Japanese Superbike: Yamaha’s Katsuyuki Nakasuga Wins Race, Championship At Suzuka

Japanese Superbike: Yamaha’s Katsuyuki Nakasuga Wins Race, Championship At Suzuka

© 2019, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. by Kohei Hirota and David Swarts

Editorial Note: Takumi Takahashi was leading the Championship point standings coming into the final round, but he crashed during Race One, causing him to lose the Championship.

 

MFJ SUPERBIKE ALL-JAPAN ROAD RACE CHAMPIONSHIP

Suzuka International Racing Course, Japan 

November 3, 2019 

Race One Results:

1. Katsuyuki Nakasuga, (Yam), 14 laps, Total Race Time 29 minutes, 28.081 seconds, Best Lap Time 2:05.395

2. Kota Nozane, (Yam), -5.928 seconds

3. Ryo Mizuno, (Hon), -6.036

4. Kazuma Watanabe, (Kaw), -9.308

5. Kosuke Akiyoshi, (Hon), -9.925

6. Kazuki Watanabe, (Suz), -10.955

7. Yukio Kagayama, (Suz), -20.061

8. Keisuke Maeda, (Yam), -21.264

9. Zaqhwan Zaidi, (Hon), -29.590

10. Yudai Kamei, (Hon), -30.033

Race Two Results:

1. Takumi Takahashi, (Hon), 20 laps, Total Race Time 42  minutes, 3.844 seconds, Best Lap Time 2:05.278

2. Katsuyuki Nakasuga, (Yam), -14.986 seconds

3. Kota Nozane, (Yam), -15.273

4. Kazuki Watanabe, (Suz), -17.780

5. Kazuma Watanabe, (Kaw), -28.033

6. Ryo Mizuno, (Hon), -40.771

7. Yukio Kagayama, (Suz), -44.282

8. Yudai Kamei, (Hon), -44.937

9. Zaqhwan Zaidi, (Hon), -54.222

10. Keisuke Maeda, (Yam), -54.528

Final Championship Point Standings:

  1. Nakasuga, 264 points

2. Takahashi, 258

3. Nozane, 247

4. Mizuno, 218

5. Kazuki Watanabe, 186

6. Kazuma Watanabe, 181

7. Kagayama, 169

8. Akiyoshi, 143

9. Iwato, 131

10. Maeda, 120

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