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90 Seconds with Clearwater Racing's

Keita Sawa

What would you be if not a racing driver?

When I was young I already started to want to become a driver so always a driver.


Do you have any pre-race superstitions?

I don’t have any before I get into the car but before I go to a big race I try to always go to my previous generations temple to pray.

What is your favourite racing circuit?

Suzuka but I hope it will change to anything this year in Europe.


Who do you admire the most?

Ayrton Senna, he is my hero, he is the reason I became a racing driver.

Favourite food?

Fish and chips!

Which other series would you like to race in?


Formula One but this is now my drive, I am satisfied, very happy.

What road car do you drive?


Mercedes GLC.


Most memorable racing moment?


Winning WEC 6hrs Silverstone this year, but I have raced for 20 years so there are a lot of good memories, Macau GT Cup wins, and last years Le Mans!

Do you have any tattoo's, if so what and where (be honest!)?



Keita races for Clearwater Racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship and the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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