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Akira Iida

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Nationality  Japanese
Name  Akira Iida
Class wins  1 (1995)

Best finish  8th (1995, 2000)
Role  Racing driver
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Teams  Team Kunimitsu Honda, TV Asahi Team Dragon

Participating years  1994-1996, 2000

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Akira Iida (Shinjitai: 飯田 章, Iida Akira, born 18 December 1969 in Sagamihara, Kanagawa) is a Japanese racing driver currently competing in the Super GT series in GT300 class with LM corsa, one of the teams under Toyota Motorsport's GAZOO racing arm. Iida won the 2002 All Japan Grand Touring Car Championship GT500 class with Esso Toyota Team LeMans, driving with Juichi Wakisaka. He also won 2013 Asian Le Mans Series GTE class driving for Team Taisan Ken Endless.

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Iida was also a presenter on the Japanese Best Motoring TV series.

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Career

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Iida has competed in Super GT since 1994; he has five career wins and also won the driver's title in 2002.

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Iida has also driven in Formula 3000 and Formula Nippon.

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Being experienced at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Akira Iida did also participate in the 2008 24 Hours Nürburgring race as well as in VLN endurance races, winning his class twice with a Lexus LF-A.

On August 31, 2011, Iida recorded a lap time of 7:14.64 in a fully road-legal Lexus LFA Nürburgring Package around the Nürburgring Nordschleife. This marked a new fastest time for regular production cars, running on standard specification tyres.

References

Akira Iida Wikipedia


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