Former Waseda student Takuma Sato wins race at prestigious Indianapolis 500

Wins race at prestigious Indianapolis 500

Racing driver
Former student of School of Human Sciences

Takuma Sato

On May 28, Takuma Sato became the first Japanese in history to win the prestigious Indianapolis 500 held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. More than 40,000 people were present to witness this event.

Reflecting on Sato’s journey to success, the following section is an interview conducted with him in 2003 when he was still a student of Waseda University.

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