ZF AWARD 2017
- SUPER GT Rd.1
TEAM： LEXUS TEAM au TOM'S
- Class / Number： GT500 / #36
- Team Director： Daisuke ITO
- Chief Mechanic： Sami KIM
- Mechanics： Yuji YONEMURA, Atsushi MATSUSHITA, Kazutaka ARAHARA, Toshihiko WATANABE, Noriyuki YAMAMOTO, Kei SAITO
- Winning reason： Supported the #36 Leexus' battle for podium finish by having repaired the damage of the car after qualifing session working until 1:30 on Sunday morning, and by their quick pitwork during the race.
- SUPER GT Rd.2
TEAM：LEXUS TEAM ZENT CERUMO
- Class/Number : GT500 /#38
- Team principal : Hirohide HAMASHIMA
- Chief Mechanic : Takahiro USUI
- Mechanics : Tatsuya KAGEYAMA, Yoshinori ONIZUKA, Toru YANASE, Yusuke MISAWA,
Fumiyoshi FUKAZAWA, Keisuke IWAMORI, Yosuke MIYAJI, Masaru OTAKE
- Winning reason
They worked hard until late at night on the qualifying day to set the car up in perfect condition. During the final race, they have done another perfect job at the two routine pit stops, which significantly contributed to the perfect victory.
- SUPER GT Rd.3
TEAM:KEIHIN REAL RACING
- Class/Number : GT500/#17
- Team principal : Katsutomo KANEISHI
- Chief Mechanic : Toyohisa SUZUKI
- Mechanics : Kai FUJIWARA, TANIMURA, NISHIZAKI, KAWACHI, SAKAI, NISHITANI, YANASE, ITO, NISHIWAKI
- Winning reason
Mechanics worked until 3 o'clock in the morning on Sunday after the crash in the qualifying session. The car was also forced to start from the pit lane due to tyre change but the drivers made great efforts to climb to the 2nd place reawarding the hard work by the mechanics.
- SUPER GT Rd.4
- Class/Number GT300/60
- Team Director Toshinori MATANO
- Chief Mechanic Yoshishige NAGASE
- Mechanics Tatsuya TOKI, Shoya TAKAHASHI, Shota MATSUMOTO, Masayuki YOSHIDA, Takatoshi SUGAWARA, Masayoshi TAKAHASHI, Daisuke NAKAYAMA, Shota HASHIDA
- Winning reason The mechanics of this privateer team have endeavored to develop the race car over 2 years. As a result, the #60 car recorded the best time in the official practice, started from the 3rd grid to finish 5th in the race. The ZF Award is given to acknowledge such efforts of theirs.