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All Japan F3 Championship Rd.2 Tsukuba Circuit(2.045km/lap) April 20, 1997 Weather: Sunny 1 7 Tom Colonel(NL) DallaraF397/Toyota 45L 43'16.872(127.573km/h) 2 16 Takeshi Tsuchiya DallaraF397/HKS 45L ...

All Japan F3 Championship Rd.2

Tsukuba Circuit(2.045km/lap) April 20, 1997 Weather: Sunny

1 7 Tom Colonel(NL) DallaraF397/Toyota 45L 43'16.872(127.573km/h) 2 16 Takeshi Tsuchiya DallaraF397/HKS 45L +12.392 3 1 SHigekazu Wakisaka DallaraF397/Mugen 45L +30.900 4 2 Yuji Tachikawa DallaraF397/Mugen 45L +33.111 5 12 Taku Utagawa DallaraF396/Toyota 45L +34.980 6 14 Sebastian Martino(RA) DallaraF397/Opel 45L +35.962 7 8 Shingo Tachi DallaraF397/Toyota 45L +36.128 8 33 Shinya Kijima DallaraF395/Toyota 45L +48.685 9 9 Go Shimizu DallaraF397/HKS 45L +48.957 10 15 Tetsuji Masuda DallaraF395/Opel 45L +51'090 11 25 Masaoki Nagashima DallaraF397/Toyota 44L -1 lap 12 38 Teruyuki Tokuda DallaraF395/Toyota 44L -1 lap 13 19 Ryohei Sakaguchi DallaraF395/Toyota 44L -1 lap 14 3 Osamu DallaraF397/Mugen 44L -1 lap 15 18 Isano Hirano DallaraF397/HKS 44L -1 lap 16 32 Shogo Mitsuyama DallaraF397/HKS 44L -1 lap ------------------------------DNF----------------------------------

     5 Kiyoshi Uchiyama       DallaraF397/HKS        20L    -25 laps
    53 Kiyotaka Gomi          DallaraF397/Toyota      3L    -42 laps
    22 Shigeru Yamamoto       DallaraF396/Mugen       1L    -44 laps
    77 Daisuke Ito            DallaraF397/Mugen       0L
     4 Mikael Santavirta(SF)  DallaraF395/Opel        0L
     6 Takashi Yokoyama       DallaraF396/Mugen       0L
    10 Yuji Ide               DallaraF396/Mugen       0L

Fastest Lap: 7 Colonel 53.619(137.302m/h) on Lap 19

The fast and canny Dutchman started from pole, avoided the first corner pileup, built and kept a substantial lead till the finish to claim the win for the second race in succession.

Tachikawa, one of many who were involved in the accident stormed to the fourth from the very end of the field.

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Series F3
Drivers Takeshi Tsuchiya , Shogo Mitsuyama , Daisuke Ito , Yuji Tachikawa , Masaoki Nagashima , Yuji Ide , Go Shimizu , Ryohei Sakaguchi