The Team

Driver#3

Mitsunori
Takaboshi


  • Age
    31
  • Date of birth
    January 24, 1993
  • Hometown
    Hiratsuka, Japan
  • Nationality
    Japanese
2

victories in Super GT in 2022 at Takaboshi and teammate Katsumasa Chiyo finished runners-up in the drivers' standings.

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Takaboshi won the 2017 Japanese Formula 3 title, securing seven victories and nine further podiums on his way to the title.

Driver #3

Atsushi
Miyake


  • Age
    25
  • Date of birth
    March 17, 1999
  • Hometown
    Ise, Japan
  • Nationality
    Japanese
1

victory in Super GT, winning in the GT300 class at Suzuka Circuit in 2021.

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Since joining the series in 2020, Miyake has two podiums and two fastest laps in Super GT.

Driver#12

Kazuki
Hiramine


  • Age
    32
  • Date of birth
    January 7, 1992
  • Hometown
    Osaka, Japan
  • Nationality
    Japanese
4

seasons racing with Nismo in Super GT. Hiramine first raced with the marque for Kondo Racing in 2019, before switching to Team Impul, where he won the title alongside Bertrand Baguette in 2022.

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Now in his fifth season with Nismo, Hiramine has won twice in Super GT and finished on the podium on eight further occasions.

Driver#12

Bertrand
Baguette


  • Age
    38
  • Birthdate
    February 23, 1986
  • Hometown
    Verviers, Belgium
  • Nationality
    Belgian
1

Super GT title, won with Team Impul and Nismo in 2022. Racing with Kazuki Hiramine, the pair secured four podiums including a win at Suzuka.

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Baguette also won the Formula Renault 3.5 Series in 2009 and took LMP2 class victory at the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans on his way to that year's WEC title.

Driver#23

Katsumasa
Chiyo


  • Age
    37
  • Date of birth
    December 9, 1986
  • Hometown
    Tokyo, Japan
  • Nationality
    Japanese
11

years ago, Chiyo made his debut in Super GT, racing a Nissan GT-R in the GT300 category, winning in only his fourth race.

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Since then, Chiyo has combined his Super GT commitments with other championships around the world.

Driver#23

Ronnie
Quintarelli


  • Age
    44
  • Date of birth
    August 9, 1979
  • Hometown
    Negrar, Italy
  • Nationality
    Italian
20

years since Quintarelli first raced in Japan, competing in the country in every season since.

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The Italian racer has competed in Super GT with Nismo since 2008, winning four titles in that time period.

Driver#24

Tsugio
Matsuda


  • Age
    44
  • Date of birth
    June 18, 1979
  • Hometown
    Kuwana, Japan
  • Nationality
    Japanese
2

Super GT title with Nismo. Matsuda won both the 2014 and 2015 championships, racing a Nissan GT-R.

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An extremely experienced racer, Matsuda has been racing in Super GT since 2000, when it was called All Japan Grand Touring Car Championship.

Driver#24

Teppei
Natori


  • Age
    23
  • Date of birth
    September 11, 2000
  • Hometown
    Shōwa, Japan
  • Nationality
    Japanese
1

victory in his Super GT career to date, winning the GT-300 class at Fuji in 2023.

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Natori is the 2021 Super Formula Lights champion.

Takaboshi is a familiar name in the Nismo family, racing with the team in Super GT since his debut in 2015. He also served as Nissan e.dams' test/reserve driver in FIA Formula E from 2018-2022.