Shoya Tomizawa

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Race Car Driver
Date of Birth December 10, 1990
Place of Birth Japan
Date of Death Sep 5, 2010 (19)
Horoscope Sagittarius

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Shoya Tomizawa

Shoya Tomizawa was a Japanese motorcycle racer. After a successful career in the All Japan Road Race Championship, he switched to MotoGP and competed in the 250cc class during 2009. In the 2010 season he rode in the newly created Moto2 class. Tomizawa won the first race of the new class, at Losail in Qatar, winning by nearly five seconds from Alex Debón and Jules Cluzel. Tomizawa died after sustaining cranial, thoracic and abdominal trauma at the San Marino Grand Prix.

Nationality: Japanese
Born: Dec 10, 1990, Asahi, Chiba, Japan
Died: Sept 5, 2010, Riccione, Italy
Bike number: 48 (retired in honour)
Website: Shoya Tomizawa's Official site

About Shoya Tomizawa

Motorcycle racer who tragically died following a crash at the 2010 San Marino Grand Prix.

Before Fame

He began racing pocketbikes when he was just three-years old.


He competed in the 125cc, 250cc, and Moto2 World Championships.

Family Life

He was born in Asahi, Chiba, Japan.


At his fatal crash, he lost control of his bike, before being hit by Alex de Angelis and Scott Redding.

Information related to Shoya Tomizawa

  • Japanese motorcycle racers
  • Motorcycle racers killed while racing
  • Moto2 World Championship riders
  • Sportspeople from Chiba Prefecture
  • 250cc World Championship riders
  • 125cc World Championship riders
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