Japanese sports car driver.
Sakon started racing in karts. In 2001 he graduated to Japanese F3. In 2005 he raced in Formula Nippon, winning the title, and Japanese GT. He became third driver at Super Aguri halfway through the 2006 season.
Cale Yarborough is a former NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver, who won the Championship in 1976, 1977 and 1978. Yarborough also won the Daytona 500 four times.
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LeeRoy Yarborough drove for the legendary car owner Junior Johnson and had quite a productive career as a driver as one of the best super speedway drivers in NASCAR history. His most successful season was in 1969 when he won seven races. During his career he won 14 Winston Cup Races.
Roger Yasukawa is an Japanese American racing driver. Starting out in karts, Roger has raced in Europe but with no prospect of an F1 drive, he is concentrating on racing at the highest level in the USA.
Teddy Yip was an Indonesian-Dutch businessman who was instrumental in developing Macau as a tourist destination and who raced in the late '50s and was a Formula One team owner in the 1970s.
Takashi Yokoyama starting racing in 1993 in Japanese Formula Ford 1600. Moving quickly through the ranks he entered British F3 just two years later. Back in Japan in 1997 he was killed in an horrific crash at Mt Fuji in the penultimate race of the season.