Japanese Superbike: Nakasuga Wins Race, Nozane Clinches Championship

Japanese Superbike: Nakasuga Wins Race, Nozane Clinches Championship

© 2020, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. By Kohei Hirota and David Swarts.

2020 All-Japan Superbike Championship, Round Five 

Suzuka Circuit

Suzuka, Japan

October 31, 2020

Race One Results:

1. Katsuyuki Nakasuga (Yam YZF-R1), 14Laps  Total Race Time 29:23.663 Best Lap Time 2:05.488

2. Kohta Nozane (Yam YZF-R1), -0.266 second

3. Kazuki Watanabe (Suz GSX-R1000)

4. Ryuichi Kiyonari (Hon CBR1000RR-R)

5. Ryo Mizuno (Hon CBR1000RR-R)

6. Kazuma Watanabe (Hon CBR1000RR-R)

7. Sodo Hamahara (Hon CBR1000RR-R)

8. Yukio Kagayama (Suz GSX-R1000)

9. Keisuke Maeda (Yam YZF-R1)

10. Taro Sekiguchi (BMW S1000RR)

11. Satoru Iwata (Hon CBR1000RR-R)

12. Kosuke Akiyoshi (Hon CBR1000RR-R)

13. Akira Yanagawa (Kaw ZX-10RR)

14. Hideyuki Munakata (Suz GSX-R1000)

15. Shinichi Nakatomi (Yam YZF-R1)

16. Kazuma Tsuda (Suz GSX-R1000)

17. Yuta Kodama (Yam YZF-R1)

18. Yoshihiro Konno (Suz GSX-R1000)

19. Yuti Tajiri (Hon CBR1000RR-R)

20. Kota Higuchi (Suz GSX-R1000)

21. Shigeaki Sakurayama (BMW S1000RR)

22. Reitoku Kuroki (Hon CBR1000RR-R), DNF

23. Yudai Kamei (Hon CBR1000RR-R), DNF

 

Championship Point Standings (after 9 of 10 races):

1. Kota Nozane, 175 points, clinched Championship

2. Ryuichi Kiyonari, 119

3. Sodo Hamahara, 111

4. Ryo Mizuno, 99

5. Katsuyuki Nakasuga, 97

6. Kazuma Watanabe, 97

7. Satoru Iwata, 97

8. Keisuke Maeda, 86

9. Yudai Kamei, 81

10. Akira Yanagawa, 77

 

Kohta Nozane (3), the 2020 MFJ All-Japan JSB1000 Champion. Photo by Kohei Hirota Photography.
Kohta Nozane (3), the 2020 MFJ All-Japan JSB1000 Champion. Photo by Kohei Hirota Photography.

 

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