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Kohei Hirate

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Nationality  Japanese
Debut season  2008
Starts  60

Current team  Lexus Team SARD
Name  Kohei Hirate
Car no.  39
Role  Race car driver
Kohei Hirate Kohei Hirate and Kamui Kobayashi at Toyota TF107 launch
Born  24 March 1986 (age 29) (1986-03-24)
Similar People  Yuji Tachikawa, Hiroaki Ishiura, Tsugio Matsuda, Ronnie Quintarelli, Daisuke Ito

Former teams  Lexus Team Cerumo, apr

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Kohei Hirate (平手晃平, Hirate Kohei, born 24 March 1986 in Komaki, Aichi) is a Japanese race car driver.


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Hirate began karting in 1999 when he was 13. After winning the All Japan Junior Kart Championship, coming third and fifth in the All Japan Kart Championship and coming third in the FIA Oceania Championship, he moved on to Formula Toyota, where he raced for the Tom's Spirit team and came second with four wins to his name.

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In 2003, he moved to Formula Renault, at the Prema Power team. In his two-year spell here he won 7 races and came second in the 2004 season. In 2004 he also raced for Prema Power's Formula Three Euroseries team twice, and in 2005 made the decision to race here. After coming twelfth for Team Rosberg, he was made a Toyota F1 test driver in 2006 and came third in the Formula Three Euroseries. In 2007 he continued as a Toyota test driver and also drove for GP2 team Trident Racing.

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Hirate returned to Japan in 2008, where he competed in both Formula Nippon and Super GT. He finished fourth in the 2008 Formula Nippon season and fifth in 2009, both times driving for Team Impul.

Career summary

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  • Complete GP2 Series results

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    (key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

    Complete Formula Nippon/Super Formula results

    (key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)


    Kohei Hirate Wikipedia