Nakagami takes Japanese 125cc title

Tuesday, 17 October 2006

Nakagami takes Japanese 125cc title

Takaaki Nakagami, participant in the second edition of the Red Bull MotoGP Academy, was crowned 125cc Japanese Champion this weekend after victory in Okayama.

The young rider had taken his third pole position of the season, and made it five from five in race wins. He is the youngest champion ever in the Asian series, and will head to the sixth and final race of the season on November 5th in Suzuka with the title in the bag.

Nakagami also takes part in the CEV Buckler, a competition in which he occupies tenth place thus far in the overall classification. The Japanese rider is hoping to step onto the podium in one of the remaining two races of the season.

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