Tokyo’s Takuma Sato Wins Long Beach GP



Congratulations to Takuma Sato. The first Japanese driver to win an IndyCar race. Here are some more photos of the Race.


My pre-race Takuma Sato Interview went well. He did not say much. which I took as a sign that I spoke perfect Japanese.


Takuma Sato waving to fans
Takuma on the back of the Pick-up truck driving down the track during the introductions. The girl next to me was screaming “TAKUMA! TAKUMA! TAKUMA! So he kept looking over at me to see who was screaming their lungs out.


Takuma ripping past the finish line and down the long curved “Straight away” of the Long Beach street course.