Daijiro Yoshihara

  • Alias:Dai
  • Born:Dec. 24, 1978
  • Eye Color:Brown
  • Hair Color:Black
  • Number:9
  • Age:38
  • Height:5'10"
  • Weight:150 lbs
  • Nationality:Japanese
  • Hometown:Hachiouji, TY - JP
  • Resides:Los Angeles, CA - US
  • Car:1993 Discount Tire Falken Tire s13
  • Tires:Falken Azenis RT615k
  • Sponsors:Falken Tire,Discount Tire,Subaru North America,Borla Exhaust,Illest,Turn 14,Whiteline,KW Suspension, BC,Wilwood, Sparco, Battery Tender,HPI Racing,SPD Motorsports,Forza Motorsport, Mobil 1,Turbo by Garrett,Seibon Carbon, Yoshihara Design, HeatShield Products
Overall Formula D Career Statistics
Years
  • Rookie:2004
  • Active Years:11
  • Best:2007
  • Worst:2014
Qualifying
  • Qualifying Ratio:66:1
  • Qualifying Percent:99%
  • Best Pos:1
  • Avg Pos:8
  • Worst Pos:30
  • Best Score:98.75
  • Avg Score:86.17
  • Worst Score:69.00
Qualifying Scores only available for 2006 Rounds 5-6, 2007 Rounds 1-2, 5, & 7, and on.
Positions
    • 1st
      8x
    • 2nd
      7x
    • 3rd
      7x
    • Podium Ratio:22:44
    • Podium Percent:33.33%
    • 4th:2x
    • Top 8:8x
    • Top 16:20x
    • Top 32:14x
    • Avg Finish:Top 16
    • Best Finish:1st in 2011 at rnd 2
    • Worst Finish:Top 32 in 2014 at rnd 1
Matches
  • Total Matches:168
  • Total Ratio:108:60
  • Win %:64.29%
  • Most Wins Against
    Vaughn
    Gittin
  • Most Faced Opponent
    Chris
    Forsberg
  • Most Loses Against
    Chris
    Forsberg
Events
2014 Results
Qualifying
  • Ratio:1:0
  • Avg:26
  • Best:26
  • Worst:26
Finishes
  • 1st:0x
  • 2nd:0x
  • 3rd:0x
  • 4th:0x
  • Top 8:0x
  • Top 16:0x
  • Top 32:1x
  • Avg Position:Top 32
Total Points
  • 17.5
    Round 1
  • Location:Streets of Long Beach
  • Qualified:26
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:17.5
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Chris Forsberg
2013 Results
Qualifying
  • Ratio:7:0
  • Avg:14
  • Best:1
  • Worst:30
Finishes
  • 1st:1x
  • 2nd:0x
  • 3rd:0x
  • 4th:0x
  • Top 8:0x
  • Top 16:2x
  • Top 32:4x
  • Avg Position:Top 32
Total Points
  • 326.5
    Round 1
  • Location:Streets of Long Beach
  • Qualified:1
  • Matches:5
  • Finished:1st
  • Points:112
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Tyler McQuarrie
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Matt Powers
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Fredric Aasbo
  • Top 4 Match:Wins vs Chelsea Denofa
  • Final Match:Wins vs Vaughn Gittin
    Round 2
  • Location:Road Atlanta
  • Qualified:15
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:25
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Conrad Grunewald
    Round 3
  • Location:Palm Beach International Raceway
  • Qualified:6
  • Matches:2
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:58
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Danny George
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Matt Field
    Round 4
  • Location:Wall Stadium
  • Qualified:30
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:24.25
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Fredric Aasbo
    Round 5
  • Location:Evergreen Speedway
  • Qualified:14
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:25
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Robbie Nishida
    Round 6
  • Location:Texas Motor Speedway
  • Qualified:6
  • Matches:2
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:58
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Kenneth Moen
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Matt Powers
    Round 7
  • Location:Irwindale Event Center
  • Qualified:25
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:24.25
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Chris Forsberg
2012 Results
Qualifying
  • Ratio:7:0
  • Avg:12
  • Best:4
  • Worst:17
Finishes
  • 1st:0x
  • 2nd:2x
  • 3rd:1x
  • 4th:0x
  • Top 8:0x
  • Top 16:2x
  • Top 32:2x
  • Avg Position:Top 16
Total Points
  • 426
    Round 1
  • Location:Streets of Long Beach
  • Qualified:6
  • Matches:5
  • Finished:2nd
  • Points:92
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Matt Field
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Fredric Aasbo
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Kenshiro Gushi
  • Top 4 Match:Wins vs Daigo Saito
  • Final Match:Loses vs Justin Pawlak
    Round 2
  • Location:Road Atlanta
  • Qualified:9
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:26
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Ryan Tuerck
    Round 3
  • Location:Palm Beach International Raceway
  • Qualified:14
  • Matches:5
  • Finished:3rd
  • Points:79
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Chris Ward
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Robbie Nishida
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Ryan Tuerck
  • Top 4 Match:Loses vs Chris Forsberg
  • Consolation Match:Wins vs Justin Pawlak
    Round 4
  • Location:Wall Stadium
  • Qualified:4
  • Matches:5
  • Finished:2nd
  • Points:94
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Taka Aono
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Rhys Millen
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Tyler McQuarrie
  • Top 4 Match:Wins vs Daigo Saito
  • Final Match:Loses vs Vaughn Gittin
    Round 5
  • Location:Evergreen Speedway
  • Qualified:12
  • Matches:2
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:56
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Dennis Mertzanis
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Rhys Millen
    Round 6
  • Location:Las Vegas Motor Speedway
  • Qualified:17
  • Matches:2
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:54.5
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Kyle Mohan
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Fredric Aasbo
    Round 7
  • Location:Irwindale Event Center
  • Qualified:17
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:24.5
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Kyle Mohan
2011 Results
Qualifying
  • Ratio:7:0
  • Avg:6
  • Best:2
  • Worst:12
Finishes
  • 1st:2x
  • 2nd:0x
  • 3rd:2x
  • 4th:0x
  • Top 8:0x
  • Top 16:2x
  • Top 32:1x
  • Avg Position:3rd
Total Points
  • 528
    Round 1
  • Location:Streets of Long Beach
  • Qualified:2
  • Matches:5
  • Finished:3rd
  • Points:88
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Aurimas Bakchis
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Ross Petty
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Ryan Tuerck
  • Top 4 Match:Loses vs Justin Pawlak
  • Consolation Match:Wins vs Chris Forsberg
    Round 2
  • Location:Road Atlanta
  • Qualified:4
  • Matches:5
  • Finished:1st
  • Points:106
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Jeff Jones
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Fredric Aasbo
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Vaughn Gittin
  • Top 4 Match:Wins vs John Russakoff
  • Final Match:Wins vs Darren McNamara
    Round 3
  • Location:Palm Beach International Raceway
  • Qualified:12
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:26
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Kyle Mohan
    Round 4
  • Location:Wall Stadium
  • Qualified:3
  • Matches:5
  • Finished:3rd
  • Points:86
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Dean Kearney
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Kyle Mohan
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Chris Forsberg
  • Top 4 Match:Loses vs Justin Pawlak
  • Consolation Match:Wins vs Ryan Tuerck
    Round 5
  • Location:Evergreen Speedway
  • Qualified:4
  • Matches:5
  • Finished:1st
  • Points:106
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Jeff Jones
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Matt Powers
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Vaughn Gittin
  • Top 4 Match:Wins vs Fredric Aasbo
  • Final Match:Wins vs Chris Forsberg
    Round 6
  • Location:Las Vegas Motor Speedway
  • Qualified:6
  • Matches:2
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:58
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Ross Petty
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Toshiki Yoshioka
    Round 7
  • Location:Irwindale Event Center
  • Qualified:6
  • Matches:2
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:58
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Jeff Abbot
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Kenshiro Gushi
2010 Results
Qualifying
  • Ratio:7:0
  • Avg:7
  • Best:3
  • Worst:12
Finishes
  • 1st:2x
  • 2nd:1x
  • 3rd:0x
  • 4th:0x
  • Top 8:1x
  • Top 16:2x
  • Top 32:1x
  • Avg Position:Top 8
Total Points
  • 514
    Round 1
  • Location:Streets of Long Beach
  • Qualified:12
  • Matches:2
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:56
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs John Russakoff
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Tanner Foust
    Round 2
  • Location:Road Atlanta
  • Qualified:4
  • Matches:5
  • Finished:1st
  • Points:106
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Mike Whiddett
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Patrick Mordaunt
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Darren McNamara
  • Top 4 Match:Wins vs Chris Forsberg
  • Final Match:Wins vs Vaughn Gittin
    Round 3
  • Location:Wall Stadium
  • Qualified:3
  • Matches:5
  • Finished:1st
  • Points:108
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Brian Wilkerson
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Forrest Wang
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Michihiro Takatori
  • Top 4 Match:Wins vs Darren McNamara
  • Final Match:Wins vs Vaughn Gittin
    Round 4
  • Location:Evergreen Speedway
  • Qualified:12
  • Matches:2
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:56
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Robbie Nishida
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Chris Forsberg
    Round 5
  • Location:Las Vegas Motor Speedway
  • Qualified:8
  • Matches:5
  • Finished:2nd
  • Points:91
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Taka Aono
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Mike Whiddett
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Sam Hubinette
  • Top 4 Match:Wins vs Vaughn Gittin
  • Final Match:Loses vs Tyler McQuarrie
    Round 6
  • Location:Infineon Raceway
  • Qualified:5
  • Matches:3
  • Finished:Top 8
  • Points:65
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Mike Whiddett
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Michihiro Takatori
  • Top 8 Match:Loses vs Ryan Tuerck
    Round 7
  • Location:Irwindale Event Center
  • Qualified:3
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:32
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Matt Field
2009 Results
Qualifying
  • Ratio:7:0
  • Avg:7
  • Best:2
  • Worst:11
Finishes
  • 1st:0x
  • 2nd:0x
  • 3rd:0x
  • 4th:0x
  • Top 8:1x
  • Top 16:1x
  • Top 32:5x
  • Avg Position:Top 32
Total Points
  • 384
    Round 1
  • Location:Streets of Long Beach
  • Qualified:11
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:50
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Jeff Jones
    Round 2
  • Location:Road Atlanta
  • Qualified:2
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:58
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Patrick Mordaunt
    Round 3
  • Location:Wall Stadium
  • Qualified:8
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:51
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Taka Aono
    Round 4
  • Location:Las Vegas Motor Speedway
  • Qualified:5
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:52
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Kazu Hayashida
    Round 5
  • Location:Evergreen Speedway
  • Qualified:5
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 32
  • Points:52
  • Top 32 Match:Loses vs Ryuji Miki
    Round 6
  • Location:Infineon Raceway
  • Qualified:9
  • Matches:2
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:56
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Eric O'Sullivan
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Kenshiro Gushi
    Round 7
  • Location:Irwindale Event Center
  • Qualified:6
  • Matches:3
  • Finished:Top 8
  • Points:65
  • Top 32 Match:Wins vs Ross Petty
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Darren McNamara
  • Top 8 Match:Loses vs Tanner Foust
2008 Results
Qualifying
  • Ratio:7:0
  • Avg:5
  • Best:1
  • Worst:8
Finishes
  • 1st:0x
  • 2nd:1x
  • 3rd:0x
  • 4th:2x
  • Top 8:1x
  • Top 16:3x
  • Top 32:0x
  • Avg Position:Top 8
Total Points
  • 481
    Round 1
  • Location:Streets of Long Beach
  • Qualified:5
  • Matches:2
  • Finished:Top 8
  • Points:65
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Michihiro Takatori
  • Top 8 Match:Loses vs Tanner Foust
    Round 2
  • Location:Road Atlanta
  • Qualified:3
  • Matches:4
  • Finished:4th
  • Points:75
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Robbie Nishida
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Bill Sherman
  • Top 4 Match:Loses vs Rhys Millen
  • Consolation Match:Loses vs Ryan Tuerck
    Round 3
  • Location:Old Bridge Township Raceway Park
  • Qualified:1
  • Matches:4
  • Finished:4th
  • Points:77
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Darren McNamara
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Chris Forsberg
  • Top 4 Match:Loses vs Tyler McQuarrie
  • Consolation Match:Loses vs Rhys Millen
    Round 4
  • Location:Las Vegas Motor Speedway
  • Qualified:8
  • Matches:4
  • Finished:2nd
  • Points:91
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Chris Forsberg
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Robbie Nishida
  • Top 4 Match:Wins vs Michihiro Takatori
  • Final Match:Loses vs Toshiki Yoshioka
    Round 5
  • Location:Evergreen Speedway
  • Qualified:5
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:58
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Ryan Tuerck
    Round 6
  • Location:Infineon Raceway
  • Qualified:7
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:57
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Vaughn Gittin
    Round 7
  • Location:Irwindale Event Center
  • Qualified:5
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:58
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Michihiro Takatori
2007 Results
Qualifying
  • Ratio:7:0
  • Avg:7
  • Best:4
  • Worst:12
Finishes
  • 1st:2x
  • 2nd:0x
  • 3rd:2x
  • 4th:0x
  • Top 8:2x
  • Top 16:1x
  • Top 32:0x
  • Avg Position:3rd
Total Points
  • 559
    Round 1
  • Location:Streets of Long Beach
  • Qualified:4
  • Matches:4
  • Finished:3rd
  • Points:83
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Ryan Tuerck
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Rhys Millen
  • Top 4 Match:Loses vs Tanner Foust
  • Consolation Match:Wins vs Vaughn Gittin
    Round 2
  • Location:Road Atlanta
  • Qualified:4
  • Matches:2
  • Finished:Top 8
  • Points:66
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Casper Canul
  • Top 8 Match:Loses vs Darren McNamara
    Round 3
  • Location:Summit Point
  • Qualified:7
  • Matches:2
  • Finished:Top 8
  • Points:64
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Mitsuru Haraguchi
  • Top 8 Match:Loses vs Tanner Foust
    Round 4
  • Location:Evergreen Speedway
  • Qualified:8
  • Matches:4
  • Finished:1st
  • Points:103
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Kenshiro Gushi
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Tanner Foust
  • Top 4 Match:Wins vs Kenji Yamanaka
  • Final Match:Wins vs Vaughn Gittin
    Round 5
  • Location:Infineon Raceway
  • Qualified:12
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:56
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Conrad Grunewald
    Round 6
  • Location:Wall Stadium
  • Qualified:4
  • Matches:4
  • Finished:1st
  • Points:105
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Bill Sherman
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Darren McNamara
  • Top 4 Match:Wins vs Tyler McQuarrie
  • Final Match:Wins vs Rhys Millen
    Round 7
  • Location:Irwindale Event Center
  • Qualified:6
  • Matches:4
  • Finished:3rd
  • Points:82
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Casper Canul
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Kenshiro Gushi
  • Top 4 Match:Loses vs Chris Forsberg
  • Consolation Match:Wins vs Kenji Yamanaka
2006 Results
Qualifying
  • Ratio:6:1
  • Avg:6
  • Best:1
  • Worst:9
Finishes
  • 1st:1x
  • 2nd:0x
  • 3rd:2x
  • 4th:0x
  • Top 8:0x
  • Top 16:3x
  • Top 32:0x
  • Avg Position:Top 8/16
Total Points
  • 443
    Round 1
  • Location:Streets of Long Beach
  • Qualified:5
  • Matches:4
  • Finished:3rd
  • Points:82
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Taka Aono
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Kazu Hayashida
  • Top 4 Match:Loses vs Rhys Millen
  • Consolation Match:Wins vs Kenshiro Gushi
    Round 2
  • Location:Road Atlanta
  • Qualified:1
  • Matches:4
  • Finished:3rd
  • Points:86
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Hubert Young
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Calvin Wan
  • Top 4 Match:Loses vs Sam Hubinette
  • Consolation Match:Wins vs Rhys Millen
    Round 3
  • Location:Soldier Field
  • Qualified:9
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:56
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Kenji Yamanaka
    Round 4
  • Location:Infineon Raceway
  • Qualified:8
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:57
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Ryan Tuerck
    Round 6
  • Location:Wall Stadium
  • Qualified:6
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:58
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Yukinobu Okubo
    Round 7
  • Location:Irwindale Event Center
  • Qualified:6
  • Matches:4
  • Finished:1st
  • Points:104
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Kazu Hayashida
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Kenshiro Gushi
  • Top 4 Match:Wins vs Sam Hubinette
  • Final Match:Wins vs Rhys Millen
2005 Results
Qualifying
  • Ratio:6:0
  • Avg:7
  • Best:1
  • Worst:13
Finishes
  • 1st:0x
  • 2nd:1x
  • 3rd:0x
  • 4th:0x
  • Top 8:1x
  • Top 16:4x
  • Top 32:0x
  • Avg Position:Top 16
Total Points
  • 388
    Round 1
  • Location:Wall Stadium
  • Qualified:5
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:58
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Andy Yen
    Round 2
  • Location:Road Atlanta
  • Qualified:13
  • Matches:4
  • Finished:2nd
  • Points:89
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Alex Pfeiffer
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Kenji Yamanaka
  • Top 4 Match:Wins vs Calvin Wan
  • Final Match:Loses vs Sam Hubinette
    Round 3
  • Location:Reliant Park
  • Qualified:8
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:57
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Seigo Yamamoto
    Round 4
  • Location:Infineon Raceway
  • Qualified:4
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:59
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Calvin Wan
    Round 5
  • Location:Soldier Field
  • Qualified:1
  • Matches:2
  • Finished:Top 8
  • Points:69
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Seigo Yamamoto
  • Top 8 Match:Loses vs Sam Hubinette
    Round 6
  • Location:Irwindale Event Center
  • Qualified:9
  • Matches:1
  • Finished:Top 16
  • Points:56
  • Top 16 Match:Loses vs Michael Peters
2004 Results
Qualifying
  • Ratio:4:0
  • Avg:6
  • Best:1
  • Worst:8
Finishes
  • 1st:0x
  • 2nd:2x
  • 3rd:0x
  • 4th:0x
  • Top 8:2x
  • Top 16:0x
  • Top 32:0x
  • Avg Position:4th/Top 8
Total Points
  • 316
    Round 1
  • Location:Road Atlanta
  • Qualified:8
  • Matches:2
  • Finished:Top 8
  • Points:64
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Alex Pfeiffer
  • Top 8 Match:Loses vs Chris Forsberg
    Round 2
  • Location:Reliant Park
  • Qualified:5
  • Matches:2
  • Finished:Top 8
  • Points:65
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Vaughn Gittin
  • Top 8 Match:Loses vs Tyler McQuarrie
    Round 3
  • Location:Infineon Raceway
  • Qualified:7
  • Matches:4
  • Finished:2nd
  • Points:91
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Semi Tanaka
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Tony Schultz
  • Top 4 Match:Wins vs Rhys Millen
  • Final Match:Loses vs Sam Hubinette
    Round 4
  • Location:Irwindale Event Center
  • Qualified:1
  • Matches:4
  • Finished:2nd
  • Points:96
  • Top 16 Match:Wins vs Taka Aono
  • Top 8 Match:Wins vs Calvin Wan
  • Top 4 Match:Wins vs Alex Pfeiffer
  • Final Match:Loses vs Rhys Millen
Opponents
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