Raced in multiple different series and won back to back championships in the GP2 Asia Series in 2008 and 2009.
He began competitive karting at the age of 9 and won multiple youth titles.
He made his Formula One debut in 2009 and his 24 Hours of Le Mans debut in 2013.
He was born and raised in Amagasaki.
He left Formula One racing in 2012 after being replaced by Esteban Gutierrez.