul Lola Mugen Honda 9 9 (3) - 4 9 9 9 (2) 9 58 (63)
2 Hitoshi Ogawa  Japan Stellar International Lola Mugen Honda - 6 6 - 3 1 - 6 6 6 34
3 Mauro Martini  Italy Suntec Racing Lola Mugen Honda 1 2 - 6 9 6 - 3 - 2 29
4 Keiji Matsumoto  Japan Dome Lola Mugen Honda 4 - 9 9 - - - - - - 22
5 Ukyo Katayama  Japan Cabin Racing/Heroes Lola Cosworth - 4 2 - - 2 6 4 - - 18
6 Volker Weidler  West Germany Team Take One Lola Mugen Honda - - - 2 - 4 - - 9 - 15
7 Jeff Krosnoff  United States Suntec Racing Lola Mugen Honda - - - 4 - - 3 2 - 4 13
8 Ross Cheever  United States Dome Reynard Mugen Honda 6 - - - 1 - 1 - - - 8
9 Kunimitsu Takahashi  Japan Advan Sport Nova Lola Mugen Honda - - - 3 - - 4 - - - 7
10 Thomas Danielsson  Sweden Dome Lola Mugen Honda - - - - 6 - - - - - 6
Takao Wada  Japan Advan Sport Pal Lola Mugen Honda - 3 - - - - - - - 3 6
12 Masahiro Hasemi  Japan Speed Star Wheel Racing Team Lola Mugen Honda 3 1 - 1 - - - - - - 5
Akihiko Nakaya  Japan Team Take One Lola Mugen Honda - - - - 2 3 - - - - 5
14 Enrico Bertaggia  Italy Footwork Racing International Lola Mugen Honda - - 4 - - - - - - - 4
Christian Danner  West Germany Leyton House Racing Leyton House Mugen Honda - - - - - - - - 4 - 4
16 Johnny Herbert  United Kingdom Team LeMans Reynard Mugen Honda - - - - - - 2 1 - - 3
Takuya Kurosawa  Japan Team LeMans Reynard Mugen Honda - - - - - - - - 3 - 3
Osamu Nakako  Japan Nakajima Racing Lola Mugen Honda 2 - - - - - - - - 1 3
19 Masahiko Kageyama  Japan Stellar International Lola Mugen Honda - - 1 - - - - - - - 1
Hideki Okada  Japan Motor Sport Development Leyton House Cosworth - - - - - - - - 1 - 1

Complete Overview

first column of every race 10 = grid position
second column of every race 10 = race result

R14=retired, but classified R=retired NC=not classified NQ=did not qualify DIS=disqualified

Place Name Country Team Chassis Engine Japan Japan Japan Japan Japan Japan Japan Japan Japan Japan
1 Kazuyoshi Hoshino  Japan Team Impul Lola Mugen Honda 1 1 1 1 5 4 3 16 17 3 7 1 2 1 2 1 4 5 2 1
2 Hitoshi Ogawa  Japan Stellar International Lola Mugen Honda 7 11 6 2 2 2 1 R 3 4 3 6 5 12 1 2 7 2 1 2
3 Mauro Martini  Italy Suntec Racing Lola Mugen Honda 21 6 8 5 3 R 5 2 2 1 1 2 1 R 4 4 5 R 5 5
4 Keiji Matsumoto  Japan Dome Lola Mugen Honda 3 3 3 R 1 1 2 1 19 R 20 14 15 R 8 7 26 13 16 R
5 Ukyo Katayama  Japan Cabin Racing/Heroes Lola Cosworth 2 R 4 3 11 5 4 R 25 12 4 5 6 2 5 3 6 R 3 DIS
6 Volker Weidler  West Germany Team Take One Lola Mugen Honda 8 R 15 R 18 11 12 5 23 21 5 3 16 R 19 20 1 1 12 DIS
7 Jeff Krosnoff  United States Suntec Racing Lola Mugen Honda 26 10 9 R 30 NQ 7 3 15 10 9 R 7 4 7 5 8 17 4 3
8 Ross Cheever  United States Dome Reynard Mugen Honda 6 2 2 NS 8 R 6 6 24 R 3 6 3 R 10 10 9 R
Dome Lola Mugen Honda 4 R
9 Kunimitsu Takahashi  Japan Advan Sport Nova Lola Mugen Honda 16 12 5 14 12 7 6 4 8 20 11 10 9 3 16 12 11 8 27 R
10 Thomas Danielsson  Sweden Dome Reynard Mugen Honda 14 7 7 R 8 R
Dome Lola Mugen Honda 31 NQ 7 2 8 R 18 11 14 10 21 16 19 R
Takao Wada  Japan Advan Sport Pal Lola Mugen Honda 4 R 14 4 14 R 9 14 11 22 18 7 8 R 9 R 18 R 6 4
12 Masahiro Hasemi  Japan Speed Star Wheel Racing Team Lola Mugen Honda 12 4 10 6 10 R 10 6 18 13 17 8 11 R 12 11 2 12 17 8
Akihiko Nakaya  Japan Team Take One Lola Mugen Honda 9 R 19 13 25 8 13 R 12 5 2 4 13 R 10 8 9 R 8 R
14 Enrico Bertaggia  Italy Footwork Racing International Lola Mugen Honda 13 14 17 11 7 3 18 R 26 16 13 13 12 R 13 R 24 14 11 7
Christian Danner  West Germany Leyton House Racing Leyton House Mugen Honda 10 13 12 R 23 9 26 15 14 17 16 R 17 10 21 16 15 3 - -
16 Johnny Herbert  United Kingdom Team LeMans Reynard Mugen Honda 19 19 24 10 6 R 16 R 4 7 19 R 20 5 6 6 13 R 7 R
Takuya Kurosawa  Japan Team LeMans Reynard Mugen Honda 11 R 20 9 21 R 14 R 9 18 21 R 19 R 27 19 22 4 21 R
Osamu Nakako  Japan Nakajima Racing Lola Mugen Honda 5 5 13 7 9 R 15 R 22 R 26 16 21 7 24 9 12 9 20 6
19 Masahiko Kageyama  Japan Stellar International Lola Mugen Honda 25 15 32 NQ 19 6 27 R 21 11 14 R 14 R 17 R 17 NS 15 9
Hideki Okada  Japan Motor Sport Development Leyton House Cosworth 24 R 21 R 15 12 11 7 27 NQ 25 R 25 13 18 17 20 6 25 R
- Maurizio Sandro Sala  Brazil Funaki Racing Reynard Mugen Honda 27 16 31 NQ
Funaki Racing Lola Mugen Honda 26 R 17 8 10 9 15 19 24 15 26 21 14 7 30 NQ
- Hideshi Matsuda  Japan Takeshi Project Racing Lola Cosworth 29 NQ 16 8 24 13 22 9 5 14 10 9 10 NC 11 13 16 NS 14 10
- Kazuo Mogi  Japan Zoom Racing Lola Cosworth - - 25 R - - 25 10 24 23 23 15 26 8 29 NQ 32 NQ 32 NQ
- Toshio Suzuki  Japan Super Evolution Racing Lola Mugen Honda 22 20 - - 13 14 23 11 13 8 12 11 22 R 15 22 19 11 26 12
- Eiki Muramatsu  Japan Mooncraft Mooncraft Mugen Honda 17 8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
- Katsutomo Kaneishi  Japan Mola C2 Racing Lola Mugen Honda 18 R 28 12 22 10 29 NQ 20 15 28 18 23 9 30 NQ 28 R 29 NQ
- Masanori Sekiya  Japan Leyton House Leyton House Mugen Honda 15 9 18 R 16 R 19 R 1 19 6 R 4 R 22 14 3 R 10 R
- Kouji Sato  Japan Nakajima Racing Reynard Mugen Honda 20 R 27 R 20 15 24 17 28 NQ 29 NQ 28 14 23 R 25 R 23 11
- Philippe Favre   Switzerland Team Noji International Lola Mugen Honda - - - - - - 20 13 16 R 22 12 - - - - - - - -
- Masatomo Shimizu  Japan Shimizu Racing Lola Mugen Honda 28 18 29 NQ - - 28 12 - - 31 NQ 33 NQ 32 NQ - - - -
- Katsunori Iketani  Japan Super Card Racing Lola Mugen Honda 23 17 22 R - - 21 R 29 NQ 27 17 30 NQ 25 R 29 NQ 28 13
- Tetsuya Ota  Japan CSK Racing Reynard Mugen Honda - - 26 R 28 NQ 30 NQ 30 NQ
CSK Racing Lola Mugen Honda 32 NQ 29 NQ 28 18 23 R 22 14
- Roland Ratzenberger  Austria Team Noji International Lola Mugen Honda 31 NQ 11 R 17 R - - - - - - 27 R 20 15 30 NQ - -
- Syunji Kasuya  Japan Super Evolution Racing Lola Mugen Honda - - 23 DIS - - - - - - - - 31 NQ - - 27 15 - -
- Kouichi Iwaki  Japan Team Iwaki Lola Mugen Honda 30 NQ 30 R 27 NQ 32 NQ 31 NQ 30 NQ 32 NQ 31 NQ 31 NQ 31 NQ
- Geoff Lees  United Kingdom Team Hayashi Lola Mugen Honda - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 13 R
- Hideo Fukuyama  Japan Team Noji International Lola Mugen Honda - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 18 R
- Minoru Tanaka  Japan Leyton House Leyton House Mugen Honda - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 24 R