Hiroyuki Kikuchi


MFJ All Japan Roadrace Championship
Kohara Racing
HIROYUKI KIKUCHI
Japan Roadrace Rider


Birthdate: August 3, 1965
Birthplace: Kyoto
Height: 167cm
Weight: 52kg
Machine: Honda NSF250R
Tire: BRIDGESTONE
Team: Kohara Racing
Class: J-GP3


Since his road racing debut in 1993, Kikuchi has been a specialist in this class.  After two years of WGP full time entry in 1995 and 1998, Kikuchi has become one of Japan’s top riders.  He has always been ranked in the Top 10 in the Japanese Championship, except for the years that he raced in the WGP.  In his 13th year of road racing, he became the All Japan GP Champion in 2005.  He is currently the defending GP125 Champion in Japan, after winning back-to-back titles in 2008 and 2009.  Also a rider coach at Suzuka Racing School, a lot of Japanese young riders that are winner contenders are his students.

Career Profile

1993 Japan Roadrace Championship GP125:  Ranking 4th
1994 Japan Roadrace Championship GP125:  Ranking 9th
1995 World Roadrace Championship GP125  Full Time Entry
Japan Roadrace Championship GP125:  Ranking 30th
1996 Japan Roadrace Championship GP125:  Ranking 10th
1997 Japan Roadrace Championship GP125:  Ranking 2nd
1998 World Roadrace Championship GP125:  Ranking 15th
Japan Roadrace Championship GP125:  Ranking 12th
1999 Japan Roadrace Championship GP125:  Ranking 3rd
2000 Japan Roadrace Championship GP125:  Ranking 3rd
2001 Japan Roadrace Championship GP125:  Ranking 3rd
2002 Japan Roadrace Championship GP125:  Ranking 5th
2003 Japan Roadrace Championship GP125:  Ranking 4th
2004 Japan Roadrace Championship GP125:  Ranking 3rd
2005 Japan Roadrace Championship GP125:  Champion
2006 Japan Roadrace Championship GP125:  Ranking 4th
2007 Japan Roadrace Championship GP125:  Ranking 8th
2008 Japan Roadrace Championship GP125:  Champion
2009 Japan Roadrace Championship GP125:  Champion
2010 Japan Roadrace Championship J-GP3:  Ranking 2nd
2011 Japan Roadrace Championship J-GP3:  Ranking 6th
2012 Japan Roadrace Championship J-GP3:  Ranking 9th

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