Born in 1989.
Shiraishi fell in love with the Formula One racer, Ayrton Senna da Silva, at the age of 5 and decided to become a race car driver.
At 7, he started motocross and participated in various races in Japan.
At 15, he left motocross and started saving up for his future career as a car racer. He saved 5 million yen in the next 3 years.
At 18, he entered Suzuka Circuit Racing School.
At 21, he won the AFR series, his first international championship, for the first time as a Japanese racer. He also became the first Japanese to participate in GP2 testing in Jerez in 3 years.
At 22, he participated in British F3 testing and P3 testing in Portugal.
At 23, coming back to racing after a year of rest, he again participated in AFR and won the third place, and then the championship.
Shiraishi is currently involved in the development of Tommy Kaira ZZ, Japan’s first EV racing car, by Green Lord Motors, a start-up specializing in developing racing cars started by graduates of Kyoto University. His present goal is to collect funding for participating in Formula E.