Speed of Japan signs management contract with Sena Yamada and Naomichi Uramoto

Published On February 10, 2017 | 2 Wheels, Naomichi Uramoto, Sena Yamada

Speed of Japan, a management agency for Japanese racers, is happy to announce the signing Sena Yamada and Naomichi Uramoto into their agency roster.

Speed of Japan, established in 2000, have boasted its roster, with top Japanese racers such as Makoto Tamada, Yukio Kagayama, and Ryuichi Kiyonari in motorcycle racing, as well as former F1 driver Hideki Noda, and former IndyCar driver Roger Yasukawa.

Sena Yamada made his debut in the All Japan Road Race Championship GP125 category in 2008. As the GP125 made its change into a 4-stroke engine category called J-GP3, Yamada continues his racing career, and in 2014 wins the J-GP3 title. In 2015, he raced full season in the Moto3 CEV Spanish Championship in the Moto3 category, and advances to the Moto2 CEV European Championship full season in 2016. Yamada has 6 wins in the Japanese Championship.

Naomichi Uramoto made his debut All Japan Road Race Championship GP125 category in 2009. He made his way in the Championship by racing full season in J-GP3, J-GP2, and the JSB1000, which is the pinnacle of motorcycle racing in Japan. After a long career with Honda, Uramoto makes his move to Suzuki with Team KAGAYAMA in 2016, where he takes the first season title in the J-GP2 category. Uramoto also has 6 wins in the Japanese Championship.

Yamada and Uramoto’s respective teams will be announcing their 2017 plan in the near future.

Sena Yamada
“I am happy that I have signed a management contract with Speed of Japan. They have a roster of many famous Japanese racers, and with them taking care of me, I can concentrate more on racing. I should be able to announce my plan for this year very soon.”

Naomichi Uramoto
“Speed of Japan has a thick connection with the racing industry globally, and I am just happy that they will take care of the management side. I will concentrate on the racing side, and try to win the Championship title again this year.”